Feedback From the Hub:Community - Working in the Wild with Hub:868 Issue No. 17
Coworking spaces have revolutionized the way we work, providing flexibility, collaboration, and a vibrant community for people in all professions and stages of their careers. Yet, some barriers may hold you back from fully embracing this dynamic environment. Over the last year we have talked with our guests and members to explore their coworking experiences. Read on to discover their insights on what prevented them from trying this emerging way of working sooner and how coworking actually provides the best workplace solution for remote workers.
Fear of Distractions and Lack of Privacy
One of the primary concerns people have about coworking spaces is the fear of distractions and a perceived lack of privacy. We understand the fear of distractions and privacy issues when working in a shared environment. It's natural to worry that working in a shared environment might hinder productivity or compromise confidentiality. However, coworking spaces are designed with flexibility in mind. At Hub:868 you'll find various seating options, including private offices, quiet zones, and dedicated workstations. By choosing a space that caters to your specific needs and work style, you can Take control of your environment and boost productivity.
Uncertainty about Collaboration and Networking
If you're hesitant about forced interactions or networking pressures, rest assured that Hub:868 is all about organic connections. Engage at your own pace by participating in community events, attending workshops, or joining professional groups within the space. Explore your potential for collaboration while maintaining the freedom to choose when and how you connect with others.
A common misconception about coworking is the concern that it is an expensive alternative to traditional offices or working from home. We provide a wide range of options available to fit various budgets and when you consider the additional amenities, networking opportunities, and the potential for increased productivity, Hub:868 provides excellent value for your money.
Accessibility and Convenience
Accessibility and convenience can be a genuine concern when it comes to where you work. Hub:868 is located in downtown Collingswood, just steps away from Banks, Municipal Offices, the Post Office, PATCO and Bus Transportation, Shops and Restaurants, Gyms, and ample Free Parking. The benefits of having a workspace outside of your home, without a long commute, and easy access to a thriving community will make all the difference in your day.
Resistance to Change
Sometimes, the biggest barrier to embracing coworking is our own resistance to change. Breaking away from traditional work environments can be intimidating, especially if you have been accustomed to a particular setup for a long time. However, it's important to recognize that Hub:868 offers a multitude of benefits, such as flexible workstations, customizable memberships, increased productivity, networking opportunities, and a vibrant community full of friendly and talented people. Embrace the opportunity to step outside your comfort zone and be open to the possibilities that coworking can bring to your professional life.
Some final thoughts...While there may be valid concerns and barriers when it comes to using coworking spaces, it's crucial to approach them with an open mind. Our priority at Hub:868 Shared Workspace addresses concerns related to distractions, privacy, collaboration, costs, and accessibility so you can fully leverage the benefits of coworking. Embracing the flexibility, networking opportunities, and vibrant communities that Hub:868 offers can elevate your productivity, creativity, and overall work experience. So, step out of your comfort zone, explore the options available, and unlock the potential of coworking with us.