Newsletter - March 5, 2019

Build your own community, healthy debate, networking for introverts, and more.

Newsletter - February 19, 2019

Investment for women-led companies, awkward marketing for business, and more.

Newsletter - February 6, 2019

Must-see recommendations, a road-trippin' podcast, and more.

Newsletter - January 22, 2019

Writing together community, the new Google Docs, the best technology at CES, and more.

Newsletter - January 8, 2019

Marketing plan generator, thoughtful self-promotion, BYOB restaurants, and more.

LoganSquarist: Second Shift's First Year In Logan Square

"Walk into any coffee shop on a weekday and you’ll see office-less workers tapping away at their laptops, trying to get work done in a space anywhere other than their kitchen table or living room. But to Nicole Vasquez and Levi Baer, the…

The Single Most Important Reason To Join A Co-Working Space

"For many years, when I “officed” at various independent coffee shops in Chicago, I used my computer lock on a daily basis. A computer lock is what it sounds like, a bike lock for a computer, with a metal nub on one end that you can insert…

Vertabiz Interview with Levi Baer

Levi talks about his history with entrepreneurship and community building, and how he got into coworking, in this two-part interview with Vertabiz.  

VoyageChicago Interview With Levi Baer

  "Levi, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far. Nicole Vasquez and I came together to bring Second Shift to life because we both see community building as THE path for…

People + Words Visits Second Shift

Brent Trotter of People + Words visited Second Shift for a day of coworking and a conversation with founders Levi Baer and Nicole Vasquez. He calls his day at Second Shift "one of the most energizing and productive work days I had all year."…