Monday, 26 January 2015

What makes you a Co-Working Space Pro?

Gone are the days when a start up, freelancer or an independent consultant has to
struggle for an office space. With the changing trend the conventional setup of an office
too is changing thus providing us with various co-working options near our
neighbourhood. But the pertinent question that is arising with the coming of these office
spaces is that, Are we prepared to work in a co-working space atmosphere?
In order to get yourself acquainted with the shared office culture you need to make
some necessary changes within yourself to avail the benefits of these shared spaces.

1) Try opening Up: Though in the business world it is not ethical to leak out any
information out but when you work in a co-working space it is advisable to try
opening up with the ones sitting next to you and sharing the same start up office
like you. It is a beneficial thing to talk with them and gain lot of experiences and
new strategies with the help of these people. Don’t try to be a nagging friend to
others but at least try and converse with them in order to know more about
different industries.

2) Stay Motivated: Since you are sharing the same office space with other creative
people there might be certain occasions when you feel yourself in distress. There
are also times when you will encounter someone who is more intellectual,
knowledgeable, ambitious and enthusiastic. Don’t let yourself getting hampered
with those qualities of the other person. Rather try to adapt those good points
within yourself and boost your self confidence through those traits.

3) Keep Shifting Seats: It is a highly advisable fact that while working in shared
office space you should keep changing your seating arrangement. This will help
you to start your day afresh everyday with new place to work and with different
people. This will increase your network of friends and will also help you in
prospering greater creative ideas. It is observed that those individuals who roam
around gain more influx of inspiring ideas that will bring large amount of gains to

4) Don’t be Egoistic in Helping: In the working scenario a lot of times people
stuck with certain problems and require help. During this time a small advice too
speaks out volumes. You should lend a helping hand to those around who need
help in which you have expertise. You should not be high headed when it comes
to help as god knows when you too will be landing in the same situation.

Hence to fully adopt yourself to the shared start-up office culture you need to be
a master of these four qualities.

Sunday, 25 January 2015

How Co-working Spaces are a Boon To Young Entrepreneurs

With the  current change  in the business scenario the concept of  shared offices in the form of co-working spaces is fast emerging  providing  start-ups , freelancers and independent consultants  a space to settle down with their innovative business plans. Quite a few years back the trend of home office and cafe houses office were very prevalent wherein the young entrepreneur used to spend hours of  working alone at these places.
But as the times have changed so is the workspace .  Today these shared office space helps in bringing lot of positive results that enhance the productivity of the entrepreneur’s business. Not only the person can enjoy the cut down in his expenses at these places  but can also helps in enhancing one’s own self.
There are number of ways in which the co-working spaces act as a boon to the Young Entrepreneurs.

Inflow of Creativity: One of the major advantage of these shared offices is that the creativity  splurges out from each and every individual working in that culture.  It has been observed that with an atmosphere of creativity the work done is full of freshness and Vividness.   The whole environment is a collaborative one unlike  the virtual offices.
There  is a pool of ideas that comes out at these places and helps the young entrepreneurs to sharpen their creative minds and offer them a platform to bring out their ideas alongwith the views and opinions provided by the industry experts. Thus a lot of experimentation can be done at these office spaces.

Cost  Effective Services: When an entrepreneur is working alone then he might be in need  of those resources that are very costly and expensive. A  simple coffee that refreshes the  mind while working too makes a hole in the pockets when the budget is a constraint . In that situation these co-working spaces are a great help as they provide facilities of space  for a start-up office wherein  a young entrepreneur is able to work  with a desk and interne accessibility. Facilities like tea , coffee and distilled water too are ensured at these offices .
A lot of co-working spaces are coming  up in the metropolitan cities of the country . Bangalore Co-Working Hub is one such co-working office space that provides the shared office facility to start-ups at affordable rates.

Great Community Build Up: One of the most important advantage that is offered by these office spaces is that they act as a platform of building up great networks. A lot of community enhancement takes place at these places. Since everyone working in these shared offices are people coming from different business niche . Hence it is a great benefit to know people of similar tastes but different  but from different business.  It also act as a catalyst for crowd sourcing solutions for the young entrepreneurs.

So, these shared offices are not only a place to share the creative ideas but also a place of great  business friendships too.