Saturday, May 21, 2011

i want it!

i really want it again, but i can find it no more... so saad. dont you think this shoe is very gorgeous?

Friday, May 6, 2011

Guess! What is it inside the shoe? hihihi

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Communication theory #1

Hello everybody, for this post im gonna share a worth knowledge about communication. All of this materials are taken from a precious book that i bought in book fair, "YOU ARE THE MESSAGE" by Roger Ailes with Jon Kraushar. Hopefully it helps you for being a better person or even better communicator. Enjoy!


The Good News
Now that I've told you what your goal should be, let me give you the good news. You can become as good as some of the people you admire on TV. And, assessing your skills can be fun, because it helps you to know yourself better. It also improves your relationships with the people around you. In short, it helps you get what you want.
One important note : you can't rely on other people to change themselves to accommodate you. That's a strategy--with your composite message. If there is a misunderstanding between the communicator (you) and the "communicatee" (your audience), it's the communicator's fault. This requires that you take complete responsibility for the flow of communications, wether you're speaking or listening. This is good news, because it empowers you to be, in effect, in charge, of every communications situation you're in. You can change the mood and the flow of the communications exchange.

Bob Hope taught me that lesson when i was young 23-year-old asociate producer of "The Mike Douglas Show." I unexpectedly met Hope when he was on a media tour to promote his book "I Owe Russia Twelve Hundred Dollars." I say unexpectedly because Hope was passing through Cleveland, Ohio, where our then-local shiw was produced, when his publicist suddenly called us to say that the great comedian would appear on your program. In the sort of chance that can make or break young person's career, all the producers senior to me were either ill or out of town on business when we got the chance to have Bob Hope as our star guest. I was so inexperienced that I thought that management would cancel the show rather than let me take charge, but they gambled on me.
Hope arrived at the front door of the television station with a large entourage of public relations people, local friends, and hangers-on. I was pretty intimidated. I knew Bob Hope's appearance could be the critical showpiece performance to help catapult "The Mike Douglas Show" into national syndication. As I met Hope, I mumbled nearly incoherently in trying to explain the show to him. Many of the people hanging around Hope were rolling their eyes as if to say, "Who is this kid and what are we doing here?"
I was too scared to say so, but I really wanted Hope to stay for our entire 90-minute show and sing, dance, and joke around. He wanted to plug his book and leave in five minutes. In the middle of my stammering, Hope grabbed my shoulders and steered me away from the others through a doorway into the scenery shop of the television station. Suddenly Bob Hope and I were alone.
He looked at me and said, "Kid, I know nothing about your show. I've never been on it and I don't know what you expect me to do. It's very important for you to speak up and tell people exactly what you want. I'm a big enough star to refuse whatever you request, if I decide to. But if I don't even know what you want, there's no way I can give it to you. Now tell a little bit about the program and the host, when I'm on, where I enter, and what's expected of me."
I realized in a flash that I had one chance and had better go for it. I admitted to Hope that I was not the producer but that an awful lot depended on his staying for the entire program, to entertain as well as to plug his book.
He started to laugh and said, "The network is paying me a hundred thousand dollars to do that." He patted me on the shoulder and said "Okay, now that I know what you want, I'll let you know what I'll do later. Let's see how it goes. In the meantime, just tell me when and where I go on."
As it turned out, Bob Hope stayed for the entire show. Once he was in front of the audience his natural performer instincts took over. He enjoyed Mike, they sang a duet, Bob danced and joked with the audience. his command performance undoubtedly helped "The Mike Douglas Show" later to be sold into national syndication.
After the show, as he was leaving, he saw me and said, "How'd I do, kid?"
"You were great, Mr. Hope."
He turned and pointed at me, "Next time, speak up." He smiled and left.
I never forgot that lesson--and I've never been afraid to speak to anyone else since then. It's your responsibility--not your listener's--to insure that your message gets through, and if you don't speak up, people can't help you get what you want.
Let me demonstrate with one simple example. If you say to me, "I'll never lie to you," but you're looking at the floor when you say it, I could doubt that message or at least wonder, "Why doesn't he look at me when he says that? maybe he's not telling the truth."
On the other hand, if you take charge and look me in the eye, the statement becomes not only believable but also reassuring, strong, and positive.

