25 Bizarre And Interesting Facts About Christmas

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Did you know that in Japan, it’s a tradition to have KFC for Christmas?! It began in 1974, when Kentucky Fried Chicken did a “Christmas Chicken” campaign in Japan, targeting foreigners who cannot find a turkey to celebrate the holidays. The marketing campaign unexpectedly became a huge success to the Japanese people. And now, it’s […]

The 4-Step Minimalist Guide To Success

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Each person has his own definition of success. But the path that leads to it, is the same for everyone. Follow these four steps, and you’ll find yours. Step 1: Courage Be brave and challenge your status quo. Face your fears. Banish your doubts. Take risks. Go out of your comfort zone. Step 2: Realization […]

On Achieving Financial Freedom and A Richer Life

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My stock broker, COL Financial has recently been interviewing some of their clients for a special project, and a few months ago, they contacted me to be part of that list. And finally, after months of waiting, my video’s out and you can watch it below. It’s entitled, Achieving Financial Freedom, and it’s a short […]

10 New Year’s Resolutions That You Should Consider Doing

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Two more weeks before the year ends, and if you’re someone who likes making New Year’s Resolutions, then you should know that the best time to start making and doing them is now. Why? Because you have a couple of weeks to test your strategy, and it helps build momentum – so that when the […]

5 Simple Rules For Living Your Life With No Regrets

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American novelist Kurt Vonnegut once said, “Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are: It might have been.” Indeed, getting to the end of your life burdened with “could have’s” and “should have’s” is a painful experience that no person wants to happen. But how do you avoid living a life full […]

Join My Webinar: Stock Market Investing For Beginners

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It was 2001 when I first opened an account with a stock broker. I deposited P10,000 with big hopes that I could turn it into a million pesos in a few months. I certainly believed it was possible, because the stock market is one of the best places to grow your money – at least […]

Should You Quit Your Job If You’re Unhappy at Work?

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A few days ago, a friend posted this on Facebook: “Don’t quit your job just because you’re unhappy. Your bills don’t care if you’re happy or not.” Almost immediately, people started to ‘Like’ the status update. And when I saw it, I couldn’t help but leave a comment. I replied, “Create another income source or […]

This Christmas, Focus on Sharing Gifts Instead of Buying Gifts

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Christmas is coming and the gift-shopping frenzy has begun. As much as I love this season, I honestly hate the overconsumption and mindless shopping that I see everywhere. Aside from the careless spending with credit cards that many will regret next year, there’s also the needless waste of time spent in cashier lines and in […]

This Is How You Lose Money in a Savings Account

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A lot of people believe that putting money in the bank is risk-free. They’re just happy to receive interest on their deposits and watch their money grow. But because of inflation, what they don’t realize is that they’re actually losing money by leaving their cash in the bank for many years. How? Consider the illustration […]

Do You Want To Start a Business? Here’s Your First Real Step

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Starting a business is one of the best things you can do in your life. It’s a challenging, but ultimately rewarding experience. And like a lot of difficult things, doing the first step is often the hardest part. In my step-by-step guide to starting a business, I’ve written that the first step is finding your […]

Where To Find Employees and Freelancers For Your Business

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An excellent product, a strong vision and a purposeful mission are not the only factors that make a profitable business. More often than not, a dynamic and innovative leadership coupled with a team of dedicated and hardworking individuals form the larger reason why a business becomes a huge success. Ask any entrepreneur what the most […]

I’m Conducting a Webinar about Facebook Marketing

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Based from the initial results of my latest survey, it’s apparent that almost 30% of you first heard of this blog through social networks such as Facebook. I know that this number will continuously rise because it’s only been around 3 years since Facebook really took off in the Philippines. Moreover, did you know that […]