Business Centres Category: Running A Business

Types of Seating Arrangements for Events, From Classroom to Boardroom

One of the hallmarks of a successful event is the seating arrangement, the view that participants have. If all your attendees have a clear view of the speaker, stage or spotlight area, they’ll be more likely to feel like they got to see and hear something worthwhile.   By the same token, the speakers on stage have to get a…

 March 7, 2018  Dolly

History of Women’s Day, and What it Means for Women Entrepreneurs

International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on March 8. It’s a global event with the UN setting an annual theme. There is no single organization or group that controls or manages the celebration or activities to be held. So what is it about? Let’s take…

 February 26, 2018  Dolly

What Should Be on the Menu for Corporate Events

The Evoma Business Center and Hotel offers everything you need as a business traveler. We have all the facilities that meetings, conferences and other MICE organizers and attendees need, including food and beverages. A great deal of planning goes into each event, on the part of the event organizers as well as our staff. The food is typically one of…

 January 10, 2018  Dolly

101 Business Travel Tips

Business travel is particularly fruitful in terms of the ROI, and it’s a good way to combine business with leisure. Traveling for meetings, events and conferences is a refreshing break from business as usual, and you get to do a lot more business than you do at home. But it can take a toll on anyone, even the most…

 December 13, 2017  Dolly

How to Raise Funding Through SME Exchange

The number of SMEs in India is now estimated to be at 42.50 million, and accounts for 16% of bank lending. This formal and other informal SME lending mechanisms are the most commonly availed SME financing types. However, there is a much better way to do it – SME exchanges…

 November 24, 2017  Dolly

Doing Business in India is Easier – World Bank Report

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, announced that India is one of the 10 most improved economies in the World Bank’s annual Doing Business Report. The Doing Business Report is an annual report that looks at 190 economies,…

 November 2, 2017  Dolly

Business Software for SMEs and Startups

Whether you’re just starting a business, running it, or managing business growth, you need an array of business software to automate and simplify your operations. The use of software also allows you to scale the business in a way that’s manageable.

 October 28, 2017  Dolly

Conference Meetings and Event Planning Checklist

Evoma being a venue provider for all kinds of corporate meetings, conferences, training sessions and events, we follow a strict protocol for hosting events exactly per the client’s needs. We work with MICE executives as well…

 October 21, 2017  Dolly

Inside Sales Tools for SaaS Founders

This guide on inside sales tools for SaaS founders, originally published on ProductNation, was written by Neel Padmanabhan, Global Client Partner, Enterprise Business and GM India, Lucep. We want to share with all you SaaS founders the valuable information and tools listed in this post, which takes you through the flow of the entire inside sales process. You’ll find tips…

 October 7, 2017  Dolly

Green Business Tips for SMEs – Ratings, Certification, Costs and Benefits

I’m not going to talk about the environment or the urgency of tackling the crisis of climate change and global warming. Instead, let’s take a look at the cost benefits of going green. To get more information about how an SME can go green, the types of ratings, certification costs, and the benefits and ROI, we had a chat…

 September 19, 2017  Dolly

Affordable Health Benefit Plans for Indian Small Businesses

The biggest challenge for small businesses in India is not about finding the right talent, but retaining your most valuable employees. One way to keep trained and experienced SME staff from leaving is to offer perks such as employee health insurance that they might lose if they quit. This is…

 August 21, 2017  Dolly

Workplace Health and Fitness at Evoma

India is already a member of the exclusive club of obese nations, with around 5% of its population affected with this malady. The IT and tech workforce takes a large and unhealthy slice of this 5%. Definitely, you don’t want to be one of them. In this post, I’m sharing with you a few things…

 August 17, 2017  Dolly

5 Diets Designed For Startup Founders

The way you run your business and the way you eat are deeply connected. Let’s face it, you startup founders lead a very busy life and easily fall prey to the “Everything or Nothing” syndrome in which you focus all your energy on one project and usually overlook fitness. To assist you in putting your…

