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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…

Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 14: Breaking Bad News

In episode 14, Adam Teterus joins Alex Hillman to celebrate Indy Hall’s ninth year anniversary. In three months prior to this episode, Indy Hall’s membership had unprecedented growth during the usually slow summer months.  With new members comes more diversity. Unfortunately, as they moved towards their 10th anniversary, Indy Hall faced one of their biggest challenges — a significant rent, around 70%. Breaking Bad News There is a way of laying news that does not make the situation smaller than…