In 2008, I was in Malaysia working for one of the biggest banks in Asia. It was also the year the world of finance crumbled. Lehman Brothers closed. The real-estate market turned upside down. The stock market plummeted. The world was in chaos. Suddenly, the BIG banks are going bankrupt left and right. The companies… Continue reading How to prepare yourself for the upcoming financial crisis
Today, I am celebrating my 10th year out of the corporate world. It’s been 10 years since I left my job. There were many questions in my mind at that time. Can I make it? Can I really live without a job? Who are you to think you can do it? So many emotions; mixed… Continue reading 10 years after I quit my job. Here’s what I learned.
Recently, I went to Singapore to do a 2-day training and workshop for our teammates who are mostly OFW (Overseas Filipino Workers). Some of them have been in Singapore for more than 10 years, some around 8 years, while others have only been there for 1 year. It was a blast sharing stories with them.… Continue reading The OFW story: Why Do Millions of Filipinos Go Abroad?
Today’s article is very special because I will be featuring one of my mentors for the last 7 years in my journey as an entrepreneur. His name is Mr. Billy De La Fuente. One of the things I admire about him is his passion to teach and train people, regardless of their current background. There… Continue reading Featured Story: Billy De La Fuente Transformation Story
A couple of weeks ago, Ana Angelica Ricafrente or “Anj” as we call her, shared her inspiring story with our team. She was back from a 49-day Europe trip travelling 11 countries and exploring 26 different cities. Anj is also an IT professional just like me so I related so much with her stories, and… Continue reading Featured Story: Former IT Software Developer Fulfills Dream Europe Trip
Today, I will be featuring the story of a young ambitious and hard working couple. Meet Charles and Glaiza Villaflor. I met this couple more than a year ago through their friend and personal business mentors RJ and Jacq De Lara. Charles is a former Chef from Australia, while Glaiza is a former Certified Public… Continue reading Featured Success Story: Charles and Glaiza Villaflor
This is the 3rd part of the series featuring success stories in my blog. If you want to read the first 2 articles in the series, you can click the links below. Will and Chelle Abriza: IT consultant and Housewife turned Entrepreneurs RJ and Jacq De Lara: Engineer and Accountant turned Entrepreneurs Today, please meet… Continue reading Featured Success Story: Lojen and Val Pascual Former OFWs turned Entrepreneur
This is a continuation of a series of success stories that I am featuring in my blog. Meet RJ and Jacq De Lara. RJ is a former Electrical Engineer from Meralco while Jacq De Lara is a former Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from Shell. In 2011, they had a great career working for them. But… Continue reading Featured Success Story: RJ and Jacq De Lara, Engineer & Accountant turned Entrepreneurs
In the next few days, I will be featuring success stories of people I’ve worked with in the past 4 and half years doing business. My goal is to inspire you to go for your own success story. Who knows? Time will come, perhaps you will be the next one featured in this blog. Today,… Continue reading Featured Success Story: Will and Chelle Abriza – IT Consultant and Housewife Turned Entreprener
About 3 years ago, one reader of this blog emailed me to ask about the business that I was involved in at that moment. I didn’t personally know them at that time. When I had a chance to meet them up for coffee they said they read my article in 2011 about my 3 goals… Continue reading Featured Success Story: Former Engineer and CPA Couple turned Entrepreneur Gets Their Dream Car