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When resources are limited, how would you choose to bring water from the source to a village?

1️⃣ Method One: Carry piles of water from the source to the village, earning immediate applause for your efforts.

2️⃣ Method Two: Quietly build a sustainable system that automatically flows water to the village, with no applause in sight.

Which method resonates with you? How are you going to get more with less? please read my thought process and share yours in the comment below.

Read: No Magic, Only Basic- To get more with less

In a bustling city like Jakarta, where the art scene beckons individuals of all ages to explore their creative inclinations, my journey into the world of art took an unexpected turn. The decision to enroll my neurodivergent sons in an art center resulted in rejection due to their unconventional coloring style – a vivid representation of the broader challenge faced by neurodivergent individuals when their unique thinking is misunderstood or overlooked.

Much like the corporate world, where judgment often stems from personal perspectives, the art centers failed to see the unique strengths my sons possessed. This rejection, however, became the catalyst for their artistic journey. Rather than conforming to traditional norms, they found solace in expressing their creativity with art painting. Little did we know that this rejection would catch the attention and admiration of creators, artists, curators, and gallery owners who recognized the authenticity and charm in their work.

This scenario mirrors the corporate world, where neurodivergent individuals face hurdles in being recognized for their talents. Similar to my sons' artwork finding appreciation outside mainstream art centers, the workplace can benefit from embracing neurodiversity. By fostering collaboration between neurotypical and neurodivergent individuals, we pave the way for neuroinclusion – a culture where diverse minds come together to create something extraordinary.

Studies show that neurodivergent individuals bring unique perspectives and creative solutions, contributing to increased profits and productivity. The key lies in recognizing and valuing these differences rather than adhering to preconceived notions of what constitutes 'normal.'

Just as my sons' artistic journey unfolded beyond the limitations imposed by coloring inside the lines, so too can the workplace break free from restrictive norms. Embracing neurodivergent talents not only fosters a more inclusive and compassionate environment but also unlocks a wealth of creativity and innovation that benefits us all. It's time for companies to appreciate the vast spectrum of human potential and create a workplace where everyone, neurotypical and neurodivergent alike, can thrive.

Neuroinclusion in education and the workplace focuses on creating environments that embrace neurodiversity, supporting individuals with diverse neurological abilities. It involves accommodating different learning styles and fostering inclusivity to harness the strengths of all individuals, regardless of their neurocognitive differences. This approach enhances overall productivity and well-being in both educational settings and workplaces.

When my sons learnt about painting, they produced remarkable arts. Their inability to paint within the lines or follow conventional orders did not diminish their potential to become great artists. Similarly, in the workplace, neurodivergent individuals often bring different perspectives and offer creative solutions. If they do not conform to the norm, it doesn't mean they are not performing. It takes inclusivity to appreciate and unlock the hidden potential that lies in different ways of thinking.

As I sit here, penning down my thoughts at the close of 2023, I find myself marveling at the journey the past 365 days has taken me on. It began with a love letter to crisis in January, a declaration that set the tone for a year of unforeseen challenges and unexpected triumphs. Little did I know that these trials would not only shape my perspective and redefine my cultural understanding but would also lead to a remarkable transformation within my family.

The challenges were numerous, one of the most poignant being the struggle to find a suitable educational environment for one of my sons. Rejections from multiple schools left us disheartened, but instead of succumbing to despair, I resolved to find a path forward. In the midst of chaos, I took small steps, at times stumbling and occasionally retracing my steps. Yet, amidst the thick clouds of uncertainty, I persevered, carrying the weight of my burdensome body and soul.

With determination as my guide, I embarked on a quest to find the right lessons and tutors for my sons. The journey was arduous, marked by numerous trials and errors. Yet, even in the absence of formal education, a glimmer of hope emerged. The community recognized the artistic talents of my sons, paving the way for unexpected opportunities. Allen's art, in particular, garnered attention, leading to collaborations and exhibitions that not only showcased their creativity but also provided a source of income for an 8-year-old Allen. Their art found a place in exhibitions such as UN x Bumi Langit event “Patriot Adalah Kita”, JCDC Specialpreneur 2.0, Pesta Inklusif at Taman Mini Indah Indonesia (TMII), and became the inspiration for unique merchandise.

