The importance of a community builder: This is how Anabel Valero lives it
If we had to choose a word to define Anabel Valero, among the entire CREC Coworking team, we would all agree on the same: Artist. And it is that Anabel Valero, Community Builder of CREC Sabadell, is unique for her talent with painting. For this reason, she created her own clothing brand, Ana Handmade Shop, and knows perfectly how the world of entrepreneurship is: “Being an entrepreneur allows me to connect in a special way with coworkers because, from the outset, we already have something in common” .
Anabel Valero has been at CREC Coworking since May 2019, the same time that CREC Sabadell opened its doors: “I had a small idea of what coworking was, but I did not expect beyond being able to offer a work space in the than managing basic services to facilitate the work and day-to-day life of our coworkers. In this sense, it may be what has surprised me the most and, at the same time, I like the most, it is the human and social factor that we contribute to all this management. ”
Pictures by Vera García
“I had a vague idea of what a coworking was, but I did not expect much more than a workspace beyond being able to offer a workspace in which I would facilitate some services to our coworkers”
In fact, that the social component is key for Anabel is demonstrated by her first vocation. “I studied Social Education because I like to contribute a positive value to people’s lives. This has allowed me to work with a lot of different groups and people: children, women at risk of exclusion, functional diversity, and young people, among others.” For this reason, in addition to considering herself a creative person, Anabel also defines herself as a very responsible and empathetic person.
Community Builder’s work enables him to put his social values into practice: “We are dedicated to growing projects, but we also grow people. Our role is to understand and connect with coworkers in order to be able, in addition to offering a safe work space, connect them with the right people who will add value to their professional and personal profile.
“Our goal is to make projects grow, but we also people. Our role is to understand and connect with coworkers to add value to their professional and personal profile”
For this reason, our coworkers have also added value to your entrepreneurial project. As Anabel explains, “working at CREC Sabadell has allowed me to develop Ana Handmade Shop on topics that may not be as proficient as marketing or the creation of a web page.” Thus, despite being a Community Builder, it has taken advantage of CREC Connect services as if it were a coworker: “We go beyond accounting for connections; the most interesting thing is the quality of these relationships.”
One of Anabel’s best connections at CREC Sabadell has been created with Carles Garcia, Founder of Transformación Digital para Empresas. interview and he still remembers the moment: “He made me very easy with his close and communicative attitude. We connected a lot! So much so that in the end I ended up sharing my entrepreneurial project with him and we made an” interview “, a space very nice in which we share projects and experiences. Since then, whenever he sees something that can help me / help, he shares it with me “.
“I always try to make each and every one of the people who work at CREC Sabadell feel at home”
Anabel is key to building a great community in Vallès Occidental. With coworkers like Carles, Olga Ramírez, Cristian Hernández, Jovita Ponce or Aina Moltó she has built an essential group: “I always try to make each and every one of the people who work at CREC Sabadell feel at home. And I think that together we will make CREC the place we all want to work”, she says.