EP 102 | Cooperative Work Spaces – Part 1 with Tawni Peterson, Martha Rosellini and Carly Nemtean
March 4, 2019
About this Episode
Community over competition—that’s the spirit behind cooperative work spaces created specifically for designers. In this compilation episode we hear from Business of Design™ member Tawni Peterson, who is thinking of creating a collective and wants to know what she should expect. We then hear from other BOD members who are currently in cooperative work spaces, running cooperative work spaces or about to launch such a venture. In this 2-part episode we’ll also learn about collective buying partnerships. Lots to learn in EP 102 and EP 105.
In this episode we learn:
- the pros and cons of collective work spaces
- the client experience of entering such a space
- vulnerability is where the magic happens
- getting to know your competition is good for you and for them
- consider your brand when choosing location and amenities
- a mixed co-op (multiple businesses represented) is a viable choice
“One Bad Apple” by the Osmond Brothers.
Carly Nemtean says: Be a shepherd for those who need your guidance. We all win when one succeeds.
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