How to Maximize Coworking

What Do Shared Environments Truly Have to Offer?

Why It Matters

Coworking spaces have been on the rise for the past decade, and it’s estimated to balloon to 34,000-plus spaces and 5.1 million users globally by 2022. Impact-focused organizations need to know how these spaces can advance their mission.

Coworking can be a seemingly simple concept. It’s the shared use of a working environment with individuals from various organizations or those who are self-employed.

In addition to the more evident benefits of reduced isolation and overhead costs, coworking can bring about many seemingly serendipitous opportunities and benefits. From expanding your professional network, to gaining new skills, to sparking new ideas, to connecting you to resources and supports for your projects, these environments are hosted and curated to accelerate your work. In order to maximize the benefits of coworking, you need to be aware of your needs and be open to growing beyond traditional working norms. Here’s how.

Identify where you work best

Individuals have specific working needs, so it’s important to identify your essentials. These may include hours of work, travel time and location,

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