Posts tagged ‘success story’

What is the Average Age of Entrepreneurs?

Updated: August 9, 2018 | Business, Inspirational | 1 Comment

The average age of entrepreneurs is 40 years old. This is the arithmetic mean age when people started their most successful business or launched a high-growth startup. This age is the result of research and studies done in the Kauffman Foundation, Duke University, the Founder Institute, and many others. Does this mean that a lot […]

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Life and Business Lessons From Lego

Updated: February 8, 2014 | Inspirational | 3 Comments

A LEGO is probably one of the most popular toys in history. However, despite our familiarity with this iconic toy, which was probably part of our childhood – I know that not many of us actually know its humble beginnings. That’s why for its 80th anniversary, The Lego Group has decided to give us a […]

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The Success Story of Steve Tamayo

Published: August 5, 2012 | Inspirational | 7 Comments

Who is Steve Tamayo? He’s a janitor, a waiter and an OFW – but that was decades ago. Now, he’s one of the most successful restaurateurs in the country, and he’s not even a chef! Yes, Steve Tamayo is the man behind the “celebrity-famous” Tamayo’s Catering Services and Restaurant – and below is his life […]

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What’s The Secret To Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur?

Updated: July 27, 2018 | Business, Mindsetting | 9 Comments

One day, a friend asked me what’s the secret to becoming a successful entrepreneur. “Honestly, I don’t know,” was my initial reply. I don’t consider myself an expert on entrepreneurship and I don’t even have a degree on Business. That’s why I didn’t have a concrete answer to his question. However, after some careful thought, […]

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A Simple Story of a Successful Business

Published: March 21, 2011 | Business | 12 Comments

Juan had a business idea. He followed all the necessary steps in starting a business and opened his store a few months after. Weeks passed by and he realized that he wasn’t making any profit – that for every P1,000 he spends; he only earns P900. Not wanting to continuously lose P100 until he bankrupts, […]

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Business Lessons From Ten Outstanding Entrepreneurs of 2010 Part 2

Updated: March 8, 2015 | Business, In Focus, Inspirational, News and Events | 2 Comments

Please read the first half of this post at Business Lessons From Ten Outstanding Entrepreneurs of 2010 Part 1. We now continue with the rest of the recipients of the Entrepreneur 10 Awards which was given last November 24, 2010 by Entrepreneur Magazine Philippines. I’ve already shared with you Myrna Bituin, Eduardo Cabantog, Carlos De […]

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Business Lessons From Ten Outstanding Entrepreneurs of 2010 Part 1

Updated: September 27, 2014 | Business, In Focus, Inspirational, News and Events | 5 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I was able to attend the Entrepreneur 10 Awards – an annual event by Entrepreneur Magazine Philippines that honors ten small to medium-scale entrepreneurs who have been able to reach great heights in their field of business for the year. Held at the Grand Ballroom of the Hotel Inter Continental […]

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Eugene Lin: iPhoning My Way To Retirement

Updated: October 7, 2013 | Freelancing, Inspirational, News and Events | 3 Comments

Today, I present to you this funny and interesting video by Eugene Lin called iPhoning My Way To Retirement. This video was taken during Ignite Seattle, held last December 2009. In case you’re wondering, Ignite is an event which started in the US where individuals go up on stage to share stories, ideas and thoughts […]

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16 Rules For Success in Business and Life in General by Bob Parsons

Updated: August 6, 2017 | Business, Inspirational | 7 Comments

I was checking out some domain names over at when I noticed an ad inviting me to visit Bob Parson’s blog. I didn’t know who Bob Parson was but I got curious and eventually discovered that he is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the domain registrar. “So,” I said to myself. “He’s […]

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Success is a Continuous Journey

Published: June 24, 2009 | Inspirational | 4 Comments

If you’re a long time subscriber to this blog, then you probably know already that I’m a big fan of TED. TED is not a person but an annual gathering of the world’s greatest thinkers and doers of our time. TED is actually an acronym for Technology – Entertainment – Design. More than a year […]

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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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