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18 interesting facts about Colorado

Here are some fun facts about the Centennial State.

Denver lays claim to the invention of the cheeseburger

The trademark for the name Cheeseburger was awarded on March 5, 1935 to Louis Ballast. His Humpty Dumpty restaurant at 2776 North Speer Blvd. is pictured. It’s now a Key Bank.

Colorado is the only state in history to turn down the Olympics

In 1976 the Winter Olympics were planned to be held in Denver. State voters chose not to host the Olympics because of the cost, pollution and population boom it would have on the state Of Colorado, and the city of Denver.

The world's first rodeo was held on July 4th, 1869 in Deer Trail

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WeWork’s Expansion in Southeast Asia. Has It Been a Success?

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There are a ton of shared workplaces out there, and we mean it. WeWork is the brand that set everything off, the market leader and coworking company that the rest look up to. They have spaces in over five hundred locations across ninety-six cities and are tour de force in bringing together entrepreneurs, inventors, and startups. It’s not that surprising that they’ve had great success in other western countries, such as the United kingdom and Canada, but WeWork’s expansion into Southeast Asia may be their most daring act yet. 

A WeWork Refresher

WeWork was launched in 2010 by Adam Neumann and Miquel McKelvey. Seeing a gap in the market, the two founders envisioned a space where individuals and startups can get together, grow, network and evolve. Since then, WeWork has grown into a mega company with over 5000 employees and valued at over 20 billion USD. 

What Makes the South East Asian Market a formidable option?

Coworking and shared workspaces have seen exponential growth in Asian markets in the past few years. In fact, coworking spaces and serviced offices have grown over 40% in the past three years. With such a formidable growth rate, newcomers find it difficult to enter the Southeast Asian market, as it is moving too quickly and requires too much capital and manpower to do. 

How WeWork has Made this work to their Advantage?

WeWork meets all these conditions, they have deep resources and the manpower necessary. In fact, they have set aside a budget of 500 million dollars to fund their Southeast Asian Expansion. A fundamental aspect of WeWork’s business model is to expand at aggressive rates. It does this means investing heavily in demographics which are seeing a rise in the need for coworking spaces. Their first foray into Asia was by purchasing Spacemob, an existing coworking company in China. After that, setting its sights on Southeast Asia was a no-brainer, it is a growing economy with many startups and innovators coming out of it. All these people need places to work, and coworking spaces provide the perfect option. 

Has is been Successful?

It seems like that is WeWorks mantra at this stage, and their aggressive expansion proves that. While is it still early in their Asian game to fully assess whether it has been a full success, their plans for future expansion points in the direction of success. Their rapid growth and deep investments seem to be pointing that way. There are also talks of them expanding their other products, such as Powered By We, further proving their southeast Asia expansion to be a success. 

To Infiniti and Beyond

Where will WeWork go to next? They don't seem to be slowing down. There are many growing markets such as South Africa and the Middle East, where exactly Upwork will choose next is not so difficult to tell as all we need to do is look at the growing need for coworking spaces, and we can be pretty certain of their next conquest. 

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The big, controversial business of The Wing, explained

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How a women’s coworking space became a flashpoint for debates over feminism, money, and power.

By Anna North and Chavie Lieber  Feb 7, 2019, 7:00am ESTPhotographs by Amelia Holowaty Krales for Vox

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The Wing is an interior designer’s Instagram-perfect fantasy. 

The books on the walls are color-coded. The plants are lush. The bathrooms are stocked with luxury beauty products. On a recent visit to the SoHo location of the women’s club and coworking space, sunlight bathed millennial-pink furniture as, one floor below, construction finished on a childcare center.

To its founders, members, investors, and critics, though, the Wing is so much more than a pretty office. It’s a “safe, affirming professional network,” as Audrey Gelman, one of its co-founders, puts it. It is also a “workspace with community-building at its core,” according to Nicole Gibbons, a Wing member. 

The Wing has five locations in New York City, Brooklyn, the District of Columbia, and San Francisco, with more than 6,000 members. It offers events like “Prenup 101,” and invitations to intimate evenings with notables such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jennifer Lawrence. It hosts community discussions with titles like “Fuck Harvey Weinstein” and social gatherings like a Dominican Wing Women Happy Hour. It also promotes social activism, chartering buses to feminist rallies, and has had voter registration drives. 

