What scaling a startup taught us about human relationships

Part of the excitement of joining a startup in the early days is that you’re never anonymous. You can’t get away with simply being present — you’re part of a team, you’ll be needed, you’ll be known. Done right, this is an environment where employees and founders alike feel valued and valuable, and then you’ve got the … Continue reading What scaling a startup taught us about human relationships

Lost? This is what you need to do to find your tribe

One of the world’s longest standing social constructs is the tribe; a group banded together in the pursuit of a common goal. Think hunters and gathers. Monasteries. Pre-tech villages and 20th Century ‘hoods. Church parishes. Scout groups. Sport teams. Even a colony of bees. Over time our personal goals have had the freedom to evolve … Continue reading Lost? This is what you need to do to find your tribe

Coworking spaces are popping up everywhere. This is why.

In 2006, there were no more than 30 coworking spaces in the entire world. How things change! Our industry grew out of the basements of a few freelancers, struggling to stay motivated in isolation. Freelancers who were seeking to satisfy a fundamental need to surround themselves with like-minded people. The humble origin of coworking spaces … Continue reading Coworking spaces are popping up everywhere. This is why.