Coworking involves the choice to work alongside others by people who have the flexibility to work from almost anywhere. It often appeals to independent workers who
Coworking spaces provide the infrastructure and support to promote successful coworking, including community building and educational activities, quality office space and resources, and a membership base of others with similar needs and wants.
While there are many benefits to being one's own boss and being able to work from anywhere, independent workers also face many challenges. Their offices, if they exist, often are not as professional or reliable as would be ideal. They often feel socially isolated or simply stir crazy. They may lack specialized knowledge or expertise that colleagues at a standard 9-5 job would be able to answer on the spot. They may struggle from a lack of clear boundaries between work and family life or between work and play time. Coworking spaces were created in large part to address these challenges for independent workers.
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