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I noticed something as I settled into my new role helping run Atomic20’s coworking space. Everyone seemed to get along with each other, but I was having a hard time feeling really connected to everyone.
For the most part, it seemed like people came in, did their work, and went home, only talking to each other when they had a good reason to.
This isn’t unusual, and for this group I can tell that everyone is pretty well keyed in to what they’re doing. But I needed at least to feel like I had a way to get to them, you know?
So I tried something that I’ve done before, but keep forgetting about. I walked into the office today and didn’t touch my computer for at least the first hour of the day.
In just an hour, I:
So, to recap, I took care of things that needed doing, and forged stronger bonds with 4 people in the space.
If you’re building a community in real life, consider the opportunities you have to forge human connections in real life. It’s all too easy to retreat into the computer and lose track of that, but the desire to connect is what makes communities like these possible and worthwhile in the first place.
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