Connecting to the bigger world… all because of coworking.

Jayme Stories

In my role at WORKUP, I’m always looking to other coworking spaces to inspire me with new ideas for community events, marketing tips, and even little things that will simply bring energy to our space. This means that I follow a ton of coworking blogs, sign up for a lot of other spaces e-newsletters, and even hit the road to …

What is coworking?

Jayme Stories

What is coworking? I can’t count how many times I’ve had to answer this question – at work, out in the community, over the phone, through email. Up until very recently, I realized that most of the time, I was answering this question wrong. And to be totally honest, I never felt like I was doing it justice. The truth …

my STARTUP experience…

Jayme Events, Stories

Last week, I participated in STARTUP. A collaborative, week-long workshop unlike any other that was launched by WORKUP and the MinnWest Technology Campus this past spring. Up until last Monday, my role has been to help organize and facilitate the workshop, but like any other startup out there, we (WORKUP) needed clarity and fresh perspective just as bad as the …

STARTUP STORY: Fladeboe Land of Willmar, Minneapolis & Detroit Lakes, MN

Betsy Bonnema Stories

For 38 years, Fladeboe Auctions and Land Company has sold just about anything you can think of. The family-owned company began as Fladeboe Auctions in 1978 when patriarch, Dale Fladeboe went to auction school. All three of his children have followed in his footsteps to become auctioneers and join the family business, which is an institution in Southwest Minnesota. Fast …