Amidst the whirlwind of challenges, I unearthed a surprising revelation about myself—I am an Asperger. Learning about my own neurodiversity in the midst of chaos forced me to confront authenticity and understand the true colors of those around me. This self-discovery, though unexpected, became a valuable lesson that added wisdom to my repertoire.

As I reflect upon the trials and triumphs of 2023, I find solace in the realization that I have emerged stronger and wiser. Setting clear priorities and goals, I can discern the silver lining in the turbulence that defined this chapter of my life. The difficulties were not merely obstacles but opportunities for growth, resilience, and self-discovery.

In the tapestry of life, every thread, no matter how dark or challenging, contributes to the beauty of the whole. This past year has taught me that every cloud indeed has a silver lining—a beacon of hope, resilience, and unforeseen possibilities. It is through navigating the storms that we discover our strength and witness the transformative power of perseverance. As I step into the unknown of the coming year, I carry with me the lessons of 2023, cherishing the silver linings that emerged from the turbulence of life.
Let’s welcome new adventure in 2024!

We instead of I. 

Our Impact instead of My Impact

Some years ago, I had lunch meeting with a friend. We were chatting about our work life. He works for a big multinational company.

 One day, he told me that he got little funding to drive his impact. And because of that, he wouldn’t could drive impact and wouldn’t hit his KPI.

 It put me in a pause and thought a lot of that statement.

 Did you ever hear about people said "I am just doing my Fxxxing job. I don’t care others and how we all linked".

How is your response to this ?

And the funny thing is that, people use "KPI" as excuse not to do the right things to do.

But..

 Perhaps, it is not wrong too. Some people just have limitation and do not want to come out from the comfort zone. It is not anybody fault, it is just about the limitation, the fixed mindset.

 10 years ago, I had my first business review with Eric Chen, ASUS Vice President (A Great leader who developed ASUS business in Europe). He asked me so many questions, that not all supposed to be my "KPI". I couldn’t answered him lots of questions, and then he told me : "I am asking you all these questions, not to challenge you, but I am exercising your thinking, so that you will find the answer". He asked me as 360 degree things we need to know to build a business. He has taught me to think as I am an Entrepreneur, not just a Sales person in order to hit some bullets of KPI.

 And then my direct manager at that time, who was the Regional Director for SEA, Rex lee, gave me a used book, written by Jack Welch, titled "Winning Strategy".

 Jack Welch described in the opening of his book, how he amazed about a woman who worked in China in 1980s.

 In short, the best part of his book that I like the most, is about Ownership, Passion and Persistence.

1. Ownership

I always treat myself and inform the team, always have ownership, not because to hit some bullets of KPI, but think as we are the business owner of the work we are doing. We, not I. The result will be different.

2. Passion

Passion is like a gasoline, said by Steve Jobs. Indeed, passion is like a gasoline.

Find things that you love, or love what you do. Do it with full of heart.

3. Persistence

Not easily give up.

 I had a story about Persistence. Some of you might ever know this story from media coverage about How ASUS business rise some years ago.

 This story is about building ASUS business in Indonesia since 2009. As ASUS is still very small company and player in Notebook business, not many shops or dealers are willing to sell ASUS notebook at that time. And not much demand too from market. The market share is only 1.5%, which means 11K notebook sold out.

 We went to big players in Jakarta for many times, and they just didn’t buy in our proposal to sell and focus on ASUS notebook. Why on earth that they would like to sell a small brand while they were comfort with the big brand already at that time. No dealers want to put effort to push ASUS brand.

 So, we changed strategy, we went for Geo-expansion. From one city to another one, knocked their doors & heart, dragging a case with full of ASUS notebooks, from one plane to another, from breakfast meeting to dinner meeting. Every day 7 shops are visited. Even during weekend.

 All of them rejected to be our partner at that time. One of them showed off her Rolex watch which was given by other notebook brand and we, as small brand couldn’t afforded to do so. We only could offered product catalogue. Yes, product catalogue, you heard me.

 Often, we back from business trips with nothings. But, we just not stopped there. Every year, we would continue knocking the doors from 8 cities in first year to 12 cities in second year and continue to all majority cities in Indonesia. The rejection didn’t stop us for continuously trying.

 After many visits and also improvement in the process, product, promotion, marketing activities based on their feedbacks, we finally made it from 7 partners focused selling ASUS notebook became thousands partners selling ASUS notebook.

 It is about PERSISTENCE, and just TRY One More Time 🙂

Okay, let's go back to the "WE impact".