The SoHo location feels like an oasis, with everything from the lactation room to the phone booths (named after fictional heroines like Ramona QuimbyHermione Granger, and Lisa Simpson) designed with women in mind — something sorely lacking in most workplaces.

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Step Into an Alternate Dimension at MOA’s Natura Obscura

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Step Into an Alternate Dimension at MOA’s Natura Obscura

Get ready to transport your body and mind—this trippy installation at Englewood's Museum of Outdoor Arts is out of this world. 

BY VICTORIA CARODINE | JANUARY 10, 2019

When day-to-day life becomes too much to bear, why not escape to an alternate dimension? The Museum of Outdoor Arts, in collaboration with Denver-based immersive art company, Prismajic, transformed its galleries into a multimedia, immersive experience for its winter installation. Starting Friday, January 11, guests are invited to enter into a self-guided tour of the environment, the cosmos, and everything in between.

The entire fantasy-like installation is based on elements of the environment—earth, wind, fire, and water—with subtle hints to philosophical questions, the knowledge of mankind, and religious schools of thought. “When you walk into this installation, you’re in a different state of mind,” says Cynthia Madden Leitner, MOA president and executive director. Natura Obscura poses the question, “What’s your nature?” in hopes that guests will react to the sights, smells, and sounds and contemplate what nature means to them.

The installation spans five rooms in addition to the Time Machine and Cabinet of Curiosities and Impossibles, which is a part of the museum’s permanent exhibitions. The journey begins in the main atrium, aka the surreal forest. Here, everything glows. From woodland creatures to twinkling lights on the walls and ceiling, the details look like a scene from a science fiction movie.

Upon entry, guests are told to download the free Natura Obscura app which reveals augmented reality and hidden messages throughout the experience. In addition, guests are given a black flashlight which uncovers philosophical quotes and illustrations throughout the main gallery.



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Escape to Colorado’s Backcountry Huts

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More than 40 Colorado backcountry huts beckon to those craving a rustic winter retreat. But to visit one of these jewels, you’ll have to earn it. Here, eight unforgettable spots for the Rocky Mountain trip of a lifetime. 

BY DALIAH SINGER | 5280 NOVEMBER 2013

Nestled into high meadows, perched along the Continental Divide, and tucked into stunning gulches, more than 40 Colorado backcountry huts beckon to those craving a rustic winter retreat. But to visit one of these jewels, you’ll have to earn it. Fortunately, that doesn’t mean you need to be an expert skier or an experienced backpacker: There are hut trips tailor-made for everyone from families with young kids to novice skiers to backcountry veterans. Prepare for a uniquely Colorado escape.

Miles beyond the confines of ski resorts, backcountry huts pepper Colorado’s mountain terrain. Built in the tradition of European hut-to-hut skiing, some of these out-of-the-way locales (often open in the summer and winter) can be reached by car, while others require a daylong alpine tour. Plan your next adventure with one of the state’s three major hut systems.

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Coach + Colt's Social Media Workshop

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Social Media Marketing

Marketing guru, Michelle Conrad, will coach us on mastering social media marketing

Starts on Sun Feb 10, 2019

$35

Wish you could have an expert teach you the tricks of the trade when it comes to marketing on social media? Michelle Conrad, digital marketing guru behind Yooreka Social, will coach you on the basics of determining the right demographics for your brand, growing your followers through list building and content creation, and maximizing your space in social media. Materials: Please bring a personal computer to this workshop so we can get hands on! About your Coach: Michelle Conrad is the marketing genius behind Yooreka Social. She is a true digital native, who has spent her entire career in the digital and social marketing industry. Working with Michelle provides your own dedicated marketing team who truly cares about making clients happy and watching their 'aha!' lightbulb go off.

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Local Breweries Team Up to Help Victims of California Fires

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After California's deadly Camp Fire destroyed the childhood home of a local artist, eight Colorado breweries joined forces for a fundraiser to support relief efforts, which takes place on December 11.

BY JAY BOUCHARD | DECEMBER 7, 2018

Last month, when the Camp Fire roared through northern California and devastated the town of Paradise, the tragedy was felt keenly in Denver. The childhood home of Noelle Phares, a local artist, burned to the ground—a stark reminder that victims of California’s fires live beyond the state’s borders. When Phares posted about her old home (where her parents were still living) on Facebook, it caught the attention of her friend and neighbor Brian Haitz, who works as the marketing and operations manager at WestFax Brewing Company on West Colfax Avenue.

