Category: Entrepreneur

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16
Oct
2020

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 5 Tips for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Every established entrepreneur knows they’ve reached a pro-level when operations run smoothly with less effort. However, it’s easy for an aspiring entrepreneur to take their own due diligence overboard, ultimately placing unnecessary stress on their business. Hopefully, these five tips will go a long way to help you work smarter...

02
Mar
2020

The 4 Rules for Being a Successful Entrepreneur

Everyone likes to glamorize being an entrepreneur, and making your own way through life playing by your own rules, but the truth of the matter is that most people who try to become entrepreneurs fail. Why is that exactly? Honestly, it tends to come down to one main factor, that...

20
Nov
2019

Entrep Planner 2012: The Best Business Ally

Entrep Planner 2012: The Best Business Ally Nothing can be as exciting as the life of an entrepreneur. Along with that comes the daunting task of managing all demands. Tasks should be juggled, ensuring that nothing is missed.

18
Oct
2019

Forbes: The Philippines’ 40 Richest List 2011

According to Forbes Philippines’ 40 richest list of 2011, thirty-two tycoons are richer and for the fourth year in a row Henry Sy holds the top spot with a net worth of $7.2 billion, up from $5 billion last year. The biggest gainer in percentage terms is former trade minister...

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24
Aug
2019

Snag These 6 Inspiring Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs Today

Not everyone has what it takes to run a business, but there are some common habits shared by those who do. Along with improving business success, these genius habits of entrepreneurs also help them maintain a balance between their personal and professional lives. Why is that last bit important? Well,...

25
Jul
2019

John Gokongwei Jr: Riches-to-rags-to-riches

He’s known to be a philanthropist. John Gokongwei, Jr. is a prominent Chinese Filipino businessman with holdings in air transportation, banking, food manufacturing, petrochemicals, power generation, publishing, real estate and property development, telecom and textiles. In 2009 Forbes magazine issue, Gokongwei has a networth of $720 million making him the...

25
Jul
2019

5 Things Women Entrepreneurs Should Stop Doing

It has been said time and time again: Men are from Mars, women are from Venus. Men and women think differently, behave differently, and are built differently. Sometimes, this can affect the way women do business. Female entrepreneurs are thriving in the Philippines.  In fact an earlier study conducted by...

20
Jan
2017

5 Oldest Living Entrepreneurs in the Philippines

It is the norm for US citizens to put their elderly in nursing homes across the country. Admittedly, a few of them would hire caregiver services in Illinois and various states so that their parents can receive the care they needed without leaving the familiarity and comfort of their homes....

16
Jan
2016

Socorro Ramos: Matriarch of National Bookstore

Socorro C. Ramos known as the matriarch of National Bookstore, a major retailer of books, office supplies and greeting cards in the Philippines. In 1965, she and her husband Jose established a nine-storey building along Avenida Rizal, which would be the first National Bookstore. Since then, what has become the...

13
Feb
2015

Henry Sy: Father of Philippine Retail

“Success is not just good luck. It is a combination of hard work, good credit standing, opportunity, readiness, and timing.” – Henry Sy Sr. Henry Sy, known as the “Father of Philippine Retail” and the #1 Philippines’ richest man, was born October 25, 1924 in the village of Ankhue, in...

03
Oct
2014

How To Move Forward In A Womans Business World

Women business leaders will end up having a lot on their plate, no matter what industry they choose. Women business owners will often have to face disparaging remarks from people who just don’t believe that a woman in power can be capable. They also…

24
Apr
2014

15 Success Ingredients For Emerging Entrepreneurs

By Patrick Driessen “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage...