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This Pinay's First Investment Now Helps Her Earn More Than P40K a Month

It's all about starting as early as you can

"A year from now, you'll wish you had started today."This is the subhead of model and entrepreneur Julia Quisumbing's personal blog, where she narrates her experience of purchasing and renting out a condo unit in an entry called My First Investment. According to Julia, this ...

by Ysabel Y. Yuzon for  | December 03, 2017 12:00:00
Run & Grow

The Simple Thing Science Says You Can Do to Seem More Likable

A new study finds that this gesture makes you appear approachable

So much about successful entrepreneurship is about building rapport, whether it’s with investors or prospective employees. A new study from Hokkaido University and Yamagata University in Japan has found that something as simple as nodding can actually boost your likability in a ...

by Nina Zipkin  | December 01, 2017 06:00:00
News and Events

Elon Musk May Be the Creator of Bitcoin, a Former SpaceX Intern Theorizes

Could the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX have created the biggest cryptocurrency as well?

One of the key mysteries of Bitcoin -- which recently reached a jaw-dropping value of more than $9,000 -- is who exactly created the cryptocurrency. Satoshi Nakamoto is listed as the author of the original paper describing Bitcoin, but no actual person, or group, ...

by Stephen J. Bronner  | November 29, 2017 06:00:00
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How to Get the Respect You Deserve as a Freelancer

No job is perfect, and freelancing poses its own unique set of challenges

This story originally appeared on SkillcrushThe life of a freelancer is one of flexibility and freedom. You can set your own hours, choose your own clients and be your own boss. And with all of the perks of working remotely that come from a ...

by Skillcrush  | November 29, 2017 02:00:00
Startup Tips

Life Lessons From John Gokongwei, Jr., Management Man of the Year

Dream big. John Gokongwei, Jr. once sold soap at the public market

John Gokongwei, Jr. is a force to reckon with. At 91, he is still a top player in the Philippine economy, and has consistently retained a spot on Forbes' annual Billionaires List. This year he is number two with $5.5 billion.On Monday, November ...

by Kwyn Kenaz Aquino for  | November 29, 2017 12:00:00
News and Events

Business That Hires Professional Home Cleaners From Gawad Kalinga Communities Among BPI’s 10 Social Enterprise Awardees for 2017

Happy Helpers Manila and 9 other social enterprises were awarded with up to Php500K-worth of seed-funding grants

In this day and age, a lot of Filipino households hardly find enough time to do household chores because of their busy lifestyles—especially in Metro Manila. This is the problem Happy Helpers Manila aims to solve.Established in 2014, Happy Helpers is a ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | November 28, 2017 10:00:00
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There Are Healthy Ways to Help You Work Harder for Longer

There is no substitute for adequate sleep but some lifestyle changes give you more useful energy when you wake up

We all have the limitation of 24 hours in a day. No matter what you do, that's all the time you have. It's a great equalizer among entrepreneurs.Getting ahead means doing more within the 24 hours that you have. That's one reason why off-label ...

by Mansal Denton  | November 28, 2017 08:00:00
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20 Wise Insights on Gratitude to Spark a Positive Mindset

Being grateful doesn't guarantee that you'll get more, only that you'll have enough

1. "Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you." Eileen Caddy2. "Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our ...

by Sherrie Campbell  | November 28, 2017 06:00:00
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5 Ways Leaders Can Make Their Teams Happier and Healthier Without Spending Much

Employees who enjoy coming to work are much more invested in the wellbeing of the company than employees who don't

As a company leader or manager, have you ever found yourself in one of these situations?- Your top employee blindsides you with a sudden resignation.- A key customer that represents most of your revenue is no longer interested.- A new company enters your ...

by Jody B. Miller  | November 28, 2017 02:00:00
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6 Signs Employees Hate Working For Their Boss

Are you an unpopular boss? Here's how to tell

If you’re already a manager or supervisor, you’re at risk for becoming estranged from your employees; that possibility just comes with the territory.But for many managers, that first promotion prompts a strange personality shift: They become distant and formal, focusing on policy and ...

by AJ Agrawal  | November 27, 2017 08:00:00
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How to Get Unstuck And Start Growing

Are you continually converting leads to customers without experiencing sustained growth?

If you’re into growing your business, the answer is yes. We all have. I’ve bought many courses over the years and simply done nothing with them. And by nothing, I mean I didn’t even watch them or read the material -- literally nothing.I ...

by Shaun Buck  | November 27, 2017 06:00:00
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5 Critical Warning Signs That You're Making Bad Decisions

Everyone's entrepreneurial journey is different, but the pitfalls are the same

Starting your own business is a labor of love. You’ve made a commitment to go out on your own. Then the hard part starts: figuring out how to generate revenue, pay the bills on time and over-deliver value to your clients. All the while, ...

by Glenn Llopis  | November 27, 2017 02:00:00
Startup Tips

The Most Affordable Life Insurance Plans That Will Grow Your Money

Because now is the time to start investing

Life insurance is an important personal investment for those who wish to ensure the stability of their loved one's finances in case of emergencies or an untimely death. It can also be a way to earn passive income, where your money can ...

by Charlene J. Owen of  | November 27, 2017 12:00:00