Updated: Apr 1
Happy Friday fellow readers, creatives, entrepreneurs, people of the world. Are you feeling overwhelmed and struggling to stay on track with your projects? We love to experiment around here and are testing out some informal gatherings of the mind. One solution that we are loving is - coworking sessions! Whether in person or virtual, these coworking sessions offer dedicated space to get some shit done. Last week we touched on the benefits of a coworking space in general. Let’s up our game by adding some intentional timeblocks in the day to create alongside others around a certain topic or task. Not a member of a local coworking space yet? Try out some coworking sessions to get a taste of the kool-aid so to speak and jumpstart your productivity.
So what are coworking sessions?
Let’s not overcomplicate things here. People, together, working on stuff. Coworking provides dedicated time and space where individuals can work alongside others in a collaborative and supportive environment. Participants can work independently on their own projects or collaborate with others on a shared project. If you aren’t already Zoomed out, or don’t have an in-person collaborative space locally, virtual coworking sessions can offer a similar vibe.
Why try coworking sessions?
One of the best things about coworking sessions is the built-in accountability they provide! Let's be honest, working alone can be a bit dull and uninspiring at times. It's all too easy to get sidetracked by social media or lose motivation when you don't have anyone else to answer to. But when you're surrounded by a group of awesome people who are all working towards similar goals, it creates a sense of accountability that can keep you on track. Whether it's the friendly competition of getting more work done than your coworker, or the encouragement and support of like-minded individuals, coworking sessions can be a game-changer when it comes to staying motivated and focused. So why not give it a try and see for yourself how much more productive and inspired you can be in a coworking session?
Coworking sessions aren't just a place to get work done, they're also a fantastic opportunity for collaboration and creativity! When you're working solo on a project, it's easy to hit a roadblock or feel uninspired. But when you're in a coworking session, you have a chance to share ideas, brainstorm with others, and gain fresh perspectives. Who knows, a conversation over coffee with a fellow coworker might spark the next big idea that takes your project to the next level! With a collaborative environment, coworking sessions can help bring out the best in your work and lead to more innovative solutions. So don't be afraid to join a coworking session - you never know who you might meet or what exciting new ideas might come your way!
Coworking sessions aren't just a chance to get your work done - they're also a fantastic opportunity to expand your professional network. Imagine being surrounded by people from all different industries and backgrounds, all working towards their goals just like you. It's the perfect chance to strike up a conversation, learn from others, and make new connections. Who knows, you might just meet your next collaborator, mentor, or even a new friend! These new relationships can open up all sorts of exciting opportunities, from new job prospects to exciting partnerships.
Improved Mental Health
Say goodbye to those lonely, stressful work days and hello to a happier, healthier you! We all know that working in isolation can take a toll on our mental health, leaving us feeling isolated and drained. But fear not, coworking sessions are here to save the day! With a social and supportive environment, coworking sessions can boost your mental health and reduce stress levels. Just being around other motivated, productive individuals can create a positive and inspiring work environment that leaves you feeling energized and excited about your work. So if you're looking for a way to beat the isolation blues and boost your mood and productivity, coworking sessions might just be the answer!
Let's get down to business - coworking sessions are the ultimate productivity hack! We all know how tough it can be to stay focused and on-task when we're working solo. But with the structure and accountability of a coworking session, you'll be amazed at how much you can get done. Say goodbye to distractions and hello to laser-focused productivity. Plus, the collaborative environment means that problem-solving and decision-making are a breeze. You'll be amazed at how much more efficient you can be when you've got a team of awesome people by your side.
Ok, now I’m curious. How can I jump into a coworking session at femme x COLUMBIA?
We are so glad you asked! We have a range of membership options on our site that include everything from a monthly drop-in and events. Our first two coworking sessions we are testing are:
The Weekly GSD (get shit done). Mondays from 10:30-11:15. This coworking session provides the time and peer support to set your intentions for the week. Bring your mode of planning and a notebook to do some goal setting, list making, doodle sketching and jumpstart your week.
Pitchy Women. Pitchy Women is held every Friday from 8:30-10am and the third Friday of every month we are dedicating this space to a content planning coworking session. Come spend some time developing your marketing content, blog posts and social media with a whole crew that can be a sounding board and trade tips and tricks.