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Started in 2005 by Brad Neuberg, coworking is a decentralized movement of people dedicated to the values of Community, Openness, Collaboration, Accessibility and Sustainability. Learn more about how to get involved.

The first European Jelly week is ready to start

by Community Contribution ~ January 16, 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Hub Vilnius joined over 30 other coworking centers from across Europe for the first coworking Jelly week. Come to Hub Vilnius on the 21st of January for Jelly there. Jellies are occasional meetings at which a small group of people come together to collaborate in an informal atmosphere. Unlike coworking spaces, no membership is required, […]

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Growing Your Business By Keepin’ It Real

by Community Contribution ~ January 12, 2011 ~ Comments Off on Growing Your Business By Keepin’ It Real

The new year is here and that means many freelancers and small business owners are setting challenging goals for themselves, both personally and professionally. When challenging yourself to earn, create, or accomplish more, remember that although you may not answer to anyone else, it doesn’t mean you should take advantage of yourself by creating situations […]

4 Creativity Resources for Freelancers

by Community Contribution ~ January 10, 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Sometimes we all need a kick in the pants. A kick in the creativity pants, that is. From working on a client project, to rethinking your niche, or in thinking up new ways to seek out clients, at times we need a creativity boost to get our minds thinking in fresh ways. One of the key […]

Coworking Europe Interview with Jacob Sayles

by Community Contribution ~ January 7, 2011 ~ Comments Off on Coworking Europe Interview with Jacob Sayles

You can see a video of my presentation as well as the slide deck I used here: http://officenomads.com/2010/11/coworking-europe-2010/

How Coworking and Community Translate into Dollars

by Community Contribution ~ January 3, 2011 ~ 5 Comments

“Coworking” isn’t just a buzzword, although I may be preaching to the choir if you’re reading this blog. While the idea of sharing office space isn’t new, the idea of purposefully building a community of independent workers in a workspace–in other words, coworking–is growing like gangbusters. Many people recognize various benefits of coworking (such as the […]

Top Coworking Resources

by Community Contribution ~ December 26, 2010 ~ Comments Off on Top Coworking Resources

It’s time to get your bookmarks and RSS reader ready: here’s the shortlist of mega-helpful, super-fantastic online coworking links.

Instead of making you dig through the library stacks for coworking resources, I’ve compiled a list for you. Whether you’re a would-be coworking space catalyst, a coworker or simply interested in the idea of coworking, the following resources will give you a good idea about coworking, the people involved and how to get started.

Coworking Gifts For Your Smartphone (and You!)

by Beth Buczynski ~ December 22, 2010 ~ Comments Off on Coworking Gifts For Your Smartphone (and You!)

The collective creativeness that is the coworking community has been hard at work creating a few apps that can enrich your experience!

Why Problem-Solving in Groups is Useful in Coworking

by Caligater ~ December 20, 2010 ~ Comments Off on Why Problem-Solving in Groups is Useful in Coworking

Taking a cue from an NPR story, here are some ways problem-solving in groups might be useful in coworking.

Can Coworking Help Build A Healthy Business Ecosystem?

by Beth Buczynski ~ December 15, 2010 ~ Comments Off on Can Coworking Help Build A Healthy Business Ecosystem?

Being different from the common vision of an “office” or a “job” doesn’t mean that coworkers should abandon the 9 – 5ers all together. Sometimes the bridges built between coworking spaces and the larger community are the most important for a healthy business ecosystem, and coworkers should be willing to put the first stepping stones in place.

Physical Density: When Innovation Happens in Coworking Spaces

by Caligater ~ December 13, 2010 ~ Comments Off on Physical Density: When Innovation Happens in Coworking Spaces

So, what does a (physical) space of innovation really look like? It looks a lot like a coworking space…and here’s why.