Today is Employee Appreciation Day—what better day to acknowledge the dubious accolade of how overworked Americans are? And a great day to snicker at the cities that commute the longest hours, volunteer the least, and have the highest share of “idle youth.”
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Students loans: making it easier to forgive the unforgivable
It’s pretty bad out there: nearly 70% of millennials aren’t saving for retirement because they’re too busy paying off student loans. But a new employee perk is looking to change that.
Vail, Colorado: Proximity announces coworking partnership with Hilton
Hotels are about short, transactional experiences. Coworking is about long term community. What happens when we put the two together? We chat with Rocky Mountain coworking leader Amy Kemp, co-founder of ELEVATE coSPACE, on what it might take to make this work.
Market expansion for coworking giants in the U.S. and China
A brief history of Chinese coworking giant Ucommune’s recent entry into the U.S. market vis-à-vis WeWork’s expansion in China.
Ursula K. Le Guin and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi on leisure and spare time
Just before she passed, the great American writer Ursula K. Le Guin (1929-2018) published her thoughts on leisure and “spare time,” which dovetail well with Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s writing on the subject. A bit of wisdom for whenever you have a moment of spare time.
Inside The New Work Project
With the average desk rate in New York City at $1,100, design-focused Williamsburg space The New Work Project is, if not exactly keeping it real, then at least in keeping with the new reality of a swank and upscale Brooklyn.
How much does a $100,000 website cost?
If it costs that much, you’re doing it wrong. Why companies that spend big still end up with inferior products, by Melissa Mesku.
Community: the key thing
Why am I still carrying around dead keys to a place that no longer exists? By Melissa Mesku.