Hello, Founders! Are you a foreigner needing to set up an organization or expanding one in Malaysia to catch the ASEAN market? Use this post as a guideline so you can take advantage of Malaysia's potential as a key market hub in the region.
The proliferation of coworking spaces in Jakarta has inspired countless of charming designs and features in an office space. These days it's getting harder to differentiate the workplace and home, considering all the things that you normally find in your living room can also be found in the common area of your coworking space, for instance, pool table, ping-pong table, and your favorite console, it's no surprise that some people linger in the office longer than you'd expect. Echoing my narrative above, is a friend of mine that recently updated her status on Facebook - "The problem with your office being too comfy, is that you find yourself firmly entrenched in it at 8 p.m. which becomes 10 p.m. which then becomes 12 a.m. and you realize several colleagues are also still here"
With such huge numbers of beautiful event spaces in Kuala Lumpur, it is difficult to limit your decisions to just a single one - the one where you will celebrate your birthday this year. Fortunately, we've done the legwork for you and arranged a rundown of some of the best venues that can provide the optimal scene for your upcoming party. It is surely will be a real treat for everybody.
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Before I left Indonesia to pursue my tertiary education in the United Kingdom back in 2014, I recall there was little buzz around ICT and the infrastructure supporting it was notably poor, startups and mobile apps weren't really a thing either and there wasn't any ride-hailing or e-commerce solutions available (commercially at least). During my time abroad, I relish at the seamless integration of technology into my daily life. The likes of Uber, Ocado, Deliveroo, and Amazon have drastically changed my lifestyle. Everything was so convenient, I would never be able to enjoy this in Indonesia, certainly, so I thought.
Coworking is the fastest growing trend in the business world. Like any sort of work, it requires attention and complete focus of the individual which cannot be guaranteed when working from home. This is why we are seeing freelancers, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and other startups across Southeast Asia increasingly moving towards coworking environments.
The demand for flexible office spaces in the Philippines has exhibited strong growth in the last 5 years - and this isn't purely driven by startups and freelancers. In fact, an increasing number of big companies and MNCs are now looking for more flexible, short-term offices for rent rather than the more traditional options. Why?
GONG XI FA CAI! Every year, the world tosses a monstrous slam to respect the beginning of another customary Chinese logbook year. Bid a fond farewell to your canine year, the hotly anticipated year of the pig at long last is here. Ring in the time of the pig from a positive point of view and fortify your bond with collaborators, associates, companions, just as a family by having a healthy feast together. Chinese New Year is the ideal time for our souls and stomachs to be filled.
Kicking this article off with a famous quote by F. M. Alexander "people do not decide their futures, they decide their habits and their habits decide their future" It's true, we are all creatures of habit. Improved performance and productivity at work don't just happen overnight, it's simply a byproduct of good habits in the workplace. Having said that, building a habit is easier said than done, while there's no concrete time frame on how long it takes to form a habit, it's believed to be around 66 days and consistency is key. So if you haven't worked on creating good work habits it's never too late!
1 out of 5 people in the world are Chinese and if there's a holiday that holds more significance than Christmas or the New Year for the Chinese is - Chinese New Year or the Lunar New Year (surprise, surprise) that is happening on the 5th of February this year. Aside from China, the festive occasion is also widely celebrated in Chinese-majority countries like Hong Kong and Singapore and they take Chinese New Year celebration to a whole new level. Immerse yourself in the streets of Chinatown lined-up with bright red lanterns or to the sound of the vigorous drumming of the lion dance that you're guaranteed not to miss. It will also no doubt extend beyond the public space into your workplace as well so let's embrace it! Here are some things you can expect as well as some fun ideas to implement in the office.
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You’ve just heard that your business event is a go. Now that you’ve gotten the green light from your manager, you can get down to planning. Oh wait, where should you start from? Don't be stressed out just yet, beforehand you need to have strong insights into why do companies hosting an event? Will it be worth the money? As we all know, hosting an event will generate new business opportunities and boost conversion. Let's dive deeper into it further down as we've compiled 12 inexpensive event venues in Kuala Lumpur, keep scrolling!