GCUC Podcast Recap: Chiko Abengowe

By Stormy McBride On July 1, 2024 In GCUC Podcast

GCUC Podcast

Our podcast host,  Liz Elam sat down with Chiko Abengowe, the innovative Founder and CEO of Perfect Office Solutions and Perfect Staffing Solutions. The episode delves into Chiko’s entrepreneurial journey, from his initial discovery of coworking spaces to the establishment of Perfect Office’s flagship location.

“At the age of 26 and $1000 to my name, I decided to take the risk and start my own business called Perfect Staffing,” Chiko said.

Perfect Staffing Solutions offers staffing and recruitment services to businesses looking to hire qualified and skilled professionals across various industries. Whether companies need temporary staffing solutions, permanent placements, or specialized recruitment services, Perfect Staffing Solutions works closely with clients to understand their staffing needs and provide tailored solutions that meet their requirements.

On the other hand, Perfect Office Solutions provides flexible and modern coworking spaces for professionals and businesses looking for a dynamic and collaborative work environment.  With 20 open spaces and 3 in the works for 2025, these spaces are designed to meet the diverse needs of any one who opens the door.

Chiko discusses his approach to focusing on office-intensive environments within Perfect Office Solutions, and having a niche towards entrepreneurs. By prioritizing the needs and preferences of his customers, Chiko has been able to build a loyal clientele base and establish a strong reputation in the industry within the Washington DC/Maryland area. “We want to be wherever entrepreneurs are,” Chiko said. 

Liz and Chiko also discuss his strategic approach to expansion, providing valuable insights into the decision-making process behind choosing new city locations and the branding of “Perfect.” By sharing the rationale behind his business decisions, Chiko offers listeners a glimpse into the mindset of a successful entrepreneur and the thought process that drives growth and expansion. 

“Just having a look at competitors and seeing where they are,” Chiko said. “If I have 2 or 3 competitors then I need to be there because we’re offering something different.” 

Throughout the conversation, Chiko stresses the importance of business flexibility and effective team motivation strategies. His story serves as a powerful reminder of the human side of entrepreneurship and the resilience required to overcome adversity.

Don’t miss out on this conversation with Chiko Abengowe as he shares his secrets to managing his businesses successfully, tune in here and get ready to be inspired!