“Listen to the whispers.”

I am a fan of Steven Spielberg. He is the man who inspired me to join the film industry for all the spectacular movies he had ever made. He is the director of movies such as Jurassic Park, ET, Indiana Jones, and Ready Player One.

I still remember watching Jurassic Park for the first time as a kid. The majestic effects of bringing the dinosaurs to life, combined with CGI and John William’s music made my movie experience the best. It was a true blockbuster movie.

For those who aren’t familiar with the term blockbuster, it’s a term used in…


My experience of learning the Multi-Level Marketing Business.

This was where I first learned about the world of Multi-Level Marketing, better known as MLM.

From my experience in this, I learned nothing about marketing or the company’s visions. It’s mostly about getting hooked to the product.

A few months ago, I was invited by an old friend — whom I have not been in contact with for more than six years — to join this seminar about selling a product that can help you get more income.

But after a while, I felt something really fishy in the seminar. …


“How the f*ck do you write so many books so fast?”

Stephen King is a genius writer. He has been writing for a really long time and his works managed to reach the big screen, which made even more hits for him.

About two years ago, he and George R.R. Martin had a conversation with each other about consistent writing.

Now, for anyone who has read The Song of Ice and Fire, George has not even finished the books. His last book from the series is A Dance With Dragons, and it stopped with a cliffhanger there since 2011. Now that the T.V. …


Books and movies go hand in hand together

Reading books is very essential for filmmakers. It is the inspiration of most moviemaking these days for creative writings. If the creative writing is terrible, the entire movie will fall apart even if they have the best CGI effects, actors, or musicians.

And most of the time, the creative writing in books is far more impactful than movie writings that moviemakers want to create a film out of it.

Most of the best movies so far were based on books. The biggest blockbusters were mostly stories from books such as Harry Potter, Jaws, Jurassic Park, Marvel Comics, Sherlock Holmes, I…


Now, I’m just barely on social media.

First of all, there is nothing wrong with social media. It’s a great tool for business, information, and communication, I would still use it. It’s still a great instant communication tool.

My only problem is the people posting things that are not who they truly are. You’ll see that there are a lot of people posting high-quality pictures with some motivational words or fancy phrases, and this kind of thing appears a lot on social media.

Every picture must be perfect, it has to be eye-catching for people to like it. There is absolutely nothing wrong with doing this.

The…


Even successful people were confused at the beginning.

There are times where we feel like we don’t know what we are doing in our lives or feeling as if we are not progressing anything.

But the worst feeling is when we think we are failures for not figuring things out faster or not being able to accomplish things that others were able to get earlier.

First of all, for you all thinking that you who are feeling stuck or like a failure in your lives, I want to tell you that you are not a failure. Sure, you failed a few stuff in life. …


Lessons from the box office king and the creator of “Avatar”

James Cameron speaking at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con International, for “Aliens: 30th Anniversary”, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.
James Cameron speaking at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con International, for “Aliens: 30th Anniversary”, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.

James Cameron is a pure genius in film writing. He doesn’t have a degree in film and yet he managed to create phenomenal films. His latest movie, Avatar, dethroned Avengers: Endgame as the highest-grossing film of all time after the film was re-released in China in honor of reopenings of Cinemas.

It all began from the spectacular creative writing, the soul of his movie. When the writing is done right, everything else will follow suit. A movie can have great CGI effects and actors, but if the writing and storytelling are bad, then the film is as good as dead.


You’d think they are making an art museum in all of their stores.

Disclaimer: These are all researched based findings from the internet, I am not revealing any company’s secrets. The information was gathered solely from news and their official websites, links are provided accordingly.

Last year, I wrote an article about how this 166-year- old brand still managed to attract younger generations, and I wrote…

They didn’t do any billboard advertisements, so how did they do it?

I like to think that their alternative to billboard ads is their window displays.

Take a look at the picture above, see that strange window display? …


I may stay here for a while now.

I was considered an extrovert, and most of my friends, best friends, and family are introverts. So you can imagine how strange I was to them, but thankfully, they still accepted me for who I am.

Throughout the time, whilst hanging out with them, I was somewhat exposed to their world for a long time. I learned what they like to do and what they don’t like, their interest, and how they behave towards some things.

I have to say, it’s quite interesting and fun.

And now that the pandemic happened, when many people complained that they didn’t like to…


Man Plans, God Laughs.

A few weeks ago, I just had a conversation with my aunt, who is quite a successful entrepreneur. She was giving me and my cousin advice about focusing on the present.

I was expressing my anxieties about my future because I was scared that what I’m doing now seems to be a little rusty and wasn't going according to my plan.

And this was what she told me, paraphrased:

Man plans, God laughs.

She literally told me to stop worrying and planning, because some plans would just derail. Sure, plans are great. It’s just that some of them will make…

Nicole Sudjono

Working in film biz. Writing Entertainment Business Case Studies from Indonesia 🇮🇩 | Find me here: https://linktr.ee/nicolesudjono

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