Tag Archives: entrepreneur

Don’t Be a Want-Trepreneur

DON’T BE A WANT-TRAPRENEUR A wantrepreneur is defined as someone who aspires to be an entrepreneur, but never realizes his ambition. My friend was a Want-trepreneur. He felt being an entrepreneur was his true calling and constantly thought of one … Continue reading

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An Entrepreneur’s Life: Solving Problems the Entire Day

A lot of people ask what I do the entire day. The short answer is, “Long term wise, I set the direction of the company. Short term wise, I solve problems.” Especially when it comes to running a business, you … Continue reading

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12th Philippine HR Summit – Responsive HR: Challenges and Opportunities

Guess where I am going? 🙂 I will be attending the 12th Philippine HR Summit this August 8 and 9 at the Crowne Plaza Galleria Hotel, thanks to the invitation of the PowerMax Consulting Group: Tickets are available via this … Continue reading

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Business Series: Working with Integrity

Many businesses take their sweet time in paying their suppliers. For them, the longer they pay, the better it is. If possible, they will try to delay for as long as possible, hoping against hope that you may actually forget … Continue reading

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Only in the Philippines: Palusot Queen

My promodiser was caught sleeping on duty. She was suspended for three days, as she had a tendency to sleep on the job and was vocally warned multiple times. “I didn’t sleep on the job,” she wrote in her incident report. … Continue reading

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I Work: Am I a Failure as a Wife and Mother?

It’s very frustrating to be a working wife and mother. Society still demands you to fulfill your duties as a doting yaya to your child, a neat maid to your household (which includes laba, plantsa and taga-linis ng bahay) and an eager … Continue reading

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Leadership Lesson: “?” or “.”

I was talking to my supervisor today about how he talks to his staff.  “Tell me again what you happened,” I said. “What did Camille answer you?” “I asked her why she didn’t fill in the inventory sheet as she should … Continue reading

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Hiring in the Philippines

Girl A I hired two weeks before texted me the day before she was supposed to start to say she will no longer accept the offer she accepted two days before. Girl B I hired last week came only for … Continue reading

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10 Factors I Look Into When Weeding Out Job Applicants in the Philippines

One of our office staff resigned two weeks ago. She’s 22 years old and have been with us for almost two years. Reason for resigning: She wants to try out her luck working overseas in Abu Dhabi as a cashier, … Continue reading

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Why I got into Business

A high school student came the other day and asked me about my experience as a businesswoman. His comments made me reflect on the decisions that I’ve made and why I actually got into business. My parents were both businessman. … Continue reading

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Interview Chronicles: This must be one of the most unfortunate women in the world…

…So who really died? 😭😭😭

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When God gives you lemons, make lemonade!

Poor Little Pea. 😦 The Lord has put a lot of trials in front of us the last week. It has been stressful for us. Fortunately, all these trials are work-related. In one week alone, we had to deal with four different malls. … Continue reading

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