Happy To Be Here
The words you choose to speak are important, but they're just part of your message. However, many people think that their words are the whole message. Corporate executives are famous for this. They often get up and send all sorts of weird signals to their audience. My favorite is, "Ladies and gentleman, I'm very happy to be here." But they're looking at their shoes as they say it. They have no enthusiasm whatsoever. They look either angry, frightened, or depressed about being there.
In fact, they're often only reading these words. So, while the words say "happy to be here," the rest of the person is sending a very different message. the signals are confusing, and the audience will always go with the visual signals over the verbal ones. They'll say to themselves unconsiously "He's telling me he's happy to be here, but he's really not. Therefore, he's either uncomfortable or liar, or both." The speakers was the message and the message was negative.

Well i still have so many part of this book to share. But consider it will be boring to read so many long paragraphs for hours, i decided to write it in some posts. This is the first chapter of my sharing. The next chapter about crutial thing which is "POOR RECEPTION" is will be posted very soon after this. So hopefully you guys enjoy this. Before i end this post, let's summarize this chapter. "The message is not the words that you say but the message is the speakers who say the words. We are still need prepare what will we say but we also need to prepare ourselves as the communicator. YOU ARE THE MESSAGE!" Yep, thats conclusion from me, you are free to sum up this by yourself. i wish this post is usefull for you. Learning a little is better than not at all.

Have a wonderful Thursday everybody!

Ketty Tressianah

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Enamel : "A Layer of the History of Modern Advertising in Indonesia"

I was visited this exhibition in Erasmus Huis Jakarta, this exhibition really entertaining for me and my friends. You would see from some pictures that i took there. But you are probably need to be there to enjoy the atmosphere and giggle for the advertisement.

This exhibition is for free and for public.
So guys, you can come from Monday to Saturday in work hours.
from April 14th to June 17th 2011.
Tell me when you have visited this exhibition ;)

By the way, i always love Erasmus Huis and its events. Always great and worth to attend.
How about you?

Don't you think those pictures above are exciting?

Ketty Tressianah

Monday, May 2, 2011

Mixed Monday :)

Hello Monday, hello my wild readers, hello e-world!
It is first Monday in May 2011, also my favorite day.

I've done second IELTS test last Saturday and it was good.
I also got something i really want for long, long time sleep, yes i slept so long yesterday, this morning too.
And today, i got the chicken dance and silly eyes what i missed for long.

Well, yesterday I've been busy with make-up thingy, wh
y? Idk why honestly, i just sat down in front of mirror and started touched powder on my face. Do you know what happened?
then this is what happened. Alter-ego! yuhuuu.
Ditha says, "that picture shows you before and after." hahaha.
It is two sides of me actually, when i feel so sexy, i will look like the left side, while i feel so spoiled i will look like the right side. then its all me, myself, my mood.
Can you see the difference between two sides of me in that picture?

fashion's life
To be honest, I really miss my time in but unfortunately my lovely Sebey (my canon digital camera) is broken because my naughty cat made it fallen from my desk. After that Sebey was totally dead, i cant turn her on even for one second. aaah :( As a result, I can't posting any pict of my style again, for uncertain time.

However, at the same time, I've got some cute clothes
and skirts, what unlucky I am i can't express my happiness in fashion, although I'm not good either in fashion. At least i always look good in my daily appearance. hahaha. Now, im looking for some hairpiece like british women wear in The Royal Wedding and I also looking for bold rings to catching attention to my hand. Do you have any recommendation?

The Royal Wedding
Talking about The Royal Wedding which is very hot recently is very exciting. Many women felt broken heart because their prince charming was married with a modern socialita girl, Chaterine Elizabeth Middleton. Whilst, me prefer pay attention for Prince Harry, who is very cool and careless to what people say. As usual, i say, he is a lovely bad guy. But i really disappointed why he chooses Chelsy as his gf? Is there no more beautiful girl left? hahaha.

Anyway, about the wedding, it went like fairytale's wedding, wasnt it? I love when they said "I will..." and when they were in the carriage went to Buckingham Pallace and say hi to everyone. Also my favorite moment (i bet everyone's favorites) was when they're kissing. uuuuh, so short by the way! hahaha.

Ketty Tressianah xoxo