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8 Ways Enerspace Coworking in Palo Alto Refreshed their Workspace

Enerspace Coworking in Palo Alto is a workspace community with a mission to give members “a place and the tools they need to blend work and wellness.” Opened in 2013 by coworking superstar Jamie Russo, who hosts the Everything Coworking Podcast, is executive director of the Global Workspace Association (GWA) runs the Coworking Start-up [...]

2019-06-11T10:34:39+00:002019|Coworking|

Is Niche Coworking Right for You?

Niche coworking spaces seem to be all the rage these days. There are spaces and communities designed for artists, parents, writers, music industry professionals, dog entrepreneurs, hyper-local neighborhoods, wellness professionals, women (are women-focused coworking spaces even niche anymore?), students, attorneys, digital creatives and much more. Niche vs. Traditional Coworking On one hand, niche coworking [...]

2019-06-11T10:36:43+00:002019|Coworking|

Coworking and Mental Health Awareness Month

Lack of social connection has been proven to be a greater detriment to health than obesity, smoking and high blood pressure. Strong social connection, on the other hand, leads to an increased chance of longevity and strengthens your immune system. Connection also boosts our mental health and wellness, including lowering levels of anxiety and [...]

2019-06-11T10:37:53+00:002019|Coworking|

Coworking Space for Writers – 13 Tips from a Published Author

Writers need to write. It’s a pretty simple formula. But finding the right place to work—a space that offers appropriate buzz, connections, light, chairs, desks, volume, and lack of distractions and interruptions—can be challenging. Enter coworking. As every coworking space in the world is different, chances are good that, as a writer in need [...]

2019-04-11T09:54:33+00:002019|Coworking|

9 Things Coworking Members Can Do to Make Your Space Even Better

If you have an amazing coworking space and community, count yourself lucky. Your space operator has poured their heart, soul and resources into creating a workspace that works for you. But one of the most important jobs in creating a great coworking space falls on the members. In my experience, the best spaces have [...]

2019-03-29T10:02:54+00:002019|Coworking|

Why NextSpace Powered by Pacific Workplaces is the Future of Coworking

NextSpace, a legendary brand within the coworking industry, opened its doors in 2008 in Santa Cruz, California. It was one of the first coworking spaces in the world and expanded to nine locations. Co-founders Ryan Coonerty and Jeremy Neuner, both well recognized leaders of the coworking movement, helped place coworking on the map in [...]

2019-03-19T10:25:07+00:002019|Coworking|

Women in Tech (and Coworking) – A Conversation with Five Tech Professionals

Coworking spaces around the world are full of women tech professionals. Female-identified programmers, app developers, AI and robotics specialists, UI and UX pros, engineers, data managers and much more call shared workspaces home. At a recent Women in Tech event at NextSpace Santa Cruz, five women—Kathleen Tuite, software engineer and creator of Feminist Hacker [...]

How to Negotiate the Best Deal for a Virtual Office

Do you even need a full-time office anymore? Maybe not. A growing number of startup founders, independent professionals, remote workers and freelancers work from wherever they can set up a laptop, including coworking spaces and shared workplaces. If you fall into one of these categories, however, you may need occasional access to meeting rooms, conference [...]

2019-02-06T12:58:45+00:002019|Coworking, Office Space|

14 of Our Favorite Coworking Tools for 2019

As we get rolling on a new year, coworkers everywhere are putting their favorite tools and accessories into their computer bags and heading into their spaces to get work done. The sea of tools for members of shared workspaces is almost endless, but there are some—both new and timeless—that are proven to boost productivity [...]

2019-01-09T12:41:50+00:002019|Coworking|

Six Signs Working from Home is Putting You in a Funk

A common refrain in coworking circles is that working in shared space is way better than working from home.  Coworking boosts productivity levels, it offers business amenities, such as printers and smart whiteboards, and it gives independent professionals access to meeting rooms, event space and places to bring clients and collaborators. But there’s another aspect [...]

2019-01-31T08:23:46+00:002018|Coworking|