A shared office space offer solutions for businesses at every stage. Whether you are a freelancer, consultant, startup, multinational organization, there exists the perfect office space package to suit your needs. They also offer a sense of stability for people who are traveling, whether for work or leisure.
Digital nomads can get access to shared office space products such as a day pass for meetings with clients or team members or to simply enjoy a different kind of ambiance boosting the flow of creative & innovative juices.
In case you are considering a new workspace, we have pulled together some of the benefits of moving into a shared office space over working from home.
While there is a great bonus in avoiding the daily commute to work, being in the same environment all day and night means that you lack that opportunity to disconnect, which allows your mind to relax when it is ‘home time’. Working from a shared office space allows you to compartmentalize between work and leisure.
Pro tip: Join a Shared Office Space that is Keen on Building a Strong Community Ecosystem.
Crisis moments such as the pandemic caused many people to undergo myriads of traumatic experiences from the loss of their loved ones, reduced incomes to business & job losses. Where possible in such circumstances it helps to have a community around you to help with entrepreneurial loneliness.
Working from home can be quite a different experience for those who have had the chance to work in an office space with colleagues before. Shared office spaces are filled with professionals from a wide variety of fields and industries which helps you to broaden your worldview.
It is important to join a shared office space that is keen on building a strong community ecosystem as it will enable you to foster great connections that will prove invaluable for your business and could lead to new opportunities.
Best case scenario, the people you meet in shared office space may end up being life-long friends, business partners, sounding boards – who show up for you when you need them either in business or in your personal life.
The diversity of a coworking space, such as interacting with a software engineer one day and an SEO specialist the next, can help small businesses create efficiencies and facilitate innovative ideas that come from cross-functional collaboration.
“During my second community development project, so many people from Nairobi Garage supported me and showed up, after that, I was sure that I had made the right decision to join,” shared Rachel Nyanchama, Business Consultant at Reytan Consulting firm based in Kilimani.
Shared office spaces help cut the huge overhead costs that come with running an office space on your own. Paying the monthly fee at a shared office space, enables you to get access to the premises, and to work with a space that is most convenient for you.
Businesses in all stages benefit from focussing on sustainable growth while forgetting about the challenge of maintaining an office such as hiring cleaning services, providing refreshments, front office & security.
In most countries, it is a legal requirement to have a physical address for your business and not just a briefcase outfit. Having a respectable address for your business is a great way of building your brand perception in the minds of your consumers.
In the digital era, though online businesses are booming people tend to give businesses that have a physical address some respect. Shared office spaces with appealing addresses, will give your clients a good impression of your brand.
In summary, while you can continue to reap the benefits of working from home, it is important to think about the long term strategy for your business by asking yourself how you can continue growing your network & client base while focusing on getting your work done in a conducive environment such as shared office spaces.
Call us on 0708 556 955 or email email@example.com for more information about Nairobi Garage as a shared office space & how you can be part of our growing community.