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How Coworking increases work output and productivity

How Coworking increases work output and productivity

Tuesday August 22, 2017,

3 min Read

Tired of sitting all by yourself staring at the computer screen as you try to code a MySQL database? You may enjoy the privacy at first, but soon you will realize that it does get monotonous at times. With nobody to grab a cup of coffee, or perhaps to exchange glances with. Maybe to also help you out in areas you don’t have much expertise in. It may be difficult to look for motivation as you sit alone, confined within the four walls of a room.

Work from home does sound flexible, but it comes with its share of cons as well. Even the smallest of distractions may end up hindering your work productivity. You may all of a sudden remember to feed your dog who has been prancing around restlessly all day long. Or the irritating neighbor next door may want to catch up and give you all the details of her latest trip to Europe, regardless of you wanting to know or not. How can one work productively in such an environment? Hence, your home and neither that noisy coffee shop you go to every day, where you hope to find that one quiet corner with an adequate distance between the plug point and your seat, will guarantee the work output that you may be hoping for.

Coworking spaces provide you with all the required tools to improve your productivity. Today, more people are opting out of the traditional work setting, and the quality of work is valued more than the time spent on it. Hence, no longer will your productivity, as an employee be measured by the number of hours you spend sitting behind the computer screen. 

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 Picture source: https://galeriescoworking.be  


Unlike the traditional work setting, coworking spaces will not only let you adopt flexible work timings but also allow you to work wherever you want. Additionally, coworking gives you a relief from the rigid structure and the prescribed 9 to 5 timings of the traditional office setting.


Moreover, as mentioned above, coworking eliminates all distractions that you might face while working from home or a coffee shop. These spaces will “keep your head in the game” since they are specially equipped to suit your work requirements. 


These spaces have amenities which may otherwise not be available at homes such as printers, projectors, whiteboards, fax machines and free coffee! Availability of all these things at one place and the fact that you won’t have to run around in search of them will save time and increase your work productivity and output. 

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   Picture source: http://www.cityofadelaide.com.au  


A coworking space consists of a diverse range of people with a number of skills and opinions that will be of use to you. They may be able to help you in areas outside your expertise. Networking with them will help you get new ideas about which you may not have thought earlier. May it be tackling a writing slump, or getting new ideas for your next article, these spaces enable interaction and sharing of ideas, which may further enrich your quality of work. Moreover, for startups, it may help spread awareness and expand the business.


In a coworking space, the environment is brimming with creative juices, and independent workers, freelancers are gathered to work on their individual projects. There is a sense of urgency in the environment when you are around people who are achieving their goals on time, which in turn motivates you to do the same.

These are some of the ways that coworking increases your work productivity and output. To know many more such benefits of coworking, contact OfficingNow and experience them yourself.