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Coliving Conversations

Coliving, AKA co-living, is helping solve the global loneliness, environmental, and housing crises. Join Naima Ritter Figueres and her co-hosts from Conscious Coliving, a multiple award-winning start-up, every two weeks for insightful conversations with the movers, shakers, and influencers of the blossoming shared living industry. This podcast asks the question - how is shared living already tackling some of the biggest challenges that we face today AND how can we scale it in the way that the world needs?You will gain insight into the latest trends shaping the industry and hear loads of practical tips related to shared living business models, technology, and investment as well as how to enhance community, wellbeing and sustainability. Curious? Find out more at https://www.consciouscoliving.com/podcast/

Tracks

It is Time to Be Brave: Shared Living & The Housing Crisis (Ep. 7)
In this episode, join co-hosts Naima Ritter Figueres and Matt Lesniak for an insightful conversation with Diana Lind, who is an urban policy specialist and author of the book Brave New Home: Our Future in Smarter, Simpler, Happier Housing.   Diana shares about the problems with single-family homes and inspires us with exciting alternatives.  Tune in to learn all about the housing crisis and the role of shared living in helping to address it.Explore show notes & more: https://www.consciouscoliving.com/shared-living-housing-crisis/
46:14 12/6/22
Coliving & Coworking Revolution (Ep. 6)
In this episode, join co-hosts Naima Ritter Figueres and Dr Penny Clark for an insightful conversation with Amy Frearson, co-author of the book All Together Now- The Co-living and Co-working Revolution and editor-at-large of Dezeen.  In this episode, we will explore the trends behind the coliving and coworking revolution, different ways to colive,  and thoughts on the future of living as well as what is needed for the co-space sector to thrive. Explore shownotes and more: https://www.consciouscoliving.com/coliving-coworking-revolution/  
48:15 11/29/22
How to Create Great Tenant & Community Experiences (Ep. 5)
In this episode, join co-hosts Naima Ritter Figueres and Juan Ortiz for a chat with  Jonas Häggqvist, co- founder of COLIVE,  one of Swedens leading coliving companies and co-founder of Coly,  a roommate matching platform for shared living spaces.  In this episode, we will talk about Colive's operations and how it's helping address the loneliness and housing crisis in Sweden. We will explore Coly’s benefits as a tool for shared living operations, and Jonas will also share his top mistakes and top tips related to creating a thriving tenant experience.  Dive into this episode to learn all about how to create a thriving tenant and community experience. And if you want to learn more about how a matching algorithm can boost the community experience, then check out the 5 Ways a Matching Algorithm can Foster Community article written by  Linnéa Brenden, Lead Data Scientist and psychologist at Coly Technologies. Explore episode shownotes and more: https://www.consciouscoliving.com/how-to-create-great-tenant-experiences/
44:40 11/15/22
ESG in Shared Living and Hybrid Hospitality: Now, a "Must Have" (Ep. 4)
In this episode, join co-hosts Naima Ritter Figueres and Matt Lesniak for an insightful conversation with Amber Westerborg, who is the Director of Sustainability & Impact at The Social Hub, formally known as The Student Hotel. You will learn how one of the largest shared living and hospitality brands in Europe is implementing ESG, from its investment to operations and metrics. Explore show notes and more: https://www.consciouscoliving.com/esg-shared-living-hybrid-hospitality/(And, make sure to watch the "How to embed ESG & social value in shared living" Webinar to go deeper).
36:44 11/9/22
Shared Living & the Climate Emergency (Ep. 3)
In this episode, join co-hosts Naima Ritter Figueres and Dr Penny Clark for an insightful conversation with Tom Rivett-Carnac. Tom has been at the forefront of the global climate agenda for many years now and helped spearhead the strategy behind the landmark Paris Climate Agreement. He is co-author of the best-selling book “The Future We Choose”  and co-host of the award-winning podcast Outrage and Optimism. Dive into this episode to explore the role of communities in addressing the climate emergency. Explore shownotes and more:  https://www.consciouscoliving.com/shared-living-the-climate-emergency/
47:56 10/4/22
Addressing Loneliness & Facilitating Connection through Shared Living (Ep. 2)
In this second episode of Coliving Conversations, join co-hosts Naima Ritter Figueres and Juan Ortiz for a  chat with Kat Vellos, who is a connection coach, UX designer, and author of the book "We Should Get Together - The Secret to Cultivating Better Friendships."  Kat reveals key insights from her book and concrete ways to foster connection and thriving relationships in community living. Explore shownotes and more: https://www.consciouscoliving.com/facilitating-connection-and-friendship-in-community/
46:23 9/20/22
The Transfomational Power of Coliving (Ep. 1)
In this first episode of Coliving Conversations, join co-hosts Naima Ritter Figueres and Dr Penny Clark as we dive into conversation with Gui Perdrix, one of the most knowledgeable people in the coliving scene. He has visited hundreds of coliving spaces, interviewed over 200 coliving operators, and written the book ‘The Art of Coliving’. Gui shares key insights from his research on how to build community, avoid common mistakes, and create transformational coliving experiences at scale. Explore show notes and more: https://www.consciouscoliving.com/transformational-power-of-coliving/
43:14 9/6/22
Coliving Conversations (Season 1, Trailer)
Naima Ritter Figueres, Head of Community & Wellbeing at Conscious Coliving, offers a sneak peek into the show that shines light on the people, projects and places of the blossoming shared living movement! Curious? Find out more at https://www.consciouscoliving.com/podcast/ 
02:14 6/1/22