Share, learn & contribute to the coworking community

2012 Global Coworking Unconference Conference. A unique opportunity to share your vision, meet each other, support one another and collaborate as we move towards unlocking the potential for Coworking. We are simultaneously running two tracks: an “Unconference” track with exceptional peer-to-peer breakouts to appeal to more seasoned Coworking owners and a more structured conference track aimed at newer owners or those looking to learn about the movement.

01 November 2010 ~ 1 Comment

How To: Create a Local Meet-up Group for Freelancers

8 (easy!) steps for creating a local meet-up group for other freelancers and small business owners.

28 October 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Coworking Community Through Food!

Let your appetite make friends for you! As I have come to discover at previous jobs, coffee,breaks,lunch breaks, and office meetings are synonymous with socialization. In the past this is how I’ve learned to create friendships with my coworkers. We could gripe about the last memo,or find out that we both enjoy kayaking on the [...]

28 October 2010 ~ 0 Comments

New Collaborative Workspace Comes To Phoenix

Union WorkSpace is set up in an open community format, designed to foster creativity, networking, and relationship building. It’s a place to not only get work done, but create lasting relationships and establish strategic business alliances.

27 October 2010 ~ 3 Comments

3 Reasons Broke Freelancers Should Be Coworking

You might think that being broke means you can’t afford coworking, but here are three reasons why you can’t afford not to.

25 October 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Two Simple Ways to Build Community

You can help build community in your coworking space by doing two simple things: ask and promote.

21 October 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Space Catalyst 101

As a brand new space catalyst, I am riding the highs and lows of the early process.  When I began fleshing out the idea of starting a coworking community in my town, my mind was buzzing with the excitement a new project brings.  I envisioned the utopian community, the modern and functional workspace, and the [...]

20 October 2010 ~ 0 Comments

3 Things You Need To Cowork Successfully

You might find it hard to believe that groups of people sitting together in the same room can really be productive. While it’s true that coworkers often have super-human talents, they also have some tricks up their sleeves.

18 October 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Study on Coworking: The Coworker

Very few academic studies about coworking and coworkers have ever been carried. Berlin university student Lukas de Pellegrin set out to change this by conducting research on coworkers, setting out three important questions: who are coworkers, how should their workspace look like, and why? He harvested responses from the users of coworking spaces in Berlin, [...]

15 October 2010 ~ 0 Comments

3 Coworking Benefits for the Entire Family

Guest post from a member’s husband. Coworking has far reaching benefits beyond what individual members gain from the experience of coworking. Since my wife has started coworking it has unexpectedly improved my life in a few ways, and it has nothing to do with additional income.  It has increased the quality of our life here [...]

14 October 2010 ~ 0 Comments

4 reasons to avoid being “Home Alone”.

EXPENSES: Sharing resources in a coworking space (coffee, electricity, water, photocopies, phone & internet) lessens your individual burden of having to purchase all of this for your home office. PERSONAL LIFE / PROFESSIONAL LIFE: Separating your job from your domestic life is the Rosetta Stone of the 21st century. Do you think it is good [...]