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Week 46, 2020

Welcome to Week 46's summary. Here's 6 stories, 3 videos, 3 conversations and 2 jobs you may have missed.This week we share stories about a new book, writing tips, AML/KYC, Gen Z, Greece and more.

๐Ÿ“ฐ Coworking updates.

๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธ New book explores coworking spaces built by, and for, women across Europe.ย 

Sisters in arms, women in search of inclusive coworking spaces – is a new book published by Ivanne Poussierย ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทย  (she/her) the CEO & Co-Founder of Ada Coworking ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท.ย 

Ivanne shares an analysis from both academic papers and 6 months of research from within 30 coworking spaces created by and for women across 22 cities in 13 countries.

The book touches on the landscape, the geographic spread, preferred color schemes, shared frustrations, motherhood & mannies, founder diversity, long-term sustainability and pioneering academic research around these spaces and their growing popularity.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Read more about this book in the Coworking Library.

โฐ Creating a writing routine you’ll stick to.

Cat Johnsonย ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ shares great tips on how to create a writing routine, even in the midst of the craziness we call 2020.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Read more about this here.

๐Ÿ™ Remote work is transforming how cities ‘think’.ย 

Brad Hargreavesย ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ shares a short but insightful piece into how the future of local economic development is about attracting workers.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Read more about this here.

๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ WTF is AML and KYC!?

Jeannine van der Lindenย ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ shares her experiences, insights and frustrations after spending months and tonnes of cash dealing with compliance questions from government agents.

With coworking becoming the norm, we explore why knowing who is actually using your space is not only the law, but good for business.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Read more about this here.

๐Ÿงฉ What Gen Z want from their workspaces.

So what does Gen Z (folks born between 1997 and 2012) want? What drives them? And how different are they really from Millennials?

A wide-ranging study led by Decision Lab and Dreamplex ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ set out to find out.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Read more about this here.

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท New tax-breaks to work-from-anywhere-ers.

After winning international praise for it’s handling of the pandemic, Greece has a new incentive plan to try and reverse their brain-drain and attract remote workers.ย 

A possible long-term win for local coworking communities and entrepreneurship.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Read more about this here.

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๐Ÿ“น Coworking videos.

Christy Alexanderย ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ shared a live video about WorkSmart‘s exciting news, their story and the town she loves to support.ย 

๐Ÿ“น Watch this here.

Tuesday Coworkingย ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช shared a clever video demonstrating their workspace safety measures.

๐Ÿ“น Watch this here.

Mercedes Howardย ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ guest hosts ‘Fresh Bread News’ covering some huge real estate funding and M&A headlines.

๐Ÿ“น Watch this here.

๐Ÿ’ผ Coworking jobs.

Cohere ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย (Fort Collins, CO) is hiring a part-time community manager.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Check this out here.

Impact Working ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง (Bristol, UK) is hiring a full-time building/community manager.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Check this out here.

๐ŸŽ™ Coworking podcasts.

Pilar Orti ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง chats with Bernie Mitchell ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง & Zeljko Crnjakoviฤ‡ย ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ chat about how collaboration actually works in world of remote working.

๐ŸŽง Listen to this.

Jamie Russoย ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ dives into The Pareto principle, or identifying which 20% of your activities drive 80% of your results.

๐ŸŽง Listen to this.

Liz Elamย ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ chats with Nick Clark ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ about Common Desk’s past, present & future, and their acquisition of Link Coworking.

๐ŸŽง Listen to this.

โŒจ๏ธ Coworking curator.


About This. is a weekly newsletter summarizing the coworking celebrations, stories, market moves, tech updates and discussions you may have missed.

Newsletters are curated by Hector Kolonas and made available for free via email or this website.

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