“Yeah, they were right”

16 things my mentors told me, and I realized those are gold after a year in Amsterdam. Plus six pieces of advice to the younger me. *** I obtained these lessons some years ago before moving to Amsterdam. After a year and a half stepping out from my routines in Jakarta, I have encountered several … Continue reading “Yeah, they were right”

13 Things I learned from Amsterdam’s Planners

*** These are the gist from informational interviews with some planners in Amsterdam. The lessons written below is not directly quoted from those planners. Each points is written according to the author's interpretations and understanding of the conversation. The Planners: Ben Armistead, Head of Planning, 180 Amsterdam Emma Wiseman, Global Planning Director, Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam Maximilian Weigl, … Continue reading 13 Things I learned from Amsterdam’s Planners

Show Your Work: Please, young creatives, read this.

"For artists, the great problem to solve is how to get oneself noticed." - Honore de Balzac   Who need to read this book? People who want to: Get his/her stuff out there, get noticed and finding an audience. What did it tell me? In the internet era, there are various ways to get your … Continue reading Show Your Work: Please, young creatives, read this.