ThisWeekIn Coworking

Week 38, 2020

This week we share stories covering new tech, new tools, big ideas, survival stories and more.

πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ A Coworking GDS?

In the 60s a technology was developed that completely transformed how travel reservations were made, where they could be made from, and how quickly the process was confirmed.

A Global Distribution System (GDS) enables travel agents, companies and individuals to almost-instantly find, hold or book airline seats, hotel rooms and more.Β 

Jamie Orr explores how the similarities of this tech and what is being developed by Syncaroo – which is designed to automatically update marketing, booking and brokerage platforms as changes are made inside workspace management platforms.Β 

πŸ‘‰ Read Jamies’ article here.
πŸ‘‰ Robert also shared how a GDS for the Future of Work could work.

πŸ•― How coworking shines a light through the darkest times.

Cat Johnson shares an emotional, raw and inspirational post about how coworking communities have come together to create, support and empower with and for each other.

πŸ‘‰ Read more about this here.

πŸ’ͺ Candy Factory shares how they’re evolving with the times.

Anne Kirby shares insights, strategies and rationale behind how they handled temporarily closing down their 20,000sqft coworking space, launched microschool pods and more.

πŸ‘‰ Read more about this here.

πŸ“† How to effortlessly keep your virtual coworking schedule full of inspiring events & sessions.

Coordinating, hosting and promoting valuable events for your coworking members can sometimes feel like 3 full-time jobs. We explore a service to take event coordination off the plates of already-busy coworking operators.

πŸ‘‰ Read more about this here.

πŸ’Έ New free tool helps property owners explore adding coworking into available space.

Craig Baute announced that DenSwap were offering a new online tool that tells property owners what type of coworking makes sense for their space, by asking just 6 questions.

πŸ‘‰ Read more about this here.

πŸ€” Does changing your physical space change the way you think?

Kiri Rawson answers a question that was posed to her by someone they believed understood coworking, and why these spaces exist.Β 

πŸ‘‰ Read more about this here.

🎟 Coworking ops perks.

12%Β off the setup of automated AML/KYC checks for coworking spaces’ members.

πŸ’° Grab saving.

8% off custom branded ‘welcome back to work’ boxes for your members.

πŸ’° Grab saving.

31% off UV sanitiser boxes (with wireless charging) for phones, keys and headphones.

πŸ’° Grab saving.

$99 coworking space website audits.

πŸ’° Grab saving.

πŸŽ™ Coworking discussions.

Coline Sauzet & Magaly Mathys (Power.Coders) discuss inclusion and their coworking, meeting, training and safe space for women and refugees.

🎧 Listen.

Jamie Russo talks about how to focus on the right things, and feel better about taking time off.

🎧 Listen.

πŸ“Ή Coworking videos.

NestworksΒ shared an inspiring video from their first pop-up event in Vancouver that offered free coworking & childminding.Β 

πŸ“Ό Watch

πŸ“† Coworking event reminders.

Next Coworking Convo is on 25th September and the topic being discussed is educating local communities about coworking.

πŸ‘‰ RSVP.

GCUC Masterminds announced for 6, 13, 20 and 27th of October.

πŸ‘‰ RSVP.


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