Why are we running a co-working retreat in Medellín, Colombia?

Why are we running a co-working retreat in Medellín, Colombia?

Despite what you may have learned about Medellín from Narcos, this city has made one of the most historic transformations of any city when it went from being ruled by Pablo Escobar in the 1980s and 90s, to becoming the wold's most innovative city in the 2010s. 

There are too many reasons to count, but here are a few reasons why we're going to Medellín this February and March...

How We Initially Failed, and then Succeed at Defining Our Values

How We Initially Failed, and then Succeed at Defining Our Values

When we set out to start Unsettled, we knew two things would be at our core over anything else: (1) shared experiences and (2) community.

As important as these concepts are to our generation, we knew we had to think deeply and intentionally about how we would operationalize them and ingrain them into our activities and offering.

Before we ever started Unsettled, we developed a set of values and principles to guide us on this quest into the unknown. But this value set didn’t come overnight. In fact, we fell short of our original intention, and it wasn’t until we began to share these values with our growing community that they began to take their true shape...

The Unsettled Manifesto

The Unsettled Manifesto

You’ve worked hard.

You did everything you were told. Checked the boxes, one by one, as your 20s went by. You finished college. Made great friends. Started a career for yourself.  Sure, there were some bumps in the road, but whatever. In the end, you did it. You got an apartment, lived the city life, and took your two weeks of vacation a year.  

You learned how to survive - no, fuck it, thrive - on your own.

And then, it all seemed to slow down.  At some point, you couldn’t help but wonder, 
“Is this it?”