Economy

Why cooperate? A Look at Co-ops and How They Work to Improve Our World

May 20, 2014

Editor’s note: this is a guest post by former ThinkHouse member, Alicia Dienst.  Cooperation and mutual aid are critical to our daily lives. We follow rules of the road to avoid getting into accidents, wait our turn in line at the grocery store, pool our money to buy a gift for a co-worker, and give […]

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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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Corporate Constitutional Rights: Why they matter and what you can do about it

March 21, 2013

Let’s play Jeopardy! ™ Under the “Democracy” category for $1,000, our clue is: “Corporate constitutional rights, progressively granted by the Courts over the last 100+ years, have created this shocking reality.” [Insert Jeopardy theme song here]. What question will match our clue and win us that $1,000? Any of theses questions below, and many more […]

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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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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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13 more reasons to love Sacramento in 2012

January 9, 2012

  The current issue of Sactown magazine’s cover feature is “50 Reasons Why We Love This City.” It lists the usual suspects like Wayne Thiebaud, the new airport terminal and its red rabbit, stars with local roots like Natalie Gulbis, Gretta Gerwig and Jackie Green, the local wine industry and how much we all love our […]

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SactoMofo: good food for us, good biz for Sacramento

December 7, 2011

If you didn’t make to SactoMofo this past Saturday, then you missed out — it was by far the best of the mobile food event thus far. We’re huge proponents of the movement and see food trucks as an integral part of cultivating a unique culture and identity for Sacramento. Yes, we think the city […]

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Getting Your Boss To Pay For Your Coworking

June 1, 2011

Check out this article from Sharable.net http://shareable.net/blog/how-to-convince-your-boss-to-let-you-cowork It’s great argument for coworking being productive, cost-effective and an overall benefit to your company. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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Going Solo. We couldn’t have said it any better…

April 18, 2011

Going Solo. from Studio Botes on Vimeo. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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