Posts tagged ‘entrepreneur’

6 More Excuses That Prevent Wantrepreneurs From Becoming Entrepreneurs

Posted December 20, 2016 under Business | 1 Comment

A few days ago, I wrote about the six most common excuses for not starting a business. Today, I’m giving you six more. 7. I’m an introvert. Being an introvert should not be a barrier towards starting a business. In fact, because they are “natural-born listeners”, they are more likely to hear what most people […]

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6 Excuses That Prevent Wantrepreneurs From Becoming Entrepreneurs

Posted December 16, 2016 under Business | 3 Comments

Do you want to have your own business? If yes, then when are you planning to start building it? If your answer is “soon” or “hopefully someday” then you’re a certified wantrepreneur; a term that refers to someone who WANTS to become an entrepreneur in the future. Unfortunately, a lot of wantrepreneurs stay stuck and […]

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How To Start a Business and Quit Your Job

Posted August 1, 2016 under Business | 8 Comments

Do you want to quit your job and start a business? My advise is don’t do it, at least not in that order. Because the better way is to start your business first, and then quit your job. By doing it this way, your cashflow won’t just suddenly stop and you can minimize the risk […]

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Entrepreneurship Lessons from a 16-Year-Old Inventor

Posted December 14, 2015 under Business, Inspirational | No Comments

Sixty percent of people with dementia wander off, especially at night, causing much stress for both patients and caregivers. Today, I’d like you to meet Kenneth Shinozuka, a teen inventor who came up with a novel solution to help people with Alzheimer’s and their families with this issue. When he was six years old, a […]

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Life Lessons From A Farmer’s Son

Posted June 6, 2015 under Inspirational | 5 Comments

Last year, I had the privilege to attend a 3-day workshop organized by the Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev) on Global Entrepreneurship. It was a great experience because apart from the business knowledge I gained, I was also able to network with several successful entrepreneurs. Among those who I met was Sir Dado Banatao, who was […]

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The Biggest Difference Between Employees and Entrepreneurs in 2 Minutes

Posted February 4, 2015 under Business, Mindsetting | 6 Comments

What’s the biggest difference between an employee and an entrepreneur? The obvious answer is that an employee is someone who works in a company, while an entrepreneur is the one who owns the company where the employee works. But that’s not really an accurate difference in my opinion, because a lot of entrepreneurs also work […]

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On Entrepreneurship, Dreamers, and World Changers

Posted September 9, 2014 under Business, Mindsetting | 6 Comments

A friend went to a coffee shop one morning and after he gave his order, the barista asked him, “Going to work, sir?” With a stern face, my friend replied, “Going to change the world.” The barista, who was probably caught off guard with my friend’s reply, smiled and then answered, “Kaya pala double tall […]

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Watch This 5-Year-Old Kid Do What 60% of Adult Filipinos Have Failed To Accomplish

Posted November 3, 2013 under Inspirational | 1 Comment

According to the 2007 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report for the Philippines, four out of ten Filipinos between the age of 18 and 64 are self-employed or engaged in some form of business. This means around 60% of the Philippines adult population are either unemployed or working as a full-time employee. Now, I’d like you to […]

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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started My First Business

Posted November 16, 2011 under Business, Mindsetting | 16 Comments

Starting a business can be tough, but I think nothing will ever be more difficult than putting up your very first venture. Without the advantage of experience, your tools are usually just textbook knowledge, observed wisdom and generous advise. So let me help you today by giving you one of those… generous advise. It was […]

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3 Essential Skills That Every Entreprenuer Should Master

Posted December 11, 2009 under Business, Guest Posts | 5 Comments

If you’re planning to start a new business, I believe that the first step is to ask yourself – “Am I ready to be an entrepreneur?” This is something I’ve already emphasized in my post, A Step By Step Guide To Starting A Business. But for today, we take that concept one level higher as […]

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Make Money By Providing Value

Posted November 3, 2009 under Business, Inspirational, Mindsetting | 13 Comments

What’s the number one excuse when you ask people why they can’t start a business? The answer is probably that they don’t have enough money. What if I told you that it’s possible to start a business with no or little money, would you believe me? Yes, it is possible. And that’s the lesson that […]

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Serial Entrepreneurship: Thoughts and Lessons

Posted September 24, 2009 under Business, Life Lessons | 7 Comments

When I meet people for the first time and tell them that I’m a businessman, their usual response would be the question, “What’s your business?” And my answer would automatically be, “I have an internet cafe.” But did you know that that was not always my reply? Before, I’d answer “I have several,” then I’d […]

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