Menolak Teperdaya Lagi

“Halo kak, boleh kita ganggu sebentar?” “Iya silakan.” (Kita? Harusnya “kami”, kan ya? Ngapain ngajak-ngajak gue.) “Begini kak…” “Ya…” (Mimik muka malas.) “Kami…” (Antusias) “…” (Bertele-tele nih, anak.) “Dari Yayasan X…” “…” (Yayasan apa sih ini? Mungkin gue yang belum pernah denger kali ya. Namanya masih asing.) “Kita dapat tugas dari kampus. Mau bakti sosial….

On Hiring a ‘Perfect’ Boss of Your Dream

My friend’s oxymoronic statement last night was quite eye-opening. “When someone says,’S/he is a PERFECT boss’, you’ll know s/he is NOT a good boss,” he remarked. “So that means being a good boss requires one to be a really hateful, mean person,” I asked him. He nodded gently, as he read the lines I typed…

I Swear You’ll Sweat

‎No no no. I’m not saying it’s going to be an intimidatingly super hard-core or insanely advanced class requiring you to have a trained contortionist’s ability. I’ll be gentle and kind with myself and whoever cares to be there. It’s in the morning after all. I’m saying this will make you sweat a lot because…