Ep 15 – Coworking is community working together – with Anne Kirby from The Candy Factory

A very special coworking

20-09-2023 • 28 mins

During this interview, we’ll talk about:

  • Anne and her space, The Sweet Core
  • what being a family truly means
  • how spaces can collaborate together

0:00 – Hi!

0:41 – The space came after the community

4:36 – There was more than just creatives coming at the table

6:00 – There were many great cafes but coworking was missing

9:07 – This has to happen

11:54 – Kids and dogs are the norm

15:42 – We don’t have to be a one size fits all

17:03 – Collaboration over competition

19:48 – Cat Johnson’s Coworking Lab

21:41 – A great business resource

23:19 – A wellness theme

24:45 – Get out!

26:10 – Bye!


Anne Kirby

Anne does many things.

She operates an agency, a coworking space, founded a Coworking Alliance, hosted a Coworking Conference, hosts meetup groups and does some more public speaking.

The Candy Factory is a community of professionals who have found a new way to work.

It promotes business growth, creative thinking, shared brilliance, and collaboration for small businesses, freelancers, remote workers, and non-profits.

Check Anne’s space, The Candy Factory:


Fanny Marcoux

I’m your host and passionate about coworking, remote working, nomading, and marketing. Many -ing in there.

During the day, I help ecommerce managers migrate to Google Analytics 4 before it is too late and all their data gets erased.

I also post every day on LinkedIn, where you can follow me:


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