Coworking is the Key Ingredient in the ‘New Now’
The economic downturn due to Covid-19 experienced worldwide left no one unaffected in 2020. But as the pandemic continues to fluctuate we are at the point where we can no longer wait, we have to move forward for the sake of our businesses, and perhaps for our sanity. We have to find a way to […]
The Future is Free(lancers)
Freelancers are a unique resource, providing business owners the ability to tap into flexible, high-level talent quickly and easily, and to agree pricing terms that suit the budget of the project at hand. This gives founders the distinct advantage of being able to quickly put together a curated team. This kind of agility in business […]
Tibo Belpaire: Dreams Don’t Work Unless You Do.
If you think back to yourself at the age of 21, what were you up to? What had you achieved and what were your dreams? For 21 year old Tibo Belpaire, living in Belgium, he’s well on his way to achieving his dreams and doing what he loves most — creating gaming videos. At the […]
Is data security driving WFH to WNH?
Just when you think you’ve cottoned on to a trend, it changes again! In 2020 we saw the mass exit of employees from the workplace. Office staff of almost every profession set up workstations in homes of every shape and size, regardless of occupancy, while the Coronavirus gripped the world. Now, after more than eight […]
Szilvia Filep – A passion for all things freelancing
For Szilvia Filep, joining the freelancer world was a deliberate choice. After her daughter was born, and she spent her first three years of ‘motherhood’ with her – this 36 month period in Hungary, consists of one and a half years fully paid maternity, while the other 18 months are unpaid. This was the opportunity […]
Let’s talk about Neuroinclusivity in Coworking.
In the UK, 1% of the population is autistic, 4% have ADHD and 10% dyslexia, but it is said that fewer than 50% of these people know it. There has been a 31% increase in neurodiverse graduates from higher education over the last 10 years. So what does this mean for the workplace? Few […]
EFWeek partners and sponsors highlight the Freelancer Ecosystem in Europe
04 November, Amsterdam: October saw events take place all over Europe and the world in celebration of the freelancer’s movement, EFWeek. The call was heeded over the 10-day long annual festival where freelancers, coworking spaces and organisations took action with many events loaded on the EFWeek website from October 16th – 25th. This year marked […]
Diving into your Start Up opportunity – Mercedes’ business story
Mercedes W. Bahamé, a mentee of Urban MBA has, this year taken the brave leap to pursue her dream career as an image and personal brand consultant. From a very young age, she recalls fashion always being her first love and used to sit on the porch of her childhood home in Uganda posing and […]
Trulifi by Signify to partner with Nook Pod at European Freelancers Week 2020
Trulifi, two-way wireless network connectivity through infrared and visible light, from Signify, the world leader in lighting, is joining forces with Nook Wellness Pods, a family of personal and social spaces designed for personal wellbeing and engagement, to bring a unique and new experience for freelancers and coworking spaces during the European Freelancers Week 2020. […]
When was the last time you enjoyed a period of uninterrupted productivity? In Cal Newport’s book, Deep Work, he speaks about it as being able to consistently create the conditions for you to work in a focused manner for an extended period of time. Not so long ago we could schedule a work session […]