If you love music and live in Central Ohio, you’ve probably seen the work of Clinton Reno a time or two. He’s been designing and printing posters for concerts locally and globally for ten years, and I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to work with him on the redesign and relaunch of his web site, ClintonReno.com
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One of the things I love most about being a part of the larger coworking community is the spirit of sharing between people who are still trying to figure it all out.
The first year — or three — can be a roller coaster of victories and defeats, but there are literally hundreds of people out there more than willing to share the things they have found to work for them. During the first year of building our community I was fortunate enough to get endless amounts of amazing advice from veteran coworking space operators around the world and it made all the difference between continuing on and throwing in the towel.
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I have a special place in my heart for coworking space operators who have done it all wrong. It’s a story that I’ve heard over and over since we opened our own space two years ago: “People just aren’t coming back. They stop in for a day and tell us how great it is, but then we never see them again.” They go on to describe how awkward it is, because when people do stop in, it’s just two people—which makes it hard to give people that feeling that coworking has. “How do we get people to sign up? How do we get them to form a community?”
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Notes from a coworking founder to his younger self
Last September, I took the first steps towards opening a new coworking space in Columbus, Ohio. I went into it pretty blind and made a lot of assumptions along the way. If I could go back in time and sit down with my younger self before he started down this road, this is what I would want him to know.
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