Saya belajar bisnis lebih banyak tentang bisnis dari film-film yang saya tonton selama ini, jauh lebih banyak dari yang saya pelajari di sekolah. Tidak hanya dari film yang bertema bisnis seperti Wolf of Wallstreet, Social Network, dan Glengarry Glen Ross tapi juga dari film komedi seperti War Dogs.
Bagi yang belum tahu, War Dogs bercerita tentang 2 anak muda awal 20an yang berjualan senjata ke pemerintah AS. Terdengar absurd memang, tapi di dunia startup digital, tidak aneh rasanya ada 2 anak muda yang berbisnis sampai menghasilkan jutaan dollar.
No I’m not going to talk about being original and all that, I still think originality is overrated. But you definitely need to stand out among the competition right? Then you need to be different. How different? Well it really depends on what you’re doing. So maybe I can cook up some example to give Read More
Don’t let your education interferes with your learning. Albert Einstein said that and I agree. Schools and colleges (especially college) put a lot of garbage in our head and it’s really hard to know what we really need and what we need to unlearn. So here’s 4 things that I unlearn from my education and Read More
Jason Fried the writer of Rework share his controversial yet we all-know-it-inside knowledge on why work doesn’t happen at work. I personally love the book and believe reading Rework it is better than getting an MBA (yes, really!). But I disgres. In the video he elaborate what problems are happening in the office, how meetings Read More
Originality is overrated, there I said it. Yesterday I wrote about the clone king coming to town, not so long ago Zynga the game company giant shamelessly rip-off Tiny Tower and also a desktop game Super Crate Box “heavily inspired” the iPhone game Muffin Knight. This 3 stories are just a small examples showing one Read More
There’s been a lot of talk about shameless Samwer Brothers (Rocket Internet), their expansion to Singapore, Malaysia and our dearest Indonesia. Even their email brief to the Indonesia team is leaked out. For those of you not following the news, Rocket Internet is the clone king from Berlin, Germany. Here as quoted from sangatpedas: These Read More
As I’ve written before about Serkan Toto’s tweets, I invited you guys to discuss about the problem described in the title. But I guess commenting on blogs is considered “uncool” for today standard. Good thing I also made the discussion on startuplokal mailing list which got a couple of interesting replies.