Richard and guest co-host Michelle St.Clair interview Jacob Bates, Director & COO of CommonGrounds, a collaborative office workspace that serves as an accelerating platform for small businesses to grow. They discuss the new look of office space utilization through shared workspaces.
Jacob is passionate about the future of work and shaping tomorrow’s workplace and leaders. Jacob has 20 years of experience leading global enterprise corporate real estate portfolios and workplace ecosystems. With a focus on global real estate and operations, vision and strategy, design, construction, and workplace experience. Jacob has directly led thousands of locations throughout the USA and in more than 70 countries globally.
CommonGrounds Carlsbad is a collaborative office workspace that serves as an accelerating platform for small businesses to grow. They have a refreshing atmosphere, just one block from the Pacific Ocean and steps away from the Poinsettia Coaster Station. Fully equipped with TV’s and video conferencing in state of the art conference rooms, free local beer on tap, breakout area & event space already setup with projector and live streaming capabilities. They also have a large outdoor patio seating area with yard games, comfortable furniture, a bbq, community bikes, surfboards, and personal surfboard lockers!