 When we have limited budget, what should we do ? Spread out the funding to each person so everyone has little funding and little authority to show off, or combine into one, with one direction ?

 "We" impact is about collaboration.

 Volcano effect : when you put all efforts together, all bullets together to create big noise, big impact, instead of little ones.

 You can consider spreading out that little funding to each person as river stream here and there. You won't get the big impact.

 But if all collaborate together, make one same direction, one same messaging, one business goal, then you will get Volcano, the big bang.

 The easy way to understand this philosophy is like Sapu Lidi (Broom stick). When we spread out each stick to everyone, you can't really sweep away the dirt with it. But when you combine all the sticks together, you can make impact, clean your house!

 So, when the company has little funding, and spread out to different parts, influence them to create one integrated marketing, instead of each one has different direction. You will amaze that the result will be different.

I called this as Volcano Marketing (putting all resources together and make big bang including in digital, PR, offline events, webinars, partners marketing).

So, It is not about I and My impact, but We and Our impact together.

I had chance to be invited to share about self-motivation topic with students in Bina Nusantara University last weekend.

That's resonated Back all memories that brought me to be Who I am now.

Today is 21st April, which the date of R.A. Kartini Celebration day.

She is a Hero for Indonesia for her woman empowerment movement some years ago.

Raden Adjeng Kartini was born on April 21, 1879, in Mayong, Indonesia. In 1903, she opened the first Indonesian primary school for native girls that did not discriminate based on social standing. She corresponded with Dutch colonial officials to further the cause of Javanese women's emancipation up until her death, on September 17, 1904, in Rembang Regency, Java. In 1911, her letters were published.

 My father left us when I was 3 years old and my sister was only 18 months. I saw my mother cried every night.

Even though, she raised us with full of love.

 She had been working in a shop, owned by my grandparents since she was kid. And so, she came back helping my grandparents, so that she could fed us, and paid our school fees.

 We were poor, that we didn’t even afford a good bicycle. And we didn’t afford to eat cheese at all. Because we have many other priority to pay.

I was so upset to her. I was a kid, that want to have bicycle like other. So one day, she bought one, a cheap one, that not so good quality. It was easily broken after several time riding. She told me that she spent her half month wages for that. And I won't forget that moment at all.

I was not a TOP rank student. My score was so-so. And she didn’t force me for that. She told me that as long as we graduated from school, she would be happy enough.

She spent almost her whole life in the shop, but she like to read newspaper, listen to radio news and watch television news so much.

After school, I usually helped her taking care the shop. And at the afternoon, we had the tea time, when she would take a break, having some snack and coffee. That was the time, she would told us different story successful people in the world. Yes, in the world.

One day, She said, pay attention how presidents from United States delivered their speech, they were so confidence, knowing very well what they were delivering, rolling their eyes from left to right, looking at audiences' yes, without reading the text down there. And she encouraged us to learn how to be like that, when delivering speech & presentation. She reminded us.

She also told us story about 3 sisters who considered as first few women from China who studied in United State. And the story about their love life and their political life. Perhaps you know them too. Two of them are very famous; Soong Ching-ling married Sun Yat-sen, leader of China's 1911 revolution and founder of the Kuomintang (KMT or Nationalist Party) and Soong Mei-ling who married Chiang Kai-shek

 The story was not focusing on their husband. But about themselves. They are smart women, with high-education, they can be chairwoman in organization and politic (government).

Soong Ching-ling  was held in great esteem by the victorious Communists. She also became one of six vice chairmen of the Central People's Government,[10] and one of several vice-chairmen of the Sino-Soviet Friendship Association.[10] She had been awarded the Stalin Peace Prize for 1950.

In 1950, Soong Ching-ling  became chairman of the Chinese People's Relief Administration,

which combined several organizations dealing with welfare and relief issues. Her China Welfare Fund was reorganized as the China Welfare Institute and began publishing the magazine China Reconstructs, now published as China Today. In 1953, a collection of her writings, Struggle for New China, was published.

While, Soong Mei-Ling (Madame Chiang) initiated the New Life Movement and became actively engaged in Chinese politics. She was a member of the Legislative Yuan from 1930 to 1932 and Secretary-General of the Chinese Aeronautical Affairs Commission from 1936 to 1938. In 1945 she became a member of the Central Executive Committee of the Kuomintang. As her husband rose to become Generalissimo and leader of the Kuomintang,

Madame Chiang acted as his English translator, secretary and advisor.

