Why People Thrive in Coworking Spaces
There seems to be something special about coworking spaces. As researchers who have, for years, studied how employees thrive, we were surprised to discover that people who belong to them report levels of thriving that approach an average of 6 on a 7-point scale.
The Future Of Coworking And Why It Will Give Your Business A Huge Edge
Fun. Friendly. Inspiring. Collaborative. Productive. If you wouldn't define your workplace with any or all of those terms, you may have to ditch your own desk and take a seat at a coworking space near you.
6 Benefits of Coworking With Strangers
6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Freelancers and contractor writers operate as independent entrepreneurs, but that arrangement doesn't have to mean creating entirely in a vacuum. Gathering with other freelancers in a coworking environment can benefit professionals as well as their products.
They don't work for the same company. But they all share space in downtown Lexington.
With the emergence of the "gig economy" and independent contractors, demand is increasing for shared office space. Almost unheard of in 2007 when only 14 co-working spaces could be documented in all of the United States, there now are more than 11,000 of these spaces, with Forbes Magazine projecting more than 26,000 spaces hosting 3.8 million people by 2020.
What Will Coworking Spaces Look Like in 2020?
4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In 2017, it's projected that more than 1.1 million people went to work, backpacks and big ideas in tow, at 13,800 coworking spaces worldwide, according to the 2017 Global Coworking Survey.
Why Big Corporations Are Moving Into Coworking Spaces
9 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Around 10 years ago coworking spaces began opening up to offer affordable office space solutions to startups and freelancers, but recently much larger tech firms have been jumping in. Over the past year, larger companies are now looking for the benefits of locating in these shared office environments.
Why Women-Only Coworking Spaces Are on the Rise
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. This story appears in the June 2017 issue of Entrepreneur . Subscribe " Picture a hip, energetic coworking space. Now erase the beer kegs and Ping-Pong table, and conjure, instead, pale pink walls, cozy reading nooks, oversize bathrooms with stocked showers and a library full of books by lady writers.