What I Learned From Visiting 250 Coworking Spaces Around the World

THRIVE is part of a global coworking movement. We speak with a hybrid workspace advocate who has traveled the world, taking a deep dive into the coworking community. Eight years ago, when Pauline Roussel was still working a traditional office job at a marketing agency...

Four Tips for Streamlining the Hot-Desk Shuffle

Veteran road warriors and longtime hot-deskers say there is a way to streamline gear and minimize the equipment you have to tote around when you’re working from anywhere (and everywhere). Hot-desking, like most innovations of modern work, can be both a blessing and a...

How to Navigate Volume Etiquette in a Coworking Space

Managing volume — both the noise you contribute and the noise you hear from others — can be one of the biggest challenges in coworking spaces. It also can be the difference between a productive day and a frustrating one. Coworking spaces are designed to spark...

Work/Life Balance: Tipping the Scales

Why the notion of work/life balance is a farce … and what you can do about it. “Work hard, play hard,” the saying goes. In truth, the notion of work/life balance on a broad scale is oxymoronic at best and utterly delusional at worst. As much as we’d like to think we...