“He who works with the door open gets all kinds of interruptions, but he also occasionally gets clues as to what the world is and what might be important.” — Richard Hamming
You may invite distractions but you also get a better sense of the world and the larger picture direction.
Related: Collaborative thinking
As a form of EA
Working and being vocal about your work is a way to amplify your effective impact radius. By doing so, you can change other people’s thinking around giving, money, and charity through discussion