Online coworking?

Have you been feeling like you need a boost to your business and an expansion on your network? Do you prefer to work online instead of in a working space? Have you ever considered the benefits of coworking? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then you are in the right place. Mastermind is a development online for you. It is a program that redefines what a coworking space means –  in fact, it is a whole new way of coworking!

Picture yourself like this; an entrepreneur who enjoys working on your own time, by yourself, and not in a confined space. Possibly you have things going on in your life and you know you can’t be as dedicated to come to a space everyday or as often as you would like to. However, you also know the benefits of coworking are rewarding. Every now and then we all need that inspiration, that motivation, some type of community so that we do not feel like we are lacking in our projects. You know you need network and professional feedback on your work, but you don’t need training on what you already know. So, how would you be able to get one and not the other?

Well the answer is here. Increasing technology means increasing opportunity and now you don’t have to be physically in one place all the time to grow and get reciprocal advice from others like you. With something like Mastermind, you are able to cowork online and periodically meet to exchange knowledge and strengthen your growth. This is not a training program but instead a group dynamic that allows you to succeed with your personal objectives accompanied by others who want the same. In a group like this, every member brings to the table their skills from their area of expertise. In sessions online or in person, you have the chance to share your experience, goals, and challenges. Then, with this information, the group moves forward on brainstorming and focusing on constructive advice.

And some of the best parts?

One is that you get to work with professionals like yourself, who have been paired into a group with you because they are on a similar, if not the same level. Even better, they likely work in a different area than you, and can offer knowledge and different perspectives as needed. This allows for better community and more practical feedback. Sure, working alone at home in your pajamas is great…except when you don’t have support, it can often get tough or boring. If you get stuck, it is even harder to find accurate advice that includes people who know what your objectives are and who have the similar professional development as you do. Thus, community is important, and more so, a group would be necessary for you to exceed in other ways you wouldn’t be able to if you solely worked alone.

Another advantage of this program is a fairly valued part for you, as we know a coworking space may be not where you wanted or could be. So convenience and flexibility are key. You get the best of both worlds by having a program online with the exception of a few in-person sessions that are optional. You can work when, where, and however you want. This is especially useful for people who have to balance different lifestyles. For example a mother who doesn’t have access to a cofamily space near her. Or a young professional who has additional responsibilities and doesn’t want to get overwhelmed trying to fit everything into a crammed schedule. Another good example would be someone who simply prefers and enjoys living outside of the city. Commuting everyday to the nearest space they can might be a hassle. This type of coworking is perfect for anyone, and again as mentioned, a relief for those interested in both flexibility and professional development.

The third advantage, would be that each group gets a mastermind builder. This person is similar to a community builder in the way that they play a more neutral part and contribute to energize and motivate the mastermind group. This person is essential to guide the group and monitor time. Mastermind builders help you create an outline with your objectives and follow up to make sure you are sticking to it. They facilitate the flow of the group and help participants follow their plan and reach their objectives.

Being a part of a Mastermind group could be an amazing experience for you. Don’t miss out on the chance to work the job you want, in every way you want, all while building your business and reaching your goals in the company of people striving to do the same!

7 February 2018

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