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Principal

Principal term in the IT career path may be a bit sparse sound. Terms such as “Principal Software Engineer” or “Principal Network Engineer” has been commonly used in the IT world, it’s just not a lot of people with this designation. Principal here means that the “main” / the top. In addition, not all IT professionals to achieve this level, most companies find it enough to hire a senior level with the expert in the technical aspects. As a result, IT professionals who have reached senior level will shift to management as project manager if you want to achieve higher career.

If we borrow a phrase from one of the famous manga, you could say this is the level of “S-Class” or “Super”. Those who reach this level are considered generally recognized as the most brilliant among the seniors. They are not only considered as “Expert” but also as “Leader” in the field.

The characteristics of this level are:

*    Having all the capabilities of senior level
*    As a point of asking in terms of technology in the field of profession (technology expert and leader) in the wider national and international
*    Often create articles / writings about his profession fields that benefit others
*    Can be trusted to build / develop a standard (set the standards) used in the profession, such as creating a particular design pattern or an effective software development methodology.

One example of this level are those who get the MVP Award (Most Valuable Professional) from a software giant that is not familiar to us, or who holds a CCIE certificate from a vendor largest network.

Salary:
Salary levels can not be ascertained because usually they are special people who besides an important asset in the project is also an important point or “prestige” of an IT company. Some of them could earn more than the project manager.

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Creativity: The requirement in Entrepreneurship

Do not stick just to see glamorous change! You, one among so many people who could bring something new! Think of this as a habit. Since you live in a century of creativity. Creative is the key to winning the competition. There are many concepts of creativity. One of them, taking inspiration from the music, exactly, jazz music. In jazz music, there is the term jam session when musicians did not play a particular song, but the instrument without being tied steady chord songs, free-flowing course. Jamming, John Kao pour inspired his theory in a book that has been circulating in the Indonesian language, “Jamming: The Art and Discipline Business Creativity”.
If jamming can tickle the ears with beautiful music, business too, so maybe take a step outside the usual alternative policies. The result, as in jazz jamming, remains “rhythmic and pleasant”. That analogy theory of Kao in the business world.
Jamming in the business, is a creative endeavor. There is imagination, creativity totality, taking inspiration from the flickering glow everywhere. From there create creative ideas in business development. Who are “sparing partner” of an entrepreneur in the exploit creative ideas? He can be a fellow entrepreneur, even though there’s nothing wrong with other people who are very different from the world of work (not entrepreneurs).

Work “routine round”, “obedient grip”, the highest decision-making level, particularly as the attitude towards the reality of the business center, believed to be a dangerous attitude for business continuity. Routine, grip, grip it, a fetter to the progress. However, do not interpret it wrong. Management of creativity, not the “anti-rules”. Certain rules, must still exist, but its existence is not the creativity. There is an “extreme” in the case of this renewal. For example, computer hardware manufacturers worldwide, intell. Intell, periodically always destroy their old product after the manufacture of new product team creativity results. Similar measures, although “accidental” experienced by the company Unilever. As soon as new products emerge, old products Unilever “automatic” defeated its own new products.

If there’s intell and Unilever examples in this section, two of the big corporate world, true creativity is not a big corporate monopoly. In the small business sector also, creative ideas emerge from reflection and conversation about things that never occurred. It is precisely in small business, creativity should be further developed, as is usually small businesses, have had little human resources. These points so that small businesses are relatively more compact people, so the transfer of new creativity can quickly flatten. In a small business creativity shorter transfer path. An innovator in the short time he was able to directly transfer the new findings to all those who worked with him. Not impossible, for the transfer of new findings, it could well trigger the growth of creativity.

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Having teamed Success Road Alone

KH Muhammad Zakki always stressed the importance of trust in a business to santri. In addition, the remains resilient and good at looking for opportunities. While there are opportunities to be captured by the risk. Do not be afraid to fail.
Successful coffee business is not as easy as turning the palm of the hand. Muhammad Zakki winding road. Initially, he teamed up with others in the management of coffee plantations in Tulungagung.

“Now it exports itself to a number of countries, an average of 75 tons a month. Most of the robusta species,” he said to Surya.

Business was initially just to process the raw coffee beans processed coffee. When the partnership dissolved manages 400 hectares of land, he bought himself a land area of ​​650 hectares in the same location. Muhammad Zakki not directly sell the coffee harvest. But it is processed before entering the workshop in East Java market.

Over time, called fluttering. Order flows from abroad in 1999. One container is sent to Japan via Jakarta. “Coffee robusta easier fit with the foreign tongue. We, too,” he explained.

Through the flag of PT Mutiara Dewi Jayanti, Muhammad Zakki exporting hundreds of tons of raw coffee beans processed by the King and Pendowo Makhota brand Limo. Currently, export markets are Japan and China, and was exploring Dubai.

After all, from the business he had lost also because of the hundreds of world coffee prices plummeted. “Thank God, I can survive. Stock I was not too much compared to other coffee entrepreneurs,” said Muhammad Zakki. (Surabaya, Indonesia)

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Examiners bedroom

A travel websites in China, Qunar, employing three specially in secret will check rooms offer the famous hotels there. Their job is to assess the strength of the wi-fi in the room, soft slippers, and room service hotels across the country.

While Travelodge employs a full-time reviewers bed to try out all the hotel rooms. In 2006, this work is producing hundreds of thousands of dollars each year, the average income of U.S. $ 1,500 or equivalent to Rp 14 million per month.

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The process of Creative Entrepreneurship

“We dared to think creatively. That means we have to take risks”

ONE of our job as a businessman, in addition to interpersonal skills, leadership, and managerial, should also be able to perform creative tasks. Creativity is an important element in existence and development of a business. for the entrepreneur, as if no day without creativity. Time for us to keep creative. Moreover, if in the previous section, is often cited extraordinary rate of growth of entrepreneurship in the United States, in Indonesia alone, the diversity of business and number of entrepreneurs, not as much as in the United States or other countries.
In the United States for example, there are businesses that are still rare and have not been socialized in Indonesia, namely the business rent clothes and baby gear. So in fact many kinds of business we can do, as long as we want creatively. In any case, we must be creative? Be creative in some ways, among others, choose the type of business and choosing the time to start.
So, do not hesitate to create conditions in which each element can be creative. Make every angle, every mood in your business, conducive to the emergence of creative ideas. Creativity itself, it requires a process, namely the creative process. So initially, it is necessary preparation for the creative, albeit not formal. Live, how we ourselves make it a creative working atmosphere.
In the process, it also requires a creative turns our concentration. In fact, that often happens, when we did the concentration, even at a stalemate. As a result, we can not do anything about it, and gradually became frustrated. And, in fact frustrating it is part of the creative process itself.
In this condition, in my opinion, we should not give up or despair. Do not stop there. Rest assured, in time, insight or illumination will appear. Then, we pass the next creative process: incubation or settling into the subconscious. In time, namely the unintentional condition, may emerge illumination that means we have found a creative idea.
An important step to this, process or execute creative ideas into concrete, for the betterment of our business. Even in our opinion, for the sake of customer satisfaction too, need a creative approach. Creative and keyword search in the affairs of the capital or business development fund, increased production, improved design, marketing, and so forth.
Creative people, are people who dare to take risks. Just how big the actual quality of creativity that will affect the business risks being run. In fact, someone who dared to think creatively, means he’s willing to take risks. We are convinced, just businessmen who dare to take risks that can develop their business forward, both for current and future.