Steven Alidjurnawan

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If You Aspire to Be a Great Leader, Be Present

Some years ago, we worked with a director of a multinational pharma company who’d been receiving poor grades for engagement and leadership effectiveness. Although he tried to change, nothing seemed to work. As his frustration grew, he started tracking the time he spent with each of his direct …

3 Laws You Should Live By When Negotiating Prices With Vendors

Vendor negotiations have rules. It's best to know them before you open the discussion.<p>When it comes to sales, firms that successfully differentiate themselves are rewarded for their uniqueness--whether it's in their products, their delivery system, or their quality of service.<p>The question of how to …

Why Did Japan Suddenly Kill Thousands of Airbnb Reservations?

On June 1, Japan’s Tourism Agency sent out an official notice to Airbnb and other hosting agencies that any host without an official government …

Why Oita Should Be On Your Next Itinerary To Japan

Tucked away on the eastern coast of Kyushu island, Oita Prefecture has many attractions suitable for all types of tourists. While the average visitor …

Tokyo Orientation - 12 Neighborhoods & Areas You’ll Want to Wander Around

Tokyo is a giant city, so for many tourists it might be a little bit hard to take it all in! When visiting Tokyo the best way to think about it is as …

Navdeep Bains: US apologizes after Canada minister told to remove turban

Officials from the Trump administration issued an apology after a security agent at a Detroit airport repeatedly demanded that a Canadian cabinet minister remove his turban, the minister has revealed.<p>Navdeep Bains, the country’s minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, described …

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What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

People With Depression Use Language Differently -- Here's How to Spot It

Scientists have long tried to pin down the exact relationship between depression and language, and technology is helping us get closer to a full …

In Just 11 Words, Billionaire Richard Branson Gives His Best Career Advice (It Came From His Mom)

Mother knows best.<p>Richard Branson is a force of nature.<p>In addition to being an actual knight, he is the founder of the Virgin Group, which now controls more than 400 companies. His net worth is $5 billion, which puts him seventh on a list of the wealthiest British billionaires. Plus, he's known for …

06 Random Things to Know Before Travelling to Jakarta – An Enchanting City

After Tokyo, Jakarta is the world’s second largest city; the place is home to over 30 million people. At first glance, one cannot understand the …

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Video: President Jokowi delivers angry speech to critics - The Jakarta Post

In front of thousands of his volunteers, Jokowi hit back several criticisms recently fired against him and his administration. They include …

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Indonesia shares higher at close of trade; Jakarta Stock Exchange Composite up 1.28%

© Reuters. Indonesia shares higher at close of trade; Jakarta Stock Exchange Composite up 1.28%<p>Investing.com – Indonesia equities were higher at the …

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Facebook: Why Investors Should Pay Attention To Indonesia

Asia is on the verge of breaking out for Facebook (NASDAQ:FB). Two of the main markets in this region are India and Indonesia. While Indonesia has a …

12 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, and other larger-than-life tech companies, somehow also seems to find time to read.<p>Musk has said that reading a variety of books — from epic works of fantasy like the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy to complex how-to books on building rockets — is crucial to his …

Elon Musk

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

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Coffee cancer warning: What science says about the actual risk

Trouble is brewing for coffee lovers in California, where a judge ruled that sellers must post scary warnings about cancer risks. But how frightened …

Coffee Fights Disease and Extends Your Life, Especially if You Drink It This Way

Coffee is the ultimate superfood, especially if you know the right way to drink it.<p>As I explained last month, a meta-analysis of 127 studies revealed that drinking two to four 8-ounce cups of coffee each day results in enormous health benefits. The consensus of these studies is that coffee:<p>Reduces …

How to descale a Keurig and enjoy full cups of coffee again

The symptoms of dreaded Keurig scale are unmistakable: Slower pours, settings that no longer work, stinky build-up, and a half cup of coffee when you …

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I Drank Green Tea For 1 Week Instead of Coffee and This Is What Floored Me

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Editor Experiments<p>What Happens When You Drink Green Tea Instead of Coffee?<p>I Drank Green Tea For 1 Week Instead of Coffee and …

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The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

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These Cold-Weather Container Farms Let Produce Grow In The Arctic

As traditional Inuit diets change, they’re being replaced with processed food because it’s so difficult to stock markets with fresh produce. Now, they can grow it themselves, even in sub-zero temperatures.<p>In the subarctic town of Churchill, Manitoba–unreachable by paved roads and best known for its …

I Tried Growing With Hydroponics At My Desk And It Went Better Than Expected

I had no idea it could be this easy!<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

Coffeeography: The Coffee Producers Is A New Book By Stephen Leighton

Stephen Leighton is a man of many endeavors. The founder of the UK’s Hasbean Coffee, co-owner of both 3FE and Drop Coffee, and co-creator of coffee …

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15 DIY Coffee Tables from the Rustic to the Minimal

Few pieces of furniture define your living room as the coffee table and fewer see as much traffic as these versatile delights. The modern coffee …

Living Rooms

How to Make Coffee Without a Coffee Maker

Having a coffee maker is a good move—especially if you're addicted like I am—and there are some great ones on the market. But if you don't have the …

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12 books Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and other moguls think everyone should read

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates reportedly reads 50 books a year. Oprah Winfrey has called reading "her personal path to freedom."<p>Gates and Winfrey, along with a number of other successful people, have made book recommendations over the years. Here are some of the titles that could help mold the …

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Danny Meyer Opens Caffe Marchio, Inspired By The Roman Coffee Experience

fullscreen<p>Anyone who has made a quick caffeine pitstop in the Eternal City knows that to sip espresso in Rome typically means leaning against a small …

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De:Constructed: A Night Of Coffee And Sneakers In Portland

You may think that sneakerheads would be the last people to be super into coffee, because you know, that brown liquid is just itching to stain to …

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I Gave Up Caffeine for a Week and Lived to Tell the Tale

And I was crying on Day 1.<p>November 01, 2016<p>“But, why?” That was the typical response when I told people that I would be removing caffeine from my …