“I texted her to say: hey what do you think about trying to do a fundraising event?” Haitz recalls, and from there, Colorado’s brewing and artist communities came together and planned a benefit to support the victims of California’s fires. On December 11, eight local breweries (WestFax, Great Divide, Copper Kettle, Joyride, Westbound & Down, Hogshead, Four Noses, and Woods Boss) will be at WestFax Brewing, where they’ll each release a limited-edition crowler with can artwork from Gunnison-based artist David Heath. All eight breweries will donate 30 crowlers ($12 each) and all proceeds from those sales will go to nonprofits supporting California fire relief efforts via ALMA.

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Haitz hopes that the breweries will be able to raise about $3,000 through crowlers sales, but there will be additional opportunities for attendees at the event to give back. Phares will be auctioning off some of her art, and Meier Skis gave the brewery a pair of skis at-cost that will be raffled off at the event. Also, Haitz says they will have laptops set up throughout the brewery with verified GoFundMe pages, if patrons prefer to donate to relief efforts that way. He thinks the event could produce about $5,000 or more that will directly aid victims of the fire.

“We’re fortunate in the beer industry to have a platform and that we can rally people,” Haitz says. “I had some personal connections to this and wanted to do something.” Haitz expects the event to be popular, especially because Colorado has seen its share of devastating wildfires, particularly in 2018.  “I think it hits close to home for people here,” he says.

If You Go: The benefit is on Tuesday, December 11 from 4-8 p.m. at West Fax Brewing, 6733 West Colfax Avenue, Lakewood. 

https://www.5280.com/2018/12/local-breweries-team-up-to-help-victims-of-california-fires/

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Skiing & Booze: Does Colorado Have A Drinking Problem?

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Centennial Staters love their après-ski almost as much as they love skiing itself. But has the thrill of the party surpassed the joy of the adventure? Inside the culture of drinking that permeates our great outdoors.

BY TRACY ROSS | 5280 DECEMBER 2018

Several years ago, in the C lot of the Mary Jane side of Winter Park Resort, I lost my son Scout. It was Spring Splash, the last-day party during which a large portion of those present drink substantial amounts of alcohol. I’d downed a couple of beers while half listening to a live band, and I was chatting with a girlfriend when I looked down to where Scout, who was three at the time, had been sitting in a camp chair. He was gone.

The reverie of the afternoon was immediately replaced by primal parental instinct. I tore through the crowd of skiers and snowboarders amid the smell of weed and booze. Some of the faces I passed may have showed concern, but I can’t be certain, because the beers I’d had—two Dale’s Pale Ales—each contained 6.5 percent alcohol (compared to the five percent generally used to measure a serving and the ABV you’ll find in a Coors). In many ways, it was more like I’d had close to two and a half beers instead of two, and at 135 pounds, I was definitely buzzed, if not a little drunk.

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As I continued my panicked search, somehow Scout appeared at the stage. A band member hoisted him up and asked the crowd, “Hey, this little guy belong to any of you?” Still in my ski boots, I raced to the stage, grabbed Scout, and smothered him in kisses. Then, safely back at our home base for the festivities, I tucked Scout into his chair, keeping my hand on his head. When someone offered me another beer, I gratefully accepted.

That was in 2005, a year after my family had moved from Winter Park to Boulder County so I could take an editing job at Skiing magazine. Over the years, I’d learned how powerfully partying and skiing were intertwined. I’d always enjoyed drinking, but working inside the ski industry put me in contact with more opportunities to consume alcohol on the clock than any job I’d ever had. As a friend once noted, “In skiing, every story unfolds either on the hill or at the bar.” This was true at our yearly planning meetings, during which we skied, brainstormed, and drank every night; on press trips, during which we skied, schmoozed, and drank multiple days in a row; at skiing events, during which we skied and attended parties where people got drunker than anyone I’d ever seen; or, sometimes, at 4 p.m. on a Wednesday, when, from the fourth-story windows of our offices on Pearl Street, we ordered margaritas from Bacaro Venetian Taverna to quench the thirst that came with editing yet another story about the season’s best skis.

Nowadays, when a few of us editors get together and reminisce about the “glory days” at Skiing, which ceased publication in the winter of 2017 and merged with Ski, one of us will inevitably say something like, “My liver still hurts from that period.” Grinning with a kind of reverence, we all nod in agreement.

