Does this sound familiar? You enter your office with your employees in it, only finding them uninspired on a Monday. There is no interaction, no engaging conversations, no sparks of creativity that your office once had. Well, imagine what some of the biggest companies in the world, such as Microsoft, IBM, and even HSBC, have to deal with on a day-to-day basis. This is why these and others like them choose to work in coworking spaces.
Bet you have caught people saying that they become weary of going to specific corporate events since they have to sit and tune in to a similar idea over and over again, all while feeling alone in a crowd of people. Whether it is conferences, seminars, or training, today's professional events will often slip in breakout sessions on the agenda making it a staple of many corporate events.
When you are starting a business, have you ever thought to open your first office in cities like Surabaya, Penang, or Davao? In most cases, people opt to not choose those locations because they are what is referred to as secondary cities, or tier-2 cities. If the budget allows it, most enterprises would like to headquarter in the capital cities, such as Jakarta, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, or Singapore because of its abundance of resources. However, coworking spaces are predicted to change said mindset by not only providing enterprise solutions, but actually transforming those secondary cities, and here is why.
The landscape of the traditional workplace is currently changing and the usual cubicle-clad offices we’ve become accustomed to are being reimagined as a collaborative environment where professionals and small businesses co-exist, collaborate and build a new type of community. Welcome to coworking, the future of office spaces.
“Succeeding in business is all about making connections.” ~Richard Branson.
Growing your business entails networking with other people from diverse backgrounds. So, you need to be with those individuals who share the same vision with you. Coworking can help you grow your business in many ways. You may do it yourself, but it would take you longer than it has to be before you achieve it. Learning from others allows you to discover the best and fastest route.
In order for any business to be successful, office renovation is crucial. Investing resources into renovating and redesigning your office can not only strengthen your branding but also boost productivity and business efficiency.
Southeast Asia has one of the fastest-growing flexible workspace markets in the world. What’s currently occupying 5% of office space in the region can grow to 15% in the next decade. While this spells good news for those of us in the industry, this also means that competition is getting tighter.
Being productive can be a challenge for everyone - especially when you're an up and coming digital nomad. How can it not; when the sun hits you just right and the waves are rolling ever so nicely in the background, who could help to not order a cold beer and lounge a bit (or maybe a lot). As someone with a relatively short attention span, I understand your struggle and as such, I have compiled a list to help you stay productive as a digital nomad no matter where you are in the world.
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The time to celebrate Ramadan with family, friends and other love ones is within eye-sights once again. However, you have to unfortunately stay in Jakarta due to several reasons, like lack of financial prowess, too far of a destination, occupation demands and so on. Or sometimes, your family comes to you! But do you know that Jakarta turns into a whole new world every time lebaran week rolls into town, full of fantastic points of view? Well, we will discuss in this list not only why, but also how to maximize your staycation in the city.