I’ve come across some great articles and blog posts recently. I’ve highlighted a few of them down below. Each one digs deeper into the meaning, advantages, and opportunities of being part of an innovative shared-space community, which is the vision for BOLDspace.
- “How to Get the Most out of Your Co-working Space” by Eric Markowitz (@EricMarkowitz) on Inc.com. The byline captures the focus of the piece: “A co-working space is not just a rented desk. It’s a source of inspiration, collaboration, and for some, a source of business.”
- “37 Productivity Tips for Working From Anywhere” by Sarah Kessler on Mashable.com. Some practical tips for everyone, whether you work from home, from the office, from a coworking space, from a coffee shop, or on the road.
- “14 Reasons Why You Need To Start A Startup” by Jason Baptiste (@jasonlbaptiste) on OnStartups.com. A very inspiring list of compelling reasons to strike your own path in a new venture, whether jumping in full-time or starting up on the side.
- “How to Find a Technical Co-Founder” by Andrew Peek (@drupeek) on Jet Cooper’s Blog. Great advice for those who may think that a lack of technical knowledge or training precludes them from starting a technology-based start-up. If you’re looking for a co-founder or a potential collaborator in the DFW area, check out Tech Wildcatters and Start-up Weekend Dallas for upcoming events.
- “3 Ways Coworking Provides A Rockstar Environment” by Angel Kwiatkowski (the Curator of Cohere Coworking) on the Global Coworking Blog. Insightful blog post exploring how coworking spaces foster great work and are the type of environments Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson write about in ReWork.
- “Successful remote workers are power networkers” by Ryan Paugh on Untemplater.com. Excellent advice for location-independent professionals and entrepreneurs regarding the importance of not becoming an island if you are not part of a traditional office.
- “Difference Between Coworking and a Virtual Office” on the Global Coworking Blog. Nice post comparing and contrasting the value of two work environments that on the surface appear more similar than they really are.
- “Starting from The Heart: Bill Warner’s Founding Advice” by Roy Rodenstein (@royrod) on How2Startup.com. Great interview with a Boston-area angel who emphasizes the fundamental question all entrepreneurs and start-ups should first address: “Why are you starting this company? What change would you like to see in the world as a result?”