Meet Our Members: Lisa Schmidt the Legal Linguist

Lisa Schmidt, CEO & Founding Member PatchWork Collective

One of the benefits of being a member of the PatchWork Collective coworking space is your chance to reach our network of businesses and professional contacts. One way we do that is through feature “Meet our Members” blog posts. In today’s post, we’ll meet the CEO of PatchWork, Lisa Schmidt, who is an attorney at Schmidt & Long and a writer for Legal Linguist. Continue reading “Meet Our Members: Lisa Schmidt the Legal Linguist”

PatchWork Collective to Present Pitch at Ferndale SOUP

PatchWork Collective to Present at Ferndale SOUP

Running a beautiful, functional, and community-oriented coworking space takes time, effort, and of course, money. We want the PatchWork Collective to connect with all different aspects of the local community — from the business owners to the artists. And now we will have our chance. Lisa Schmidt from the PatchWork Collective will be pitching our space at tomorrow night’s Ferndale SOUP event, and we couldn’t be more excited. Continue reading “PatchWork Collective to Present Pitch at Ferndale SOUP”

Coworking Can’t Meet Every Need, But Flexibility Gets Us Closer

Wheeled furniture provides flexibility in coworking spaces.

A yoga instructor, an artist, and a business professional walk into a coworking space. It’s not the start of a bad joke. It’s just Tuesday. People running coworking spaces know that no one can be all things to all people, but it’s our job to provide flexibility to meet the needs of as many entrepreneurs and remote workers as possible. Continue reading “Coworking Can’t Meet Every Need, But Flexibility Gets Us Closer”

Freelancers: Get Thee to a Coworking Space!

Freelancers: Get Thee to a Coworking Space!

There are a lot of benefits to life as a professional freelancer. You get to set your own hours, control what you do, and keep all the profits. But let’s be honest, there’s a down side too. Isolation, a loss of professionalism, and a lack of separation between work and home can all leave a full-time freelancer feeling like they have nothing to show for their work. That’s where a coworking space can help. Continue reading “Freelancers: Get Thee to a Coworking Space!”