Past Episodes

Episode 30: Open Coworking

Episode 30: Open Coworking Open Coworking is a non-profit which maintains the 5 open-source resources for the Coworking movement, the Coworking Blog, the Coworking Wiki, The Coworking Leadership Slack Channel, the Coworking Visa and the Coworking Google Group. I chat...

Episode 28: Coworking Services – DeskPass

Episode 28: Coworking Services - Deskpass Deskpass provides a monthly "subscription" to local coworking spaces. Launched in 2016, Deskpass now offers 70 workspaces between it's Chicago and Los Angeles network. I speak with founder, Sam Rosen about the platform, model...

Episode 27: Coworking Services – Cobot

Episode 27: Coworking Services – Cobot Cobot was the first SAAS coworking software platform on the market. Designed by coworking owners to manage their space, it was designed to take care of repetitive tasks to allow coworking staff more time for their members. I...

Episode 26: Coworking Services – Kowrk

Episode 26: Coworking Services - Kowrk Kowrk provides a listing platform for shared work spaces and connects coworkers with over 100 spaces in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Cambodia. I talk with Founder, Honey Kathuria about Kowrk's platform, the state of Coworking in...

Episode 25: Hiring for Community Impact

Episode 25: Hiring your Coworking Team Building a good team is important for any business. Building a team who exemplifies your values and brand promise as a coworking space is crucial to your success and sustainability. In this episode I walk through my hiring...

Episode 24: Mission Based Coworking at Digital Nest

Episode 25: Mission Based Coworking: Digital Nest The Digital Nest provides tech training, job skills and a safe community place to low-income youth ages 12-24. I talk with founder, Jacob Martinez, about providing these free services to 800+ members. About Jacob...

Episode 23: Coworking Legal Resources

Episode 23: Coworking Legal Resources Ian Stock has been a coworking space member since 2008 and has provided legal services to coworking owners and operators. We will talk about the needs of start-up spaces, stock options, partner agreements and how to make those...

Episode 22: Women who Cowork with Laura Shook

Episode 22: Women who Cowork with Laura Shook The Global Directory of Women Owned Coworking Spaces was created by Laura Shook in Honour of International Coworking Day. We talk about creating this resource and why she thinks the Coworking movement has been largely...

Episode 21: Angel Kwiatkowski talks about DIY Coworking

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. About Angel Kwiatkowski...

Episode 20: Collaborative Coworking Partnerships: Grind and Verizon

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 between...

Episode 19: Community Manager profile: Shannon Richards

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. About Shannon Richards Cultivator of community, communicator to the masses, bringer of...

Episode 16: Coworking Services: GCUC Canada 2016

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 insurance...

Episode 15: Women Centered Coworking

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 and...

Episode 13: Launching a Coworking Family

Episode 13: Launching a Coworking Family Iris chats with Rebecca Brian Pan, serial entrepreneur, new mother and CEO of Covo, a lifestyle workspace just opened in downtown San Francisco. Covo has a full Cafe, taproom, large classroom space, public coworking and will...

Episode 11: Global Coworking Trends in 2016

Episode 11: Global Coworking Trends in 2016 Just in time for Global Coworking Week, I'm chatting with Liz Elam, founder of Link Coworking in Austin and founder and Executive Producer of the Global Coworking Unconference Conference. Liz and I will chat about her...

Episode 10: Identifying Markets That Are Good For Coworking

Episode 10: Identifying Markets That Are Good For Coworking There are many ways to go about finding a location to open a coworking space. For companies looking to expand to new markets, determining viability can be daunting. Enter Doug Maschoff and his market analysis...

Episode 9: What Corporations Can Learn From Coworking

Episode 9: What Corporations Can Learn From Coworking Drew Jones lives the intersection between corporate culture and coworking. As co-founder of Austin, Texas's first coworking space, and a management professor at Texas State, Drew is constantly focused on how to...

Episode 7: Coworking Internships

Episode 7: Coworking Internships Stephanie Bermudez is training the new work force. With a background in developing youth entrepreneurs and creating internship programs, Stephanie has spearheaded COSHARE's Coworking Internship pilot program. I'll talk with Stephanie...

Episode 6: Neighborhood Coworking

Episode 6: Neighborhood Coworking In 2014, when most shared office spaces were going big, sleek and downtown, Nicole Vasquez quietly created a small coworking space in the Uptown neighborhood in Chicago. The result of her efforts is a neighborhood community -and...

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