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Jesus was a Feminist

Jesus was a Feminist

[Read directly on Magdalene.co.] by Jennie M. Xue Every Christmas I remind myself that it’s the day of the birth of one of the most important persons in my life, if not the most important. He saved all human beings and set an important example that whoever we are,...

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Kesempatan dan Strategi Exit Bubble Baby Boomer

Kesempatan dan Strategi Exit Bubble Baby Boomer

KONTAN Daily Kesempatan dan Strategi Exit Bubble Baby Boomer oleh Jennie M. Xue Anda pasti pernah dengar tentang housing bubble alias gelembung properti dan financial bubble alias gelembung produk-produk finansial. Kini exit bubble sedang terbentuk. “Exit bubble”...

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How to Call Happiness on Demand

How to Call Happiness on Demand

  [Read directly on Magdalene.co.] by Jennie M. Xue Divorce changed me. It made me rethink about life purposes and what I truly want in life and a relationship. One of them is how happy I want to be and how I can get to that point. Happiness isn’t a destination....

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Akselerasi dan Velositas Bisnis

Akselerasi dan Velositas Bisnis

KONTAN Weekly Akselerasi dan Velositas Bisnis oleh Jennie M. Xue Para pebisnis sukses mengandalkan inovasi dan momentum untuk mengakselerasi laju velositas pertumbuhan. Para pemimpin besar juga mengandalkan variabel-variabel serupa. Apa saja yang dibutuhkan? Para...

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Strategi Pricing Silicon Valley

Strategi Pricing Silicon Valley

KONTAN Daily Strategi Pricing Silicon Valley oleh Jennie M. Xue Keberhasilan startup ditentukan oleh beberapa hal. Salah satunya adalah strategi pricing alias “strategi pemberian harga/nilai” akan suatu produk. Untuk produk-produk digital, pricing jauh lebih kompleks...

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Transformasi Samsung

Transformasi Samsung

KONTAN Daily Transformasi Samsung oleh Jennie M. Xue Baru beberapa tahun terakhir ini nama Samsung Electronics menjulang tinggi. Sebelumnya, ia dikenal sebagai produsen elektronik dengan pasar global biasa-biasa saja. Di tahun 1990an, Samsung sudah merajai pasar lokal...

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Enough of Your Bro Culture, Bros!

Enough of Your Bro Culture, Bros!

[Read this article directly on Magdalene.co.] by Jennie M. Xue The world belongs to both men and women with no reservation. Yet women often feel that men are the stars on the stage, and they mere sidekicks whose whole existence is to support the “stronger of the sex”....

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Jennie M. Xue is an award-winning author and a bilingual columnist based in Northern California. She writes in English and Indonesian and is known as one of the most prolific Indonesia-born bilingual authors and columnists. Her English-only site and writing portfolio is JenniferXue.com.

They Said

The fire within Jennie was ignited as another fire was extinguished.
(Justin Lafferty for Tracy Press)

In a way, Jennie is a literary opposite of Stockton native Maxine Hong Kingston, who wrote about being trapped between American culture and the wrenchingly different ways of her Chinese immigrant parents. Cultural dislocation empowers Jennie.
(Michael Fitzgerald for The Record of San Joaquin)

They say the people who truly love you are the ones who constantly urge you to improve. Jakarta native and award-winning writer Jennie embodies this. Though she has lived in America for more than a decade, Jennie writes exhaustively on Jakarta, its people, its activism and its future.
(Shalene Gupta for The Jakarta Globe)

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