10 Things To Bring With You When You Start Working At A Coworking Space.
Have you signed up for a co-working space? Now you might be preparing for your move into your space. Most of the co-working spaces basic essentials facilities which includes fresh coffee and wi-fi. You still need a bunch of items to add a personal touch to your workspace. Don’t worry we have made a list of 10 items to set your desk and get it going.
Get your own Laptop/Desktop
Get your Laptop/Desktop is a known thing, but some people assume that computers are provided. Once you can set up a legitimate workspace with laptop/desktop, you are more likely to be productive.
Don't forget Classic Notepad and Pen
We live in a digital age, but sometimes the best brainstorming ideas comes from handwritten notes. As writing is more manual, you’re less likely to write down everything, and your handwritten notes will capture only critical ideas.
Don't leave your phone/laptop chargers behind
The worst feeling is showing up to work and realize that you left your charger at home. It can be your phone or laptop charger, it is considered as the life source in every sense – to get work done. If you forget often, you can always keep an extra charger and cord in your co-working space to prevent any hassles.
Pack Your Headphones to work in a quiet environment
If you have taken a Hot Desk in a shared workspace, working can be distracting for some. There is constant chatter at surrounding desks and the cafeteria. People who want to feel less distracted drown out the noise by bringing their headphones. Pro tip: if you have Spotify or any other music provider, make sure you download your favourite focus playlists to not hog the internet.
Don't Forget Business Cards
Coworking is a good place for networking, you are bound to find other professionals who could use your services or someone who would like to. Make sure to keep a stack of business cards to hand out every time someone asks for your contact information. They may need to keep it for their reference or to pass along to another professional on your behalf.
Carry your Go-To Snacks
Most co-working spaces provide snacks. However, some workers prefer carrying their snacks to stash their drawer/desk to save an occasional trip to the kitchen or cafeteria.
Carry Bottle to stay dehydrated
Some co-working spaces tend to have a fully equipped kitchen with water purifier, It’s important to carry your water bottle. This will help you to keep enough stock water and save you from a frequent visitor to the cafeteria/kitchen to grab a glass of water.
Pack your lunch from home
If you are getting food from home, you can microwave and eat in common cafeteria. You can use your lunchtime to with other coworking members. You can also order some delivery, or go out and eat lunch.
Most places offer lockers storage for Dedicated Desk members and Private office members. If you’ll be using a locker to keep your computer and other personal belongings in your coworking space overnight, make sure you bring a lock with you.
A sweater or light jacket
You will be sharing your space, each one has a different preference for atmosphere temperature. Bring a light sweater or jacket in case you feel the space is too cold, especially during the winter.