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10 harsh lessons that will toughen you up for success

”?"There is no failure. Only feedback.” ”" Robert Allen

Everyone fails in life, and failure can be a crushing experience. The only thing that separates successful people from the rest is how they respond after they fail.When facing obstacles, you have to decide if you’re going to let them be the ...

by Travis Bradberry  | October 25, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

The one thing holding you back from success

It’s not your biggest competitor, nor the customers you can’t seem to woo

What if I told you that there is one thing preventing you from attaining all of the success you've ever imagined, and it’s the same thing causing all of your pain? Would I have your attention?It's not money, God, your soul mate ...

by Greg Hankerson  | August 26, 2016 04:00:00
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The 7 biggest lies we believe about success

It’s not rosy all the time ”" take it from Oprah Winfrey, Joan Baez and Beyonce

Most of us desire to be successful, but not many of us believe that we have “arrived” or that we have achieved our desired level of success. We all have different definitions of what it is, but there are some common lies that we ...

by Chris W. Dunn  | August 17, 2016 04:00:00
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3 inspiring business lessons from Oprah Winfrey

The billionaire media mogul shares insights on business and life

 Like many seasoned entrepreneurs, Oprah Winfrey views failure as "another stepping stone to greatness.” For her, it has been the case, and then some.In 1977, decades before she became the powerful celebrity we all know now, she was fired from her job as ...

by Kim Lachance Shandrow  | August 05, 2016 05:00:00
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Success in life is not a clickable link

Insights for businessmen on the natural progression to success

With technology, we are all moving at the speed of light in our businesses, our communications and our personal lives. What I’ve learned along the way is to reach your goals, you have to make time work for you and not against ...

by Jeff Olson  | July 22, 2016 07:00:00
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When success stories convince some that college isn't necessary

A study looks into the value of education among Britain’s young working class

Startup lore is synonymous with stories of genius founders who’ve bucked the system. The youngest tend to get into top schools, only to drop out and start world-changing companies. Bill Gates did that – as did Mark Zuckerberg. Richard Branson didn’t even ...

by Nina Zipkin  | July 21, 2016 08:00:00
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Revisiting the multi-million ice candy business

Check how Rudy and Rosiell de Leon are continuing to grow Bianca’s Ice Candy that was made possible with only P20.

“This all feels like a dream,” Rosiell de Leon said in Filipino, five years since she and her husband, Rudy, set up Bianca’s Ice Candy.Nowadays, the couple is busy talking to clients, handling operations, and overseeing the construction of their new factory ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 17, 2016 11:00:00
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How Crown Asia Chemicals grew from startup to listed company

The only listed pipe maker in is steadily growing for 26 years now, helping in the resurgence of the manufacturing sector in the country.

As the only listed pipe manufacturer in the country, Crown Asia Chemicals has a lot of leverage as it pursues dominance in the local market.The recent manufacturing boom—towering condominiums, rise of public-private partnership projects, and the surge of investors—gives the company the ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 13, 2016 05:00:00
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What is it like to work at Google?

In this exclusive interview, Google Philippines Industry Manager Jolly Estaris shares his experience working for the firm.

You may recognize Jolly Estaris as one of the former hosts of children’s show 5 and Up. But he is all grown up now and he is working in an equally cool work place: Google Philippines.So how is it like working for ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | July 10, 2016 05:00:00
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How Nena Perez started her own cosmetics line for Filipinas in the US

Find out how she is maximizing her ‘home court’ advantage and exploring the global market.

The fact that there is a Filipino community in almost every corner of the world is comforting if you are an entrepreneurial Filipino with a business plan: It means that at least you have a consumer base you can relate to, and ...

by Kim Arveen Patria  | July 09, 2016 11:00:00
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Christopher Nolan on the importance of challenging yourself

The film director, screenwriter, and producer stresses the need to do something different.

Film director, screenwriter and producer Christopher Nolan is regarded as one of the most successful filmmakers of the 21st century. His nine films have grossed more than $4.2 billion worldwide, earning him a spot as one of the highest-grossing directors in history.As ...

by Evan Carmichael  | July 03, 2016 09:00:00
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How homegrown Happy Skin beats foreign cosmetic brands

Learn how this cosmetics line thrives by not only making women pretty, but also taking care of their skin.

The premise was simple: Create a makeup line for Filipinas without ruining their skin.Anyone could have done it but it was the smart and stylish duo of long-time model Rissa Mananquil-Trillo and former Unilever brand manager Jacqe Yuengtian-Gutierrez who successfully made the ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 03, 2016 11:00:00
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Whether in SoHo or Malate, these chefs work hard to elevate Filipino taste

Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan are working on creating and sustaining a demand for Filipino food movement.

A passion for the best ingredients is what guides chefs Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan, who put up Cendrillon, a restaurant that pioneered upscale Filipino food in the SoHo district of New York in 1995.For Besa, there are two kinds of Filipino ...

by Kim Arveen Patria  | July 02, 2016 11:00:00