Community Mission Statement:

A cozy place to work alongside people doing work they’re passionate about and committed to, where 80% of people say hi. Come and work here!

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Collective Agency has many members and growing. There are weekly activities/events: Wednesdays 2pm Lightning Talks for 2 to 8 minute TED-like Talks by members, lunch every weekday 12pm, and conversations often (but mostly people are productive working). This is our blog for members to write updates and share pictures. (Click the blog titles to see pictures and the full post.)

Newsletter: Collective Agency spring update

Hi Collective Agency extended community, On April 17th at noon our rates for future members will go up, to $325/month for a membership with open seating, and to $475/month for a membership with a reserved desk. The reason why is brand perception and to sign up more members. What else? ***Rates stay the same for current members.*** … Read More

By Alex Linsker,

Categories: Newsletter

February photos, events, and updates

(This is an email to the Collective Agency Google Group that I sent out today. -Alex) Hi Collective Agency members, Lots of good things have been happening. Here are photos, events, and updates. * Photos for your enjoyment from January and early February: http://collectiveagency.co/2014/02/21/january-and-february-2014-photos/ Upcoming events: * This Sunday 2-5pm is roller skating at Oaks … Read More

By Alex Linsker,

Categories: Coworking, Culture, Events

January and early February 2014 photos

Here are photos for your enjoyment from January and early February. These photos show various lunch, Lightning Talks, and other member activities here when members aren’t working. My biggest joy here is members organizing and making things happen that they care about: Lunch at 12pm is the most social time of day: some members walk … Read More

By Alex Linsker,

Categories: Coworking, Culture, Democracy, Events, Lightning Talks, Member Initiatives

Nighttime Photos: Collective Agency Dec 12th Holiday Party

Here are nighttime photos from later in the evening at this year’s Collective Agency holiday party. Members brought family and friends.

By Alex Linsker,

Categories: Coworking, Culture, Events, Member Initiatives

A shift away from democratic management to democratic access

On Sept 25, 2013, members voted to end the democratic-business management structure here (the Constitution, civics, and council) and have Collective Agency be viewed more as a traditional business. The time cost of weekly meetings and thinking about the business was more than members desired, and members say they trust me to own the business. … Read More

By Alex Linsker,

Categories: Culture, Democracy

Photos, mid-November 2013

Many photos and scenes from mid-November 2013 for your enjoyment. Chris repairs his bicycle. In this photo, 17 members are working in the big loft room. A reserved desk is shown on the left. Of 50 members, 2 people have reserved desks. we have room for up to 100 or 140 members, including up to … Read More

By Alex Linsker,

Categories: Coworking, Culture, Democracy, Events, Lightning Talks, Member Initiatives

Photos: Open House Potluck Lunch and other photos

Recent photos for your enjoyment.             Panorama, scroll to right to view:

By Alex Linsker,

Categories: Coworking, Culture, Democracy, Events

Lunch at 9th and Alder

Today some members walked to the food carts at SW 9th and Alder, and we talked and ate in the park, then walked back to work.

By Alex Linsker,

Categories: Coworking, Culture, Member Initiatives

Bike2Lunch tomorrow, 22 people to lunch today, Lightning Talks.

Tomorrow Don, Josh, and Jeffrey (we have some people with the same first name) will be leading the third Bike2Lunch. 12pm Thursdays, this time to SuperPod! Produce Row. Our Bike2Lunches are up to a 10 minute bike ride each way. Some of us had gone to SuperPod at the end of the first Pedalpalooza ride this year. … Read More

By Alex Linsker,

Categories: Coworking, Culture, Events, Lightning Talks

Activities: Lightning Talks, Bike2Lunch Thursdays, work and events

Lightning Talks are every Wednesday 2pm-2:30pm. Lightning Talks are mini-TED Talks. Each time, 3 members share something they’re learning and really into, something that they personally care about: Most of us go to lunch here at 12pm each day. Usually we walk across Burnside to the food carts and eat outside. Some members have been … Read More

By Alex Linsker,

Categories: Coworking, Culture, Events, Lightning Talks, Member Initiatives

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