 August 14, 2017  Dolly

Eating Habits of 10 Successful CEOs

“95% of everything you do is the result of habit. So the rule is to allow good habits to become your masters than let bad habits form.” – Aristotle. If you look at CEOs running successful companies, you will find that they all have figured out a few things in life and that they…

 August 5, 2017  Dolly

How to Lose Weight Without Losing Your Startup

A startup is an all-consuming affair that will take over everything else in your life. You don’t have time for food, sleep, family and friends, and it’s all you can think of – all the time. One of the byproducts of this unhealthy lifestyle is that you either lose too much…

 August 1, 2017  Dolly

Low-calorie Meal Recipes for Lean Startups

The startup workforce in Bangalore is the best in India, and arguably one of the best in the world. But they are notoriously lacking in the health department because of the nature of their work and the lack of set work hours. Today, I want to share with you a…

 July 29, 2017  Dolly

HR Managers Who Manage Employee Health and Productivity

Why is this important? World wide, poor health of employees costs companies $576 billion a year, and the loss escalates as one moves up the ladder to high-stress sectors. Travel & Hospitality Sector: For a company with an employee base of 2,000, the…

 July 25, 2017  Dolly

Work-Life Balance Tips for Startup Founders

  No one said founding and running a startup is easy. It is a very demanding job that comes with stress, anxiety, emptiness and other related issues associated with burning the candle at both ends. The subject of work-Life balance is a dicey one and one that needs to…

 June 25, 2017  Dolly

Meeting Planning Checklist – A Guide to Successful Meetings

Allow me to start by sharing with you some statistics on the distribution of hours for different managerial activities. “A meeting is a gathering where people speak up, say nothing and then all disagree,” says Thomas Kayser, author of Mining Group Gold. This quote and the chart above clearly reveal how a meeting…

 June 2, 2017  Dolly

Startup Office Costs That You Can Eliminate

As a breed, startups tend to be cash-starved and desperate to find ways to cut corners, reduce costs and overheads, and make whatever little funding they have go further. If this is you, then we have here some fast and easy ways to eliminate startup office costs…

 May 27, 2017  Dolly

30 Reasons Why Startups Fail

Startups have been the success story of the decade, especially in Bangalore where many founders are making it big. But for every startup success story, there are countless others who fail. These failed entrepreneurs are all still agonizing over the answer to that…

 May 23, 2017  Dolly

Top 10 Workplace Safety Tips

Every worker deserves a safe workplace, and it’s a good business practice to provide a healthy and safe working environment for your workers. It improves key metrics such as employee job satisfaction and retention, while reducing turnover rates and the attendant HR…

 April 22, 2017  Dolly

How to Conduct an Effective Business Meeting

Not all issues can be resolved by firing off memos and emails. Complex problems and plans need a meeting or round of meetings to discuss an issue, present solutions, and agree on what needs to be done. But how successful was your meeting? Could it have been better? Shorter? Longer? No slides? More slides?

 April 15, 2017  Dolly

Studies Highlight Community as Secret of Cowork Success

Evoma coworking community

One of the good things about spending time in Evoma’s coworking space in Bangalore is that you get to meet and talk with coworkers who have personally used shared spaces in many cities. It’s amazing to watch them set up their stuff and get to work.

 March 18, 2017  Dolly

Types of Business Insurance for SMEs and Startups in India

SMEs and startups in India are globally competitive and lead the way in implementing best practices in most areas. But business insurance is one area where penetration has been slow. Business owners and startup founders are still largely unaware of the types of business insurance policies and packages available for SMEs and startups in India.