After I left Skiing in 2007, however, my liver continued to sustain impact. By then, it was clear that drinking was not only present, but also often celebrated, in most outdoor sports, not just skiing. There were the beers we packed for the end of a big mountain bike ride and the ones we kept on ice for après-hiking. There were the giant coolers we put in our rafts—one for food, a whole other one reserved for hoppy libations. There was the booze in the daypacks we brought on backcountry ski tours, in the drag bags we attached to our duckies. And there were the craft breweries and distilleries and cocktail bars popping up in mountain towns—and so many other towns across the state. Alcohol was, it seemed, everywhere the outdoors was in Colorado.

For the roughly 20-plus years I’ve been drinking a couple of beers or glasses of wine every day of the week, I have spent a fair amount of time questioning my relationship to liquor. Then, this past summer, a new study on drinking, which spanned 26 years and was co-written by 512 researchers from 243 institutions, generated a lot of media attention. And it was no wonder: The report called into question what so many of us had been led to believe, and what I personally wanted to believe, about consuming alcohol.

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For years, the conventional wisdom suggested moderate drinking—two servings a day for men, one for women—didn’t cause major health issues and might indeed have small benefits. Yet this new major, multinational study, published in the prestigious medical journal the Lancet, stated emphatically that risk of health issues goes up the more alcohol you consume and that the only “safe” level of alcohol consumption is none. After the study was released, Emmanuela Gakidou, a professor of global health at the University of Washington and a senior author of the report told the Washington Post: “What has been underappreciated, what’s surprising, is that no amount of drinking is good for you. People should no longer think that a drink or two is good. What’s best…is to not drink at all.”

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Colorado’s First Members-Only Resort Opens For Skiing

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https://www.5280.com/2018/11/colorados-first-members-only-resort-opens-for-skiing/This month, crazy rich alpinists will get the chance to ski endless fresh lines at Cimarron Mountain Club. 

It’s every skier’s fantasy: a soaring peak with untracked powder, personal snowcats, and a glorious sense of solitude. In reality, all of this can be had for a cool $2.85 million—plus annual dues of $62,000—at Colorado’s first members-only ski resort, which opens for schussing this month. Nestled in the San Juan Mountains, Cimarron Mountain Club will be shared by only 13 families, with seven memberships still available at press time for all you super rich alpinists out there. The cover charge nets you a 35-acre lot, but those who opt not to build can bunk in the property’s lodge, cabin, or yurts. Features abound at the 1,750-acre property: 60 named runs, including Watchtower, a testament to founder Jim Aronstein’s love of Jimi Hendrix; 15 trout-stocked ponds plus a 20-acre lake for summertime exploits; and six staffers to guide patrons on adventures. Yet Cimarron promises a light footprint, with no paved roads or chairlifts and a ban on gaudy mansions. Aronstein, a retired natural resources lawyer from Denver, says he wants to create an environment where older generations can pass on a love of powder (and nature) to their kids. Our bet? He just wants to ski endless fresh lines. We don’t blame him at all.

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Meet This Company That Turns Restaurants Into Coworking Spaces

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In this series, The Way We Work, Entrepreneur Associate Editor Lydia Belanger examines how people foster productivity, focus, collaboration, creativity and culture in the workplace.

Picture the archetypal gig worker, freelancer, contractor -- or anyone who works remotely from a computer -- and you’ll probably imagine someone sitting in a crowded coffee shop, typing away on their laptop, taking calls through their earbuds and asking the person at the next table to watch their stuff while they’re in the bathroom (speed-washing their hands while praying that the stranger is trustworthy).

It might have been the third coffee shop they tried that day, after they arrived at the first couple of spots to find every seat, or every seat near an outlet, full. 

Related: Here's How WeWork Pinpoints the Perfect Locations for Its Co-Working Spaces in Neighborhoods 

If the worker is lucky, financially speaking, they might be able to graduate to a coworking space. But for those who don’t want to shell out several hundred to upwards of $1,000 per month, there’s a middle ground: restaurants that double as coworking spaces during the day.

KettleSpace co-founder Daniel Rosenzweig used to work on WeWork’s real-estate team, where he saw firsthand the high investment costs the coworking giant incurred in securing space, which it then passed on to its member base. Meanwhile, coffee shops were still full of squatting workers.

