Posts tagged ‘entrepreneurship’

Learning Begins In The Family: Three Inspirational Videos About Entrepreneurship

Updated: October 9, 2020 | Inspirational | 4 Comments

Entrepreneurship is not something taught in schools, but it’s something that parents can essentially teach their children. These three videos from Thailand and based on real-life stories. They show how family can inspire infinite possibilities of learning and proves that parents can be a powerful influence in shaping their children’s future. Each video lasts for […]

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When is the Best Time to Start a Business?

Updated: September 16, 2020 | Business | 9 Comments

When it comes to starting a business, we all get several windows of opportunity. Our life is full of instances and scenarios when becoming an entrepreneur is just one step ahead, and all you need to do is take that leap of faith. So when did these windows of opportunity occur and when will they […]

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On Entrepreneurship, Dreamers, and World Changers

Updated: September 30, 2020 | Business, Mindsetting | 7 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, just smiled. And then answered, “Kaya pala double […]

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Mr. Skeptic and Mr. Optimist: A Business Story

Updated: April 28, 2020 | Business, Mindsetting | 3 Comments

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 you […]

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

Updated: November 13, 2014 | 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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The Best Laid Plans

Published: July 3, 2013 | In Focus, Life Lessons | 3 Comments

I took up Civil Engineering in college with dreams of pursuing a career in the field of construction. In fact, one of my earliest goals was to have a famous landmark with my name on the blueprint. However, after a few years of working, I began to wonder if life has something else planned for […]

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Ludwick Marishane: A Bath Without Water

Published: January 12, 2013 | Business, Inspirational | No Comments

It’s been awhile since I shared a TED video here, so that’s what I’m doing today. Below, is 2011 Global Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award recipient, Ludwick Marishane, talking about how he turned a simple, and almost silly idea, into a product that can change lives. His bright business venture? A bath-substituting lotion called […]

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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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An Interview with Mr. Mark So of Forex Club Asia

Published: May 23, 2012 | In Focus, Inspirational | 10 Comments

A couple of months ago, I was going through some of my old stuff when I saw the program souvenir for the Money Summit and Wealth Expo 2010 in one of my boxes. I fondly remembered the event and how I was able to meet and network with a lot of people during that time. […]

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A Job That Pays a Million Dollars

Updated: April 20, 2020 | Life Lessons | 5 Comments

I have a question that I’d like for you to think about. Which is… Would you take an emotionally demanding job that requires 12 hours of work everyday, at minimum wage; but after 5 years, you’ll be paid a bonus salary of USD 1,000,000? What’s your answer? And why? I would say YES. Taking the […]

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Turning Lemonade Into Helicopters

Updated: February 4, 2015 | Mindsetting | 4 Comments

Almost a year ago, I wrote a post telling How To Be Lucky in Life and Achieve Success. Today, I’m sharing with you a video that compliments those points very well. Below is a short clip of Stanford Technology Venture Program Executive Director, Tina Seelig who says that entrepreneurs should learn how to make their […]

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How Being Stubborn Can Make You Rich

Updated: January 22, 2020 | Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 12 Comments

When a person is being stubborn, it usually means that he or she is being difficult or unreasonable. Stubborn people are often thought of as lazy bums. They’re hard to manage; and even harder to make them do anything aside from the things they like. However, the dictionary gives the word “stubborn” a definition which […]

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UP in the Black: Size UP. Draw UP. Crank UP. | A Seminar on Business and Entrepreneurship

Published: August 2, 2010 | Business, News and Events | No Comments

Last weekend, I was one of the guest speakers in a business seminar called “UP in the Black: Size UP. Draw Up. Crank UP.” It’s an event held in the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City and organized by the UP Business and Service Administrators of the Philippines. The objective of the seminar […]

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