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Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 10: Community and Team Members

Although he did not attend, Alex Hillman connected with attendees of the Coworking Asia Unconference for a Google hangout Q&A session. How do you keep your team from burning out? There are two categories of things expected from team members: Operational duties These are things that need to be done everyday such as maintaining the space, scheduling, and giving tours Desire to connect with people This is what brings most people into such positions.  Team members care a lot about…

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Alex Hillman PodcastCoworking

Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 9: New Hires

Andy Hillman discussed one of the biggest challenges that everyone encounters when trying to expand their team — new hires.   Background Andy recalled a time when he was approaching burnout.  This was when he started looking for a new hire. There were many simple, everyday tasks that fell on his shoulders which could easily be fulfilled by someone else.  These small, seemingly inconsequential tasks ended up adding up to a giant chunk of his time. This is when he…

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Alex Hillman PodcastCoworking

Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 8: Art

Sean Martorana, a member of Indy Hall who is largely responsible for the growth of the art community within the space, talked to Alex Hillman for episode eight. Art in Indy Hall For awhile, Sean was the only fine artist at Indy Hall. However, he was able to bring another dimension to the visual experience of members.  With Alex’s permission, Sean painted the walls of the space. He did this while inviting people into the process of making of the…

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Seperation of Church and Coworking

Discover Coworking previously sat with Brandon Napoli of Sacred Space Coworking who shared a unique story about how he started a space within his church.  Joanna Cabalquinto interviewed him once again to get more details on his journey. Working in a Church Brandon was able to start a coworking space within his church because he was aware of an underutilized space in the community that was aesthetically different from a typical office space.  The values of the community was key…

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Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 7: On the Stack with Vanessa Gennarelli 2

Learning community researcher and Indy Hall member, Vanessa Gennarelli, joined Alex Hillman to talk about three seemingly unrelated topics that they related back to coworking. Fractals Fractals are patterns that occur in nature which seem to be chaotic but are actually organized.  We see these patterns happening all around us. They can help us recognize things and jog memory.  However, they can also be inhibitors to thoughts. A Lot of cognitive biases rely on patterns. Patterns help us but we…