I can’t even describe the feeling. It’s all mixed up between ecstatic, star struck, respect, grateful, tired while digesting the lessons i learned in my pursue to meet my President: Mr. Joko Widodo. Here’s the story. Waking up this morning, I didn’t know Pak Jokowi is coming to town and spending the night here. While […]Read More I met Pak Jokowi
Being away from home for more than 20 years might have distorted the definition and importance of family to me. I left home once i graduated junior high and life has brought me places ever since. Spent high school time at Semarang, took my bachelor degree in Amsterdam, worked in Jakarta and the work pretty […]Read More The Importance of Family
It’s been almost 2 months since i got back to my hometown and without smartphone! I did not plan it, yet somehow, amazingly, my smartphone just got broken the moment I step out from the plane. In the beginning, i was a bit upset but now i think of it as a divine intervention to […]Read More Being SMART without smartphone!
This photo was taken on 2012 during the trip to Kakunodate in Akita prefecture, Japan. I didn’t projected or visualised anything while posing for this picture because we were actually writing our impression about a samurai’s house we visited and how we felt about it on a book. We visited the place when Japan was […]Read More Rewrite my story!
Get a grip and control yourself is another challenging task when doing business!! But it is also the very thing that is most difficult to do. In fact, i think it is one of the majestic internal task and skill that need to be mastered by business owner. Why is that important? Because letting emotions […]Read More Get a hold of yourself!
Interesting thought today! So, as all business doers and marketing practitioners have known by heart, when starting a product, you must definitely have everything right; price, market, product’s function, channel, communication etc. Some experts even formulate some critical RIGHT factors as practical guidance which would easily found in almost advertising agency’s deck. And yes, being […]Read More Right Time, Right Place!
January is the month of celebration of the new calendar year and new age for me and what’s better way to celebrate it than RESET things with love and in courage. By RESET-ing i mean to rethink just like the normal cycle of every business in the opening of the year. Well, actually most companies […]Read More ReSet!
Sounds fancy and trendy right? Yeah! Everything is all about and all over DIGITAL thing and it is the serious IT thing! Even Indonesia as a country is on it’s way to acknowledge this new potential economy booster. With my conventional advertising background, I first thought that digital is, in-a-way, like conventional marketing with a […]Read More The thing about DIGITAL
Yeap. I’m back after 2 years and 3 drafts of unfinished blog post. How am i doing? Hanging to the SOURCE of energy! Hanging on what? Pretty much everything! This thing about starting up a STARTUP is really a life-changing journey where you re-discover yourself in a totally whole new level. I never thought that […]Read More 2 years later!
So… I’ve been working in Advertising industry for 9 years. Gained somewhat impressive skills in strategic thinking and honed myself fair share of acknowledgement in the industry. My last position was Account Director at a rising start agency in town. Basically, I was in a situation where, most likely, a step closer to my career golden […]Read More WHY QUIT CORPORATE?