By Ernie O. Cecilia
A story is told about two marketing scouts sent to a Third World country to determine a possible business expansion there. One sent back a telegram to Head Office saying, “SITUATION HOPELESS STOP NO ONE WEARS SHOES HERE.” The other sent back this message, “GREAT OPPORTUNITY STOP THEY HAVE NO SHOES.” Reality, like beauty [...]
By Vincent Cabreza
Many children dream of becoming scientists and professionals, but their future careers used to be defined by the work they did for the family to help bring food to the table.
By Ma. Esther Salcedo - Posadas
The Philippine Marketing Communications Director of one of the world’s leading hotel chains has risen steadily to the top, thanks to a rough start in her personal life that made her determined to gain success.
By Marge C. Enriquez
Back in the ’80s, people took to the streets to protest against government dictatorship. Linda Oliva Ramos, then an accounting major at the Polytechnic University, defied the student leaders who urged the youths to rally and fight.
By Joy Rojas
In 2006, Roy Quejada was at a career crossroads. Having risen the ranks of a leading hamburger joint since he started as a service crew member when he was just a freshman in college, Quejada seemed destined to grow old with the fast-food company and was, in fact, in the running for training manager when he found himself in talks with the group behind Yellow Cab Pizza Co.
By John C. Maxwell
No one wants to feel invisible as they pass through life, yet we often get the impression that others see us as little more than a statistic. Our resume ends up in a pile, our performance reviews goes into a file, and like everyone else, we get a raise every once in a while.
By John C. Maxwell
If it is true that almost everything we become and accomplish in life is with and through other people, then the ability to create rapport with them is the most important skill we can learn. Looking back at the early and middle stages of my career, I identified six practices that helped me to connect with others. I trust that they will be beneficial to you in honing your skills as a connector.