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7 Things I Learned From Studying Coworking

Over the last five months, I’ve researched a coworking space in Oakland, California’s Jack London Square called Port Workspace. Using an ethnographic …

The Rise Of Coworking Spaces

<i>Lab1500, a popular coworking space in St. Louis, Missouri.</i><p>If you have a desk job, you might spend most of your working hours at a traditional office …

Coworking: Turning the Negatives into Positives

Facebook Twitter Linkedin More<p>Coworking is one of the buzzwords of 2013. It has taken great leaps this year and we’ve seen collaborative workspaces …

A Key Ingredient for Creating Start-Ups: Young People

The presence of young workers appears to be necessary for the creation and growth of new firms, particularly in industries where young people have key technical skills, say Paige Ouimet of the University of North Carolina and Rebecca Zarutskie of the Federal Reserve Board. For example, in the …

The History Of Coworking - Presented By Deskmag

We fished for facts in the depth of the internet. It ended up in this timeline with a brief history of coworking. And the history becomes longer, …

The Workplace

The 9 joys of coworking

Perhaps you are the most productive person in the world and can get up every morning, put on real pants and get into home work mode. OR, perhaps you …

Coworking Finance 101: Can Coworking Be Profitable?

I can already hear the grinding of teeth from some of you, followed by a “I’m a non profit / association / social entrepreneur.” It applies to you …

Small Business

The hidden treasures of coworking

In recent years, coworking has drawn curiosity from the academic world. As a result, a huge amount of papers and studies have been produced, which …

Starbucks

4 Reasons to Join Collaborative Workplaces

Sharing, trading and barter are the backbones of commerce and although it’s hard to imagine, the idea of money as the only medium for transferring …

Startups

A wish list for coworking | Deskmag | Coworking

Seeing coworking as being more than a business model where individuals bring out the best in themselves, is what connects virtually all of the …

The Workplace

Co-working and the Redefining of the Corporate Office

I can’t remember the first time I heard of or even saw a co-working space. The best I can remember the year was 2007 and I was working for a tech …

5 Tips for Authentic Networking in a Co-Working Space

Traveling to a co-working space, only to hunker down with your headphones and zone out might be a great way to be productive. But you’re missing out on an opportunity to grow your business.<p>Since no one wants to be known as the guy who markets like a used-car salesman when everyone is trying to get …

The life and death of communities | Deskmag | Coworking

<i>This is a guest article by William van den Broek from Mutinerie:</i><p>A common heritage<p>Discovering the etymology of the word “community” really sparked a …

Joan of Arc

The Experience of Community

<i>Editor’s note: We’re kicking off 2013 with a CM Story from Alex Hillman, who has built an incredible community at Indy Hall. Keep reading to learn</i> …

Sustainability

Why Everybody’s Going Freelance

Whether they’re getting forced out of their jobs or freeing themselves from their organizations, 17 million Americans are going solo. Here’s what that means for the future of work.<p>More Americans are declaring their independence: as in the 17 million that self-indentified as indepenendent workers–as …

Five big myths about coworking | Deskmag | Coworking

<i>A guest article by</i> <i>Genevieve DeGuzman, co-author of ‘Working in the UnOffice'.</i><p>Myth 1: “Coworking is just a glorified term for ‘shared office’ …

Santa Cruz

10 Tips For Effective Face-To-Face Networking

It’s funny.<p>I’m pretty sure if I did a poll among working folks these days, after death and public speaking, the next thing they fear most is …

How To Fund Your Coworking Space

One of the most common recurring questions that shows up in my inbox from prospective coworking space catalysts is rarely asked directly.<p>When people …

Entrepreneurship

What I've Learned About Creating Meaningful Work

Then I realized I didn’t need to work so many hours because I didn’t really have a good reason to. I wasn’t trying to make the most money or work myself to death (or at least sickness), so I stopped.<p>Instead, I began focusing on how I could get my work done in the most efficient way, so that I was …

How to design community building events that people will love and remember

Hi, I’m Vanessa–I’m an Indy Hall alum. Alex and I met when I somersaulted into Indy Hall in September 2010, and I realized that this was a very …

UX Design

Measuring the Success of a Coworking Community

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>As the first generation of coworking spaces, such as IndyHall, Old Broadcasting House and others, enter maturity while new …

The Workplace

The future of coworking

It’s the end of 2014 and like every year end it’s time to make balances, plans and predictions. These days we are bombarded with blog posts about the …

The Workplace
Roam

Mastermind Groups and Mentors: Why You Need Them and How to Find Them

“It’s so easy these days with LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to reach out to people. I have one of the most great friendships with Jeffrey Hayzlett …

The 10 Hottest Productivity Tools of 2017

These productivity tools, tips, and strategies are the gifts that keep on giving.<p>Tools--hardware, software, apps, etc.--come and go. That's the nature of progress. But what never goes away is knowledge. Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective--a new approach, a new mindset, a new …

Tim Ferriss

Why Is It Taking So Long To Figure Out Planet Nine?

<i>We have the mass and orbital parameters of a large planet in the outer solar system. Astronomers don’t seem to care?</i><p>Nothing short of caring deeply can cause astronomers to publish such a burst of papers on an as-yet theoretical planet, too distant to have already been captured by our numerous …

Astronomy

When Obama dropped the ‘wet foot, dry foot’ policy, he also snuffed out another program few Americans knew about

When<p>President Obamakilled the 22-year-old policy giving preferential, fast-track citizenship to Cubans who could make it to the U.S., his administration nixed another program, too. Not well known to most Americans, it sought to undermine the Cuban government through a form of brain drain.<p>The Cuban …

Cuba