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Keep Coworking Relevant + 8 Must-Visit Kansas City Restaurants & Cafes

I’ve thought about starting a coworking space many times, because it is the brick and mortar equivalent of what I believe can change the world—a community of people with strongly aligned value systems around creation, receptivity and sharing.

But in 2014, I believe we’re quickly approaching the time when, “I opened a coworking space!” will no longer be newsworthy in the eyes of journalists. In a lot of cities, we’re already there.

As coworking spaces become more ubiquitous, grand openings are only worth a mention if there is a greater purpose behind it.

Beyond the infrastructure, why does coworking matter in 2014? How can we make it matter?

I’m facilitating a panel at this year’s Global Coworking Conference to talk about newer, more compelling narratives that coworking space owners can develop—not only to stay relevant to the media, but also to be more attractive and valuable to prospective members.

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My Big Problem with “Do What You Love” | Avocado Mornings #2

Welcome to Avocado Mornings, Episode 2! This week, I reveal my big problem—actually, my TWO big problems—with the phrase “do what you love.”

Here is the audio link, which will open up in a new tab: The Problem with “Do What You Love.”

In this episode, I talk about:

  • The stressful stigma of doing what you love in an entrepreneurial world
  • The unheard ending of the phrase that no one talks about
  • The potential for added stress when we attach financial stigma to doing what we love
  • The place we should really be starting from
  • How I let salsa dancing just be something I loved, without a stigma attached
  • What really matters when it comes to the things that you love
  • How to reclaim the phrase

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