Surat Untuk Anakku (11)

People should train their minds so that they would not disturbed by whatever kinds of words they might hear, whatever kinds of acts they might see. They should train their minds and keep them broad as the earth, unlimited as the sky, deep as a big river and soft as a well-tanned leather.

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Surat Untuk Anakku (10)

Aku selalu ingat salah satu mentor marketing panutanku. Setiap kali briefing teamnya, dia selalu mengingatkan dan menekankan bahwa dalam dunia pemasaran (dan bisnis), tidak ada yang namanya juara kedua. Either juara satu (baca: dapat order, dapat proyek), atau tidak sama sekali. Tidak berlaku medali perak atau perunggu karena nyaris dapat order atau proyek. Hal sama berlaku juga untuk, misalnya, urusan tender-tender yang hanya memilih satu pemenangnya. Sisanya? Yang kalah, gigit jari. Kejam kan?

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SURAT UNTUK ANAKKU (8)

“If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.
If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway.
If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, maybe forgotten tomorrow. Do good. Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway.”

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