One weekday morning in 2015, Rosenzweig had not yet arrived at the office but needed to make a phone call. To escape the noise on the streets of Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, he ducked into a restaurant. There were no other patrons in the place, and Rosenzweig stayed there for four hours after his call ended.

“I had this eureka moment,” Rosenzweig says. “The freelance community, individuals who are starting their businesses out of coffee shops or working from home, deserve better.”

He started using his lunch breaks at WeWork to do some research. He’d walk the streets, peeking into coffee shops and restaurants during the peak lunch hours and take a headcount. At coffee shops, he found, an average of 75 percent of people inside were working on a laptop. Meanwhile, he says, most restaurant dining rooms were half full, max. 

Then he started having conversations. “I’d start with the bartender and work my way up to the GM,” Rosenzweig says. 

It was a family friend who eventually introduced him to Nick Iovacchini, the co-owner at Distilled, a bar and restaurant in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood. Iovacchini became a co-founder, and Distilled became the first location for KettleSpace in spring 2016. Twitter veteran Andrew Levy joined the team in early 2017, and the team expanded to additional spaces later that year. Today, there are six Manhattan locations and one Brooklyn location, with plans to expand beyond New York soon. Members can pick any location for the day with availability information online, and no restrictions on restaurant-hopping. 



https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/313514

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Here are 50 Coworking Locations That Welcome Dogs-Cobalt Does too!

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This story originally appeared on This Dog's Life

Let’s face it: dogs make everything better, including work.

Having a furry friend wander the office can help improve collaboration, increase creativity, boost employee morale, improve employee satisfaction and decrease stress, to name a few of the benefits.

Related: Amazon’s Dog-Friendly Headquarters Is 6,000 Pups Strong

And while some traditional office spaces are jumping on the dog-friendly bandwagon(7 percent, compared to 4 percent in 2014), so are non-traditional office spaces, like coworking environments (also known as shared workspaces for small companies and freelancers).Besides offering amenities like contemporary looking offices, state-of-the-art technology, happy hours and unlimited coffee, many are also making their locations dog-friendly.

Check out 50 dog-friendly coworking spots across the U.S. compiled by real-estate listing platform CommercialCafe.

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/313704

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Why People Thrive in Coworking Spaces


It checked out. So we were curious: What makes coworking spaces – defined as membership-based workspaces where diverse groups of freelancers, remote workers, and other independent professionals work together in a shared, communal setting – so effective? And are there lessons for more traditional offices?

To find out, we interviewed several coworking space founders and community managers, and surveyed several hundred workers from dozens of coworking spaces around the U.S. A regression analysis following our survey revealed three substantial predictors of thriving:

People who use coworking spaces see their work as meaningful. Aside from the type of work they’re doing – freelancers choosing projects they care about, for example — the people we surveyed reported finding meaning in the fact that they could bring their whole selves to work. They’re able to do this in a few ways.

First, unlike a traditional office, coworking spaces consist of members who work for a range of different companies, ventures, and projects. Because there is little direct competition or internal politics, they don’t feel they have to put on a work persona to fit in. Working amidst people doing different kinds of work can also make one’s own work identity stronger. Our respondents were given the opportunity to frequently describe what they do, which can make what they do seem more interesting and distinctive.

Second, meaning may also come from working in a culture where it is the norm to help each other out, and there are many opportunities to do so; the variety of workers in the space means that coworkers have unique skill sets that they can provide to other community members.

Lastly, meaning may also be derived from a more concrete source: The social mission inherent in the Coworking Manifesto, an online document signed by members of more than 1,700 working spaces. It clearly articulates the values that the coworking movement aspires to, including community, collaboration, learning, and sustainability. These values get reinforced at the annual Global Coworking UnConference. So in many cases, it’s not simply the case that a person is going to work; they’re also part of a social movement.

They have more job control. Coworking spaces are normally accessible 24/7. People can decide whether to put in a long day when they have a deadline or want to show progress, or can decide to take a long break in the middle of the day to go to the gym. They can choose whether they want to work in a quiet space so they can focus, or in a more collaborative space with shared tables where interaction is encouraged. They can even decide to work from home, without repercussion, if they need to meet a repairperson or deal with a family member need.

