ABOUT Robert Kropp
Robert Kropp

In July of 2016, I decided to go on a life journey working remotely while exploring coworking and flexible workspaces around the world. So far this journey has brought me to 25+ states, 2 provinces, 20+ countries, and 150+ workspaces globally. You can find me contributing articles to Allwork.Space, blogging at, and building a better way to distribute workspace updates through

Real Stories Of Learning And Growth From Local Coworking Spaces

Robert Kropp, who has visited 140+ coworking spaces around the world, shares conversations he has had with workspace owners during the pandemic. There is growing demand for local coworking spaces, but what can we learn from this going forward? What does it mean for the future of the industry?

November 19, 2020

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PropTech, Digital Transformation And The Ripple Effects Of WFH

Robert Kropp summarizes key takeaways from a discussion hosted by Antony Slumbers, which discussed proptech, new real estate models and the investment landscape today.

November 10, 2020

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8 Ways To Reduce Single Use Waste In The Workplace

While disposables such as gloves, masks and wipes help create safe spaces, there are many ways to keep our workplaces clean without resorting to single-use waste. Digital nomad Robert Kropp has seen first-hand how coworking spaces around the world are working to reduce pollution during the pandemic. Here are 8 ways to do it.

July 14, 2020

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Covid-19 Just Accelerated What Was Already Happening [Long Read]

We can learn a lot about the evolving future of work by understanding the changing work dynamics of the past. Remote work was already happening, but change was slow. Enter 2020 and a global health crisis, and suddenly a trend that should have been decades away is happening now. Robert Kropp takes a long hard look at the remote work tipping point and examines how it will permanently change the way we work.

May 28, 2020

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Workfront’s Laura Butler On The Relationship Between Business Culture And Continuity

In an interview with Robert Kropp for Allwork.Space, Workfront’s Laura Butler expressed that the right culture is arguably the top element in ensuring business continuity. Workfront has a people first ethos, and believes that “if anything has to give… let it be work.”

April 21, 2020

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WeWork China: Workspace Processes During A Pandemic

From VR tours and 2-hourly disinfectant routines, to taking the temperature of its members on arrival at their building, WeWork China has implemented tough measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 25, 2020

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Adapting For The Future Of Work

The economy is moving deeper into the knowledge-focused age, and organizations are changing to adapt to the future of work. But is the workforce ready for it? For many employees, the answer is ‘no’. People must take on new skills but those who lack the opportunity to do so could be left behind.

March 6, 2020

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Ucommune: Coronavirus And The Shared Workspace Industry In China

Many offices and businesses in China have closed in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak. What is the impact on China’s flexible workspace network? Robert Kropp spoke with the team at Ucommune to learn about their experiences.

March 3, 2020

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Coronavirus: When The World Is Forced To Work Remotely

In a bid to stop the deadly spread of coronavirus, many employees are being told to work from home. Restriction on movement is also causing widespread problems for shared workspaces, with some forced to close their doors.

February 19, 2020

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How To Identify Your Ideal Workspace Environment In 3 Steps

Digital nomad, Robert Kropp, shares his personal process that helped him figure out when, how, and where he works his best.

February 5, 2020

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What’s Next For The Flexible Workspace Industry?

Following Coworking Europe, Robert Kropp connected with Thomas Schulz to discuss the flexible office market, current challenges, and what the future holds for the industry.

January 8, 2020

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[Long Read] Key Takeaways From Coworking Europe 2019

Robert Kropp summarizes the key takeaways from this year’s 3-day Coworking Europe conference.

December 20, 2019

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AI Shouldn’t Be Feared: The Future Of Work Needs Human Values, Skills, And Communities

At the HR Conference Barcelona 2019, Robert Kropp learned that technology can help liberate our human skills, which is vital for the future of work. AI “is the great story of our time” and will help people transform the world in a way that makes a positive difference.

October 14, 2019

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Corporates Are Switching From Fixed To Flex: Are You Doing Enough To Support Their Needs?

IWG’s Global Enterprise Director, Puja Kapur, discusses the opportunities and challenges of moving from a fixed-to-flex workplace structure.

October 9, 2019

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The Real Impact Of WeWork On People, Businesses, And Coworking

It’s been a whirlwind month for WeWork. For digital nomad Robert Kropp, who has used a number of WeWork spaces, the debacle isn’t about the finances, “It is about the people, businesses, and industry that will, and have been, fundamentally impacted.”

September 30, 2019

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