How to value and nurture your local coworking community

We all have a different definition of community. Community is an elastic concept, like so many others in the world of coworking. The community of coworkers (of which you are…

How startups can truly make a social impact

What can be done starts with the digital communities building the future. These startups have achieved such an impact that even in the material economy of the past, they are…

How to start your business while working a full-time job

Those are just a couple examples of intentions I set for myself when I made the decision that I wanted to start my own company and leave my “secure” 9-5…

How to get an MBA in entrepreneurship

A few years ago a friend told me he was taking an “Entrepreneurship Class” and I remember raising an eyebrow. How do you take a class to learn how to…

The bare minimum skills required to work for yourself in a creative field

Taste (as Ira Glass famously said) cannot be taught, so most of our artistic abilities come from constant work and our innate talent for creating. The rest of what we…

Need to discover new business ideas? Leave work behind

Technological advances have expanded work environments far beyond the confines of our office walls and into our personal lives. We now see people working in trains and planes and on…

4 pieces of advice about accepting advice

1. Lots of advice can be overwhelming – take the good and leave the bad Quite obviously, you can’t follow everyone’s advice. Imagine steering a ship through uncharted waters and…

Where to find ideas and inspiration for a blog post

One of the most common questions I get asked as a writer/blogger/content marketer is where I get my ideas from. Publishing as often as I do (multiple times per week,…

How to value and nurture your local coworking community

We all have a different definition of community. Community is an elastic concept, like so many others in the world of coworking. The community of coworkers (of which you are…

Why your company needs to measure employee engagement

“Work hard play hard” is an often repeated motto among many startups, as is the popular “Get shit done.” I’m all for those who bring it to their startup culture,…