3 Reasons I Started Coworking

April 8, 2014

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by ThinkHouse Collective member Jennifer Snyder. As many creative entrepreneurs will tell you, finding the best place to work can be a complicated task. There are so many options available these days. We creatives can work from home, rent an office space, post up at the corner café […]

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Bull Sessions Foster Out-of-the-Box Thinking in Africa

April 1, 2014

Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Cinde Dolphin. My skill set does not include farming basics. I’m moderately good at brand marketing. I’ve been told I have a knack for building creative business campaigns. I can organize a special event–given enough resources. My volunteer assignment in Tanzania, Africa did not require any of […]

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Bull Session with the Mamas of Mkombozi

March 25, 2014

Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Cinde Dolphin.  Bringing the Bull Session from ThinkHouse Collective in Sacramento to the base of Kilimanjaro in Africa isn’t as crazy as it sounds. I started thinking about using the Bull Session model for business discussions as soon as I signed up for a volunteer assignment. This […]

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The Science of Productivity

April 4, 2013

At this week’s Bull Session, we had a great discussion on productivity — how do you stay productive when you are managing 5 projects that all have a deadline of…yesterday? One person shared this video, which we hope you find useful, too! Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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The Creative Class: What, where and who are they?

September 12, 2012

The ThinkHouse tagline is “A coworking community for Sacramento’s creative class.” What’s the Creative Class?  We are often asked, “what’s ‘creative class?’ ” We’re asked it so often that we added to our FAQ page and tried to answer it in a succinct manner. We’re asked it so often that we wrote a blog post […]

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Movin’ On Up! Our new digs & a new (less expensive) membership plan

August 27, 2012

The big news for the ThinkHouse Collective is that we recently moved to a new, bigger and (dare I say it) more business-friendly location. It starts with a little backstory: A few months ago we put out a survey asking questions related to coworking, pricing and amenities. The feedback we received completely changed our view […]

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Sacramento, how do you work? The results are in. Plus: a BIG announcement

July 11, 2012

Several weeks ago we ran a grassroots survey asking people in Sacramento how they work. We used simple Google form and tallied the results ourselves. We asked 8 questions about things like how people describe their work, their work environment and how they feel about the way they work. From that survey, we learned a […]

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Bull Session+Wine+Goats=One Helluva Sacramento Blogger Event

April 25, 2012

What happens when you combine a marketing maven, a blogger and a coworking community? You get a great event like Wine 101 Blogger Seminar at Story Winery, which we attended over the weekend. What are we talking about, exactly? Glad you asked. We’ve been talking for weeks now about the Bull Sessions we host here […]

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Sacramento: how do you work?

April 11, 2012

We’ve had some great conversations on Tuesdays during our weekly Bull Sessions. One thing that has come up more than once is: how do people in Sacramento work? Of course, we here at ThinkHouse are particularly interested in this question because we are trying to shape the future of work in this city. During yesterday’s […]

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How to build real relationships at networking events

December 14, 2011

Honestly, most networking events suck. It should never be a competition to see who can meet the most people or collect the most business cards. It’s not Pokemon. It shouldn’t be about talking to someone for 5 minutes then jumping to the next “target.” It shouldn’t be anything else but one thing: building real relationships. My personal […]

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