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Paul Keursten
The Modern Workspace

The Workshop17 co-founder reveals how entrepreneurs can lead their own teams efficiently in the multifaceted environment of the modern workspace.

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Paul Keursten is the co-founder and CEO of Workshop17, a chain of flexible workspaces across South Africa and Africa. Workshop17 spaces are designed to nurture the entrepreneurial spirit and foster innovation. Born in the Netherlands to teacher parents, Paul is living out his purpose by creating spaces where people motivate themselves to learn and inspire those around them.


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The world of work as we know it has changed drastically in the last decade. The 'office' is now an option and teams can work from various corners of the world and still get the job done. But what does this mean about connectedness and productivity in your business? And how can entrepreneurs lead their own teams efficiently in this multi-office? Workshop17 co-founder Paul Keursten shares his top tips for building a modern workspace.

What You'll Learn


In this recipe, you will explore the origins of the South African co-working landscape through the inspiring story of Workshop17, from its early days in Maboneng to the award-winning network that it is today. Paul reveals Workshop17's higher purpose and why he's excited about the future of workspaces while offering some super useful insights for entrepreneurs who want to create an inspiring workspace and a conducive work culture.


Learn from someone who speaks from a position of real authority, perspective and experience.


Implement practical tips and techniques learned in the trenches - doing, rather than talking.


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