Joined in studio today by Chris Estrada, CEO of The Operation Spot.
[From their website:] Opening a coworking space is more complex than buying furniture, calling it a coworking space and herding people in through the open doors. The right coworking space can transform communities and invigorate local economies. Eliminate the guesswork. Discover the exact process and formula we’ve used to help dozens of coworking spaces OPEN, GROW, and THRIVE.
Notes and discussion guide from today’s show featuring Chris Estrada:
Coworking – how the industry is meeting the needs of the changing workforce.
What to look for when choosing a local coworking space
How do you become a “coworking success?”
Why do you say “Talkers Go To Coffee Shops?”
How is coworking changing the landscape of commercial real estate?
About Chris Estrada:
Chris is on a mission to influence and drive 1 Million people to pursue their passions and develop success through joining a local coworking community.
Chris hosts a weekly podcast, Coworking Success, where he features coworking success stories mixed in with other amazing business success stories. Chris’ background includes 5 years of marketing/brand strategy consulting, 10 years event management and 3 years of coworking industry experience. Chris is one of the fastest growing thought leaders in the coworking industry.
When he’s not running his coworking consulting business or marketing consulting firm, he can be found riding many of the amazing Georgia mountain bike trails or networking at events such as Network Under 40.
About your Co-Hosts:
ASHLEY STAGGS: Ashley is the Director of Marketing at FinTech startup Wela. Passionate about introducing consumers to life-enhancing products, has nearly ten years of managing marketing departments for startups and growth-phase businesses. During football season you can find Ashley sporting blue and orange and cheering on her Florida Gators. Outside of football season Ashley is touring Atlanta brunch spots in search of the perfect French toast or taking her chiweenie Roxie to the dog park. EMAIL ASHLEY.
TODD SCHNICK: With over twenty years in business, media, and politics, Todd has plenty of battle scars. With an early career as a national political operative, then starting six companies, to hosting thousands of interviews on the radio, Todd’s work as a business and media strategist comes with a unique collection of experiences in the trenches. A distance runner, writer, and speaker, Todd lives with his family in Brookhaven, Georgia. EMAIL TODD.
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He is a former marketing strategist, national political operative, and lobbyist.
Todd has published five books, writes a business + lifestyle column, is a distance runner, and lives in Chicago with his wife Stephanie + family.