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A lot of people coming to me and ask how did I manage my time and do all those writing and business things and eventually becoming productive. And I don’t really have a proper answer. I actually have told everyone that I just do it. I just do everything at once. And it doesn’t seem [...]

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Being one of #StartupLokal initiators to nurture the #StartupLokal @startuplokal community have changed my life. I remember a year ago, I really want to attend the first #StartupLokal meetup when something really bad happened. It was a personal problem that you already know the outcome back in January 2011. In the emotional roller coaster that time, [...]

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When I start building my first startup in 2006, online book store Kutukutubuku.com, I don’t have anything in mind. All I know, I want to work surrounded by books. And that can only happened if I make my own book store. After years, a friend on twitter @penq, ask me some tips on successfuly starting [...]

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Been eye-ing this book: The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferris for quite some time. The concept of working only 4 hour every week really make me curious. It’s basically living like a millionaire. So, yesterday, I read reviews about the book and I took several conclusions. Delegate. Automate. I’m an entrepreneur who manage several startups. [...]

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With the rate of unemployment rising every year in Indonesia, that eventually will create more social & economical issues, now we have to focus on starting our own company and absorbing more human resources. The famous Indonesian Donald Trump, Ciputra, said right now Indonesia only has 400,000 entrepreneurs out of 250 million population. That’s less [...]

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Saya tidak pernah terpikir untuk mengunjungi China. Sebagai salah satu negara dengan kekuatan ekonomi terbesar dan tempat yang sarat dengan peninggalan kebudayaan bernilai historis yang tinggi, China sangat membuat penasaran untuk dikunjungi. Namun ada beberapa sebab yang membuat saya ragu-ragu: faktor bahasa, kesulitan mendapatkan makanan halal, dan cerita-cerita horor tentang toilet-nya. Maka ketika Indo Citra [...]

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Ada yang seru di bulan Maret! Rakuten, online shopping mall no. 1 di Jepang, kini hadir di Indonesia untuk meramaikan online market place di tanah air. Rakuten Indonesia adalah hasil kerjasama reputable company, MNC group dengan Rakuten Ichiban Inc. Soal keamanan berbelanja online pun udah jadi jaminan dengan dua nama besar ini. Barang-barang yang di [...]

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Gaya hidup hijau atau green living, dalam beberapa tahun terakhir mulai banyak dikampanyekan dan dilakukan. Saya sendiri, dalam upaya ikutan kampanye gaya hidup hijau, sudah lama tidak menerima kantong plastik untuk membungkus belanjaan seperti buku, DVD, baju, dll. Lebih baik langsung menaruh belanjaan di dalam tas yang sudah kita siapkan dari rumah. Maka sewaktu Tupperware [...]

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In one fine afternoon, me & my friend @adhisaputrawere walking across the Cikini street. We talked about writing, human interest, and everything in between. Suddenly a boy following me, offering books he carried. I said, I’ll buy the book, but you must follow me. Then we stop to a very famous chicken porridge restaurant. I [...]

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So I wrote about my progress in January 2011. Now I want to share what’s happened in February 2011. February has been fabulous for me! Not because it’s a month of love (they say), but because I (and friends) hosted 5 events in a month! For me, who was once a painfully shy girl and [...]

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Sebagai seorang penulis, sangat penting bagi saya untuk punya tempat hang out untuk menulis yang cozy dan menawarkan makanan ringan yang enak-enak! Sekarang, di Grand Indonesia, West Mall, lantai 5, sudah ada tempat nongkrong baru! It’s Magnum Cafe! Yeah… ini cafe-nya Magnum ice cream itu loh. So… selain bisa menikmati cafe yang interior-nya vintage chic a [...]

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So yesterday I went to Mekar‘s office with @chandramarsono to have a private assessment on our new business together. Razz from Mekar gave a lot of useful insights on what kind of startup that investors looking for and how to make our business plan works the charm. One of things that Razz did was identify-ing our [...]

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