The traditional work environment is quickly changing. Coworking seems to the new "thing", and businesses are now offering coworking spaces for entrepreneurs and remote workers. Even as a work-from-home entrepreneur, there are some obvious benefits that apply with coworking.
Creativity is a starting point, not an end goal. Uncontrolled creativity can result in employees losing sight of company goals; controlled creativity, you could argue, is no creativity at all. Eliot Gattegno writes a great article discussing the focus on creativity in the corporate workforce.