I tend to be on-again, off-again with podcasts. I’ll get into them for a while, then I’ll fall away. When I’m in a podcast groove, I like to listen to them on long walks. That way, I can jam through
Way back in 1989, Queen Latifah dropped “Ladies First” on the world. The song called for the elimination of stereotypes and giving women due respect. It balanced smart insight, a contagious groove, a spirit of unity that Latifah always
For the last couple of years, I’ve heard buzz about the included.co Secret Santa project for coworking space operators and members. To be honest, I had every intention of participating, but never got around to it. Until now. Earlier this
Jennifer, one of our community managers at NextSpace Santa Cruz, gives great hugs. You know the type of bear hugs that make you feel like everything’s ok? She gives those ones. Yesterday, Jennifer and I had a quick chat
A couple of weeks ago, I was thinking about how many of my friends and colleagues struggle with overwhelm, anxiety and depression. So I posted a Twitter poll just to get a sense of things in my larger circle.
If I see another article about how open workspaces are bad, I’m going to scream. It’s a tired old conversation that we long ago laid to rest. Here’s the deal, from someone who works every day in an open
Let’s do a little thought experiment. What would happen if you lost your coworking space? I mean the actual building, with all your cool interior design, your ergonomic furniture, your soundproof phone booths, your glass-enclosed meeting rooms? Would your
I was recently chatting with a fellow Peers Conference attendee in Austin, Texas. We were at a post-event happy hour swapping stories about working alone, freelancing and the benefits (and pitfalls) of working for an agency. The conversation turned,
In 2011, Randi Zuckerberg shared what she called the Entrepreneur’s Dilemma. The idea is that busy, successful entrepreneurs don’t have time for everything and that they have to be willing to sacrifice areas of what might otherwise be a
Loneliness is a huge problem. Despite our tech-connected world, people are alone and hungry for authentic connection. The problem is so serious and widespread that the U.K. recently created a new position, a Minister of Loneliness, to address it.