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Academic Entrepreneur: Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?

This post is a copy of my article on Fair Observer. The original post can be seen here: http://www.fairobserver.com/business/can-entrepreneurship-be-taught-31016/  Studying at university provides students with the necessary tools to become an entrepreneur and overcome common startup problems. There has always been a fierce debate of whether entrepreneurship can be taught or not, and if an entrepreneur …

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Business Management Career Works

The Expense of ‘Being Nice’ in the Workplace

Everybody loves nice people. Nice people won’t hurt you. Nice people will always help you. Nice people can even be the vehicle you use when you need to go further. Oh and everybody likes to be liked. Even before Facebook invented the ‘Like’ button and utilised this as psychological tool to deepen its users engagement. And it is so understandable …

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Career

UK-Europe and the Job Market

It’s a common mistaken perception that graduates in developed countries are easier to get job. No, not at all. Finding a (proper) job has always been a struggle for majority of people, wherever we are. In developed countries, the case is probably even worse. Most of the industrial manufacturing plants have off-shored to far away countries as a result of …

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Career Indonesia

Death Penalty and ASEAN Sovereignty

Following execution of eight drugs dealers in Indonesia (29/04/15), the world again put their attention on South East Asia, and how death penalty still prevail in this region. Among ten ASEAN members, only two countries have officially removed capital punishment from their law. Cambodia and Philippines abolished death penalty for all crimes in 1989 and …

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Career

Tentang Beasiswa LPDP

Tentang Beasiswa LPDP LPDP (Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikan) adalah lembaga yang dibentuk atas kerjasama Kementerian Keuangan, Kementerian Pendidikan Nasional, dan Kementerian Agama. LPDP beroperasi sejak 2012 Fungsinya untuk mengelola “dana abadi” pendidikan sebesar Rp 15,6 T dengan tujuan meningkatkan SDM Indonesia dalam jangka panjang Hasil investasi dana tersebut (sekitar Rp 1 T per tahun) digunakan …

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Career Family & Friends Life's Diary

Graduated (again)

Pernah dengar istilah “graduation effect“? Itulah perasaan yang muncul seperti saat kamu lulus sekolah–ketika kamu akan meninggalkan suatu tempat, orang2 di situ, dan semua kenangan yang ada di dalamnya. Rasanya nano-nano kan. Antara sedih karena harus pergi dari tempat yang berkesan dalam, tapi juga lega karena akan segera menyongsong masa depan. Dan saya sedang mengalami …

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Tentang Perempuan di Tempat Kerja

Zaman sudah canggih begini, ternyata masih ada aja lho diskiriminasi gender di tempat kerja. Memang nggak ekstrim2 banget sih, tapi pasti ada saja alasan bos yang lebih memilih untuk merekrut karyawan laki-laki daripada perempuan. Bos-bos yang masih tradisional cenderung memilih pekerja laki-laki karena dianggap “lebih bisa kerja”. Hmm… Nggak bisa disalahkan juga sih, karena somehow …

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