Santos Thenu: Saatnya Ritel Modern Asli Indonesia Bangkit

Penulis: Achmad Dzulfiqar Artikel ini diambil dari sini Badan Pusat Statistik (BPS) memprediksi pertumbuhan ekonomi Indonesia 2017 sebagian besar akan ditopang oleh sektor konsumsi rumah tangga seperti tahun-tahun sebelumnya. Bahkan pada tahun ini konsumsi rumah tangga diperkirakan akan mencapai 60-70 % ekonomi Indonesia. Terlebih kondisi perekonomian global belum menunjukkan tren positif untuk mendukung aktifitas perdagangan luar negeri. Ekspor dan impor masih negatif. Konsumsi … [Read more...]

Audemars Piguet’s CEO: “We Didn’t Cancel Our Creativity”

Originally was published in DA MAN Caliber 2016 TIME TO PLAY. François-Henry Bennahmias injects his witty and sharp personality into the business side of Audemars Piguet. The passionate CEO speaks of the company’s past and present to Chris Andre Business with attitude is what separates the winners from the rest of the players on the field. Such is the case with Audemars Piguet, a leading Swiss watchmaker that has been around since 1875. The last four years signaled what is perhaps the i … [Read more...]

Eric Mallace: Guide, Lead and Succeed

Words: Ruth Ninajanty Originally was published in The Jakarta Post on June 6, 2016. At the helm of Jotun Indonesia, Eric Mallace focuses on human resources as the capital that drives the business further in the industry. With more than 25 years' experience under his belt, Eric Mallace recalled the moment he first embarked on the world of sales. He once worked in sales in Dubai. Since then, the Scot has climbed the corporate ladder with more exploration in Asia. He has been the … [Read more...]

In A Blink – hotel design as art

Words: Aulia R. Sungkar Originally published in JPlus of The Jakarta Post on August 13, 2016     Entering its second decade, Blink Design Group has reached great heights in the world of hospitality design, working with luxury hotel brands such as Alila, Conrad, Jumeirah, Kempinski, Mandarin Oriental, Regent, Rosewood and Six Senses. Hotel designer and creative director Clint Nagata founded the firm in 2006 in Bangkok with a staff of 20. Flash-forward to today, and … [Read more...]

8 Advantages Highly Sensitive People Bring to Business

Words: Sherrie Campbell Originally published in http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/245293 Highly-sensitive people are “different” but different in the way that businesses need. The highly sensitive see things in ways others cannot and are the world’s greatest innovators. These are the people you want running your businesses. You want them on your creative teams to help push your business to the cutting edge. With their influence, your business will stand out – by creating new ide … [Read more...]

10 CEOs’ killer interview question for new hires

Words: Jason Karaian Originally was published on Quartz online qz.com Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness? These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”) As you scale to the upper rungs of the corporate ladder, you are unlikely to field such hackneyed queries. For leadership positions, i … [Read more...]

TNT Express takes Transjakarta to Reduce C02 Emission

TNT Express Indonesia and Transjakarta Busway held a two-day eco-driving seminar with the objective of building a social initiative on how to consistently reduce the use of C02 emission. Taking place at Hotel Peninsula, West Jakarta, the seminar features in-class training, held on Friday, December 20, 2013, from 10 in the morning to late afternoon, and practical field exercise the next day.  There were 25 drivers from TNT and 15 from Transjakarta Busway taking part at the seminar. The main … [Read more...]

How personality plays a role in effective leadership

When executives identify admirable leaders, they often underestimate their struggle with certain elements of their personality. In truth, the majority of effective leaders even “naturals” like Richard Branson or PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi had to work hard to manage their personality traits to get where they are today. There are countless personality traits that distinguish us from one another, some inherited while others are learned. But recent research has converged toward five broad dimensions, e … [Read more...]

Tomy Sofhian: Taking the reins through strategic planning and execution

Tomy Sofhian broke the expatriate bar when he became the first local to helm the Indonesian operation of Amsterdam-based international logistics service provider, TNT Express. Since its establishment in Indonesia in 1979, TNT Express Indonesia had always been under a foreign managing director. His appointment to the position last June was due to the need to have a leader who understands the local market, Tomy believes. While he is a fan of motivational and leadership gurus from the West, … [Read more...]

Michael Ziesemer: Leading ways to managing global networks

Holding various senior management positions over 32 years has made Michael Ziesemer a perfect fit for leading a global giant. Ziesemer oversees some 10,000 employees in his position as chief operating officer (COO) of Endress+Hauser, a Switzerland-based instrumentation and process automation company producing instruments measuring level, flow, pressure and temperature. Ever since he was appointed COO of the company in 2008, Ziesemer has deployed his leadership savvy to help Endress+Hauser … [Read more...]