By Jessica Saluti
Entrepreneurship can be a lonely road if you let it. However, entrepreneurs and startups have found a way around this loneliness with coworking spaces. These shared office spaces offer an experience that is one of a kind. Not only do they have the benefits of amenities, such as printing and Internet, they provide a benefit that is invaluable. This is the benefit of being in a community full of likeminded people.
Have you ever been in a group fitness class and found that you are more motivated to push yourself and keep up with the exercises than when you exercise on your own? Coworking spaces can have a similar effect on entrepreneurs. Whether in a private office, meeting room, or at a shared desk, being in a coworking space will always have you surrounded by other entrepreneurs and startups.
Being full of dedicated and innovative individuals, coworking spaces have a positive atmosphere that inspire entrepreneurs to stay motivated. When you see someone across the office come up with a new idea or complete a project that they have been working on, you can feel a sense of accomplishment in the air. Working in a coworking space, the positive energy that comes with accomplishing goals is a common occurrence. We see this sense of motivation every day here at NGIN with companies such as Emulate and Nanobiotix. Entrepreneurs within these companies, and many others, collaborate within projects and inspire each other day in and day out.
Think again about the group fitness class. When the person next to you can hold a plank longer than you, you probably will work harder so that, the next time you are next to them in class, you are holding the plank at least as long as they are. Now think about your office space. When you frequently see entrepreneurs accomplish their goals, you are likely to push yourself towards goals that you are trying to reach.
Being alone or with the same few people every day can make it difficult to get your creative juices flowing. Since creativity is a critical quality for any successful entrepreneur, it is important to be around other people in order to maximize it.
Between being able to chat over coffee to get your creativity flowing and being around the contagious motivation of hardworking individuals, a coworking space is the ideal choice for any entrepreneur!