Coworking = Diversified Community
Updated: Oct 1, 2019
Coworking is not a foreign concept model. More and more people are turning to this model due to the high returns and benefits such as; increased productivity, reduced overheads and environmentally friendly workspaces. According to research by Deskmag, the number of coworking spaces is doubling each year. Recently even large multinational corporations are using this model to reap the benefits.
Some of the core values of coworking include:
These core values add up to Diversity. This is one of the key reasons why people want to be part of a coworking environment. Diversifying with people from different backgrounds, interest, experience and thinking allows them to broaden their vision/horizons.
How to achieve Diversity
Diversity can be achieved by bringing together people from different backgrounds, perspectives and opinions thus sharing a feeling of mutual collectivism.
This is one of the top reasons in opting for a coworking space. According to Harvard Business Review, people are more likely to thrive in coworking spaces than in regular office settings.
Another article by Harvard Business Review suggests that increasing social connections at workplace results in increased sales. It illustrates how a team was able to attain an increase of 20% in sales just by strategically re-positioning a coffee machine and a new cafeteria area.