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  • The number of coworking spaces around the world has increased by 400% in the past two years.

  • These innovative spaces are cropping up everywhere.

  • Coworking is redefining the way we work.

  • Coworking spaces offer more than just shared offices and good coffee.

  • These collaborative communities provide something special.

  • Connectedness.

  • With the cultural shift to mobility, more people are parting ways with their traditional working environment.

  • Let's see why people are ditching their cubes, giving up their home offices, and moving from their local coffee shops.

  • In the corporate setting, the average cube shrank from 500 square feet to 200 square feet.

  • To reduce costs and enhance productivity, corporation are adopting alternative work strategies.

  • This freedom allows their employees to work, well, anywhere.

  • Home offices offer an integration of work and life.

  • Over 20 million Americans work from home, including 90% of freelancers.

  • Yet, the lack of social interaction can lead to loneliness and slower business growth.

  • And there are distractions.

  • Distractions and distractions

  • Many workers see public spaces for relief.

  • Coffee shops can be found on every corner.

  • This trendy workspace offers free WiFi and good coffee.

  • But the fact is coffee shops are not designed for work.

  • The noise and lack of privacy are major complaints.

  • As a result, only 2% of freelancers still rely on them to conduct their business.

  • So, where can workers go?

  • Coworking spaces help workers find accelerated serendipity.

  • Freelancers can bounce ideas off small business owners.

  • Entrepreneurs can inspire corporate refugees.

  • And fledgling startups can quickly build the diverse social network.

  • All here in one interactive space.

  • Now go find a coworking space in your town and experience accelerated serendipity for yourself.

The number of coworking spaces around the world has increased by 400% in the past two years.

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    Anastasia Hsu posted on 2014/07/29
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