She was his muse, his eyes, his ears, and his most loyal champion. During World War II, Madame Chiang tried to promote the Chinese cause and build a legacy for her husband on a par with RooseveltChurchill and Stalin. Well-versed in both Chinese and Western culture, she became popular both in China and abroad. Her prominence led Joseph Stilwell to quip that she ought to be appointed minister of defense.

She made several tours to the United States to lobby support for the Nationalists' war effort. She drew crowds as large as 30,000 people and in 1943 made the cover of TIME magazine for a third time. She was a Patron of the International Red Cross Committee, honorary chair of the British United Aid to China Fund, and First Honorary Member of the Bill of Rights Commemorative Society.

Another story she told us, about a young girl, Carol Shaw, who born in 1955.

She did not enjoy the stereotypical girl activities as a child like playing with dolls.

Instead, she would mess with her brother's model railroad set. Shaw first became interested in computers in high school when she used a computer for the first time and discovered she could play text-based games on the system.

She is a former video game designer, notable for being one of the first female designers in the video game industry. While working at Atari, Inc. in 1978, Shaw designed the unreleased Polo game and designed 3-D Tic-Tac-Toe the same year, both for the Atari 2600. And continue with many other games; Othello, river Raid, happy Trails, Calculator, etc.

 In 2017, Shaw won the Industry Icon Award at The Game Awards.[8]

 Her afternoon tea time stories has brought the spirit within me and my sister.

 And so, that's the source of our motivation.

 We improved our lives, by improving our mindset.

Despite of our family condition, I tried to take the examination studying in University that I would like to have, Bina Nusantara. I was not a TOP rank students, but in order to get free scholarship, somehow, I could passed the exam with grade A and continued with GPA 4.0. And she has been very supportive to have her children chasing their dreams in big cities.

We would say, our Mother, is our R.A. Kartini.

References :

<https://www.biography.com/people/raden-adjeng-kartini-37859>

<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soong_Ching-ling>

<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soong_Mei-ling>

<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carol_Shaw>

Few weeks ago, when I was having an event to empower HR audience in Manufacturing industries, I talked with CEO of one of partner, who seems ever been my lecturer in Bina Nusantara University, taught about Object Oriented.

When I talked with him, I said, my final project in university was "Business Process Reengineering" and he showed me his presentation slides about business process reengineering in his company, and how he focused on internal improvement rather than competition in the market. And that is very similar with my way of thinking.

I was doing that in ASUS, when we built the business. I am very focus on how to have one percent more. That's imbedded under my unconscious mind, together with the end in mind we would like to achieve in Indonesia. 

Do you believe that ASUS Notebook price was always higher than other competitors? But ASUS in Indonesia could reached market share 51.7% for consumer Notebook when I left back in 2016Q4.

How ? One of fundamental reason,

The secret recipe in order to have bullets to crawl from 1.5% market share became 51.7% market share, I t is about getting One Percent More.

But, Before I continued with my experience how to have one percent more in ASUS, let's talk about Michael Porter's theory on Supply Chain scheme.

Porter's Value Chain focuses on systems, and how inputs are changed into the outputs purchased by consumers. Using this viewpoint, Porter described a chain of activities common to all businesses, and he divided them into primary and support activities.

 According to Porter (1985), the primary activities are:

So, let's focus on these primary activities which more and less influence how to generate One percent more and why it is very important to the company.

10 years ago, the cheapest notebook is about 7-8 million rupiah in Indonesia. Now, we can have it with 3 million rupiah. What has changed ?

Production factory moved from Taiwan to China to have better production cost and also ecosystem. Materials shifting from carbon to plastic; IMR and non IMR. But, technology wise, it is continued to have better quality; better CPU performance, better GPU performance, better screen, better connectivity, better battery life cycle, etc. All vendor competed to give better quality, better design with more affordable price to end users. Therefore, the margin in between the chain has been squeezed.

 In this case, how a notebook brand with very small, only 1.5% market share could have enough bullets to rise and hit No.1 market share in Indonesia ? It means from 11K notebook per year become 1 million notebook per year.

 Why to save 1% more is very important in hardware industry ? Market competition has driven all the margin down.

 Every vendor would have pretty similar cost. So in order to win, to save one percent more become very important.

