We all have a friend or two who work in finance with mean spreadsheet skills. They whiz through without ever touching their track pad, selecting and shifting cells faster than your mind can process. Even if your job doesn’t call for mean MS Excel skills, it’s impossible to deny that it’s among, if not the most important computer programme in the workspace. From budgeting to organising client lists, Excel is powerful and takes years to master. Get started with our 11 simple tips, which we guarantee you’ll incorporate in no time at all. ***Don't forget to check out last week's 13 Microsoft Word Hacks You Need In Your Life, and stay tuned for the final of our 3-part series next week: hacks for Powerpoint!
As part of our #BeTheChange series, we sit down and discuss how people and business have evolved, with change-makers in our Garage Community.
This week, we sit down with Michelle Hong, co-founder of Rooftop Republic, a social enterprise on a mission to introduce the joys of urban farming to the city folk of Hong Kong.
Rooftop Republic has been part of the Garage Community since 2018, and they have a rooftop farm on the terrace of our Wan Chai Lockhart space.
It was great to catch up with Michelle over sustainability, social entrepreneurship, and the joys of growing your own food.
The advent of user-friendly e-commerce tools has made starting your own small business easier than ever.
With so many people embarking on their entrepreneurial journey, we thought we’d give you a reminder on how to support small, local business owners.
We encourage everyone to be conscious consumers - whether this means voting with your dollar for locally farmed vegetables, or writing a positive review for the indie coffee shop in your neighbourhood.
Here are a few ideas to get started:
As part of our focus on growth, we asked the Garage Community what areas they would like they spend more time developing. It was very clear that you all wanted to dedicate more time to your mental and physical health!
Considering that Hong Kongers have some of the longest working hours in the world, it’s important to carve out some time for yourself.
Here is a comprehensive wellbeing toolkit with guides, recommendations, and resources for bettering your mind and body.
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