 March 10, 2017  Dolly

The Coworking Space Bangalore Startups Need For Scaling Fast

coworking startups scaling

One of the things we do to improve our coworking space in Bangalore is to get regular feedback from coworkers. It’s not a feedback form, but actual conversation with coworkers that tells us what they like, what irks them, and what would really help them grow their business. The one thing that keeps coming up repeatedly in these conversations…

 March 10, 2017  Dolly

Six Desired Features in Coworking Space for Startups

coworking features

How do startups select a good coworking space in Bangalore? Location matters, obviously. That’s why the Evoma Business Centres offering serviced offices for SMEs, startups and corporate branches in Bangalore are located strategically in Whitefield, EPIP Zone, Marathahalli – Outer Ring Road, and in K.R. Puram on Old Madras Road. But when it comes to coworking, there’s a lot…

 March 4, 2017  Dolly

How Bangalore Coworking Hub Reduces Office Rent and Costs

Coworking Costs

In this article, I’m going to crunch some numbers and show you exactly how much money a Bangalore coworking hub can save for you in rent and costs. Selecting a prime location for business in Bangalore is one of the most important things you have to do when starting a new business,…

 February 28, 2017  Dolly

Top 10 Coworking Bangalore Etiquette Tips

coworking etiquette tips

Coworking space is a boon and refreshing change for work from home professionals, freelancers and startups, but one bad apple can quickly spoil the whole barrel. In this case, what it means is that you need to follow certain clearly spelled out  rules and also some unwritten ones that you can label as etiquette. What we…

 February 20, 2017  Dolly

Bangalore Coworking Spaces Create New Startup Ecosystems

coworking startup ecosystem

Every metro city in India wants to be the next Silicon Valley, but it’s only happening at the scale needed in Bangalore, which is the only Asian city apart from Singapore in the world’s top 20 startup ecosystems listed by San Francisco-based Compass in their most recent Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking. If you want factual…

 February 13, 2017  Dolly

Coworking Trends and Statistics Infographic

coworking trends and statistics

At the Evoma coworking space in Bangalore, we go by our motto of “Why work when you can cowork.” But if you’re wondering why cowork, the answer is laid out clearly in the coworking trends and statistics infographic below.  

 January 21, 2017  Dolly

How to Motivate Employees

Evoma’s Bangalore business centres provide office space and business support facilities and services to hundreds of small businesses, startups and branch offices of large companies from all over India and abroad. One of the things we do is provide facilities for employee training sessions and team building exercises.

 January 13, 2017  Dolly

Freelancers Who Work from Home Now Rent Coworking Space

Evoma works with a lot of freelancers, startup founders and other solopreneurs who do their best work all by themselves. But we have also noticed a growing trend of freelancers who work from home now coming forward to rent coworking space.

 January 6, 2017  Dolly

Guidelines for Business Financial Management and Accounting

Financial management and accounting are very sensitive areas of your business, and most new entrepreneurs and small business owners struggle to manage this aspect properly. Lack of knowledge and resources in this area is likely to lead to…

 December 10, 2016  Dolly

Importance of Public Relations and Media Relations in Today’s Business Organization

Importance of Public Relations and Media Relations in Today’s Business Organization In the business world, public relations and media relations are often used interchangeably as they appear to be confusingly similar. But these are different business processes. Public relations is the act of maintaining, fostering and improving relations between others and your business. On the other…

 September 27, 2016  Dolly

Steps for Setting Up a Payroll System

Steps for Setting Up a Payroll System Employee payroll system has come a long way from old punch card practice to a sophisticated software process. From capturing the clock in time of employees to the tax filing details, the new generation payroll systems has all the features that an organisation needs for…

 September 23, 2016  Dolly

7 Ways to Improve Your Hiring Process

7 Ways to Improve Your Hiring Process Hiring the right talent is crucial as it has a direct impact on the business. A bad hire can cost you dearly in many ways.  ‘Bad candidate is worse than no candidate’ is a familiar adage in the business fraternity. While it is common to make mistakes in hiring it is…

 September 23, 2016  Dolly

Types of Market Segmentation

Types of Market Segmentation According to Harvard Business study in the US, 85% of 30,000 new product launches failed due to poor market segmentation. This study reveals the importance of market segmentation in present market situations. What is Market Segmentation? Market Segmentation is the process of dividing a complete homogeneous market into different segments…

 September 23, 2016  Dolly