• Motivation

    Work and Play

    Jennie S. Bev, a successful author, columnist, business woman from Indonesia who lives in the United States, said that for her every second is to work and to play all together. “On weekends, I came up to stay at a hotel sitting and listening to others, or on another day you could find me speaking about this and that on a seminar. On some occasion, I sometimes just sit in the amusement park without doing anything … “ “Actually, what am I doing?” Jennie said, when she was working, she was best at the same time playing. When she plays, she’s working. Both overlapping activities would obtain fruitful productive results…

  • Motivation

    A Shoe Salesman

    A boss sent his salesman out to a remote island to sell the shoes he manufactured. When the salesman reached the island, he found that all the resident people had no shoes. Feeling like targeting wrong, he came back home in a lethargic manner. “Boss, there is no market there. People do not wear shoes,” he explained in the doldrums. The boss found himself curious and sent another salesman to carry out the same. As having arrived on the island, the salesman called his boss. “Boss, you won’t believe it. It’s such a gigantic market. Everyone doesn’t wear shoes,” he said. Well, the world is something relative. While some people…

  • Motivation,  Reflection

    Broken Racquet

    A little boy had unintentionally broken his dad’s tennis racquet. In a fear of being punished by his dad, he desperately hid the racquet beneath the bed in his bedroom. Each time his dad got inside the bedroom, the boy constantly showed a fearful attitude. On purpose he sit on the bed covering the racquet beneath in order to distract his dad from getting closer to the bed, so his dad would never think that the racquet was indeed around. Consequently, the boy always tried to manage to move the racquet from one place to another as frequent as he could hoping his dad couldn’t find it. Things were going…

  • Motivation

    Shameful Things can be Controlled

    James “Jim” Lawrence Marshall was the defensive player of the Minnesota Vikings, a team of American football, in the 1960’s. He had ever had himself do the most shameful thing in the history of sport, and his life as well. In a game against the San Francisco 49ers in 1964, he grabbed the ball and ran for a score. The crowd cheered. However, not to give him encouragement, but shouting to him to change his direction. Yes, Jim ran and made a touchdown on the wrong direction. The incident was broadcasted on televisions throughout America.