Tag Archives: Entrepreneur

“It’s My Startup”: Ramuan Kiat dan Motivasi Bisnis untuk Entrepreneur Indonesia

Membaca buku kadang tidak cukup. Apalagi kalau Anda seorang entrepreneur. Saya teringat dengan penuturan Megain Widjaja, seorang entrepreneur muda, yang mengatakan, kurang lebih seingat saya, bukan membaca isi buku yang paling penting bagi pembaca tetapi apakah pembaca itu mau bergerak … Continue reading

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Why Entrepreneurs Are Like Poker Players

Jason Calacanis likes poker. Playing poker makes your heart race, as you must make the best decision with so limited information. The same challenge you’ll also find in entrepreneurship. Indonesian entrepreneurs in some way are like this. They’re clueless on … Continue reading

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When Teaching Entrepreneurship is Not Enough

In 2012, after educating lecturers and trainers of trainers for 5 years, Indonesian entrepreneur Ir. Ciputra planned to set up a business incubator. He likened this business incubator to a maternity ward, where mothers can give labor to babies. These … Continue reading

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The Roadmap to Writing Like an Expert

Anyone can write. Your 4-year-old child can write simple sentences on the wall of his bedroom. Your nephew writes an essay on how more civilized and developed this country can be without Trans TV airing Raffi Ahmad’s live update of … Continue reading

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On Being More Entrepreneurial without Becoming an Entrepreneur

Writing for an entrepreneurship website for the last 4 years made me in some way think about how overly hyped entrepreneurship has become these days. So overly hyped it resembles a new faith in the modern world, with Silicon Valley … Continue reading

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Bali, The Land of Gods… and Dogs??!!!

I wasn’t t raised an animal lover. By animals, I refer to uncaged animals, those left unleashed. That said, having a bunch of fish in an aquarium and small birds like grey pigeons that my late maternal grandfather cultivated so … Continue reading

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In the Era of Self-Appointed CEOs

Being a CEO or leader has never been this easy like now. You can easily claim you’re a successful person as you wish, merely because you claim yourself to be so on the social media, whether it be your LinkedIn … Continue reading

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Inovasi Dangkal vs Inovasi Vital

‎Apple baru saja meluncurkan produk-produk baru mereka yang dielu-elukan akan menjadi inovasi disruptif. Ada iPhone 6 dan iPhone 6 Plus yang berkemampuan lebih canggih dengan layar lebih lebar. Lalu ada Apple Watch yang menjadi produk wearable pertamanya. Kemudian Apple Pay, … Continue reading

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On Being a Yogapreneur

“One day I drove to work and realized I couldn’t do it anymore, called in sick, drafted my two-week notice and the rest is history.”- Charlie Pabst That was the quotation I copied and pasted on my Facebook wall this … Continue reading

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Mr Krabs, Satir untuk Para Entrepreneur dari Stephen Hillenburg

‎Pukul 6 pagi seperti ini adalah saat yang ideal untuk memulai hari dengan olahraga. Nah, mari kita mulai dengan olahraga mata:menonton SpongeBob Squarepants. Lain dari Doraemon, kartun satu ini cukup sering diputar ulang. Toh, tidak ada yang mengeluh bosan. Setidaknya … Continue reading

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Menelusuri Riwayat Iowa, Ibukota Sastra Dunia (3)

Sebelumnya: “Menelusuri Riwayat Iowa, Ibukota Sastra Dunia (1)” “Menelusuri Riwayat Iowa, Ibukota Sastra Dunia (2)” Schramm yang berbakat ini lebih tertarik dengan komunikasi massa yang saat itu masih dibutuhkan pemerintah AS yang terlibat dalam hiruk pikuk Perang Dunia II. Paul … Continue reading

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Prabowo Subianto di Mata Lee Kuan Yew (1)

Siapa tak kenal negarawan satu ini? Arsitek pembangunan Singapura tersebut tampak masih sehat untuk ukuran orang seusianya. Pikirannya masih tajam, jauh dari kesan pikun. Ucapannya lancar tak peduli usianya sudah 90 tahun. Saya bukan orang Singapura jadi saya hanya mengenalnya … Continue reading

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