On May 9th 2017, InstaOffice, in association with Growisto conducted an invite-only round table discussion on Search Engine Optimisation in our Coworking Centre at 100 Ft road, Bangalore where leading online businesses and upcoming startups from Bangalore came together and dived into the fundas of Google rankings.
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With coworking at the spearhead of the unprecedented revolution in the real estate industry, influencing the work conventions and environment of the corporate offices, ‘CorpoWorking’ is the future of a new corporate culture. The motion that helped in shifting the traditional outlook for offices to a co-working environment has made it’s way into the organisational setting.
Coined by LBMG Labs, “Corpoworking” is the corporate world’s take on coworking, aimed at providing employees a respite from a traditional office setup and engaging them in a coworking-like environment, redefining the meaning of a modern corporate phenomenon. The corpoworking concept isn’t needed to permanently enter the traditional work setup but can co-exist for an alternative, collaborative and pliable environment.
Through all times, sometimes what gives us a life into the life of entrepreneurs will usually be movies. These are some movies that we think all entrepreneurs should definitely watch that will completely change the way you think and act!
1) The Pursuit of Happyness
What should you do when your back is up against the wall? If you’re Chris Gardner, the founder of private brokerage firm Gardner Rich & Co., you just work harder than you ever did.This biopic about Gardner’s life puts light on how the entrepreneur struggled with homelessness while raising his son as a single father in San Francisco. After his career as a salesman selling bone density scanners came to an end, Gardner was homeless, lived in shelters while he fought to get an internship as a stockbroker.
f there’s one common denominator that a lot of successful entrepreneurs share, it would be them taking the time to invest in themselves.
For one thing, they read books—lots of them! Mark Zuckerberg made it his New Year’s resolution to read a new book every other week with the intent of learning different histories, beliefs, cultures, and new technologies.
At this point, you’re probably wondering how he’s taking the time to read so much despite how busy he is running such a massive company, so what kind of excuse do we have for not reading?
John Maxwell, author and authority on leadership, famously said: “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.”
An entire galaxy of inspirational Indian business leaders from the past have shown the way, by building institutions that continue to enrich the lives of millions of Indians to this day. Think of the achievements and contributions of men like Jamshetji Tata, G.D Birla, Walchand Hirachand Doshi, JRD Tata, Dr. Verghese Kurien, Russi Mody, Sumant Moolgaokar and F.C.Kohli. Business leaders such as Ratan Tata, N R Narayana Murthy, Azim Hashim Premji, Nandan Nilekani and Yogesh Chander Deveshwar are admired for their achievements and leadership qualities in contemporary India today.
At InstaOffice, we make constant efforts to ensure that our community is learning new things. The idea of networking and learning from the best is what we strive towards. As we both were working towards the same goal it was equally exciting when Sheroes organized their community meet at InstaOffice (Our coworking space in Indiranagar, Bangalore) last Saturday and we had 2 remarkable women – Anuradha Agarwal, CEO and Co-Founder of MultiBhashi and Deepti Beri, Chief Commercial Officer, Sheroes share their stories towards reaching the top of their game.
39% of employees surveyed in a recent study felt that people within their organizations did not collaborate enough, while 86% of executives and employees “cite lack of collaboration or ineffective communication for workplace failures.”
While these statistics shed light on a need for more collaborative and creative offices, they have also led to one side learning from the other.
Large corporations like Google, Facebook and Virgin America have embraced this need and their office space reflects their ethos.
Office space and office culture, when deeply intertwined, can immensely affect employee attitude towards their company.
A 2014 study entitled ‘The relative benefits of green vs lean office space’ found that while the minimalist look might be the height of fashion, it was making most employees feel pretty low. Just adding some small personalized elements can hugely improve morale and productivity.
There was a time when a cubicle represented not drudgery and sameness, but freedom and individuality. As a reaction to this office environment, Herman Miller originated the first panel-based office plan, then called the “Action Office.” Designers Robert Probst and George Nelson intended the Action Office to be a space where efficiency and productivity could reign, without trampling the needs of the individual.
International Women’s day is celebrated all around the world as a sign for women still working towards gender equality. At InstaOffice, we bring together people from different walks of life and enhance their experience of coworking. The best way to network and collaborate at a coworking space are through their events and InstaOffice, as the happiest coworking space, couldn’t wait for a better occasion to call upon 5 brilliant women who dared to have a dream and fight against all odds to achieve them.
“New lifestyles prevail once we have replaced or “destroyed” the old ways of doing things.”
This is what we call Creative Destruction. On 10th September, 2016, Vikas Lakhani (Founder, InstaOffice) took the stage at the Coworking India Conference 2016 to shed more light upon how there could have never been a better time for Coworking to creatively destruct the Real estate Industry by creating value for both landlords and tenants.
What a beginning for InstaOffice in Bengaluru! InstaOffice just launched 2 centres in Bengaluru in the heart of the city – Indiranagar, and to announce our arrival we called over industry experts and senior entrepreneurs to take part in our Startup Roast. In fact, with the current discussions of agreements and disagreements between founders and investors, we decided to let the startup world get a sneak-peek into what really happens during a board room discussion.