Monthly Archives: March 2014

PEMIMPIN YANG MELAYANI (SERVANT LEADER)

“The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.” – Max DePree “Tanggung jawab pertama dari seorang pemimpin adalah mendefinisikan realitas. Yang terakhir adalah untuk … Continue reading

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GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON: He Led With Boldness And Clear Intentions

  America was about to enter World War II, and Gen. George S. Patton wanted his junior officers to have a clear picture of what he expected.  He gathered his men around a dining room table, at the center of … Continue reading

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MOTHER TERESA: SAINT OF THE GUTTERS

At 85 and after major heart problems, Mother Teresa is still immersed in projects for helping the poor in India and of all the world. Through her service to the ill and destitute, she proclaims her message that the poor … Continue reading

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MCDONALD’S RAY KROC: He Cooked Up A Winner

Ray Kroc believed that never was a good time to stop growing. Kroc [1902-84] was already 52 years old when he got the franchising rights to a small hamburger stand started by Dick and Mac McDonald in San Bernardino, Calif. … Continue reading

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COSMETICS QUEEN MARY KAY ASH: She Made Beauty A Big Seller

It wasn’t worrying about what went wrong, thought Mary Kay Ash [1915-2001]; it was all about focusing on what was going right. She’d retired in 1963 after spending 25 years working for several companies in direct sales. As she wrote … Continue reading

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WALT-MART FOUNDER SAM WALTON

He Learned From Competitors And Then Went His Own Way  Sam Walton felt sick to his stomach. It was 1950, and he’s just spent five years turning his first store – a five-and-dime Ben Franklin franchise in Newport, Ark. – … Continue reading

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MENGENANG SEORANG PEMIMPIN BESAR: NELSON MANDELA [1918-2013]

   “To have spent twenty-seven years in jail for political reasons, to have been deprived of the whole mighty center of one’s life, and then to emerge apparently without a trace of bitterness, alert and ready to lead one’s country … Continue reading

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MAHATMA GANDHI [1869-1948] IN HIS OWN WORDS [2]

MIND: Man cannot develop his mind by simply writing and reading or making speeches all day long.  CONFIDENCE: That man who has inspired confidence in another has never lost anything in this world.  FAITH: One’s faith has got to be … Continue reading

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KEPEMIMPINAN DAN MANAJEMEN DALAM PRAKTEK BISNIS DI DISNEY

“I dream, I test my dreams against my beliefs, I dare to take risks, and I execute my vision to make those dreams come true.” (Walter E. Disney)  Dalam tulisan saya yang berjudul “Kepemimpinan dan Manajemen” (KOMPASIANA, 8 Januari 2014) … Continue reading

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ROSA PARKS: A TIME TO SIT

Rosa McCauley Parks was 42 that afternoon in Montgomery, Alabama. The soft-spoken woman took the bus every day to her job as a seamstress. She fumed with the injustice and indignity of the bus company and its drivers. Once before, … Continue reading

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