After winning a three-month membership as part of our grand opening celebration, COWORKQC is now the official home to The Legacy Project. The brand new nonprofit has extended its membership and made themselves at home.
Perhaps you, too, crave a space where you can share ideas with other professionals in your specific line of work. After several meetings with the Indy Hall Coworking Braintrust, here's why I believe stepping into a community collaborative—whether online or down the street—is something everyone can benefit from:
At COWORKQC, we have intentionally created a community of people who, as we like to say, “work alone, together.” This is obvious everyday as we observe people brainstorming, collaborating, walking down the street to grab lunch, hiring one another, and generally enjoying the workday together. This sense of kinship is evident on the most average day, but was even more so last Monday night when a disaster took place outside our space and literally flew right through our window.
As an introvert, one of the things I loved about working from my home office was that, quite frankly, I didn’t have to see anyone. A detailed email to my supervisor? So much easier than an actual conversation. A conference call during which I could participate in my sweaty gym clothes? Perfect. Yes, it got lonesome and I will admit to spending way too much time talking to my cat and doing laundry, but ultimately, working from home seemed an introverted writer’s dream. And yet...