Category Archives: Coworking Council Series

TriNet Partnership Brings Value to GWA Members

“TriNet has more coworking and shared space companies on its platform than any other outsource HR solution in the country,” explained TriNet representatives Peter Zinn and April Marsland during a recent Global Workspace Association webinar. “We’re really proud of that.” TriNet, a full-service HR platform, has partnered with the GWA to offer their full suite…

6 Life Lessons from Coworking Founders

A panel of veteran coworking owners and operators shared war stories experienced when scaling their respective businesses at a recent workshop presented by the Global Workplace Association. Exchanging sometimes painful lessons learned were panelists Ashley Buckner, SVP of Sales and Operations of Carr Workplaces; Bill Jacobson, Founder of Workbar; Justin Stewart, Co-founder and President of Industrious; Shlomo Silber, Co-Founder, and CEO…

Need-Based Sales Strategy

Cassi Niekamp of Cultivate Advisors joined the Global Workspace Association for its latest, members-only webinar. For this session, Cassi used her experience as a salesperson who works with a broader industry than just coworking to talk with members about developing flex sale skills. She will also be addressing a related common concern for coworking space…

Crash Course: Real Estate Finance

Owning and operating a coworking space take two very different skill sets, but that doesn’t mean coworking space operators can’t learn to be savvy real estate owners, too. During the Global Workspace Association’s latest members-only webinar, a panel of coworking space owners from around the country shared their experiences and offered insight into shopping for,…

How to Staff as you Scale

As part of its ongoing webinar series, the Global Workspace Association (GWA) invited three coworking space owners—Kane Willmott of IQ Office Suites, Bill Jacobson of Workbar, and Scott Chambers of Pacific Workplaces—to share their coworking stories and expertise with members. As always, this webinar was open to members, and the full recording is also available…