Detox Day 5 and Big Ideas for Co-Owned Community Property


Day 5 in the mountains of Thailand at DetoxPai and my mind feels super sharp 🙂 I’m currently researching the topic of community owned property. Do you like that topic? Me too! And I feel like the topic has coming up a lot recently on all sorts of scales in all sorts of contexts and conversations …and that is super exciting. I’ve been exploring possible scenarios and researching how the legal and financial aspect could work. There’s a few different models to consider and of course the ongoing management is also an interesting topic too:) It could be useful for all sorts of communities who want to co-own their property, from small coliving environments to larger colive/cowork spaces or even a giant village-sized projects.

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Cross Campus Experience Design

Dougie worked directly with Cross Campus‘ CEO to refine both the member and team experience, with a special focus given to the launch of our second location in Old Pasadena. As interim Senior Community Manager he was part of the core launch team as well as assembling and managing the location team which included interviewing and hiring another community manager, a receptionist, two baristas and sourcing and overseeing a crew of handymen and contractors. As part of the launch strategy he produced a handful or 100+ person Mindshare LA events to help promote both Santa Monica and Pasadena locations to potential new members.

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