"62% of employees say working at home can be socially isolating." -- Fusion.net
The concept of working at home sounds like pure bliss. But, as many discover, the reality is often quite the opposite. It can be excessively lonely and counter-productive because of kids, pets and chores.
For many consultants, entrepreneurs, work-at-home employees and small businesses, Biztract can be an oasis with a great mix of quiet, privacy and networking opportunities. Biztract co-working caters to everyone - early riser, non-to-fivers and night owls as members can access the facility 24/7/365.
"The mere presence of other people can boost your performance." --Behance
One of the earliest findings in social psychology was the 'social facilitation' affect - the way the mere presence of other people engaged in the same task as us can boost our motivation. In 1920, social psychologist Floyd Allport showed that a group of people working individually at the same table performed better on a whole range of tasks even though they weren't cooperating or competing. Allport's research illustrates how the energy of other people can act as a substitute team even if we're working solo (this is way many creatives enjoy working at their local cafe surrounded by industrious strangers).