Notes & Quotes from folks who have been there, done that and their eyes still sparkle when they talk about the hard work of gathering humans.
Cat Johnson's Simple Truths About Coworking:
1. Fabulousness fades. People may join your space because it’s beautiful and fabulous, but those things won’t make them stay. Members become blind to fabulousness when we see it every day. The thing that keeps us coming back is a vibrant community and a vibe that help us do our best work.
2. Anyone can open a nice space. Anyone can outspend and out-fabulous you. You need to find your differentiator. What’s the one thing you can do better than anyone else? Find that and make it the focal point of your messaging.
3. The best thing you can do for your members, your community and your business is to establish your space as a hub for connection and collaboration. This means going far beyond simply offering space for rent. It means serving, connecting, collaborating and participating in your extended community all day, every day.
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