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5 Ways of Making Your CoWorking Space Stand Out

1) Stand for something. Make it known.

A remarkable idea is one that draws from strong belief, establishes rationale and translates to action. If your mission is vague and inarticulate, it will be forgettable.

Ask yourself why you are in the business of coworking spaces. Do you want to make the office a happy place that people are happy to return to? Do you believe coworking plays a role in leveling the playing field for all sexes? Are you targeting a space that takes away the stresses of urban life and sets people free to achieve their potential? So that the modern professional doesn’t lose touch with the rhythms of nature, do you envision a space where the outdoors intermingle with the indoors?

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What Entrepreneurs Need to Learn About Team Work

If you have been consumed by a business problem, if you have cared deeply for a solution, believed in an idea, taken a risk and struck out on your own to build a company from the ground up, you have done well!

It is likely that in coming this far, you have had yourself to rely on. You have had to rely on your skills, your convictions and often, your own money.  You are an independent thinker, a proactive doer. You spend little time in discussion and consensus building. You lose no time in making decisions. With a small team or none at all, you are the company and the company is you. Your work ethic is the ‘culture’ of your company. You value your autonomy, your self-reliance.

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What type of meeting rooms will suit your company?

Imagine a meeting room with high-backed leather chairs around a large conference table of polished teak, concealed lights beaming down from the overhead panels, dark blinds over the windows, a refreshments counter with delicate, floral chinaware and a piece of classic artwork on one wall.

Now imagine a room with cotton curtains, windows with wooden shutters that open outwards, coloured lampshades suspended from the ceiling, a potted plant of mogara at the entrance, many small tables and chairs that can be moved around the room and posters with quirky quotes on the walls.

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So you hate your job? Your 8 Step Guide to Getting Back On Track

So you hate your job.  You have to push yourself to get to work everyday. Hour after hour, you wait for the day to end, for any opportunity to stop working. You miss your deadlines. You feel cut off from your colleagues. You don’t know if you can talk to your boss. There seems to be no one to turn to for help. You feel like you are wasting your time. Your confidence is dwindling. Sometimes, you feel cheated by your organisation, your team, your manager. At other times, you feel like you are cheating all of them by drawing a pay cheque for no real work done. You feel uncredited for your contribution, thwarted in your ability to shine. The unhappiness from work spills over into your personal life. You can neither focus on work nor play. Every now and again, you find yourself browsing job postings on employment forums or adventure getaways and yoga retreats. Anything to get you out of the rut. But where do you begin?

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5 Ways of Making Your CoWorking Space Stand Out

1) Stand for something. Make it known.

A remarkable idea is one that draws from strong belief, establishes rationale and translates to action. If your mission is vague and inarticulate, it will be forgettable.

Ask yourself why you are in the business of coworking spaces. Do you want to make the office a happy place that people are happy to return to? Do you believe coworking plays a role in leveling the playing field for all sexes? Are you targeting a space that takes away the stresses of urban life and sets people free to achieve their potential? So that the modern professional doesn’t lose touch with the rhythms of nature, do you envision a space where the outdoors intermingle with the indoors?

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             In retrospect of our independence –   We Matter

In the India of 1947, in the dusk of celebratory days, what did our predecessors see before themselves? Amidst the joy and the strife, the dawn of an era of nation building. Men and women of all ages, within their own realms of power, saw that they were at a cusp of history where they could be the architects of their own nation. No matter the arduous road ahead, the possibilities were immense and lay open to be ceased.

      It is the 16th of August 2018. The 72nd anniversary of our independence has passed. And aren’t we bearers of the same power and responsibility for nation building as  our predecessors in 1947? They wanted peace and prosperity, opportunity and equality. Do we want any different? Surely our responsibility must be no lesser than the generation that fought for our freedom. If at all, it must be more. Soon after Independence, it must have been easy to never let nation building out of sight. Today it is probably easier to forget that whether we know it or not each one of us is an actor in the life of our country.

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We Have an Author Amongst Us!

“A day comes when the story inside you wants to breathe on its own, that’s when you start writing!”

InstaOffice has no dearth of creative minds at its co-working spaces. Entrepreneurs, web developers, investment advisors, wedding planners, recruitment specialists, real estate consultants – you name it, and we have it. InstaOffice is happy to announce that one of its members, Shobhika Puri, has recently published a book.

Shobhika’s book is titled, “My Papa’s Untimely Death.” It is about her journey after her father’s death. It is a memoir and a self-help book that aims to help one deal with the loss of a loved one. It also aims to help one deal with others who may be going through such a trauma. Shobhika says, “I would recommend the book to all daughters and sons across the world who love their parents.”

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Your Favourite Tea At Your Workspace

When working in a workplace, taking care of employees’ wellbeing is one important aspect that needs to be taken care of. There is no doubt in the fact that today’s working environment is very challenging and employees are expected to perform in a significant manner. Too much stress, fear of deadlines, anxiety are common things to deal with. However, a good workplace can do wonders for the employees as well as the organization they are working for. There’s a very good saying, “Don’t die for five days to live for two days”. Therefore, the environment of our workplace should be such that it motivates the employees to show up every day rather than waiting for the weekend.

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The 3-Step Formula To Get Things Done, For Real!

Is your planning exercise followed by an episode of you feeling overwhelmed with everything that needs to get done? If you can relate to this feeling, you need the 3-step formula to get things done, for real! Something as simple as this formula is all you need to carry out flawless planning and optimum execution.

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The 5-Hour Rule That Guarantees Success

Are you working hard to find success that goes sky-high? If you see yourself slogging every single day, without making the kind of progress that you think you deserve, it’s time to unravel the truth about hard work and about the 5-hour rule that guarantees success!

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InstaOffice Introduces Cogoport & Its Success Story

InstaOffice is proud to introduce Cogoport! Launched in May 2016, Mumbai-based Cogoport is an online international freight exchange that offers price discovery and booking on its online platform, establishing a cost-effective match between importers and exporters. It has created a tech-enabled platform connecting importers and exporters to freight and ocean carriers.