These past few years, coworking spaces have received quite a lot of buzz, and it is no surprise. If you have worked in a shared workspace, you can testify to the appeal, energized environment, and burst of productivity. You get to see other occupants in diverse fields from different companies working in these communal spaces.
State-of-the-art coworking spaces provide meeting rooms, lounge and rest area, and even game arenas when you need to take a break. It eliminates the isolation of working in a home office, leading to better networking opportunities.
A survey conducted by Small Business Labs reveals that 83% of coworkers say that coworking space made them feel less lonely, and 89% are happier since working from a coworking space. The benefits of using a coworking space are irrefutable, here are 6 reasons why you should use a coworking space in Lagos;
- Increased Productivity
Where you work has a tremendous effect on your productivity. Studies have shown air quality, temperature, lighting, and noise, amongst others, affect your concentration, affecting your productivity.
We set up workstations or offices at home but maintaining utmost productivity can still be challenging due to several factors from home responsibilities, family members, pets etc. A coworking space offers you an optimal condition that eliminates distractions and allows you to focus. Coworking spaces like ours are furnished in a way that creates a positive work environment, painted with colours that improve alertness, and brain stimulation and doesn’t distract you.
- Cost and Time Effectiveness
Renting office space here in Lagos is quite expensive. Working in a coworking space is not only affordable it also offers the flexibility to grow your business without having to deal with operational costs and hiccups.
Not only do coworking spaces provide a place to work, but they also offer many perks with the space. These include anything from concierge-level support, food services, conference & meeting rooms, delivery and mail sorting and many more. These relieve you of the burden of running your own office space, giving you more opportunity to balance your personal and work life.
One of the downsides of working remotely is the lack of socialisation and interaction. Working from a coworking space gives you the opportunity to network with people from different backgrounds, industries and levels with diverse skill sets. Having so many professionals in one room means the networking opportunities are endless, you never know who you will meet. Networking with these individuals can help you find clients, and accelerate your career growth and personal development.
- Healthy Work-Life Balance
Work-life balance is an important aspect of a healthy work environment. Working from home can make it tricky to separate work and home responsibilities, especially if you don’t have a workspace at home. As a result, people often find themselves working long hours without being optimally productive. Having a dedicated work location away from home is key to maintaining a healthy and productive work-life balance. This separation of work and home life has numerous benefits like improved well-being, increased morale, enhanced focus, concentration and reduced burnout. Some coworking spaces, like Venia Hub, have dedicated spaces for relaxation and even games.
Working from a coworking space allows you to surround yourself with goal-oriented and high-achieving entrepreneurs, teams, and businesses, making every day an opportunity to network, build genuine connections, and learn more. Why not book our coworking space today, our payment plans are very feasible. Click here to learn more.