Booking meeting rooms at coworking spaces

The ability to book a private meeting room on demand is a critical component in any coworking space. Ensuring that members can do this quickly, easily, and when they need it is as important as having the rooms at all.  For too long at Cowork Tahoe, we used paper sign-up sheets outside our meeting rooms… Continue reading Booking meeting rooms at coworking spaces

Self-service coworking doesn’t exist.

These things don’t run themselves. Coworking spaces are high touch businesses, so cannot be expected to run without a high level of attention to the customer experience. Technology does not exist to replace human involvement, it exists to support it and better leverage how time is spent on human involvement.To create a premier customer experience,… Continue reading Self-service coworking doesn’t exist.

The Coworking Value Proposition – Part 4 (Employers)

The flexible workspace industry has seen explosive growth year over year that will continue to grow. What started as spaces for freelancers & digital nomads have become mainstays for the workforce, including the largest global companies. Part 4 of this series delves into why larger companies should leverage the flexible workspace movement. If you haven't… Continue reading The Coworking Value Proposition – Part 4 (Employers)

Strive for excellence – its worth the energy.

What can we do to ensure that we are running the best possible business for our customers? Building a business is a process. It is not something that is ever finished. Building a successful business requires constant time, attention, innovation, and maintenance.  We can get so busy working in the business that sometimes it feels… Continue reading Strive for excellence – its worth the energy.

Coworking members – who are they?

Flexible workspaces are for more than just freelancers & startups. Here are 12 types of workers using these spaces today. *Originally published on Allwork.Space: https://allwork.space/2019/10/12-types-of-coworking-members-and-what-they-need-from-their-workspace/ Millions of workers across the globe are already participating in the distributed workforce, driving explosive growth in the coworking and flexible office industries. But who are they? Are they the… Continue reading Coworking members – who are they?

Press on: let’s focus on customers, not WeWork.

For the past few months, WeWork has dominated the coworking world: newsletters, list serves, articles, opinions, commentary about their valuation, the shelved IPO, and now the news about SoftBank taking over. The noise around WeWork has been drowning out the rest of the coworking industry for years. Of the top 20 stories in my inbox… Continue reading Press on: let’s focus on customers, not WeWork.

A Reflection on Cowork Tahoe – Before & After Jellyswitch

Our mission at Jellyswitch is to make coworking better - for members as well as for space owners and managers. We want to see the coworking industry grow & thrive. Coworking spaces are vital to supply the distributed workforce with the flexible workspace it needs now & in the future.  This week, I saw with… Continue reading A Reflection on Cowork Tahoe – Before & After Jellyswitch

The Future of Work is About One Thing: Flexibility

This week, my first article was published to Allwork.Space, an online news publication that delivers a broad range of news, trends, tips and insights from the flexible workspace industry. https://allwork.space/2019/10/the-future-of-work-is-about-one-thing-flexibility/ If the future of work is about one thing, it’s flexibility. The growing multitude of discussions around the modern workforce are centered not on the drivers of… Continue reading The Future of Work is About One Thing: Flexibility

What coworking space operators need to know about pass networks

Participating in a pass network should not devalue your product - it should highlight your worth. One of the newest offerings on the coworking block is a growing list of companies offering a pass for access to multiple coworking spaces.  My coworking space recently got an email from one of these companies pitching us on… Continue reading What coworking space operators need to know about pass networks