Category: business & career

List of 2018 Philippine Holidays

Because I keep forgetting when the holidays are this year, I’m posting a list of them here for easy reference 🙂 Based on Proclamation No. 269 signed by President Rodrigo Duterte last July 2017, these are the Philippine Holidays for 2018: Regular holidays January 1, 2018, Monday – New Year’s Day March 29, 2018 – Maundy Thursday March…


4 Tips in Growing Your Business

And so, you’ve finally decided to go ahead and take that risk of starting your business. Perhaps it’s been months or even years since you’ve ruminated over selling that product or providing that service. And today, here you are, just beginning to enjoy the profits and the new experiences and insights that came out of…


3 Small Businesses You Can Readily Start at Home

So, you think this is the best year to start a business. Now what’s keeping you from starting one? I have heard many people say that they would love to start a business but when you probe them deeper as to what business they are considering, they either smile or give you a blank stare….


When Your Life is Interrupted by an Auto Accident

We may have our plans all mapped out: when to finish university, what career or business to pursue, when to get married, have children. Yet whether we like it or not, the way our life unfolds is mostly out of our control. It is not within our full control even as to how many years…


PMAP to Hold 2nd HR Innovation Summit on August 15

The People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP), the preeminent organization of people managers and HR practitioners in the country, will hold the “2nd HR Innovation Summit” at Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria (Ortigas Center) on August 15, 2018 (9:00 am to 5:00 pm). With this year’s theme “HR Next Practices”, this momentous event will feature…


A Fresh Start in July

I was just talking about new beginnings on my first post for 2018 when a couple of weeks later, this blog as well as my other blogs disappeared online due to some hosting problems. It took a couple of more weeks before my blogs could go back live again. I went back to blogging again. But…