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3 Ways Coworking Will Up Your Q1 Game

Published Thursday, December 5, 2019

Make a resolution you can actually keep this year: join a coworking studio in the new year! Make Q1 your business' or side-hustle's time to shine.

Flex your time and work remotely

If your 9-5 job is feeling a little stale, freshen it up in the new year with a pitch to work remotely out of MatchBOX. Not only will you get the chance to feel refreshed in your work, the benefits of remote work are hard to overstate. A two-year study found “the productivity among home-based workers was equal to a full day’s work each week”; ie. you’re more productive when you don’t feel obligated to come into a stifling office.

Not sure how to approach that conversation? This post on how to convince your boss to let you work remotely is a great place to start.

New place, fresh ideas

While working from home can sound great, we all know it can pretty quickly devolve into hours of binge-watching videos and half-hearted cleaning to avoid getting down to business. Aside from a hyper-disciplined few, getting out of the house to get work done is critical.

If you're not ready to join yet, check out some of the events we offer - completely open and free to the public!

A coworking space - especially one open 24/7 like MatchBOX - allows for that escape no matter if it’s during normal work hours, after your 9-5, or at 2AM when inspiration strikes. Plus, with such low prices payments don’t have to break the bank for a new biz which lets you...

Invest money into your business, not a space

Rather than spending around $1/square foot of office space in downtown Lafayette, save some cash by becoming a member and re-invest that rent money into something more effective for your business.

For a team of 3, a full year of Basic Membership at MatchBOX is the same price as one month’s rent for a 1500 square foot space. (And let’s not even talk utilities…) Add in three reserved desks, and a year of MatchBOX payments comes out to less than 4 months of rent in the same space.

Got questions? Feel free to shoot us an email and figure out how MatchBOX can help you rock Q1!

Fellow members:

Revisioning the concept of traditional work environments and moving to a collaborative space has been an amazing opportunity for our organization to remain engaged with our constituents and expand our connections in the community.

—Kitty Campbell

"MatchBOX is helping my company (One Fact) survive and prosper. The affordable space is only the start. It is the connection with the other co-coworkers that is proving helpful. MatchBOX gets a share of credit for any success One Fact sees in 2017!”

—Cortland Starrett

MatchBOX is where I met some of my newest best friends, Amanda, Emily, Matt, Ed, and sometimes Ryan. It's conveniently located near Kathy's candies and a bunch of places to get drinks during lunch. Could use a couple more Pokestops though.

<3 Austin Toombs

MatchBOX has provided an incredible opportunity for getting my work done, collaborating with others (at least 4 projects so far), hosting meetings for organizations I'm part of, and meeting other independent contractors in the area. The feel and ambience of the place just adds to the fabulous workplace -- not to mention the coffee and snacks! I have friends around the country who are jealous of our MatchBox space.

—Johanna Merritt Wu

My Enactus Purdue team got a tour of this studio recently. The environment is outstandingly innovative! Everyone there is incredibly friendly and hospitable and passionate about what they are doing. What a great place to see opportunity in the city of Lafayette!

—Acaimie Catron (from Facebook)

There is such a positive, creative vibe to this space. I participated in Lafayette Writers' Studio events and classes at MatchBOX fall, 2016. It is easy to access, convenient to downtown Lafayette and parking is not difficult in its area of town.

—Sandra B. (from Yelp)