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How Remote Workers Make Work Friends

Provided by Harvard Business Review Authors:  Beth Schinoff, Blake E. Ashforth and Kevin Corley Research has shown that when employees have friends at work they are better performers, more engaged, and happier with their jobs. However, thanks in large part to technology, how we relate to our coworkers is changing in two important ways. First, we [...]

How Wordplay Can Benefit Coworking Spaces

Written by Julia Hoyt, Community Coordinator at NextSpace Coworking Berkeley Do you wish that you were a magnetic, charming person who commands attention? In a society that rewards extraversion, it’s easy to daydream about winning people over but harder to actually do! However, one straightforward way to garner you some positive attention is to [...]

They Don’t Call Them Hot Desks for Nothing
How Coworking Spaces are Now Focusing on Interior Design

Featured article below as seen on the New York Times Author:  Jane Margolies The biggest news in the world of coworking has been the turmoil at WeWork. But a quieter development has been happening behind the scenes for some time, and it has to do with design. While coworking companies have long sought space [...]

The Gilded Age of Renting: Let’s Subscribe to That Sofa

Author: Sapna Maheshwari From Pacific Workplaces: The era of 'Renting' is in full swing as this New York Times article shows how folks today prefer to rent everything from office and coworking space to clothes and furniture. Many young American urbanites have resigned themselves to a life of non-ownership, abandoning the dream of their [...]

2019-11-20T16:05:31-08:002019|Coworking, Going Green|

New Ways of Work for California Attorneys with Legal Virtual Offices
How Pacific Workplaces supports attorneys in San Francisco, Sacramento, Silicon Valley, and beyond, with virtual offices

Shared office service companies are supporting a new generation of lawyers that are embracing new ways of practicing law. In the age of the gig economy, services like Uber & Airbnb are thriving, and so is coworking. The Ubers of office workspaces are enabling even small firms to operate virtually and globally, at the [...]

Harvard Business Review Career Tips & Talking Points: Stuck in a Midcareer Rut? Get Help From a Mentor

Check out this article we've published from Harvard Business Review which offers several helpful tips for people looking for a boost in their daily work-life.  Why do people get trapped in a midcareer rut? In some cases it’s because, after succeeding early on, they play it safe rather than continuing to take the risks [...]

How to Become a Digital Nomad

Author:  Kristin Wong This article we are publishing provided by the New York Times is a good read for anyone considering nomadic life, with many helpful tips including one that touches on virtual mail services. More than 4.8 million American independent workers describe themselves as digital nomads: extended travelers who work remotely with the [...]

A Profile on NextSpace Coworking Berkeley Community Manager: William Abriel

NextSpace is known in the coworking world as a pioneer in the art of connecting people in a way that fosters organic collaboration and innovation within a workspace community (a.k.a "The NextSpace Effect").  As a key facilitator of the NextSpace Effect, read on to learn about William Abriel, Community Manager at NextSpace Coworking Berkeley. [...]

Opportunity Zone Developers and Coworking Spaces Join Forces

Author:  Tom Acitelli From Pacific Workplaces:  While economists argue over whether opportunity zones can effectively transform our cities, we appreciate the idea of supporting local entrepreneurs – this is what we do!  As an operator of flexible offices and coworking places, we support startups and new businesses through member events that facilitate connections, along [...]

Are You Ready to Go Freelance?

Author:  Brianna Barker Caza, Susan J. Ashford, Erin Reid and Dena McCallum Copyright: c.2019 Harvard Business School Publishing Corp. Distributed by The New York Times Licensing Group From Pacific Workplaces: There are many benefits to freelance work, but working alone brings a new set of challenges such as feelings of isolation.  The article below [...]

2019-10-24T13:07:02-08:002019|Coworking, Entrepreneurs|