Tag Archives: work-life balance

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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The Best Things in Life that’s ₱1,000 or Less

1. A good deep tissue massage (₱500.00 per pax for home service) 2. A nice fluffy pillow. The best sulit pillows are those by SM Department Store. Brand is Majestic beddings, Select Comfort, Easy Care. 4. Netflix (₱460.00 per month) … Continue reading

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10 Things I Love About Davao City

I have just returned from a brief trip to Davao, and these are the things I love about the city. 1. The taxis are pretty honest. Compared to Manila’s dinky taxis, most drivers here use the meter and don’t get … Continue reading

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Highly Recommended: A Trip to Davao City and Kuya Joey’s Tour

I was in Davao this weekend for a little R&R. Given the last minute trip arrangement, I booked the service of Kuya Joey Davao on the last minute. Surprisingly, he was able to book me a tour and also arranged … Continue reading

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Touchdown in Hong Kong for the Long Weekend

We have once again touched down in Hong Kong to avail the cheaper hotel rates and go to Disneyland and Ocean Park for the kiddo! She’s excited. The Cathay Pacific flight is almost full. A lot of Filipinos are traveling … Continue reading

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Life Advice: A Car is one of the Worst Purchases You can Make (Unless You can Really Afford It)

A credit investigation field officer arrived today to ask whether a certain Jane** is working for our company. Apparently, Jane has applied for a car loan at the Philippines Bank. She is planning to buy a Mitsubishi Mirage which retails … Continue reading

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Highly Recommended: Kimnetix’s Art Sessions every Saturday Afternoon @ Conrad Manila

Are you looking for a relaxing creative activity every Saturday afternoon for a small fee of ₱350? My daughter and I attended the Kimnetix Network-organized art session in Conrad Manila yesterday. For a minimal charge of ₱350 per person, we … Continue reading

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Highly Recommended – Kiddie Activity: Stick n’ Style Mosaic (3 years old and up)

We discovered this fun activity pack at Toy Kingdom for php 579.75. My daughter is 3 years old and we spent at least a happy hour taking the sticker mosaic off a pad and sticking it to the board. I … Continue reading

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Work Don’t Stop for the Weary

I pushed myself too hard. The day after the D&C, I still showed up to my friend’s wedding where my daughter is the flower girl. Sto. Domingo church was not airconned and hot, so I spent the last half hour … Continue reading

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Wife Advice: Support the Husband in all his Endeavors

We are all at the Manila Autosalon to support the husband. He has a booth at the show, and we have come to give our full support on a Sunday afternoon. I’ve asked my three year old to pass out … Continue reading

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When a Critical Employee Resigns

It’s always a big blow to the self when a staff resigns.  Two of my critical staff resigned last Saturday. One was a probationary employee who was already on the way out, and the other was my trusty lieutenant, who … Continue reading

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Relationship Advice: Stop making your wife do all the work!

In marriage, it’s easy to push responsibilities to your partner. “It’s the job of the mother to take care of the kids.” “It’s the job of the wife to cook for the husband.” “It’s not my job to keep the … Continue reading

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