Coworking Conversations

Coworking Conversations
Interviews with coworking leaders around the world and commentary on running and promoting collaborative coworking businesses.

8: Lessons from Scaling - With Tajinder Lachhar from Bathtub 2 Boardroom
Jun 13 • 18 min
In this episode on the theme of scaling your coworking business, we catch Tajinder from the Lonon based charity Bathtub 2 Boardroom. She tells us about a journey which began with “falling into coworking” in 2012 and now involves running three spaces —…
7: Challenges of Scaling - With Tori Bravery from Mainyard Studios
Jun 3 • 22 min
Claire sat down to chat to Tori from Mainyard Studios about the challenges of taking over the world — or maybe just a small bit of London… Starting in 2012 and now with no fewer than seven work spaces across the city ranging from music studios to…
6: Growing a Coworking Space in a Small City - with David and Joy Taylor
Sep 10, 2018 • 19 min
We hear from David and Joy Taylor who set up “Canvas Coworking” in a small city in Australia. Their journey began in 2012, when they started by talking to lots of people and hosting coffee-mornings to engage their local community and find out what was…
5: Coworking at Scale - With Charu and Zaid from 91 Springboard in India
Aug 20, 2018 • 18 min
Claire speaks with Charu and Zaid from 91 Springboard in India. Their organisation has nearly 200 staff across 15 locations after 5 years, including India’s biggest coworking hub (68,000 sq. ft.) with a capacity for 1200 members. They talk about occupancy…
4: Creating an Arctic Coworking Lodge - With Rolf and Stian in Norway
May 29, 2018 • 14 min
Rolf Oftedal and Stian Morel, a pair of surfers, had a dream of opening their very own coworking and coliving space. They live in Norway and fell in love with Lofoten. Already a popular destination for many Norwegians, and boasting some truly stunning…
3: Rise of the Digital Nomad and Location Independent Working – With Paul Green, Social Anthropologist
Apr 17, 2018 • 16 min
Paul Green, a Social Anthropologist at Melbourne University, talks to us about the effects that the rise of the Digital Nomad and Location Independent Working are having on communities and coworking spaces, and the opportunities and challenges this…
2: Successful Coworking in Rural Towns – With Tim Ford, Cohoots Coworking
Mar 27, 2018 • 18 min
Cohoots Coworking is one of the original members of the Coworking Accelerator Network, and established their space in 2014 in Castlemaine near Melbourne, Australia. Claire spoke with Tim at CUAsia 2018 about the importance of financial viability for…
1: Marta Moksa, O4 Coworking, Poland
Feb 26, 2018 • 26 min
In this episode, we talk with Marta Moksa of O4 Coworking in GdaƄsk, Poland, about how they grew to 300 members (from just four members in 2015) and how they set up a rather unique partnership with a local high school.