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Reader’s Choice: Allwork.Space’s Most Read Articles Of 2018

As we close off the year, Allwork.Space counts down the most read articles of 2018. From big-name acquisitions and headlines to coworking stats and industry trends, here are this year’s top 15 most popular articles, with a rather surprising entry taking the top spot.

By: Cecilia Amador

December 14, 2018

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The Impact Of Design On Productivity In Coworking Environments

A new study has found that 21% of workers would be more productive in a better designed workplace. In light of the research, Mark Phillips, co-founder of workplace design specialists K2 Space, discusses how office design can have a significant impact on productivity.

By: Guest Contributor

November 26, 2018

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5 Workplace Wellness Programs That Are Easy To Implement

Allwork.Space spoke with Jon Cohn, CEO and co-founder of Fitspot Wellness, to learn how coworking operators can implement wellness programs in their workspace. As well as physical health benefits, wellness programs can also increase engagement and happiness in the workplace.

By: Cecilia Amador

November 20, 2018

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“Mad Man” Converts Military Hospital to Coworking Space

Can a former military hospital become a viable coworking space? Andre Duval is betting it can. Here’s the story of his five-year quest to transform a late 19th century building into Stokers, a new workspace that opened for business in September.

By: Carolyn Cirillo

November 19, 2018

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Nov 7

In The Loop: WeWork, Ucommune, And Happiness

Industry news this week feature WeWork, Ucommune, and workplace wellness.

By: Cecilia Amador

November 17, 2018

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Workplace Design: It’s Not About Size, It’s About People And Purpose

Allwork.Space spoke with Brigitte Preston, workplace design specialist at Perkins+Will, to learn more about the link between design and community. Preston explains how the design of a space facilitates interactions, which can greatly influence the success of your workspace community.

By: Cecilia Amador

November 16, 2018

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JLL: Corporate Demand For Coworking Ushers In A “New Type Of Operator”

Allwork.Space spoke with JLL’s Tom Carroll and Dan Brown to discuss their research findings on corporate coworking. Among the notable trends, major developers are now integrating flexible space into their assets, which is ushering in a “new type of operator” focused on offering more choice to corporates.

By: Cecilia Amador

November 15, 2018

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SoftBank Commits $3 Billion To WeWork, Raises WeWork’s Valuation To $42 Billion

WeWork’s valuation has risen to $42 billion following a further $3 billion investment from SoftBank, as part of a new warrant agreement between WeWork and the Japanese group.

By: Cecilia Amador

November 14, 2018

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The Coworking Canvas: Helping Build Quality Workspaces Across The World

The Coworking Canvas is a tool that can help operators define, design, and develop their workspace without compromising on the core values.

By: Robert Kropp

November 14, 2018

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Connecting Members With A Smart Passport And Mutual Support: A Q&A With Seats2meet’s Lenneke Van Rossum

Lenneke Van Rossum from Seats2meet shares how the Passport helps connect coworking members across the Seats2meet ecosystem and harnesses collective knowledge.

By: Cat Johnson

November 14, 2018

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The Best Snacks To Improve Cognitive Function In The Workplace

What you eat throughout the day can have a dramatic effect on your performance at work. It’s not just about calories or satisfying hunger pangs — it’s about providing nourishment for the body and mind. Here’s a rundown of the best ‘brain fuel’ snacks to help improve your cognitive function.

By: Cecilia Amador

November 13, 2018

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When Shoeless Coworkers And Empty Offices Mean Success

Success of a coworking shouldn’t be measured by how much a space is populated, instead it should be measured on whether an operators has gotten the ratios right and all spaces are being maximized

By: Carolyn Cirillo

November 12, 2018

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In The Loop: Coworking In Trains, Australia, And The Industry’s Vulnerability

This week’s stories include coworking in trains, the flexible workspace market in APAC, and the billion dollar question: can the industry survive?

By: Cecilia Amador

November 10, 2018

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How GCUC’s New Membership Aims To Unite The World’s Independent Coworking Operators

GCUC’s Liz Elam and Stormy McBride spoke to Allwork.Space about the rollout of their new global HR services membership and how they want to help the world’s independent coworking operators get greater buying power and benefits for their members.

By: Cecilia Amador

November 9, 2018

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How Wellness-Focused Workplaces Can Stem The “Stress Epidemic”

Loneliness, stress, and other mental health issues are difficult to talk about — but we need to do it, especially as the workplace features strongly in this epidemic

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

November 8, 2018

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