Month: August 2014

Entrepreneurship & Working from Home

I feel blessed to have not only one circle of good friends but some. There are more issues yet more ideas, more points of view and more disagree’s. What I and most of my good friends have in common is that we’re in our early to mid twenties; golden period of quarter life crisis. We can’t help that the easy access to people’s personal lives through social media keeps us busy comparing. Some people bring us down by being so highly achieving while some are only busy complaining on all things, even their own life choices. Some make us think just enough and some inspire us a lot. Everything slowly but surely has got into me. What I never thought would matter 5 years ago now seriously matters. One of the hot topics is entrepreneurship. A lot of my friends are now entrepreneurs in the making; making start-ups (you know UrbanIndo? Petra Barus is one of the guys behind it), innovating and creating new products, reselling stuff they import, selling food, etc. My besties, Sari & …

It’s been a while…

Lately (or I should say, since mid 2013 when we started planning the wedding) I’ve been so busy with marriage and wedding related discussion. Some good and best friends got (or are getting) married this year and I’ve been talking a lot about wedding and marriage life. Without really realizing it, I’ve been giving advice to friends (especially those who’ve been in particular relationship for what I assume as enough duration to know each other) to start thinking about marriage. Last week I got a chance to hang out with a French trainee. He’s a non-pro-marriage, fear-of-commitment typical guy. It wasn’t my judgement; it was his statement. Although I’m a conventional type (stay-virgin-until-what-I-believe-would-be-my-everlasting-monogamous-marriage kind of girl), I’m open minded enough not to mind people’s choice or being nosy about it. So I kinda enjoyed when we (plus my unmarried besties) discussed about it. I’ve been always interested about what modern guys think about marriage and how they deal with their spouses and society. Chick lits aren’t enough because they are mostly written by female writers (whose blood …