Coworking and Community

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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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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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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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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Why Coworking Needs A New Definition

During the AIA event in New York, flexible workspace experts discussed how coworking has evolved into something that’s not really coworking and why we need a new definition for it.

By: Carolyn Cirillo

November 5, 2018

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Workplace Nightmares: The Worst Things That Can Happen To A Coworking Operator

Running a workspace is not easy and even when they’re dealing with chaos, managers have to put on a brave face and smile through it. To celebrate Halloween, here are five workplace nightmares that coworking managers (sometimes) have to deal with.

By: Cecilia Amador

October 31, 2018

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Free London Coworking Initiative Develops Creative Skills In Young People

Creative Works, a free coworking initiative in the UK, will help marginalised people gain valuable skills and training for future employment prospects

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

October 17, 2018

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Why Businesses Need To Create A More Inclusive And Sensitive Community Around Alcohol

A lawsuit against two current WeWork employees blames the company’s “frat-boy culture” and illustrates the problems of mixing alcohol and business. Melissa Saubers, founder of Cowork Waldo and President of the Kansas Coworking Alliance, offers advice on how to cultivate a more inclusive and sensitive community, and why it’s often best to leave alcohol out of business events entirely.

By: Cecilia Amador

October 15, 2018

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After More Than A Decade, ‘Co-Working’ Is Now Officially ‘Coworking’

After years of campaigning from industry leaders, the Associated Press Stylebook finally removed the hyphen from “co-working”

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

October 10, 2018

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The GCUC Experience Through The Eyes Of A Digital Nomad

Digital Nomad, Robert Kropp, shares the GCUC experience through the eyes of a digital nomad.

By: Robert Kropp

October 5, 2018

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A Deeper Look Into Parking And Why It’s Still A Valuable Add-On For Coworking Members

It’s easy to take parking for granted. But according to research from CBRE, downtown and suburban office markets are now facing parking rationing, so where does this leave coworking spaces? For those without parking facilities, this article discusses some of the alternative solutions available.

By: Cecilia Amador

October 3, 2018

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What Exactly Is Community In Coworking?

Though community is a core value of coworking and is often used by operators as a marketing hook, it remains unclear what exactly it means.

By: Cecilia Amador

September 27, 2018

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Wellness Takes Centre Stage At GCUC UK

The afternoon session of GCUC UK day one tackled the subject of wellness and creating an environment that improves physical and mental wellbeing.

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

September 26, 2018

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The Story So Far: 5 Standout Moments From GCUC UK In London

GCUC UK day one tackles niche coworking, Brexit, and technology.

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

September 25, 2018

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