Dhemy Larasati

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Instead of Creating an Overnight Success, Do This

The biggest most successful companies on the planet were not overnight successes. Here's what they did.<p>There is a misconception out there when it comes to entrepreneurship that all successful people "got lucky" or created an overnight success out of the blue.<p>In fact, one of the biggest companies on …

Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer and Why He Still Has His Job at Apple

What happens to a company when a visionary CEO is gone? Most often innovation dies and the company coasts for years on momentum and its brand. Rarely does it regain its former glory.<p>Here's why.<p>---<p>Microsoft entered the 21st century as the dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a …

Business Strategy

Millennials could be millionaires – if they start investing instead of saving

In a new poll, 64% of working millennials said they couldn’t see themselves ever becoming millionaires – but it’s a much more reasonable goal than many realize<p>Pity the poor millennials.<p>The 83 million or so members of this generation – a quarter of America’s population, the largest age cohort – have …

Financial Services

10 Traits of Multi-Millionaires

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? The long-running game show has asked for over a decade. I think most people in the world would answer “I do!” to that …

Customers, not advertising, might pay for the future of the internet

Startup founders are steadily losing interest in advertising. An analysis by Silicon Valley startup accelerator Y Combinator found that number of applicants mentioning advertising as a source of revenue has fallen by more than half since peaking in 2009. By contrast, founders are gravitating to …

Startups

5 hobbies that will make you smarter

Work is never enough.<p>We all need to have hobbies other than our work to add value to our lives.<p>Finding activities that are rejuvenating is important, because it helps us maintain a proper work-life balance.<p>To prevent mental and emotional burnout, we need to disrupt our routines with a spark of …

Self-improvement

I Tried to Be a Morning Person for 30 Days. Here's What Worked (and What Didn't)

If you spend any time online, you'll inevitably come across an article (or 15) spelling out steps to reach the near-mythical status of becoming a …

7 Simple Daily Habits to Sharpen Your Intelligence

Give your brain a daily workout to sharpen your focus and become more intelligent.<p>You probably spend at least a couple of hours each week training your body--doing cardio, weight training, or even just walking. You're training your muscles to stay pliant and strong, your joints to stay fluid, and …

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template

Writing a business plan doesn't have to be an intimidating task, but it does require foresight, honesty, and plenty of research. Here is an outline and some smart tips to help get you started.<p>Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business …

The Insane Work Ethic of Mark Cuban, Jeff Bezos, and 14 Other Powerful Leaders

Among these successful businesspeople, early mornings, late nights, and weekends are the norm.<p>Talent, connections, and money can help you get where you want to go in life--but those things alone won't do it. You also need to work hard to be truly successful.<p>Despite their obvious gifts, successful …

My Simple Trick for Making More Money

Want to make more money in 2016? Focus on these tips.<p>I've always been open about leading my entrepreneurial pursuits with passion instead of strictly hustling for money. I turned my last agency into a multi-million dollar company before burning out and selling my stake to take a much-needed break …

More High Tech Professionals Are Thinking Low Tech

<i>This essay originally appeared in Data Sheet,</i> Fortune’s <i>daily tech newsletter.</i><p>I thought about starting the busy week ahead by reflecting on how the …

All about Go, the ancient game in which AI bested a master

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rules of Go, the ancient Chinese board game that is the stage for a man-vs-machine battle this week, are beautifully …

Artificial Intelligence

Steve Ballmer's Life After Microsoft

It sounds pretty good.

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple's next iPhone launch event will happen on March 21.</b> The company has sent out invites to its spring event, where it is expected to launch the "iPhone SE."<p><b>2. Google wants to make its Fiber service 1,000 times faster than it is today.</b> Google Fiber is its already-super-fast internet service.<p><b>3.</b> …

Tim Cook

3 tests to help you decide whether your million-dollar business idea is worth pursuing

Masters, who wrote her book under the name Jamie Tardy, studied and interviewed over 100 millionaires to get insights on how to change her own life. She was 24 years old, over $70,000 in debt, and in a job she hated.<p>She learned that many millionaires did not want to be committed to working for …

Wallet

5 types of emotional intelligence all great leaders have mastered

The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team.<p>The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to emotions, overcoming stress in the moment, and being aware of how your words and …

Emotional Intelligence

If You Want To Innovate, Learn These 9 Rules

On December 9th, 1968, a research project funded by the US Department of Defense launched a revolution. The focus was not a Cold War adversary or even a resource rich banana republic, but rather to “augment human intellect” and the man driving it was not a general, but a mild mannered engineer …

Innovation

This 32-year-old CEO shares the most common piece of advice she gives aspiring entrepreneurs

Cofounder Cassandra Stavrou, 32, came up with the idea for the company — which makes posh, healthy popcorn — while working at advertising agency BBH in London.<p>"3pm everyday people go and buy a snack," Stavrou told Business Insider. "Invariably they'd buy a chocolate bar and feel really guilty or …

Entrepreneurship

What Too Many Startup Founders Get Wrong About Success

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The One Quality You Need to Be Successful

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

These are the 9 cities in the world where commuting is the most expensive

It's not fun, and at times it can be incredibly tedious, but commuting is a part of life. It can also be pretty expensive and is guaranteed to cost you at least some of your monthly income. But where are the world's most expensive commutes on earth?<p>With the help of data provided by …

Commuting

Want To Be Successful With Content Marketing? Teach, Don't Sell

<i>Today’s consumers block out online marketing and sales content, but they respond to content marketing’s “Teach, Don’t Sell” approach. I’ll share three ways to do it.</i><p>The idea of teaching instead of selling seems to turn marketing on its head, and yet it’s at the core of content marketing. “Teach, …

Marketing

The Complete Guide To The 5 Types Of Organizational Structures For The Future Of Work

Over the past few weeks I’ve been writing about various types of organizational structures that either already exist in today’s business landscape or are starting to emerge as viable options for the future of work. I explore each of these structures and concepts in my book <i>The Future of Work:</i> …

The Workplace

Break Your Industry’s Bottlenecks

If you want to create a successful business, you have to do more than win your share of customers or control costs—you have to break the rules and overturn the received wisdom about how things work.<p>Consider the airline industry. High-priced landing fees are just a cost of doing business, right? …

How to Live with Risks

Following a crisis, regulators and managers naturally take steps to prevent a recurrence. In 2002, after Enron and WorldCom succumbed to massive accounting fraud, U.S. legislators passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, which gave directors and executives new oversight responsibilities. In the wake of the …

Top 4 Exercises to Lose Belly Fat Fast

What are some of the healthy ways to "lose belly fat"? Is belly fat reduction through exercises cost effective? If you are one of those who want to …