Every day can feel like a networking event if you work in a coworking environment. You might be surprised at the number of people who are part of a coworking community when you visit one. You can network and find new opportunities through a shared office. It’s possible to connect with many people!
Coworking spaces can be a great place to find the service you are looking for, get feedback on your project, or help in growing your business. These are the top methods to maximize collaboration in a coworking area.
You should be open to learning about the businesses of others in your area. It’s possible to make connections by asking people about their projects and engaging in a conversation.
Take breaks. It’s difficult to connect and collaborate with people when they are so busy working. You can build relationships with people even if it is uncomfortable or while you are on a break. Do not demand answers, or ask for a halt to someone else’s work because you want to collaborate.
Attend events: It’s a great way to network and meet new people by attending coworking events held at your workspace. You can meet your coworkers by attending workshops or participating in organized lunches.
Meet your community manager: If there is one, you can meet them and get briefings on the other coworkers. This is a great way to get to know people and build your network.
These top tips will help you maximize your coworking experience.
This post was written by Tara Kintz. Tara is a director at Signature Workspace which is a Tampa office space. Signature Workspace, owned and operated by Cantor Fund Management, offers services and amenities such as private offices, flex space, co-working space, virtual offices, meeting/conference rooms, and more.