Business Stories to gain BBA (Business Administration) CEO Enlightenment. If Other People can do Them. So can You right? Or are you just a sissy?
Chinese Story. Owner to all Monkeys: "I give You 4 banana in morning & 6 banana in evening. Can?" Everyone complains. Next: "then. I give You 6 banana in morning & 4 banana in evening. Ok?" Everyone cheers. Actually it is the same thing. Whether the Company gives one big yearly bonus or 12 small monthly bonuses. But good CEO just wants His Employees to be happy. It seems monthly bonus makes Workers happier. Because a live bird in hand is better than 12 future birds not catched in the bushes.
(*do You CEO Zen happy all Your Employees Workers.)
GE (General Electric). A good Officer makes a mistake that costs Company $2million . So He tenders His resignation out of guilt. CEO: "You don't think I let You go right? Especially after Company spends $2million to train You."
(*it is rumoured this kind of forgiving management style is making GE - General Electric bankrupt.)
Apple. Steve Jobs gets fired from the Company He co-founders. The company becomes a mess. He is re-employed as CEO with a salary of $1 a year.
(*a ceo can never match a Zen Founder. Or else he founders his own company.)
Apple. Before Steve Jobs become Apple Co-Founder & CEO. He is trying to repair His HP (Hewlett Package) Computer. But unable to get spare parts. So He email Their CEO. He gets a Job there. This builds his hardware/software foundations to founder Apple.
(*CEO are bascially People who see capable People when S/He sees One.)
Movie. In a thief family. The master thief father has been teaching his son skills. The son: "how to be a certified thief?" So the father breaks into a stranger house with him. Ask him to go inside a cupboard. Lock him up. And start shouting thief. The Family Owners are awakened. Immediately opening the cupboard. The son thief quickly runs out of the house to go back to the father. The his father is sitting in the house waiting for him. Answer: "you are now one."
(*to be a CEO. A lots of things are not in the business university textbooks. Or this Cstan98 Website. You simply just need to setup start a Company to know the actual formula secrets.)
Encounters. Every small family Stall Owner notices it. When your Child/Children is/are around. Business seems to be better. Why? Because walkbys have pity on People trying to rear Children. What is $2.40 for a lousy drink to help a Child Education?
(Sun Zi: "know Self. Know Others. 100% of wars win.")
Creative (Singapore Company). Come up a new product every month. Apple concentrates firepowers on a new product every year. Apple iPhone kills Creative iPod.
(*too many products versions confuse the consumers. Are You able to Zen Concentrate Firepowers?)
Google. Come up with a Search Engine everyone wants. The Best URL you want. And keep improving to be revelant as times change.
(*are You Zen enough to give what Users want.)
IBM (Industrial Business Machine). A Dinosaur. Then become an Elephant that dances. Founder goes down to productions lines to issue $1 cheques to best hardworking workers who keep them like treasures. Cleaner solves all phone problems during night duties because "in IBM (Industrial Business Machine). Whoever answer the Call is the One responsible." The Best 10-30-30% Levels Salespeople receive awards yearly with sales quota that are achievable.
(*do You build a Zen Company forever without letting the Spirit dies off?)
KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken). It has Secret Chicken Recipe that no one can beat even now 2018.
(*do You have a Zen Secret Receipe that can stand the flow of time?)
MacDonald. Production Lines Burgers that taste great.
(*are You able to Zen Fast Food everythings?)
Microsoft. Bill Gates. Buy DOS 1.0 from other people. Turn MacOS to Windows OS. Turn Wordstar to Word. Turn Lotus 123 to Excel. Turn Quicken to Money. Turn Netscape to Internet Explorer. Combine Word, Excel, Powerpoint into Office. Later windows os & hardwares use so much electricty powers & crash so much. The me Cstan98 switch to MacOS. By right in 2020. Bill Gates Office100 Spaceship with XBox Defence System running on MSDOS 10.0 Engine with Windows Shield is supposed to put up the Microsoft Flag "where do you want to go today?" in Jupiter. But it gets kick ass by a Kid in 2016. Please do not build big problematic deathstar. Or your empire get killed by B&W (Black & White) Jedi Commands.
(*are You Zen enough not to repeat follow other people blue mistakes?)
Motorola. Products are very long lasting. But get killed by Nokia.
(*do You keep on Zen Continuous Improving to survive?)
Nike. Just Do It. Then it becomes too fancy features expensive that me Cstan98 switch to black Converse working shoes.
(*do You Zen Maintain Price of Your Good Products?)
Business Psychologist Discovery. Companies think what everyone wants. Not get what everyone wants. Everyone from CEO to Managers want their HQ in United States. After meeting. Their hq is in africa.
(*sound familiar? PLA China don't want wars. After meeting. Fighting everyone. Do You dare to Zen Start the First Shot to tell the Truth?)
Nokia. Finland. Connecting People. Kill by Apple iPhone. Because just softwares improvements. Do not hardwares improvements.
(*do You Zen Improve in All Areas?)
Philips. Let Do Things Better. Become a mess same. When it switches to do things with your things.
(*do You maintain Your Winning Zen Formula?)
Sony. CEO goes United States to learn radio technology. He tells business community there: "I make your radio so small it is portable." The everyone laughs about His Dreams. Who is laughing now? Radio >> Hifi >> Walkman >> iPod >> iPhone.
(*do You have Zen Visions?)
Starbucks. We are not in Coffee Business. We are in Real Estate Business. Why? They make more money in stores assets appreciations than coffee.
(*CSTAN98 Website is not in Buddha Business. We are in Entertainment Business. Why? Because Everyone wants to be entertained. Not taught.)
Visa. It is very lonely being Number One up there. But it is accepted everywhere.
(*do You always be Zen Player One?)
Xerox. The ceo: "the company does not have a sustained growth model." The company shares drop by 60%. CEO should say: "the Company is having a Better Sustained Growth Model."
(*do You Zen CEO say the Right Things carefully?)