“Pak Albert, behind all the training material, I feel there are another essences that you want to convey implicitly but very deeply, am I right?”
“Oh, really? What is that? What do you mean?”
“I feel you like saying that some things like love, freedom, creativity, truth, abundance, peace, bliss, conscience, heart instinct, awareness, and soul that should be the driving force of business and work are one and a whole at once.”
“Do you consider it wrong or right?”
“I don’t know. The teachings of religion seem to have a portion of that view, but isn’t that business is about how to make money, whether it’s really for the common good between entrepreneurs, workers, and consumers or most of it for one of them, then how can we say it as an investment for example and not profit? “
“What is man-made that produces wind?”
What drives ships, and airplanes or move wind turbines?”
“Propeller or fan”
“What keeps your car’s engine stay on its limit of heat?”
“Radiator… Ohh… fan.”
“So, my friend, there is something, something that is either made of steel, plastic or whatever, in any term or name, to produce wind, cool, push or move or make something fly, or generate electricity is the fan or propeller. Please reflect on it.”
“Building a business or being in a business is not about making money but about knowing, and or being who you really are.”
“Sorry, religion, education, business, and money are systems or tools to control the crowd while the things you mentioned at the beginning are some that can control them or free us from them”
“Hmmm… Can we talk later in another time soon?”
“Of course, my friend. See you later.”
That was a trivial and brief chat between me and a trainee, yesterday before we separate while we stepped together into the parking building.
Do you feel that there is something outside yourself that controls you?
If yes, do you feel you will or have released yourself from that control in a certain sense?