We believe that innovation breeds innovation. We will transform the world culture into one supportive of the entrepreneurial spirit, of risk taking, of pioneering into the unknown territories as the great leaders of our times. This requires education, entrepreneurship and a large network of creative workspaces.
We are reshaping the economy and the society through good entrepreneurship and innovation. Our communities are coming together to re-build more human scale, networked, and sustainable economies to build a better world.
We are the coworking movement! Sign the manifesto 

We believe that innovation breeds innovation. We will transform the world culture into one supportive of the entrepreneurial spirit, of risk taking, of pioneering into the unknown territories as the great leaders of our times. This requires education, entrepreneurship and a large network of creative workspaces.

We are reshaping the economy and the society through good entrepreneurship and innovation. Our communities are coming together to re-build more human scale, networked, and sustainable economies to build a better world.

We are the coworking movement! Sign the manifesto 

If you only watch one commencement speech this graduation season, it should be Neil Gaiman's. The successful author's address, known for books and comics such as Coraline and Stardust, was the perfect mix of funny and inspiring. If you work in the creative industry or simply want to pursue your dream, his words apply to you. 

Here’s a great piece of advice: 

"People keep working, in a freelance world, and more and more of today’s world is freelance, because their work is good, and because they are easy to get along with, and because they deliver the work on time. And you don’t even need all three. Two out of three is fine. People will tolerate how unpleasant you are if your work is good and you deliver it on time. They’ll forgive the lateness of the work if it’s good, and if they like you. And you don’t have to be as good as the others if you’re on time and it’s always a pleasure to hear from you."

And the send off: 

"And now go, and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Make good art."

Read the full transcript here 


The New Independent Workforce! Check out this infographic detailing the rise of the new economy. It breaks down who is freelancing and why. Did you know that American businesses spend $425 billion a year on freelancers? 

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Hear this: Collaborative Coworking can lift an entire group of local creative people to new levels of their work-from-home careers. Oh, I know what you’re thinking. Why wouldn’t small business people like me just stick to my home office? Simple: 1. It’s lonely, and 2. Two brains (or three or four…

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GOOD agrees, coworking is blowing up. 
good:

Freelancers, Alone No More: Coworking Is Going Big Business
While coworking spaces were initially conceived to give independent workers an alternative to the coffee shop, today, there’s growing interest in coworking spaces from larger companies as an alternative to the cube farm, as a way to lower real estate overhead, boost sustainability and stimulate workers who thrive on the spaces’ entrepreneurial energy.
Check it out on GOOD→ 

GOOD agrees, coworking is blowing up. 

good:

Freelancers, Alone No More: Coworking Is Going Big Business

While coworking spaces were initially conceived to give independent workers an alternative to the coffee shop, today, there’s growing interest in coworking spaces from larger companies as an alternative to the cube farm, as a way to lower real estate overhead, boost sustainability and stimulate workers who thrive on the spaces’ entrepreneurial energy.

Check it out on GOOD→ 

“The magic of coworking is [having the access to] an ecosystem of innovation, learning, and support.”
This article describes the top five reasons coworking is valuable for social entrepreneurs, but we think the reasons can apply to anyone trying to do anything outside the traditional corporate world. So, freelancers, artists, entrepreneurs, everyone trying to make things happen, here are some reasons why coworking is the way to do it. 

“The magic of coworking is [having the access to] an ecosystem of innovation, learning, and support.”

This article describes the top five reasons coworking is valuable for social entrepreneurs, but we think the reasons can apply to anyone trying to do anything outside the traditional corporate world. So, freelancers, artists, entrepreneurs, everyone trying to make things happen, here are some reasons why coworking is the way to do it.