Episode 20: Collaborative Coworking Partnerships: Grind and Verizon In early 2016, Grind and Verizon launched a coworking space in Verizon’s iconic New York headquarters. Benjamin and I talk about the particulars of forming this historic strategic partnership...read more
Episode 21: Angel Kwiatkowski talks about DIY Coworking I’m chatting with Cohere Madame, Angel Kwiatkowski about building and sustaining a small coworking space, DIY everything, and her latest project, launching a rehearsal space for musicians. Get episodes...read more
Community Manager profile: Shannon Richards I’m live from GCUC Canada in Montreal, chatting with Shannon Richards of The Two Twenty. We talk about her role as a community manager. Get episodes delivered to your inbox! First Name Last Name Email Address SUBSCRIBE...read more
Episode 18: Coworking Services: Connecting Your Coworking Community with Bisner I chat with Carel Talens about how Bisner helps coworking spaces engage their community through their member interaction and collaboration platform. Get episodes delivered to your inbox!...read more
I’m chatting with Jamie Russo about her role in bridging coworking and office business center culture and how the this year’s Global Workspace Association conference in Las Vegas is geared towards both.read more
Episode 16: Coworking Services: GCUC Canada 2016 Ashley Proctor joins me to chat about GCUC Canada, now in its second year. We chat about the people attending, speaker topics and my favorite, the unconference! I also ask Ashley about COHIP – the coworking...read more
Episode 15: Women Centered Coworking Felena Hanson launched Hera Hub in 2011 to create a strong, collaborative network of like-minded women entrepreneurs. I’ll chat with Felena about the unique needs of women entrepreneurs, why women only coworking is important...read more
Episode 14: Coworking Services: Included.co Offers Access to Group Buying Power Hector Kolonas is building Included.co as a platform for coworking and shared workspaces to access service offerings at a discount to their members. Offering services geared towards...read more
About Coworking With IrisCoworking With Iris was created help drive the coworking industry as a whole towards sustainable success through sharing the stories and insights of workspace creators, community catalysts, and coworking thought leaders.
Iris Kavanagh works with shared workspace organizations to streamline operations and develop dynamic communities. She fell in love with coworking when, as a member in 2009, she realized how powerful the experience of a real, in-person community was and quickly started thinking of ways to change the world through the coworking model. Iris led the NextSpace team during initial expansion from 1 location to 9 and co-founded the League of Extraordinary Coworking Spaces and COSHARE, produced Freelance Camps and has spoken at various conferences including the Global WorkSpace Association Conference and the Global Coworking Unconference Conference.
Iris currently consults, leads Coworking Mastermind groups, heads the board of directors of COSHARE and showcases industry and movement leaders through her media series, Coworking with Iris. She lives in Santa Cruz, California with her two kids, two cats and two chickens.
Visit CoworkingConsultant.co to learn about working with Iris.
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