Livable coworking: cohousing culturesCohousing, like coworking, capitalizes on the idea that communities of people coming together and working from the bottom up can accomplish individual and group goals effectively, efficiently, and creatively. Deskmag wanted to learn more about cohousing, to see how it compliments the coworking movement.
Pursuing your travel dreams with coworkingIt’s easy to envy the work-life flexibility of business owners and remote workers, especially their ability to travel anywhere/anytime with little need for more than a reliable wifi connection. Have you considered what this lifestyle would be like and if you could make it work? With the availability of coworking spaces, it’s easier now to pursue your travel dreams while still maintaining a successful career.
The life and death of communitiesIf coworking spaces are the potential source of new communities, how should they align and organize themselves to be more efficient? Here are some questions from the people from Mutinerie because - we can never stress this enough - success of a coworking space depends on its capacity to breed, gather and grow a community. In order to ensure this, we should first understand what exactly a community is: how is it born, how does it organize and how could it disappear…
The State of the Freelance EconomyIs freelancing worth it? Should you trade the security of a nine-to-five for the turbulent seas of self-employment? The answer is yes. According to a survey, 90% of freelancers are happy with their chosen career. You won’t find those numbers in many so-called real jobs. For freelancers who left traditional employment behind, 38% are now earning even more than they did as an employee in the same field. Truth be told, freelancers are having their moment in the sun. There’s never been a better time to ditch the corporate rat-maze and start working on your own terms.
Coworking, Serendipity, And Why Size Doesn’t (Always) MatterCoworking breaks down the emotional barriers (and sometimes the physical ones too) that the traditional business world put up to keep us each in our place. Isolated. After working in this vacuum for a few years, its no wonder some of the best and brightest are striking out on their own, trading a little financial security for a lot of professional freedom. Coworking provides solopreneurs with exactly what they’re looking for: a place where collaboration and community are highly valued.
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