Category Archives: Education

Super Intelligence: Inspire your Marketing by Salvador “Salvarock” Lopez

Designing your Customer’s Emotions in the Key of Rock Is Marketing more of an art or a science? Marketing is more of an art with strategy. Some of the biggest businesses in the world got there by intuition. Musicians work … Continue reading

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Respect in a Time of COVID-19

Respect is very important in the time of COVID-19. During the time of COVID-19, I am reminded of the word RESPECT. There’s three ways we should respect — Respect for SELF, Respect for your WORK, and Respect for OTHERS. You gotta … Continue reading

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HR TALK: “I was terminated during ECQ! What now?!” and 11 Other Questions Answered About Getting Fired in the Philippines

First of all, I’m sorry that you got terminated during ECQ. Losing one’s job is no joke. I know you are angry, and you want to hit back. But before you complain, let’s find out first if what your employer … Continue reading

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Mommy Hacks: 8 Reasons Why Home Schooling and Online Learning is Not for Us

Trumpets Playshop texted me today about the possibility of enrolling into an online workshop. The workshop fee would be lowered and there will be no additional fees for recital, costumes and script. The price will be around 2/3 of the … Continue reading

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How to Teach Kids to be Street Smart…

HOW TO TEACH KIDS TO BE STREET SMART, EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE, DECISION MAKING, SOCIALIZATION, ETC. No, it’s not too late to teach children to be the above, regardless of age. However, my belief is that the above mentioned qualities stem more … Continue reading

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Should We Panic Now that the Coronavirus is HERE?!

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is already here in the Philippines. As of today, the current count is 24 confirmed cases, and this number will further increase as the days go by. As of March 10, here are the current statistics: As … Continue reading

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World Marketing Summit 2020: 5 Things to Focus on to be a Global Brand Success

Last February 22, I was at the World Marketing Summit that was held at The Tent at Solaire. Ticket cost ₱6,000 and despite the 8am start of call time, event proper started promptly at 9am. Laura Ries: Positioning in the … Continue reading

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Another Weekend, Another Work Day @ Kidzania Manila

We are back at Kidzania again! Yes, the Tiger Mommy in me wants to get an upgraded passport. In return, I also want her to feed her curiosity and learn the values of hard work. So that’s why we are … Continue reading

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Highly Recommended: Kidzania —- Where Kid’s Ambitious Dreams Come True!

We are back in Kidzania Manila, a fun place for kids 4 years old and above, who are given the chance to try out different “adult” careers and get paid for it. Kidzania Manila is found in a non-descript building … Continue reading

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“Mommy, it’s too hard”

My 3-year old daughter told me that her Chinese lesson was too hard. She could not remember the words for “sun” and “moon” despite me repeating it over and over. “Mommy, it’s too hard,” she said as her eyes started … Continue reading

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The Story of the Vending Machine

During our layover in Istanbul, my daughter wanted to buy at fast fashion store JC Waikiki. The vending machine was cheap at EUR 5.95 but after buying her a nice red jacket and a Frozen Bluebooth headset, I was NOT … Continue reading

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When your Child gets Less than Outstanding

Readers of my blog know that I have been highly satisfied with my daughter’s schooling at Mother Goose Playschool, so much that I have written an extensive blog post about it, Why I Highly Recommend The Mother Goose Nursery as a … Continue reading

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