About Katia Xenophontos

Ancienne nomade devenue sédentaire. Traductrice. Blogueuse. Echangeuse (de maison). Coworkeuse. Community manager, traductrice, représentante pour TrocMaison. Il m’arrive d’écrire pour les autres (si on me le demande gentiment). LinkedIn. Facebook. Twitter. La nomade sédentaire

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How Betacowork Saved My Life

Well, the title might be a little exaggerated, it’s true. But nonetheless: each day I thank heaven (or the powers that be) that led me to discover the marvellous invention of economic sharing that is coworking, and in particular the creation of Ramon Suarez: Betacowork. Ten years of solitude For a little more than ten […]

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9 Good Reasons for Coworking – Even More True When You Are a Woman

The opinion of a woman coworker on the good reasons to cowork when you are a woman (yes, this is my experience) But it’s as valid for men! 1 – Stop having to justify yourself O.K, you’re working at home. But NO, that doesn’t mean you’ve got the time to: do the housework take out […]

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Coworking space seeks female entrepreneurs

Nineteen per cent. That’s the current percentage of the female population of Betacowork. It’s certainly progress since the start, but it’s still not enough. Ladies, it’s time to join our 19% of coworkers. To help push the percentage to 50% (at least!). The female coworkers need you. Need your support. There are too many men . […]

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Coworking for translators

Translators, those solitary beings, are they really capable of working in a coworking space? The answer has to be yes when you consider the number of followers of St Jerome (patron saint of translators) who work at Betacowork (your humble servant amongst them). So how do you find a translator? And where is the interest in […]

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The men who prefer to work standing up

Is working while standing really, as the studies suggest, better? – that more and more studies insist that sitting all day is bad for your health? Sidar; founder of Open Up Europe claims that “sitting is the new smoking” : is he right to claim this? At Betacowork, the few standing desks are constantly occupied […]

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Bonne année 2015

One year of coworking – the results

This post has first appeared in La nomade sédentaire, a blog about collaborative economy (home exchanges, coworking, etc.) edited by our coworker Katia, translator and passionate about the sharing economy. In just a few hours, we will say goodbye to 2014. And if you say “new year”, you’re saying it’s ”time to look at the […]

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Coworking and Betacowork as seen by a Betacoworker

My name is Katia and I’m a translator, (but also a blogger, dreamer, dozer, well – er… who said “bother”?). I have been a member of Betacowork for some months now and on the International Week of Coworking, I decided to be unfaithful to my blog (La Nomade sédentaire) to write a post on the […]

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If only Saint Jerome had discovered coworking!

This week, it is particularly to my brother and sister translators that I am addressing myself. And more specifically to those that work freelance from their living room or office at home. To aspiring independent translators also: those who hesitate to launch themselves into the job for fear of becoming a hermit who needs to […]

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