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Everything Coworking

The Everything Coworking podcast shares trends and how-tos for coworking operators and anyone following this exploding trend. Jamie owns coworking spaces in Chicago and Palo Alto under the brand Enerspace Coworking. She is also the Executive Director of the Global Workspace Association.
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Now displaying: October, 2019
Oct 30, 2019

The guest in Episode 125 of the Everything Coworking Podcast guest is Bryce Hill, Community Manager for Office Evolution in Denver, CO. 

 

We talk about:
- His background before joining Office Evolution. 
- What led him to join Office Evolution.
- The mission of Office Evolution and why they are unique. We discuss everything from the memberships they offer to the assorted tasks they use to build community.
- How his role looked when he started at Office Evolution and how the role has evolved over time.
- What a typical day or week looks like for him.
- What he considers to be the hardest part of his job and the most rewarding part of his job.
- The advice he has for other community managers in order to help make them successful.

 

For the full show notes, click here.

Oct 23, 2019

The guest in Episode 124 of the Everything Coworking Podcast is Jennifer Easton, Vice President of Marketing at the International WELL Building Institute.

We talk about:

- She explains what WELL it is and who it aims to serve.

- What new and exciting things are going on at WELL.

- Why their CORE Certification sets them apart. 

- What Wellv2 is and how an improved building can help people thrive. 
- How my own coworking experience as remote staff for IWBI, from the perspective of someone working in wellness, helps me relate to their mission.

- The "high impact" areas of WELL/wellness strategies coworking spaces need to consider.

- Why building owners will find it beneficial to pursue WELL.

- The building owners who are eligible to apply for the WELL certification. In our industry, we talk a lot about building owners shifting their perspective on their assets from commodities that attract people to long-term leases to activated platforms for tenant engagement. She shares why this shift in the expectations of the contributions that an office building makes to its tenants is creating demand for the WELL certification.

 

For the full show notes, click here

Oct 16, 2019

Today’s guest is Lorena Solis, Regional Manager of IOS Offices in Mexico in Guadalajaro.


- Her background before she joined IOS OFFICES and explored coworking. 

- What motivated her to join IOS OFFICES.

- What IOS OFFICES is. She shares everything from the size of their spaces to the unique things they do to help boost member engagement! She also touches on their ideal audience as well as their practices for staffing offices. 

- What her role looked like when she started and how that has evolved over time. She also shares the responsibilities she had when she started and how her role evolved over time.

- What a typical day in her life or week look like for her current role in IOS OFFICES. 

- What she considers to be the hardest part about her job.

- The most rewarding aspect of her job. 

- The advice she would give to operators hiring their first community manager. 


 

For the full show notes, click here

Oct 9, 2019

Today's guest is Mike Kriel, CEO of Launch Workplaces with locations in the greater Baltimore, Washington DC area.

We talk about:

- Mike’s background.

- The story of how Mike got into coworking.

- What Mike’s business look like today

- number of locations, business models (service agreements, management agreements).

- Mike’s ideal customer and who Launch Workplaces serves best.

- Mike’s creative deal structures with landlords

- i.e., service agreements and management agreements.

- The value of Launch Workplaces as an ecosystem and the organic tenant growth Mike has seen over the years.

- The advice Mike would give to a building owner thinking about becoming an owner AND an operator.

- The advice MIke would give to an operator looking to partner with building owners in their own market.

Oct 1, 2019

Today’s guest is Alex Hughes, Co-founder of CNTRL Office

  

We talk about: 

  1. Alex’s background and Coworking story
  2. Their expansion from Portland into LA, Dallas and Sacramento
  3. Their ideal customer/who they serve
  4. How their locations are staffed and what functions are centralized
  5. Their real estate model 
  6. Lessons learned and what they’re most proud of

Show notes here.

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