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Startup Tips

How to report to a woman if you're a man

Men, you may want to stay quiet and listen.

Many female CEOs I know have the same story. A male job candidate blows them away with his interview and jam-packed CV. His references sing his praises, so she hires him on the spot, excited about the new skills he will bring ...

by Anna Redmond  | June 15, 2016 09:00:00
Business Ideas

The rise of ‘Instapreneurs’

5 businesses show how they slay it on the popular image-sharing app.

 Instagram has become a platform for Philippine-based entrepreneurs to promote their business and sell their wares. The appeal of the image-sharing app is far and wide.It attracts small to medium enterprises as well as big brands; local and global retailers; brick-and-mortar stores ...

by Shadz Loresco  | June 04, 2016 07:00:00
Startup Tips

How to accomplish your no. 1 goal in 100 days

Stay focused on the steps you take every day.

We all have big goals we want to accomplish. From travelling the world, to starting a business, to learning another language, setting goals is easy.Actually accomplishing them, though? That is where it gets hard. We may start the year with plenty of ...

by Jon Nastor  | May 31, 2016 09:00:00
Run & Grow

13 tricks that will help you read more books

”?"I don’t have time,” is never an excuse.

I am the guy at the barbershop, the dentist’s office and the club with my nose in a book. I read all of the time, and I love it. Reading invigorates me, sharpens my mind and makes my soul dance. I love when a book ...

by Andrew Medal  | May 19, 2016 07:00:00
Run & Grow

How millennials can better handle their money

In spite of numerous financial tools, majority of millennials have less than P40,000 worth of savings.

Free flow of information has been one of the major tenets of the Internet since we were all dialing up with AOL discs we grabbed from Circuit City counters. Now our job for 2016 is to make sure we keep that spread ...

by Jennifer Fitzgerald  | May 03, 2016 09:00:00
Run & Grow

5 reasons an online business is the shortest route to financial freedom

Online business lets you achieve scalability by maximizing output while minimizing costs and time.

The 1% did not become wealthy trading time for money, and neither will you. It is tolerable for a start, but at some point, you have to intensely focus on scaling and leverage. Enter the Internet. The Internet has created a new ...

by Peter Voogd  | May 02, 2016 09:00:00
Run & Grow

How to make money with social media

Even online, being genuine reaps rewards.

There are more money-making opportunities on social media than you might realize. Social media, in fact, can be quite lucrative.Many experts say that social media is for connecting with people, and not for selling, but at some point, you are going to want to ...

by Thomas Smale  | May 01, 2016 08:00:00
Run & Grow

This car's tech wants to make sure you don't forget your wallet

No more crazy searching for lost keys.

What if your car could warn you that you were missing something before you pulled out of the parking lot? Lost-item-locator startup Tile and Jaguar Land Rover are teaming up to make this scenario a reality.Tile, a four-year-old company, makes $25 (P1,172) ...

by Nina Zipkin  | May 01, 2016 01:00:00
Startup Tips

How to recognize people for who they are

Push people on their terms, not yours.

Several years ago, a colleague gave me what turned out to be very enlightening feedback on how I deal with others.“Jim,” he said, “you need to recognize people for who they are, not for what you want them to be.”Hmm. I had ...

by Jim Joseph  | April 30, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

How to integrate your digital and offline marketing campaigns

Maximize the digital arena without compromising your offline marketing efforts.

Even established brands are still pondering how they should allocate their marketing budgets in 2016. One of the biggest mistakes they make is trying to choose between investing in digital or offline marketing campaigns.There is no denying that digital marketing is extremely ...

by Aaron Agius  | April 29, 2016 11:00:00
Startup Tips

Here's your step-by-step guide on event planning

From a simple networking dinner to a world-class conference, take cues on what to do to pull it off.

Hosting an event, can be a blast or a huge pain in the, well, you get it. The entire situation depends on how you plan, prepare and manage expectations. So, once you have decided that you want to host an event—how long do ...

by Michael Donnelly  | April 28, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

How leaders should build lasting relationships

There are 3 do’s, 5 don'ts to build relationships within your company or business.

There are many components of leadership success, but none of them is more important than the relationships you build, on and off the job. As John McGuirk says, "The ability to form friendships, to make people believe in you and trust you, ...

by Alan Zimmerman  | April 25, 2016 08:00:00
Startup Tips

The essential guide to writing a business plan

Remember: It's a journey, not a sprint.

President Dwight D. Eisenhower once said, “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” If you are starting a business, you should have a business plan regardless of whether you are bootstrapping it or looking for outside ...

by Carolyn Sun  | March 31, 2016 09:00:00