Alex Hillman Podcast

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Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 19: Q&A

Alex Hillman answered three questions from listeners and readers. What should be considered when purchasing furniture for a coworking space?   Decisions on furniture is inconsequential in comparison to the thought you should be putting into the community.  However, if people are going to be getting work done, you do need to think about how your space is affecting how they work and interact with other people. Professional furniture is expensive.  When searching for furniture, you want to consider agility…

Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 18: Connecting with Community

Sam Abrams sat down for a conversation with one of Indy Hall’s members.  He is a practicing attorney who has been able to grow his business from within the space. Coworking as a Lawyer A lawyer is not a profession that is commonly associated with coworking.  Despite that there are not many in his field coworking, this Indy Hall member has been rediscovering himself professionally while engaging with his work in a new way.  He has embarked on a new…

Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 17: Sex and Work

Adam Teterus sat with Dr. Lee, an educator in human sexuality and relationships to talk about how relationships impact the workplace.  Sexuality touches on every facet of our lives. It affects our experience as social beings and may determine what access we have to certain resources, opportunities, etc.   Relationships We have a perception of work relationships being strictly goal oriented.  However, the relationships we build with others have the possibility to be one of our greatest sources of strength.…

Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 16: Coworking Conferences

Sam Abrams, a core team member of Indy Hall, discussed how to make sure that you get your moneys worth at the coworking conferences with Alex Hillman.  Sam attended her first ever conference which was particularly successful. Day One Day one is typically the conference day.  Alex expressed how he prefers the unconference day because it does not feel like he learns much on the first day.   People tend to use the stage a certain way which often feels…

Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 15: Gauging Community

Alex Hillman and Adam Teterus continued their conversation on how they dealt with Indy Hall’s rent increase they discussed in the previous episode.  They talked about how they used Town Hall meetings to gather the thoughts of the community. As they made actionable plans, the community became closer. Gauging Community The first thing Indy Hall had to do was weigh their options.  To gather thoughts and ideas from the community, they conducted a series of two Town Halls.  They knew…