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Stan Lee's Most Heroic Super Quotes

He's mouthed many motivational mantras over the years. He will be missed

This story has been updated since its original publish date.Stan Lee, the legendary writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics, died on November 12, 2018 at the age of 95. Lee created countless iconic characters such as Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, The Fantastic Four, ...

by Bill Schulz  | November 14, 2018 09:00:00
Run & Grow

As an Entrepreneur, Which Superhero Do You Most Closely Resemble?

Find the superhero who exhibits the kinds of qualities you possess that help you overcome challenges

Entrepreneurs exhibit a variety of admirable qualities that make them positive role models in their communities. People can appreciate the financial acumen, personal traits and interpersonal skills they must acquire in order to see their businesses thrive. These characteristics also contribute to their ...

by Travis Smith  | June 26, 2018 02:00:00
Run & Grow

4 Super Business Lessons From Marvel's Decade of Box Office Success

The comic book company has released its biggest movie so far this weekend

This weekend, the 19th feature from Marvel Studios, Avengers: Infinity War, will bring together more than 70 beloved characters to the big screen in a 150-minute intergalactic, superheroic battle that is the culmination of 10 careful years of planningfrom Marvel -- and this cinematic extravaganza is only ...

by Nina Zipkin  | May 01, 2018 06:00:00
News and Events

Avengers: Infinity War Breaks PH Box Office Record, Grosses Php140M on First Day

The Marvel superhero film beat last year’s Beauty and the Beast

Avengers: Infinity War set a new all-time opening day record in the Philippines when it took in $2.7 million (about Php140.4 million) last Wednesday, April 25, according to box office tracker Box Office Mojo.This is the biggest single-day gross of any movie ...

by Paul John Caña  | April 27, 2018 01:00:00
News and Events

Guess How Much Money Pinoys Have Spent to Watch Marvel Super Hero Movies in the Past Decade

Ahead of the release of Avengers: Infinity War, let’s take stock of how much Marvel has earned in the Philippines

Before 2008, the only Marvel superheroes most people were probably familiar with were Spider-Man and the X-Men, particularly Wolverine.But that changed by the second quarter of that year when Marvel Studios released Iron Man. The film about the relatively unknown “genius, billionaire, ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 25, 2018 09:00:00
Run & Grow

Marvel's 'Black Panther' Is More Than a Movie, It's a Model for Mentorship

Look to Ryan Coogler and company's example when creating opportunity at work

With uniformly glowing reviews and more than enough pre-ordered tickets to have an anticipated record breaking $160 million opening weekend, Marvel’s 18th superhero epicBlack Panther is breaking new ground.Filmmaker Ryan Coogler is Marvel Studio’s first African-American director, and the movie is on track to be ...

by Nina Zipkin  | February 20, 2018 08:00:00
News and Events

As 'Doctor Strange' hits theaters, brush up on Stan Lee's most heroic super quotes

Spider-Man, Wolverine and Doctor Strange's proud papa has mouthed many motivational mantras

The Doctor Strange marks the umpteenth Marvel character to no doubt run away with box office receipts. Ninety-three-year-old Stan Lee not only helped give birth to this neurosurgeon-turned-magical crime fighter, but countless other characters as well. Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, The Fantastic Four – if you can think of ...

by Bill Schulz  | November 10, 2016 09:00:00
Business Ideas

More than just toys ”" it’s business

From Kramer: Toy Warden to a doctor who buys and sells, both make good bucks from their treasures

 Most of us have fond childhood memories of playing with and collecting toys. But for some, their passion for toy collecting never went away, such that it’s even become a business for them.I was first introduced to the world of toy collecting ...

by Joseph Nacino  | October 15, 2016 09:00:00
Business Ideas

Big money in comics: 12 titles that are now worth a fortune

Here’s to hulking great investments with a little help from ”?"super friends”

 If you’re looking for an investment opportunity but want something a little more interesting than the usual, you might wish to venture into the world of comic books. Offering appreciation values way in excess of gold or the S&P market, the collectable comics ...

by Anders Nilsson  | September 10, 2016 12:00:00
Startup Tips

Every superhero has something to teach entrepreneurs about business

Superheroes are serious business in more ways than you think.

“Batman v Superman” set a record in late March for the biggest superhero movie international opening ever (negative reviews aside, as parodied in the “Sad Affleck” video that is closing in on 20 million hits as of this writing).Related: Batman v Superman: Who makes more money?Superheroes ...

by Charles Edge  | April 14, 2016 05:00:00

Become a licensee or franchisee?

Choosing between the two is a business decision that must be carefully weighed.

You may think becoming a franchisee or a licensee is one and the same. It is not.A franchise agreement involves not only product lines or goods and services, but also the methods of operating the business and personnel training. A license agreement, ...

by Joyce Babe Panares  | April 01, 2016 08:00:00