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What Kind of Office Person Are You?

 

Each workspace has its share of personalities. There are the workaholics, the caffeine addicts, the social butterflies, and everything else in between. So, we thought with our vast knowledge of different office environments, why not create a quick and fun quiz so we can all find out what type of office person we are. So grab a pen and some paper, or open up a new document on your laptop, and keep track of your answers.

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Workplace Noise: Why It Can Be a Good Thing

By Suvi Hoikka

There’s an increasing number of freelancers and startups choosing coworking spaces over congested coffee shops and diners with free wifi. We’ve already discussed in a previous post about why this shift is occurring, but the simple reason is that these spaces promote collaboration and productivity. But coworking spaces have their own sets of challenges as well, one of which is noise. There’s the buzzing of phones, impromptu meetings, email dings, and people walking around. How does this promote productivity?

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Embracing Workplace Diversity

By: Suvi Hoikka

Diversity in the office, simply put, can be good for business. A study examining management teams found that those with a wider range of educational and work backgrounds created more innovative products. Likewise, another study found that firms with greater racial and gender diversity had more sales revenue, more customers, and greater profits.

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Maximizing Your Coworking Membership

By: Suvi Hoikka

Colliers International predicts a 10 percent growth in coworking spaces for the Philippines for the next three years. This is largely attributed to the large millennial population entering the workforce, as it offers a cheaper alternative to the traditional office space.

 

But coworking is so much more than a simple cost savings opportunity. In fact, the magic of coworking is achieved when you see it as an investment in your career.

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​Work and Play in Jakarta: Low-Key Workspaces for the Adventurous

By Julie Ng

Whether you’re from overseas looking to experience the real Jakarta or a local trying to get to know your own place better after work or in the weekend, here’s a guide for you.

First of all, mobile culture (in both the digital and transient sense) is rapidly dismantling the partitions and cubicles of traditional office spaces. Thanks to wifi and coworking, there is no need to give up hours of your life being stuck in traffic trying to reach that one office in that famous building in that famous business district.

We’ve spoken enough about the cosmopolitan hubs of our cities. So if wifi and power outlets are all you need, how about a change of scenery? Let’s get out of the shadows of these skyscrapers and explore the "hidden secrets" of Jakarta!

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WeWork Lands in Southeast Asia

Weihai Lu, Shanghai, China

By Julie Ng

 

WeWork and FlySpaces share the goal of easing the growing pains of small businesses by providing workspace solutions. It's no longer just about growing fast but growing strong. WeWork understands that aside from a space that is beautifully and thoughtfully constructed, an authentic team culture, enriching challenges, and work-life balance is conducive for productivity. These elements are crucial for companies with the elusive-but-attainable dream of becoming the next unicorn. And FlySpaces will help bring that to Southeast Asia!

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The Far East Movement: An Interview with Sanjay Verma

As former CEO of the Asia-Pacific division of commercial real estate services company, Cushman & Wakefield, for over 5 years, Sanjay Verma has gained first-hand insight into the region’s unique opportunities and challenges. He has observed the market grow and evolve, cultivating valuable learnings along the way. Now, as Advisory Board Member for FlySpaces, he shares his experience and expertise in the field.

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Workspaces in Jakarta: How to Take Your Startup to the Next Level

Jakarta Coworking FlySpaces

by: Julie Ng

 

Your brand new business and the hungry rag-tag team will eventually outgrow crowding into noisy coffee shops. However, you still need a professional space for functions, meetings, and a business address to put your best foot forward. The problem is finding time and focus away from your baby in order to research and negotiate the right office space.

A newcomer like you in this fast-paced startup world cannot afford to lose momentum. Here’s where FlySpaces comes in. Our Space Experts take care of the space arrangements, allowing you to direct your focus in expanding your business will be your only focus. Today, we take the extra step for you by putting together a comprehensive list of workspaces in Jakarta, the “Twitter capital of Asia.” Let us begin!

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Zalora Philippines: An interview with Co-Founder and CEO, Paulo Campos

 

“At Zalora, your purpose is not just to collect your paycheck at the end of every month. Maybe that’s what your parents wanted you to do because that’s what they did,” begins Paulo Campos, CEO and co-founder of Zalora Philippines. “As for me, I’ve always blazed my own trail. Here, we have a sort of trinity wherein happy employees plus happy customers equals happy company. It’s the sense of community that makes our employees like working here. This is what makes us successful.”

 

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Kuala Lumpur: Your Guide to Work-Life Balance

 

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Situated at the junction of two great rivers in the vast Klang Valley is Kuala Lumpur, a name that literally means “muddy confluence.” Nowadays, it is a sprawling metropolis marked by soaring skyscrapers and surrounded by lush greenery. Pulsing with life and energy, it is more than just the capital of Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur (KL) is at the heart of industry, commerce, finance, history, culture, and modernity in the country.

 

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