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Startup Tips

The top 5 reasons not to become an entrepreneur

No enterprise undertaken in hate will profit

The reasons for becoming an entrepreneur are widely known and extolled, but there are some of you out there right now who might be considering becoming an entrepreneur for all the wrong reasons. I submit to you the top five reasons for not ...

by Phil La Duke  | November 30, 2016 12:00:00
News and Events

Financial Adviser: Why you need to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week

Know the 5 things you got in you as an entrepreneur that you ought to honor

Not many are aware that there is a global celebration about entrepreneurship around the world that is happening every third week of November.  This week, there are more than 10 million people from 160 countries who are participating in 35,000 events to ...

by Henry Ong  | November 16, 2016 02:00:00
Run & Grow

The 10 words your customers want to hear

Here’s the vocabulary successful sellers use time and again

Have you ever wondered why you buy some products and leave others sitting on the shelf?  What makes you finally decide to try a new restaurant, use a new toothpaste or switch to a new piece of software? How do we decide between all the options we have every single ...

by Mike Taylor  | August 05, 2016 06:00:00
Business Ideas

Finding the right business

Franchising is a way to get into business with a little help from like-minded people

The financial objective of any business is not mere profitability. It is best said in Filipino: “Maging karapat-dapat pautangin, Maging kaakit-akit bilhin.”There are two ways to get rich: (1) investing in the stock market and (2) getting into business. Getting into business ...

by Armand Bengco  | July 20, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

5 lessons golf teaches about how to succeed at your business

Stay in the game and find a way to finish strong.

According to professional golfer Phil Mickelson, choosing the right club for the situation is the first step if you are going to be successful at any point. If you choose the wrong club you will miss your mark, no matter how well you swing. Also, the ...

by John Boitnott  | April 14, 2016 07:00:00
News and Events

PLDT organizes biggest digital conference for MSMEs

TechIsland 3.0 aims to introduce, guide them in finding, taking opportunities in an evolving market.

MANILA, Philippines – PLDT Smart SME Nation, the micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) business unit of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) is organizing what it describes as the largest digital conference for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the ...

by James Humarang  | April 13, 2016 07:00:00
Startup Tips

Tokyo Posh: Reinventing the 'wigs' business in PH

The hair extensions studio is now the premier name in this fashion category, thanks as well to a slew of famous names endorsing it.

Denise Aquino was granted a 3-year fashion design scholarship by the Japanese government in 2009 that immersed her into a head-to-toe fashion culture in Japan.  She discovered hair extensions as a fashion accessory and that Japanese women can change their hair styles on almost a ...

by Josiah Go  | March 09, 2016 09:00:00