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!
You may have heard the news, or you might not, but something big has happened to us recently that has been in the works for a while as we strive to provide all of you with the best platform out there. Last week we officially announced the acquisition of Quikspaces - our counterpart in Hong Kong - as part of our continued strategy to provide you with the best service possible.
It's has been a bullish year for coworking, serviced office, and flexible space alike in Indonesia. Closely trailing behind India, Australia, and the Chinese market, Indonesia presents one of the fastest growing and cheapest markets for flexible workspace in Asia averaging 16% growth (in 2018) and $285 per workstation. Presently, there are about 150 flexible space centres across the country, out of which, 75% are located in Jakarta. This growth is congruent with the rapid growth of tech startups in Indonesia as they continue to be one of the biggest occupiers of flexible spaces.
At the start of a new year, many of us consider new beginnings. Now that the holidays are soon to wind down and you’re going back to the daily grind, perhaps you may be feeling a bit sluggish at the office and getting bored with the normal routine. Instead of trying to jump ship to new location, why not look to an alternative workspace to reinvent yourself and your team at work? No matter what industry you are in, everyone can benefit from a change in environment, the easiest option, and one of the more cost-efficient are coworking spaces in Kuala Lumpur. They'll provide you with various options for wellness, amenities, and services to accommodate your business operation.
However, office moving is a daunting task, especially when you still must run a business on top of it. Yes, moving to a new place can be stressful as there are usually involving more people and documents, but it doesn’t have to be! Utilize this checklist to be considered for a smooth, stress-free move.
The growth of flexible workspaces in Singapore does not seem like it's slowing down anytime soon. In fact, it's quite the opposite - survey shows that Singapore is one of the fastest growing country for flexible workspace in Asia Pacific (APAC) in 2018 - experiencing a 19% growth in the number of centres, indicating another great year for entrepreneurs and businesses looking to occupy a coworking space in Singapore. As the market gets increasingly saturated, great spaces can sometimes be overlooked, we want to make sure that doesn't happen.