5 Ways to Connect With Others at a Coworking Space

Originally Published in Treehouse Society’s Blog: http://www.treehousesociety.org/blog

Sometimes the difference between a good coworking space and a great coworking space is all about the community and relationship. This is essential for fostering a good working environment for everybody.

Knowing fully well that these different sets of individuals who work for different organizations are in the same space as you require some extra effort to bond. So, how do you make your stay in that coworking space work? Highlighted below are five ways through which you can bond with your remote coworkers as a remote worker:

Effective Communication

An important aspect of developing a bond with those around you is communication. This is very essential that you get to know a little bit about others around you. This will help you in understanding their goals and personality. 

Communication between you and the other members fosters for improvement in the level of privacy required for your respective jobs. You can easily work up to your fellow members to discuss issues that could be affecting you from their actions if the avenue for communication has been created.

Remote Coworking Space Activities

Different coworking space activities are set up to increase the communication and bond between members in that space. This is useful for effective communication and increasing the familiarity between members.

You must attend these coworking space activities to create and maintain the bond between your remote coworkers. These activities which could include exercises, extended invitation to their organization programs, mental health activities, and so on may also be useful to you.

Put A Face To The Name

Most times, you get to know your remote coworkers over social media interactions. You must put a face to the name you already know. There is a distinct bond that is generated from meeting face to face and not just interacting on social media or other provided mediums.

This method of increasing the bond level that exists between you and your other remote coworkers might develop into an unexpected friendship. Your meeting could be at the activities organized by your coworking space or at an invited company retreat.

Always Make A Point To Converse

It is always important to make it a habit to exchange at least pleasantries between you and others. This increases familiarities and nurtures the bond that exists between you and the other remote coworkers。

Through conversing, you might discover others who share your passion or have similar interests as you do. It is a good medium to network and improves your field of knowledge. Through this medium of bonding, there could be a collective structuring for a better corporation in the coworking space.

Invite Them To Your Company Initiatives

This is another great way to bond with other members. By inviting them to your company’s initiative, you are breeding a link between them and yourself for a better understanding of what you do. This medium allows you to network and foster deeper connections.

Credit to Treehouse Society: http://www.treehousesociety.org/

Conclusion

A coworking space can be the best place for you to work in if you like a community. You should try some of the points highlighted here to help you improve the bond that exists between you and the other members. Our kitchen in Treehouse Society is always a perfect place where our members enjoy coffee or lunch together and share updates of their creative journey.


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Treehouse Society is a supportive community network, a workplace, a cultural center, a place to learn, and a club in San Francisco. It is a unique environment for freelancers, entrepreneurs, and global citizens to connect, be inspired, and have an opportunity to learn from one another to change the world for the better.

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