And while coworkers value this autonomy, we also learned that they equally value some form of structure in their professional lives. Too much autonomy can actually cripple productivity because people lack routines. Coworkers reported that having a community to work in helps them create structures and discipline that motivates them. Thus, paradoxically, some limited form of structure enables an optimal degree of control for independent workers.

They feel part of a community. Connections with others are a big reason why people pay to work in a communal space, as opposed to working from home for free or renting a nondescript office. Each coworking space has its own vibe, and the managers of each space go to great lengths to cultivate a unique experience that meets the needs of their respective members. Grind, for example, is a growing network of coworking spaces in New York and Chicago. Anthony Marinos, who oversees Grind’s marketing, community management, and member services, shared with us, “When it comes to cultivating our community at Grind, we’re all about the human element. We consider ourselves as much a hospitality company as we do a workspace provider. Our staff knows all of our members by name and profession, and we’re constantly facilitating introductions between Grindists.”

WeWork, which recorded a valuation of $5 billion last December, emphasizes how it “seek[s] to create a place you join as an individual, ‘me’, but where you become part of a greater ‘we.'”

Importantly, however, socializing isn’t compulsory or forced. Members can choose when and how to interact with others. They are more likely to enjoy discussions over coffee in the café because they went to the café for that purpose – and when they want to be left alone elsewhere in the building, they are. And while our research found that some people interact with fellow coworkers much less than others, they still felt a strong sense of identity with the community. We believe this comes from coworkers knowing there is the potential for interactions when they desire or need them.

So what are the implications for traditional companies? Even though the coworking movement has its origins among freelancers, entrepreneurs, and the tech industry, it’s increasingly relevant for a broader range of people and organizations. In fact, coworking can become part of your company’s strategy, and it can help your people and your business thrive. An increasing number of companies are incorporating coworking into their business strategies in two ways.

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https://hbr.org/2015/05/why-people-thrive-in-coworking-spaces

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Women's coworking space The Wing will now offer childcare

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The millennial pink coworking space for women, The Wing, announced this week that it will launch an on-site children's space called "The Little Wing" this winter in its Soho and West Hollywood locations.

"As a mom of a 9-month old, I know firsthand that one of the greatest barriers to working as a parent is lack of flexible work schedules and access to child-care," said co-founder and chief operating officer Lauren Kassan in a statement. "We want to contribute to a world where there is no perceived motherhood penalty."

About 20 percent of The Wing's members have children, and more are having children or plan to in the future, Kassan tells CNBC Make It. Additional childcare and parenting support is one of the top requests from members, Kassan says.

Thus, The Little Wing was created to give all parents a safe place to drop their children off while they work. Certified babysitters, or "Wing-sitters" will be on staff to provide supervision and programming that will include art, music, movement classes, open play and monthly events for different age groups.

There will be programming to help parents as well; topics such as effective sleep and toilet training, mindful co-parenting, queer parenting, family planning, sibling relationships, feeding and stress-reduction will be addressed.

The Little Wing is primarily designed for children ages 1 to 6, although there will be programming for children both younger and older. It is not a substitution for full-time childcare, but will allow members to have two to three hours of work time while their children are cared for by certified babysitters.

While The Wing is exclusively for women, The Little Wing is open to all children, parents and caregivers, Kassan says. Events and other programming will be included in The Wing membership, and babysitting will be an added cost. Kassan says that pricing will be competitive with or less expensive than comparable offerings.

"It doesn't have to be this incredibly hard thing, it just has to be a priority," says Kassan.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/25/womens-coworking-space-the-wing-will-now-offer-childcare.html

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What are Virtual Coworking Spaces?

It's the 21st century – yes, virtual coworking is now a concept. Virtual coworking spaces provide many of the same benefits as physical coworking spaces but without being in the same place. Those who use a virtual coworking space get the sense of community and more without constant interruptions or having to go to a specific location. Most virtual coworking spaces even have virtual floorplans, so you can feel as if you are truly in the same office and even virtually knock on doors or go to a meeting.

Comparing Virtual and Current Coworking Spaces

In most coworking spaces, you physically go to the space to get work done, then sit at a desk and interact with people throughout the day, enjoying amenities, like coffee and printing. With a virtual coworking space, you work from wherever you are, such as your home, so you do not physically sit in the space or get access to coffee. You do, however, virtually sit at a specific desk in the virtual floorplan, go to virtual locations, like phone booths and meeting rooms, and get to interact with others in a virtual setting.

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