4 Things Startups Can Teach Big Corporate Companies

Feb 15, 2019 8:48:12 PM / by Michael Wu Gunawan posted in startups, corporate, tips, guide, business, industry insights

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It wasn't until the 90's that the startup world began to take shape. Back in the days, working for a startup was not a popular choice at all, most people would opt to work for a big corporation because of the impressive reputation that precedes the brand, job stability, better mentorship, and higher salary among others, which are not typically found in a startup. Arguably, that is still the pattern to this day, however, it's much less prevalent.

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5 Ways to Boost Your Career After Chinese New Year

Feb 8, 2019 6:02:46 PM / by Michael Wu Gunawan posted in Chinese New Year, tips, productivity, industry insights

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As we wrap up the Chinese New Year celebrations and return to the daily grind feeling inspired, people often use this moment to reassess their career and personal goals as they plan for a successful year ahead. Perhaps, January wasn't as productive as planned as some people are still recovering from the Christmas and New Year hangover. Don't worry, according to the Chinese solar calendar, that was last year. So let the bygones be bygones! It's time to step on the gas and get to where you want to be. We shortlisted 5 ways you should be doing to give your career a head start.

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7 Workplace Habits for a Productive Year Ahead

Jan 18, 2019 3:55:11 PM / by Michael Wu Gunawan posted in productivity, workplace, habits, guide, tips, 2019, industry insights

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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!

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Fostering Workplace Productivity in Jakarta

Dec 14, 2018 5:25:11 PM / by Michael Wu Gunawan posted in productivity, tips, Jakarta, workplace, industry insights

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Much of productivity in the workplace can be attributed to the working culture embedded in each country, a one-size-fits-all solution to increase employee productivity simply isn't effective. In order for a company to increase it's competitiveness, it's important that employee productivity is measured correctly. There are many different ways on how to measure productivity out there such as dollar per hour or units per output/units of input. However, many of these metrics have limited applicability in the service sector. 

This article will outline common workplace cultures and behaviours in Indonesia along with handy quick fixes that you can implement to your local team immediately!

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How to Choose the Right Size Venue for Your Event

Dec 4, 2018 9:37:01 AM / by Suvi Hoikka posted in flexible workspaces, event planning, venue finding, tips

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Spaces, Manila

When it comes to planning events, there are a whole host of questions you have to ask yourself. Possibly the most important out of these is what type of event are you hosting - is it an intimate end-of-year team dinner, is it a product launch, or a conference with multiple guest speakers? When you know the answer to this, then you can figure out what type of venue you should look for, namely what size venue would best suit your event. So let's go over some of the factors that will help you find the right event space for your needs. 

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How to Avoid Procrastination: Working Hard vs Working Smart

Nov 23, 2018 2:37:35 PM / by Suvi Hoikka posted in industry insights, Coworking, procrastination, tips

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WeWork, Singapore

Procrastination is a near-universal phenomenon. Who doesn't find their minds wandering, scrolling through their phone, or even working longer on one task to avoid starting another? 

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A Guide to Moving Offices in Jakarta

Nov 9, 2018 6:24:42 PM / by Michael Wu Gunawan posted in Coworking Space, Jakarta, city guide, office space, efficiency, tips

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GreenHub, Kota Kasablaka

Flexible space in Jakarta has experienced 16% growth in the last 12 months. As it stands, Jakarta is one of the leading cities in the Southeast Asian region for coworking spaces and serviced offices with a total of 146 centres. With so many options available, the common questions we get from people are "What is the best coworking space?" or "Which coworking space do you recommend?" Our short answer is "it depends." In truth, the perfect coworking space doesn't exist, the perfect one is probably the one that ticks all the boxes you need. One of the most, if not the most important factor that we notice when people look for an office space in Jakarta is location, so let's talk about that shall we?

Below we discuss the 4 things that you need to consider when choosing the location of your next coworking space or serviced office in Jakarta.

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4 Tips to Organise a Successful Iftar (Bukber)

May 7, 2018 2:45:05 PM / by Michael Wu Gunawan posted in Ramadan, Event Space, Bukber, Fasting, Jakarta, tips, Event Venue, news and events

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The holy month of Ramadan is a month full of blessings that is highly anticipated by Muslims not only in Indonesia but all over the world. Muslims typically fast during this period to practice the virtues of perseverance and tolerance. In the fasting exercise, Muslims consume a pre-fast meal called suhoor before dawn and an  iftar  meal to break their fast at sunset.
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Office Interior Photography: Expert Tips for Business Owners

Jun 5, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by Julie Ng posted in photography, tips, guide, interior photography, office photography, business owners, industry insights

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So you’re renting out your office space, but don’t have the budget for a professional interior photographer. Good news: you don’t need expensive equipment to take good photos! Phone cameras have evolved to capture images with a quality that rivals DSLRs from years ago. We’ve come up with a few essential tips for taking a good photo of your office space with the intention to list them online or make your photos Instagrammable.

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4 Key Qualities of Strong Relationships that Apply to Business Partnerships

Feb 13, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by Julie Ng posted in relationships, business partnerships, tips, qualities, Entrepreneur, industry insights

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Looking for founder love in this hopeless space? If only there’s an app for that (there isn’t - we checked and only found someone who wanted to find a business partner to develop an app for finding business partners...so meta).

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