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A Community Manager’s View from Home

“I still want to hear about your wins and challenges, and offer support for your creative and professional endeavors. Here for you always – even if from the comfort of my toddler-toy-filled home, in the early morning hours, wearing sweats and slippers.”

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Why we’re not fighting COVID with disposables

COVID-plastics

As we plan a phased reopening of Groundwork’s physical space, I can assure you that a few items are not on my shopping list: disposables such as plastic utensils and single-serve creamer. I’ve noticed a trend in the coworking industry to replace coffee mugs and real utensils with plastic and paper in their post-COVID operations…

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How COVID and coworking can sharpen our empathy skills

COVID, coworking, empathy

“I hope our coworking community can serve as a place to sharpen our empathy skills as different COVID stories emerge. And if you find yourself getting caught up in comparative suffering, remember that we are all in this together, however different we might be.”

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Where to Find Free Online Images for Commercial Projects

Did you know that when we’re presented with new information, we’re 65% more likely to remember it 3 days later if it’s presented with an image? Content presented with visuals doesn’t just make remembering info easier. Pairing words with a relevant picture makes it significantly more likely to get viewed in the first place. According…

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People need each other | lessons learned from 5 years of coworking

This month marks five years since Groundwork began in its humble “beta space.” Back then life was all about assembling IKEA furniture and spending long days alone until our first member Doug started showing up. Obviously a lot has changed since then, and I’m marking the anniversary by sharing five of the lessons I’ve learned…

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