Category: Entrepreneur

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...