ABOUT Jamie Orr
Jamie Orr

Jamie Orr, PhD is the cofounder of Jellyswitch, enabling the best possible experience for your flexible workspace. She also co-founded Cowork Tahoe, situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Tahoe. When not helping grow the flexible workspace movement, she is likely offering unsolicited science fun facts or chasing her two daughters on the mountain trails. Feel free to reach out to her directly at [email protected]

Why Color Is So Important For Workspace Design

Some colors are known to soothe us, some to energize, while others distract or even aggravate us. From paint for walls to accent furniture, Cowork Tahoe’s Jamie Orr investigates the science of color and the best combination of colors for workspace design.

September 24, 2020

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GDS: How A Tool From The Travel Industry Can Revolutionize Coworking

In the 1960s, a Global Distribution System (GDS) transformed the travel industry from painstaking manual reservations to fast, electronic bookings. The same system can be applied to coworking, and that’s just what Syncaroo, a GDS founded by Robert Kropp and Hector Kolonas, is working to achieve.

September 15, 2020

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How Coworking Spaces Can Become Micro-HQs In Our New Future Of Work

Many large companies are shifting to remote work and shedding their large offices in the process. In our ‘new normal’ of remote work and decentralized teams, coworking spaces can serve as micro-HQs to support local economic development.

September 3, 2020

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3 Of The Best Bike Racks For Bicycle-Friendly Coworking Spaces

Being a bike friendly workspace can be an attractive benefit for your members. A key component of that is offering convenient and secure bike parking. Here’s what to look for before investing in bike racks for your workspace.

August 27, 2020

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4 Ways To Become A Bicycle-Friendly Coworking Space

The global pandemic has brought a resurgence of interest in cycling, for leisure but also for the work commute. The flexible workspace industry can embrace this trend by becoming more welcoming to cyclists in their communities and by targeting locations that are bike friendly.

August 20, 2020

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How Coworking Can Change The Commute For The Better

Commuting is bad for us. The trade-off for a higher salary isn’t worth sacrificing happiness and wellbeing. How commuting will change post-pandemic is yet to be seen, but there is an opportunity to change it for the better through coworking.

August 13, 2020

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How Remote Work And Rural Coworking Is Leading To Better Quality Of Life

No longer required to live near their corporate offices, many newly remote workers are making the move away from urban centers to their favorite vacation destinations, Lake Tahoe included.

August 6, 2020

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How Millennial Parents Are Shaping The Future Of The Flexible Workplace

Millennials are having children. To retain this talent pool, employers must have flexible workplace policies designed for working parents.

February 27, 2020

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How To Choose And Use Workplace Technology, And Why You Need It

When it comes to workplace technology, there are no silver bullets. But, the right technology can make it all faster, smoother, and better, if you know what to look for.

February 19, 2020

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The Future is Distributed: How & Why to Make Remote Work, Work. | John O’Duinn

John O’Duinn, author of “Distributed Teams”, discusses why making remote work work is critical to the…

February 6, 2020

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Every Flavor Of Office Space Imaginable: Independent Coworking Space Operators Are Rocking The Industry

Who has the biggest market share in the flexible workspace industry? Independent operators, each with their own unique spaces and communities.

January 21, 2020

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4 Ways To Master Remote Meetings: Key Strategies From The Distributed Teams Book

What if your team or organization could work well together even when physically apart? John O’Duinn, author of Distributed Teams, knows how to make it happen.

December 19, 2019

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12 Types Of Coworking Members And What They Need From Their Workspace

Flexible workspace is for more than just freelancers and startups. Here are 12 types of workers using these spaces today.

October 29, 2019

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The Future Of Work Is About One Thing: Flexibility

The future of work is a consequence of flexibility. Organizations that don’t use a “flexible first” mindset will be left behind.

October 8, 2019

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