BLOG + PRESS: November 2015

The Original Spirit of Coworking Still Alive at GCUC 2015 Conference

Posted on November 30, 2015 by Liz Elam in Community, Conference, Coworking

By Cat Johnson // Shareable.net To kick off last week’s Global Coworking Unconference Conference in Berkeley, Ca., Tony Bacigalupo, co-founder of New Work City, posed a question: Who thinks coworking means dividing up office space to sell at a profit? Not a hand went up. He then asked those who think coworking is something more than that to raise their hand. Nearly every hand in the room shot up, accompanied by cheers, shouts, and hollers of approval. And with that,… Read More »

Why People Thrive in Coworking Spaces

Posted on by Liz Elam in Coworking

By Gretchen Spreitzer, Peter Bacevice and Lyndon Garrett via the Harvard Business Review. There seems to be something special about coworking spaces. As researchers who have, for years, studied how employees thrive, we were surprised to discover that people who belong to them report levels of thriving that approach an average of 6 on a 7-point scale. This is at least a point higher than the average for employees who do their jobs in regular offices, and something so unheard… Read More »