July 21, 2017

The rapidly changing workforce

5 tips to stay on top of the changing market! Katriina Tahka It’s exciting to realise that the face of business — especially small business — is rapidly changing to reflect the evolving social, economic and global context that we live in. In the last six years alone, a number of businesses with one to four employees has grown 18 per cent. As a result […]
May 12, 2017

Proximity & behavior in coworking spaces

As a rule I try not to link to FastCo and instead to the original research that they synthesize. But this article and the research it’s based on are very relevant to my readers interested in community & shared spaces. The design of the research seems to be about ‘toxic people’ but it’s really about how behavior is contagious, the impact behavior has on people within […]
April 27, 2017

Successful Co working attributes

Having a strong community is the foundation of every successful coworking space. Regardless of the size of the town or city, people have an intrinsic need for each other. Space is an artifact of that need, but that changes how you need to tap into those people. Before opening a coworking space, focus on finding 10 people who want it. More importantly, find 10 people […]
April 21, 2017

How we built a Hub In 6 Weeks.

When I left my job in the construction minefield of New York City a little over a year ago, I set out to build a company that worked with creative and innovative start-ups, small businesses and non-profits solving the most challenging problems on the African continent. This month we took a bold step towards making that dream a reality as we partnered with Nigeria based […]