5 Questions That Will Help You Discover Your Passion and Calling in Life

Finding your passion is important if you want to be a successful entrepreneur. Well actually, finding your passion is important if you want to be successful, period. So how do you know your passion? How do you discover your calling in life? Asking these five questions will certainly help. Does it hurt inside if you’re […]

Mr. Skeptic and Mr. Optimist: A Business Story

This is the story of two friends, Mr. Skeptic and Mr. Optimist. They both want to start a business, but they don’t know how and where to begin. So they went to Mr. Entrepreneur and asked him… “What’s a good business to start today?” — This is Mr. Entrepreneur’s answer: It all depends on what […]

I’m Giving Away Tickets to Randell Tiongson’s ICON 2014

Yes, I’m giving away tickets to Randell Tiongson’s ICON 2014, so read on to find out how. But first, what is this event about? Now on its second year, this conference is an opportunity for you to transform from being a spender to saver to investor. My good friend and financial planning mentor, Randell Tiongson, […]

Think, When You Were Still a Kid…

Think, when you were a KID. Everything was POSSIBLE. You put a BLANKET over your back, then you became SUPERMAN. You take your mom’s BROOM and ride on it, then you became a WITCH. You climb up the TREE, not knowing that you might fall. You simply MADE IT. You just had an IDEA and […]

How To Know If You’re Ready to Start a Business

Many people dream of starting their own business, but unfortunately only a few are able to do so. The reasons vary – from having no business idea, to lack of startup capital; from having no time, to just being too scared of failure. In short, a lot of them delay becoming an entrepreneur because they […]

Money Smart Kids Workshop: Help Your Kids Learn How To Be Financially Smart

What do kids learn about money in school? In my case, I remember learning two things. First, that it’s good to save money. And second, that money is the root of all evil. If you think about it, these are conflicting lessons. Why would I save money, if my teacher says it’s the reason why […]

On Entrepreneurship and Divergent Thinking

What is divergent thinking? Why is divergent thinking important if you want to become an entrepreneur? Below is a brilliant 3-minute video of Tina Seelig, where she explains convergent and divergent thinking. Towards the end, she shares an Oxford University entrance exam question, that applies the principle of divergent thinking ingeniously. Just like the mathematical […]

8 Ways To Find Profitable Business Ideas

How do you come up with a good business idea? How do you know what type of business venture would be profitable today? In this post, we’ll take a quick look at 8 idea-generation techniques that I often use whenever I’m on a “business idea hunt“. I hope these eight strategies can help you discover […]

Paralyzed with Problems? Here are 10 Ways To Move Forward

Life can sometimes get us stuck in the middle of nowhere. You keep getting passed over on that promotion at work. You can’t seem to find new clients and projects. Your business has been stagnant for months. When your life goes on paralysis and you feel you’re just going around in circles, then the change […]

Take This Simple Quiz and Instantly Become a Better Investor

I asked a friend to take this quiz, and I’m sharing his responses below. But before you read his replies, make sure that you answer the questions yourself first. Are you ready? Which is the best investment? Let’s say that you have P1M and you are given three investment options. Investment A can earn 4% […]