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The Coworking Blog Deskmag’s Fifth Annual Global Coworking Survey is now online through Open Coworking and will be launched to the general public in January 2015. Because the input of the Coworking community is important, answerers of this early pre-launch Survey will be able to add their own questions for the Survey itself when it launches to the public in 2015. Help Coworking Worldwide in just a few minutes: Take the Survey!

10 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Why Coworkers Need to Organize: Thoughts from a Blankspaces Coworker

By Yelizavetta Kofman of The Lattice Group, originally published by Shareable Magazine. Every morning, Brian Roth, a headhunter, drives from his apartment in Los Angeles to BLANKSPACES, where he pays $600 a month for a place to work. This isn’t a private office; Brian shares his “workstation” with a revolving cast of characters, including (depending on […]

10 November 2010 ~ 1 Comment

3 Ways Coworking Provides A Rockstar Environment

Whether you’re trying to get a new business off the ground, or wondering how you’re going to survive another day in the cubical jungle, you must never underestimate the power of the environment in which you choose to work.

08 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

How I Found My Coworking Tribe

Coworker Ashok Amaran recounts his tale of how he found a coworking community and what it has meant to him. One month. One month was all it took working in a cubicle to realize I could not continue on this path for very long. I yearned for something more fulfilling but I couldn’t quite place […]

04 November 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Inside the Numbers: P&L from Cincinnati Coworks

One of he pillars of coworking is Openness.  Many space catalysts are often worried about business plans, finances, and expenses, and rightly so.  Now, I’m not an accountant, but I can put together a spreadsheet.  So in the spirit of openness, behold, I give you the Cincy Coworks P&L, year-to-date.  Now, every situation is different, […]

03 November 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Top 3 Coworking Resources You’re Not Using

Coworking is a state of mind, a community, and most importantly- a unique global movement. But figuring out how to get the most out of this rapidly expanding, concept of working can be difficult if you don’t know where to look.

02 November 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Coworking Is a Competitive Advantage, Not Just an Expense.

Author Craig Baute If you have been deterred from joining a local coworking facility because of their membership fees; don’t be because it will payback multiple times. Coworking and other shared workspaces provides a vibe of energy and community that motivates people to keep moving forward with their business and have the confidence to make […]

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.