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.
When it comes to business and career advancement, we're living in an extrovert's world. This is especially true when you're looking at the more social aspects of success in the business world such as networking. For many of us, particularly introverts, networking can be challenging as most of them are uncomfortable with big crowds and huge amount of interactions with strangers. With all that said, there are still plenty of traits common to introverts that helps set them up for their victories as well. Introverts will have no problem making the most of a networking with a correct preparation.
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.
A conducive environment is equally important to the other factors that contribute to a productive offsite meeting. A well-designed space can make attendees feel more comfortable to freely engage in conversation. It also helps attendees to focus solely on the agenda of the meeting, which greatly facilitates the brainstorming process for business strategies and innovative ideas.
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.
Look at you! You've run a successful enterprise and hustled yourself into a new step in your business. Now, maybe you need a conference meeting with new investors for your new line of extraordinary products. Maybe you need to train several new employees for your ever growing company. We know that what you don't need is a severe hit on your revenue.
Here are some of our picks for cheap conference rooms and training rooms in Jakarta that are easy on both the eye and the wallet.