One percent (1%) more for hardware business is quite big. You can consider 1 notebook average selling price is about $350, and you just multiply with total market size 3 million pcs, then with one percent more (1%), you have $10.5 million budget to spend. It is huge.

 So if we can save 1% more, that’s also very important for the company, as bullets to win the game and have good profit. It can be used for profit itself, R&D, marketing fund, subsidize other country's business, subsidize other product business, etc.

 If you have ever ready 7 habits book, by Stephen Covey, about Principle of life. We can't control outer aspect, but we can control inner one. We can't control other competitors pricing and their go to market strategy. But we can control our own way. In order to have more bullets to fight in the war, we shall have more reservation to buy the bullets. And so this one percent more is very important.

 Margin in hardware is super thin. If we make mistake, it will eat the profit. We have heard many vendors that have minus margin. For example, if we make wrong forecast, there will be huge cost on inventory and on marketing program to clean the stocks. So The risk to make mistake is very high.

 There is several key important action to save one percent more that become most key success factor of ASUS business in Indonesia.

Supply chain

Everybody in hardware business know how difficult to manage supply chain precisely, and right time to the market. So, 8 years ago, when I took the notebook business, the ratio of air and sea shipment for notebook was 40% with 60%. Very easy decision to ship goods by air because of the lead time of decision making to arrival. There would always have many reason to ship by air, sales increase, stocks not enough, distributors just confirm Purchase Order, etc.

But, did you know that the cost difference from sea shipment to air shipment is $0.82 with $11. it is $10 difference. With $10 cost different per notebook, it can be used for huge marketing fund or even keep it as profit.

It is equal to about 3%. If it is for 1 million pcs, it means saving $10 million.

 Air shipment will take only 2-3 days from Performa invoice signed. Because it can easily have inspection ready within 1 day notice and every day have many air flight. And take another 1-2 days for custom clearance and delivery to distributors' warehouse (POD).

Despite of the cost different is big, the lead time is Sea shipment is very long. It take about a month from Performa invoice signed to POD at distributors' warehouse.

bove is only from shipment perspective. We also need to take into consideration for production lead time in factory. In order to save cost of inventory in country or hub or in factory, we shall provide precise forecast for upcoming 8-12 weeks sell out to factory, and factory will produce based on our forecast. Why it has to be plan ahead 12 weeks ?

Based on above information, we did plan ahead. We reduced possibility to have sudden order and shipment by air. But sometimes, distributors might not want to order 12 weeks before, due to many issue, cash flow, market situation, competition, etc. So, what we have to do is we got to make our own forecast for distributors and convinced them to order based on forecast quantity and time to market schedule.

 And how to convinced distributors ?

Our understanding about market has to be strong and we built our credibility for right forecast, right time to market and right sell out.

Marketing activities, marketing cost

 1. Public Relation cost

In ASUS, everything planned, organized and executed by the team. We have in-house creative, EO, PR. We don’t spend money on agency.

 I took example of PR. If we hire PR agency, one press release could cost minimum $2K. So, assuming every week, we will release article or press release, as ASUS has variety products release.

1 year already cost $104K. So by doing in house, means we could save minimum $104K.

 While if we have in house, we can as many articles published as we want based on our strategy and of course product technology should be good, so media also willing to publish the press release or article. And not mention that with in house, we built media network by ourselves, we had good relationship with media as we built friendship with them.

2.Material production cost

Another experience is with materials production in channel marketing.

We were going to produce 1000 pcs signboard as first phase of channel penetration support. In the beginning, the offering from different contractor was around $300 - $500 per pc with different specs.

So when we produce each mock up and the mock up in our office. We re-assembly the signboard, check all materials and the cost.

Nowadays, information is very open. We can easily googling or check on the shop for the cost of materials, such as different lamp brand with different price (LED or non LED, OSRAM? Samsung? Made in which country?), then we also check cost of cabling. We also check how they structure all material inside the signboard. And also simulate cost of manpower, estimation margin for services and profit.

We simulate which structure will give better result by using which materials is the best.

 Then we make our own structure cost proposal. Based on all information we got, the signboard with particular specs we expected should cost at $150. we assume some profit for the contractor, so we negotiate at $200. And that’s how we save at least 50% of cost of signboard. You can imagine, as business was growing, we gradually produce not only 1000 pcs, but much more than that. With 1000 pcs, we save $100K.

