Starting off a business is not a simple task to take onboard, especially when someone is young and doesn’t necessarily have a previous career that allowed them to put together a large savings account that can financially back them up. The lack of funds of course limits them when it comes to setting up their personal work space, which is quite frankly a crucial enabler for business growth.
The go-to option when it comes to identifying a work space for many who are just starting off is to work from home. This is due to the fact that thinking about renting out an office for their start-up is such a financial burden on an already tight-budget that before a certain level of success is reached, it is not even given a second thought. However, working directly from the place where you usually go to wind down, might not be the brightest of ideas. Why? Well, because suddenly, your safe space and resting place has become also your work space, making it even more difficult for you to distinguish between work and home. The lack of work-life balance created by such a system of work can eventually lead to added stress and in the worst of extremes, even burnout.
What do coworking spaces have to offer to start-ups?
While renting out an office space, or even a shared office space, might be costly for a young start-up, coworking spaces offer a cheaper and potentially more supportive alternative. Coworking spaces provide upcoming entrepreneurs and small business owners the opportunity to access an office space where they can get their work done. Additionally, when one works on their business solely at home, they tend to lack the networking element. When one does not yet afford employees, a coworking space also offers the human touch and the networking opportunities that would otherwise be lacking.
Coworking spaces also tend to offer more than just a room, a desk and a chair. You get access to WiFi, private meeting rooms, office supplies, and an equipped kitchen among other things. Of course, each coworking space has its own perks, and anyone interested in getting themselves a coworking spot should check-out what is available in their area via sites such as https://www.coworker.com/ and identify which facility has the right tools for their start-up to flourish.
How can we help you?
Given that you’re here and seemingly interested in the concept of coworking, we want to start you off in your search for the ideal space, by telling you a bit about our coworking space located in Gżira, a stone’s throw away from Sliema and St Julian’s. Over at Glashaus we offer a modern work space in a small office setting to provide our clients with the opportunity to network while avoiding distractions that may come along with larger spaces hosting larger numbers of people. We offer a relaxed atmosphere, free coffee, tea & water, internet, awesome people, and stunning sea views of Valletta and the yacht harbour. When joining our Glashaus family, you can choose from a range of super flexible short- and long-term leases. Whether you just need a virtual office community, a hot desk, or even your own private office – we have the right solution for you.
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