The life of a freelancer can be a lonely one. Many turn to working in cafes, which brings its own anxiety when you don’t want to surrender your spot despite being at your caffeine limit (as it happens, I’m in that very situation as I write this).
Co-working spaces are nothing new, but many require a regular commitment, which places them out of reach financially. New Perth business My Hustle is solving this problem by turning small bars into casual weekday co-working spaces. My Hustle’s founder, Melissa Bowen, worked as a journalist before starting a consultancy business after having three children. Her family operates Picabar in Northbridge and South Fremantle’s Percy Flint, which is the first bar being offered as a My Hustle space. In addition to offering freelancers somewhere to work, the concept also provides venue owners with another revenue stream.
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