If we produced 10K pcs, we save $1 million.

3.In-house Event Organizer

Also same as for events. ASUS has hundreds of event every year. Usually event organizer will have extra charge in each operation, with % organizer fee and overall become quite expensive. Rather than that, ASUS built in house event organizer team. This already save at least 20% EO fee & operational cost. Assuming one year could have events with total $1 million,

so 20% means $200K cost saving.

Product, Price Strategy with N+1 formula

 1. Two years Global Warranty

Have you ever heard about N+1 ? It is from mathematic formula. So what we did in order to compete with others, we were focusing on making ourselves strong. Rather than reduce quality and design to offer lower price, we provide better feature and sell higher. Take example as warranty. Other vendor only provide 1 year local warranty, while ASUS provide 2 years global warranty and sell higher $10 than the competitors. The value of 2 years global warranty is much more than that $10 in end user side. While, the real % cost of services of 2 years global warranty is less than 1%.

So, by global warranty policy, we could have another 1% saving.

2. Sell Up with different color

Back 10 years ago, other notebook brand only focus on few sku and few color because of the complexity of managing supply chain and inventory. When other brand only have black, grey, silver color, ASUS came out with multi-color glossy design (with IMR) and sell higher $10 compare to other black/grey/silver color. the total production cost is actually pretty similar, just the risk of multi-color is higher than normal grey/silver/black ones.

So, by that, actually ASUS also save another one percent

courtesy photo of @Maseko Yudisthira for 2016Q3 result, based on IDC

Perhaps people thought that is easy to manage hardware business, but it is not. It is about managing all costs to win the market.

Managing hardware business is like an art.

You got to understand end to end chain system to make it succeed. And to crawl from 1.5% market share to 51.7% market share, need the understanding how to have one percent more as bullets to do more actions to win the market, with still making profit, as hardware business is tough.

Wish that this experience sharing could help others to understand why having one percent more thinking is very important ~

 ==^_^V==

References

One year passed, and people still asked, why after you climbed to the TOP, you jumped?

I started my life in ASUS after I graduated from University. I spent my 12 years there, one third of my life. If I was born, I was a teenager when I reached the top. But, rather to stay, I prefer to jump. My feeling at that time was like I left my home & family for University in big city. If you have ever watched Moana, that’s me 🙂

In that 12 years, I learn how to crawl, how to walk, how to run, how to hunt and how to farm. I also learn how to speak with babies, with kids, with teenage, with adult, with old ones. I was born as a baby lion and was raised as lion to be the giant lion. It is kind of the philosophy in ASUS.

 I enjoyed tracking in the jungle, running on the green fields, climbing the rocks, experience the heat of the sun, drops of the rain, storm. I liked many different animals, cute ones, scary ones; got stung, got bitten, got ran after, got love. I liked meeting different kind of people; the farmer, the hunter, the sniper, the talker, the witches, the prayer. While enjoyed the adventure, I increased my skill, capability, adaptability, my strength. When we are in fighting mode, we are growing ourselves.

One day, I reached that Top of the summit. And I can see all those beautiful scenes. You would have feeling of relieve, feeling of happiness, feeling of home, comfort zone. You don’t need to track any jungle, you don’t need to run on the green field, you don’t need to climb the rocks, you are shielded from the storm, from the heat of the sun, drops of the rain. You won't hear any scream, roar, whisper. You are at the outer ring of what happening on the ground because you are at the Top. After some time, you forget how to fight, or you would avoid that, because you love to settle down.

 Somehow, you watched from the top, people running on the field, climbing the rocks, diving in the deep of the sea, hunting. And you suddenly miss that adventure. And you started to question if you feel content?

 What would I be if I stayed for the rest of my life on this top, where I stand now? Perhaps I would go to another top of the same hill. And I got all the LOVE from the hill because I built it. 

But life is once. And life is about Journey. Adventure. 

Life is not about the title. Not about the stairs. Not about the power. Not about proofing anything to anyone. Just feeling content make life alive.

Up and down journey are fun.

Adventure of fear, pain and gain are unforgettable and sharable.

 When you are on the top, you would see that the universe is so big, that you prefer to travel around it, on the ground, rather than just looking at it, from the top.

 So then, I jumped. It hit hard at first, but that how I built my strength and fighting spirit, and feel reborn, again 🙂

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