After their successful partnership with TV for the Traffic Navigator (which won Adobo Design Awards and Boomerang Awards), the MMDA is back on track with their digital efforts via their crowdsourcing site, Metro Solusyon. Through this site the MMDA urges. . .
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Huffington Post founder and now AOL executive Arianna Huffington gives a short 4-minute TED Talk that emphasizes the power of sleep. It’s a brilliant, simple, and insightful talk that will definitely jam some sense into our sleep-deprived minds. Watch it. . .
The Ayala Young Leaders Conference (AYLC) is an annual event which gathers the top student leaders from all over the Philippines. It’s like a leadership/success bootcamp which features professionals from various fields sharing their experiences and lessons to the group.. . .
This video was shared by Randell Tiongson on Facebook. It’s a brilliant interview of one of my favorite authors and marketers, Seth Godin. In this video he talks about “curiosity” and how eventually the safest thing you can do are. . .
I was reading an interview of PLDT and TV5 (among other companies) chairman Manny Pangilinan (MVP) about how he was able to rise up to be one of the most successful businessmen today. It’s interesting because what he said in. . .
This is the second part of the 3-post series of “Some of my best teachers”. This series was inspired by the video “Teachers should care” which you’ll be able to watch below. If you have a lot of things in. . .
I was watching this video about how teachers matter so much in the development of children and it made me think back to my “younger years” as a student in the Ateneo. I tried to think of who were the. . .
(Editor’s Note: This is a fictional story which basically shows two common types of bosses/managers) Dean and Raymond are two managers supervising teams of call center agents somewhere in Makati. They both climbed up the corporate ladder by starting as. . .
In an age of technology, gadgets and social networking, the clamor for real human interaction is on an all time high. We all hate hearing automatic phone responses, recorded phone interactions and spam mail marketing because they’re all so impersonal. . .
As the old adage goes…”People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” Starting a conversation is not about you but about the person you are engaging. I’ve been teaching about “Engage” for several years. . .
If given a choice to hire people in your team – who would you choose? The first is a relatively cheap hire who can follow instructions well and does what is required of him. This person loves to be told what. . .
I’m currently reading the book “Art of Non-Conformity” by Chris Buillebeau and I couldn’t resist writing about one of his first major points in the book – Sleepwalking. Sleepwalkers are people who just cruise along life without any true vision.. . .
When I was still in advertising, my former boss, Sarge Lacuesta, instilled in us the difference between being brilliant and being flashy. The former lasts long while the latter is fleeting. Being flashy is also way easier than being brilliant.. . .
After reading the book Linchpin by Seth Godin – I came home with one very important lesson – REAL ARTISTS SHIP. As a pastor of a church – we ship every week. The product that we ship is our homily.. . .
Wikipedia defines “Moonlighting” as: To work at a secondary job, usually in the evening or during the night, often secretly, so that one doesn’t have to pay tax on the extra money earned. This is still popular but there’s a. . .
Thrashing, as described by Marketing Guru Seth Godin in his book Linchpin, is the “apparently productive brainstorming and tweaking we do for a project as it develops.” As a practitioner of Marketing Communications and Advertising, there is nothing more thrilling. . .
Shipping is not as simple as it sounds. And idea, a project or a business has many parts to integrate for it to ship. One way I find really effective to ship is to break it in to chunks. Most. . .
Have you ever decided to go on an outing with friends, actually plan it and go on that outing, whether it turned out okay or not? That’s shipping. It’s acting on an idea and making sure it happens, no matter. . .
Seth Godin recently wrote a blog article which just sent my brain on overdrive again. It’s a pretty simple post which talks about how people should stop waiting for inspiration to come and just look for it instead. A lot. . .
Commission on Human Rights (CHR)’s Coco Quisumbing went ballistic in a recent press conference. Quisumbing berated and ordered the reporters as if they were her subordinates in the CHR. Everything was caught on camera and was shown on the news. . .