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Week 50, 2020

3 weeks left of 2020, the coworking library challenge, supporting co.co.haus, and more in this week's coworking summary.

👋 Welcome to Week 50’s summary.  

Here’s what you may have missed this week in coworking….

🤯 So we’re already (finally) on week 50. 

That means there’s just 3 weeks left of 2020, and we are now deep into what is usually one of the slowest periods for coworking sector. 

During recent chats with community managers and operators, many shared that they’re feeling pretty tired, exhausted and burned out right now. And so, I invite you this week, with a lighter summary, to take a moment for yourselves.

It’s OK to feel like you do. It’s OK not to feel like you’re “smashing all the targets” and running the world’s “most engaged community” right now. It’s OK. 

Please try and make some time these weeks to do something for you. In the meantime we’ll all be here, and around, over the next few weeks and into 2021 to chat, reengage and start rebuilding again together.

On behalf of all your included ambassadors,

Hector Kolonas

📚 Join the Coworking Library Challenge and win for sharing.

The Coworking Library has launched a challenge alongside the RGCS to source, share and promote even more coworking research, with a focus on Inclusion, Diversity and Equality. 

👉 Learn more about this.

🇵🇷 Support coworking & local businesses in Puerto Rico.

The inspiring team at co.co.haus are receiving a 2x match from a local non-profit on any micro-loans they receive online. Lend anything from $25 and help them support local businesses with a state of the art multimedia studio.

👉 Read more about this here.

🖐 5 reasons coworking beats WFH.

When a community manager had to stay away from their space in the latest lockdowns, it reminded her about exactly why she loves coworking over working from home. 

👉 Read more about this here.

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📆 Coworking events.

Dec 18: Coworking Convo: Virtual Tour Strategies to Attract Members.

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🎙 Coworking podcasts.

Liz Elam chats with Jenny Poon about CO+HOOTS and creating equitable entrepreneurial ecosystems.

🎧 Listen to this.

Bernie Mitchell & Zeljko Crnjaković chat with Samantha Hulls about how Melting Pot are moving to virtual-only, for now.

🎧 Listen to this.

Jamie Russo chats with Trevor Hightower about Craftwork‘s coworking + coffee concept and their experimental partnerships with multi-family apartment buildings.

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Ashley Proctor chats with Bernie Mitchell & Zeljko Crnjaković about The Coworking Idea Project – pushing for a more inclusive, diverse and equal coworking industry.

🎧 Listen to this.

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ThisWeekInCoworking.com 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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