Category Archives: Best Practices

Hospitality: The Secret Formula to Growth

William Edmundson, Chief Operating Officer for Office Evolution, said his key to growing a coworking chain of 60 open locations (with 25 more set to open this year) is hospitality. “I’ve got service and operations in my blood,” he said. “I grew up in hospitality,” he explained. His career includes leadership positions with Hilton, Hampton…

The best advice to create a winning company culture

“How do build a company culture where everyone wins?” It’s a question that will arise for every coworking space owner and manager—especially new or small spaces. Tracy Wilson, a self-proclaimed child of the coworking industry and HR professional with Pacific Coworking, which has 18 locations in northern California and Reno, Nevada, and partner company Cloud…

How To: Content Marketing for Coworking Spaces

Cat Johnson of NextSpace in Santa Cruz and the Coworking Out Loud newsletter joined the Global Workspace Association’s webinar series to talk with listeners about how to get started (or restarted) with content marketing for their coworking space.  Johnson started as a writer, where she worked on pieces about coworking. However, as she grew more…

Attract, Develop, and Retain Rockstar Talent

Cultivate Advisors, a Chicago-based company, joined the Global Workspace Association for the newest installment of the members-exclusive webinar series. Cultivate Advisors helps small business grow and scale their operations and streamline their processes, as well as providing a way to outsource trainings and other business development events. Vice president of the training department Vince Carone…

4 Financial Metrics your Coworking Space Should Track

Jon Repka, Director of Growth for Paro, an on-demand finance department for small businesses, joined the Global Workspace Association for the latest installment of its virtual event series. This session features experts from a number of specialty areas and backgrounds relevant to coworking spaces. Invitations to webinars as well as full recordings of all past…

Tech Tools for Coworking

Valentine’s Day with the Global Workspace Association saw an exciting webinar full of great tips and advice from successful coworking space professionals from across the nation. The panel of speakers spent over an hour talking about their favorite technology tools to help make their lives easier and their clients happier. You can watch the full…

RECAP: Setting Up Your 2018 for Explosive Growth

As part of the ongoing Coworking Council webinar series, Global Workspace Association members enjoyed hearing from Vince Carone and Cassi Niekamp of Cultivate Advisors. Cultivate Advisors provides mentorship and strategic planning for small businesses, including helping to coordinate and conduct member training events. Their company surveys coworking space members to help determine everything from the…