TV personality and entrepreneur Karylle is not only loving the healthy lifestyle, she’s also living it. That’s why it didn’t come as a surprise that the 32-year-old host of the noontime variety show “It’s Showtime” is about to open her first The Mango Farm dessert kiosk in Greenhills, San Juan City, near her house.
By Dr. Ned Roberto & Ardy Roberto
Q: We don’t understand how you can say in the closing paragraph of your column last Friday (Nov. 22, 2013) that an entrepreneur and a manager are one and the same person. This is contradicted by our own experience as a 2-generation family corporation.
By Marge C. Enriquez
At every milestone decade, Gina Lopez, managing director of the ABS-CBN Foundation Inc., always says she’s starting life over.
By Ma. Esther Salcedo - Posadas
He is no ordinary civil engineering graduate. He was a high school salutatorian at La Salle Greenhills before he went on to graduate with magna cum laude honors at the University of the Philippines.
By Penelope Endozo
Every day, Richard and Michelle Santiago face the finish line in the morning and the business bottomline at night. As entrepreneurs, the couple behind Ineng’s Special BBQ has worked hard in the last 14 years to grow their business from a small market stall in Cubao to a restaurant chain and franchiser across the country today.
By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
During the ’90s, the Chinese dragon roared, a communist turned capitalist, and invaded the world’s markets. Many small, export-oriented firms suffered losses, and some folded up.
By Linda B. Bolido
For sari-sari stores, collecting from deadbeat debtors may seem like the ultimate challenge to survival. One proprietor on a small island in Central Philippines even made headlines for his radical campaign to “motivate” non-paying customers to settle their debts. The store owner launched a shame campaign, posting a list of the most notorious debtors where everyone in the community can see.
By Ivy Lisa F. Mendoza
Alberto C. Agra is everything but a businessman. He is a lawyer by profession; an educator and professor by vocation; and a devoted student taking up his PhD in Leadership Studies, major in Public Management at Ateneo School of Government.
By Myrna Rodriguez Co
Is there such a thing as entrepreneurial genes? Can business skills be learned in school? Can entrepreneurship be sustained by passion? If the answer to these questions is “Yes,” then there is no way Mona Liza Lee-Serrano could have missed the entrepreneurial calling.
By Serenidad F. Lavador
“Kung anong kinamulatan, siya ring pagkakatandaan” (Whatever you grew up with will be with you until old age). This folk saying underlies the BEST project of the Small Enterprises Research and Development Foundation (Serdef). BEST stands for Building an Enterprising Society Today, an enterprise education program for children at pre- and grade-school levels.
By Marlet D. Salazar
If a businessman who spent most of his life in a foreign country knows what kalburo (calcium carbide) means, there is no reason not to believe-or buy-what he’s selling.
By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
When the father of Theo Angelo Garcia of Cauayan City in Isabela died, the job of taking over and developing the family business fell upon his young shoulders.