Coworking and Community

Why You Shouldn’t Use Facebook To Build Your Coworking Community

Some critics refer to Facebook as “asbestos” because it causes social harm by spreading negative messages, and also due to its data breach scandal. So why are coworking operators relying on such a toxic environment to help build communities?

By: Cecilia Amador

October 23, 2018

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Should You Worry If Your Space Is Less Busy On Fridays?

Fridays seem to be quieter and less busy for coworking spaces. Though this is somewhat normal, it does pose a challenge for operators.

By: Robert Kropp

October 19, 2018

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International Workplace Group Plans To “Grow Exponentially” In Latin America

During an interview with Allwork.Space, Wayne Berger, CEO for IWG in Canada and Latin America, discussed the company’s expansion strategy and how they plan to add another million square feet with multiple brands including Regus, Spaces, HQ, Signature by Regus and Number 18.

By: Cecilia Amador

October 18, 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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The Untapped Value Of Coworking: A Q&A With Indy Hall’s Alex Hillman

Indy Hall co-founder Alex Hillman shares his vision for the coworking movement, his concerns about current workspace trends, and the opportunities he sees for the industry to help people thrive.

By: Cat Johnson

September 25, 2018

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Wall Street Journal Confirms What Industry Experts Have Said All Along About WeWork

An opinion piece published in the Wall Street Journal names coworking giant, WeWork, as one of the companies most likely to fail in a downturn.

By: Cecilia Amador

September 24, 2018

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Confessions Of A Digital Nomad: How I Became The Worst Type Of Coworker

Robert Kropp opens up about becoming the worst type of coworker and poses the question on what can operators do about these types of members.

By: Robert Kropp

September 21, 2018

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Craig Plumb | coworking

Why Dubai’s Flexible Workspace Market Is Poised For Exponential Growth

Relaxed regulations in Dubai represent a huge growth opportunity for flexible workspace operators Craig Plumb, Head of Research at JLL…

By: Cecilia Amador

September 10, 2018

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