8 (easy!) steps for creating a local meet-up group for other freelancers and small business owners.
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 [...]
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.
You might think that being broke means you can’t afford coworking, but here are three reasons why you can’t afford not to.
You can help build community in your coworking space by doing two simple things: ask and promote.
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 [...]
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.
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]