Members Share Why Coworking is Better than Work from Home

By Katharine 3 months agoNo Comments
Alkaloid Networks | Coworking on the Beltline

Remote work is becoming increasingly common. With the rise of remote work, the dilemma between working from home and utilizing coworking spaces arises.

While working from home offers the comfort of your own home, coworking spaces provide an environment conducive to increased productivity, collaboration, and networking.

Coworking spaces offer flexibility and room for growth, making them an excellent choice for businesses and individuals seeking a balance between work and personal well-being.

By incorporating the advantages of coworking spaces, professionals can witness a significant boost in their productivity, benefiting not only their careers but also their overall work-life balance.

But don’t take it from me. Listen to what our members have to say.

Coworking Community Connections | Alkaloid Networks

Key Takeaways

  • Coworking spaces promote increased productivity and collaboration compared to working from home.
  • They provide a flexible and growth-oriented environment for businesses and individuals.
  • Utilizing coworking spaces contributes to better work-life balance and personal well-being.

Advantages of Coworking Spaces

Enhanced Networking and Collaboration

Hey everyone, it’s Rod here! I want to share with you how working at Alkaloid Networks has been a game-changer for me when it comes to networking and collaboration.

First off, the community at Alkaloid is incredible. Coworking starts as a way for businesses and entrepreneurs to share expenses. The “why” goes beyond just a space, allowing us to thrive. I’ve had the opportunity to connect with professionals from all sorts of industries, which has really helped me expand my network and discover new opportunities. In fact, I found the realtor, League Realty, for my new home right in the office space next to mine. 

What I love about Alkaloid is that they really foster a sense of community and collaboration. I’ve been known to say many times that I would have lost my mind without the folks right outside my door. Having a work environment with people to listen to my struggles and wins at work without consequences is critical for me.

And I have no need to assemble a work persona to match company culture or connect with coworkers. I get to authentically shine through and value real friendships and business connections. There are always amazing events here, which have not only helped me learn new skills but also introduced me to some fantastic people.

I have found exactly what I need at Alkaloid! If you’re looking for a coworking space that can help you take your networking and collaboration to new heights, I highly recommend joining us!

Boosted Productivity and Creativity

Coworking helps enhance your productivity and creativity.

The energetic environment and innovative vibes keep you motivated to work efficiently. Working alongside other professionals and  often results in exchanging ideas, sharing knowledge, and fostering innovation.

And, as Sunvil stated so well in his guest blog, entrepreneurs and small businesses have everything here to get started immediately. 

Sustainable Coworking Instead of a Garage | Alkaloid Networks
The garage where HP was started in Palo Alto, CA.
  • High-speed internet
  • 24/7 access
  • Meeting and conference rooms
  • Mail and package handling
  • Printing facilities
  • Snacks and beverages

These amenities help streamline your workflow, so you can focus on your tasks without worrying about running out of resources.

Professional and Inspiring Atmosphere

Sarah here and I just wanted to share how working at Alkaloid Networks coworking has been an absolute game-changer for me. Not only has it helped me maintain a healthy work-life balance, but it’s also been incredibly inspiring.

Small Teams with Coworking Flexibility | Alkaloid Networks

One of the things I love most about Alkaloid is the flexibility it offers. Some days, I’ll work in my private office (which I was able to decorate the way I wanted). Working in my space allows me to really focus and give my clients my undivided attention. Other times, when it’s nice outside, I’ll head out to the outdoor patio. There’s just something about being in the fresh air that really gets my creative juices flowing.

And I can’t forget about the walking sessions on the Atlanta Beltline! It’s such a unique and inspiring way to connect clients. Plus, it’s a great way to get some exercise in during the workday.

If you’re looking for a coworking space that offers flexibility, inspiration, and a supportive community, I can’t recommend Alkaloid Networks enough!

Work-Life Balance and Personal Well-being

Managing Distractions and Stress Levels

Working from home often comes with a myriad of distractions, from children and pets to household chores.

In a coworking space, you can create a more focused environment, free from these interruptions. This separation allows you to concentrate on work, leading to lower stress levels and better work-life balance.

  • Distractions at home: children, pets, household chores
  • Coworking spaces provide a focused environment
  • Reduce stress and improve work-life balance

Creating Separation to Avoid Burnout

Bryce sharing now and I wanted to share how working at Alkaloid Networks coworking has made a huge difference in my life, especially when it comes to enjoying the time with my wife and small son more.

Before I started coworking, I was working from home all the time. While it seemed great at first, I quickly realized that the lines between work and personal life were getting blurred. It was hard to switch off from work mode, and I found myself feeling burnt out and stressed.

Since I started working at Alkaloid, everything has changed. Coworking gives remote workers like myself a built-in community with individuals working alongside you. Having that physical separation between home and work has been a game-changer. When I’m at Alkaloid, I’m fully focused on work, and when I’m at home, I can truly be present with my family.

For me, coworking has been the perfect solution. It’s allowed me to create clear boundaries and avoid burnout, which has made me a better husband and father.

Now, when I’m spending time with my wife and son, I’m able to fully enjoy those moments without worrying about work. And that’s been absolutely priceless. If you’re struggling with work-life balance, I highly recommend giving coworking a try, and Alkaloid Networks is an awesome place to start!

Home EnvironmentCoworking Environment
Blurred boundariesClear work/home separation
Increased risk of burnoutLower risk of burnout
Mixing personal & professional livesBetter work-life balance

Cultivating Community and Combating Isolation

Making Work FromHome Work | Alkaloid Networks

My name is Mari and I’ve been a member at Alkaloid Networks for four years. I work remotely for a company based in OH and, since coming here, I feel so much more connected and happy.

Before I started coworking, I was working from home, and while I loved the flexibility, I found myself feeling pretty lonely at times. It was just me and my computer (and my cat), day in and day out. Since I’ve been at Alkaloid, I’ve had the chance to meet so many amazing people and really feel like part of a community.

One of the things I love most about Alkaloid is how it’s helped me get out of the house and enjoy time with others. It’s not just about having a place to work; it’s about being part of a vibrant, supportive community. Whether I’m grabbing a coffee in the kitchen, chatting with someone in the common areas, or attending one of the many events, I always feel like I’m surrounded by friends.

Living close to Alkaloid has been an absolute blessing for me. Not only do I get to be part of an amazing community, but I also have the opportunity to start and end my day in the best possible way – by either biking, using a scooter, or walking to work.

If you have the opportunity to live close to your coworking space, I highly recommend taking advantage of it. And if that coworking space happens to be Alkaloid Networks, well, you’re in for a real treat!

  Coworking Benefits

Coworking On The Beltline

Find your productivity at the friendliest coworking space on the Beltline.
Leave the house, not the neighborhood.

Tell Me More

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

this post was shared 0 times

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.