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
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 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)
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.
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?
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
Coworking space management is maturing as the industry grows and expands. Although viewed by many as a disruption to the traditional commercial real estate industry, many of the same core principles that enable traditional corporate offices to run smoothly also apply to flexible workspace. Rather than ignore those principles, the coworking industry should go further… Continue reading Coworking through the lens of Facility Management
The lobby of Cowork Tahoe in South Lake Tahoe, CA. Photo credit: Erin Ebright. Coworking & flexible office spaces are quickly becoming a permanent fixture in the global office space landscape. As more and more employees utilize these spaces, the gap between coworking & the traditional corporate office will continue to narrow. It is important… Continue reading Coworking & the 3/30/300 Rule of Thumb
In Part 1 of this Series on the Value Proposition of the Coworking Industry, I provided an overview of how an increase in the distributed workforce is driving change in the traditional office model. While many remote or distributed workers have depended on a home office or coffee shops to fulfill their workplace needs, these… Continue reading The Coworking Value Proposition – Part 2 (Members)
Coworking spaces pride themselves on offering a great workspace and communities of peers to work around. Building and maintaining a thriving coworking community requires an understanding of what members need in order to be productive. What is it that members of coworking spaces need? At the most basic level, a place to get work done.… Continue reading Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs for Coworking