The top 5 benefits of coworking: Collaboration at its best.
Working from home has its perks: no commute to and from the office, flexible working hours, and the choice to take the dog for a walk around the block between meetings. There can also be drawbacks such as feeling isolated and even a lack of connection. That’s where coworking comes in. A coworking space can provide the perks of working from home, but with many additional benefits. We have listed our top 5 benefits of coworking for your consideration the next time working from home gets a little lonely!
1. Connection and Collaboration
The most significant benefit of a shared office space is the opportunity to connect and network with like-minded individuals. When you’re working alongside entrepreneurs and business owners from various industries who already believe in the benefits of coworking, there is a strong sense of openness and connection from the outset. Such an environment can provide numerous opportunities for people to collaborate, cross-pollinate ideas and offerings and share knowledge.
2. Flexible working schedule
Being able to come and go from your shared workspace makes the benefit of having your own private desk or office even sweeter. There is power in being able to create a schedule that suits your needs. Having the option to work from home, whilst knowing your workspace is there when more structure is required ensures that those sluggish days are a tad more productive.
Further to this, Intersect offers, under their Touchdown membership, hot desk options which means you can secure your own desk for 2-3+ days per week. This option is especially popular for those who enjoy working from home, but know an element of structure is key to their success. Many freelance and consulting business’ benefit from our Touchdown membership structure.
3. Bettering work-life balance
Working in a shared office space creates a distinct separation between work and home. You can truly leave work at work. The concern of blurred lines disappears. For most, this structure makes for a better work-life balance, which is important to ensure you are setting appropriate boundaries and maintaining mental wellness.
4. Inspiration is motivation
In a coworking space, you are constantly exposed to new people, new energy and new ideas. This can help spark creativity and provide inspiration for your work. When you’re feeling stuck, talking to someone else in the Inter-community can give you a fresh perspective on your challenge. Remember: a problem shared is a problem halved!
5. High-end, luxurious facilities
Coworking spaces are designed for productivity and comfort. Intersect aims to ensure all your bases are covered so you can focus on the things that matter; you can leave the amenities and resources to us. From state-of-the-art meeting rooms and technology, fully-stocked kitchens, and freshly made barista coffee, we take care of the small things so the bigger things can grow.
Coworking spaces provide an opportunity for professionals to come together and collaborate in a flexible and creative environment. This can lead to opportunities for networking, idea sharing, and collaboration that are usually harder to access on a day-to-day basis. Coworking is becoming increasingly popular, with good reason – the benefits are clear!