Found in Paradise: Coworking on IslandsMore often than not, cities on islands see many people come for the holidays and then return their jobs in the big city. Yet what about those who call paradise home? What does their work life look like? How do they go beyond the tourist industry and create a rich professional environment, and not simply get lost in paradise, but thrive in paradise?
A Brief History Of The OfficeThe office: was it better before? Not so sure. Our ancestors would be shocked to see the way we work today: "comfortably" and in coworking spaces. But what did the office look like before the arrival of design, ergonomics, open space … and even the rolling office chair? We took a trip back to the past, to understand how coworking today revolutionizes our understanding of the workspace.
Green Coworking: How Ecofriendly Coworking Spaces Can LookSustainable lifestyles are a thoughtful response to the state of world we live in at this point in time. But a greener lifestyle is only the beginning. Sustainable business practices are also on the rise, and coworking spaces, with their inherent flexibility and tendency towards the experimental and the unconventional, are the perfect places for green practices to abound.
Coworking Spaces... Run By CorporationsThe philosophy behind coworking and corporate work environments seem to be very different. In many ways coworking is considered the alternative to working in a traditional office, and it gives those who want to change their work environment, a place to go. But what if there was a way to have the best that coworking has to offer, without having to completely abandon your current occupation. We took a closer look at coworking spaces that have found the happy medium between the two concepts, and as a result have created some spaces of their own.
Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan: when optimism meets coworkingWould you be ready to create your own business, despite being faced with political and economic instability? In Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt, entrepreneurs and coworking spaces say: yes! Well before the "Arab Spring", the democratization of information technology had already started developing towards digital entrepreneurship.Thus,after the 2008 recession, numerous incubators and coworking spaces emerged, which now support a new generation of entrepreneurs.
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