Posts tagged ‘entrepreneurial spirit’

Finding the Problem is the Hard Part

Updated: May 18, 2016 | Business, Inspirational | 5 Comments

How do you come up with a good business idea? The simple answer is to find a solution to a problem. This, I believe, is the most basic foundation of all successful businesses: People buy a product because it solves a problem they have. Always remember that the next time you’re brainstorming for a business […]

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Make Money By Providing Value

Updated: February 4, 2015 | 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

Published: September 24, 2009 | 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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My GoNegosyo Experience At Mensa Day

Updated: April 5, 2015 | General Information, In Focus, News and Events | No Comments

Last February 22nd, I attended the Mensa Day at Fully Booked, Bonifacio High Street in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig. The whole day affair was organized by Mensa Philippines and primarily aims to provide an avenue for non-members to get to know and join their organization. But aside from the testing schedules, games and social activities, Mensa […]

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Reader Mail #5: What Do You Do If Your Business Is Not Making You The Money You Want?

Published: February 22, 2009 | Business, Mindsetting, Reader Mail | 4 Comments

Many people dream of quitting their job and having their own business. Some of them even believe that when they finally have a successful business, then financial security and happiness will follow. Yes, this is possible, but personally I believe that it doesn’t happen all the time. Such is the case of one of my […]

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The Success Story of Narda Capuyan

Updated: March 8, 2015 | In Focus, Inspirational | 8 Comments

When I was a kid, I remember constantly watching a television commercial about Leonarda “Narda” Capuyan, the woman behind Narda’s Handwoven Arts & Crafts. I think it was a public service message from the Department of Trade and Industry which tries to inspire Filipinos to also become innovative and entrepreneurial. The commercial narrates the success […]

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Are You Ready To Be An Entrepreneur?

Updated: September 22, 2014 | Business, Mindsetting | 27 Comments

What’s the first thing you need to have before starting a business? Is it the money to invest? Or is it a profitable business idea? A great product perhaps? The short answer is NO. If it is not the capital nor a sound business plan nor a useful invention, then what is it that you […]

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