What is productivity? The Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines it as “the rate at which goods are produced or work is completed.” Wikipedia defines it as “an average measure of the efficiency of production” or the amount of output per amount of input. Dictionary.reference.com defines the word as “the rate at which goods and services having exchange value are brought forth…Read More »
Procrastination is a practice of carrying on a less urgent task in preference to a more urgent one. In simple term, it is putting off for a later date what can be done at the present, usually doing it at the last minute before the deadline. When a person reaches this point, he has no choice but to cram and…Read More »
Rina, owner of a small business that makes handcrafted plush toys values her customers. She is determined to make her business grow and develop by creating quality products and treating her customers the best possible way. Rina knows that when customers are satisfied and feel good, they are likely to come back and buy more.
Most of us are blinded on the true meaning of wealth. The media has flooded us with the images of mansions, luxury cars and latest gadgets. All of these involve an affluent financial resource that shows what money can buy even at the expense of working hard for the rest of your life. Unknowingly, the true meaning of material wealth…Read More »
“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” – Plato “The beholder’s eyes can be impaired.” – Me Many things in life are indeed very subjective. Take strawberries for example. For some reason, my Mum shudders at the thought of eating strawberry flavored food like ice cream or jam. I, on the other hand, am very much willing to devour…Read More »
It’s graduation season. Thousands of college students graduate each year and these fresh graduates compete with other job seekers to find ideal jobs. Finding work has changed through the years. A college degree is not anymore an easy ticket to a job especially in such a competitive market. Here are some job hunting tips to help you in your quest…Read More »
In the world of business, a lot of people are so mystified by the Chinese on how they became so successful in this field. It must be noted that in the early history, the Chinese have been known to the western world as good traders. The sad fact is that a lot of people think that genes have a lot…Read More »
“Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.” – Wilma Rudolph There’s just something about winning that…Read More »
Credibility stems from the word “credo” which means “I believe” in Latin. Presence or lack of credibility can affect the chances of success and expectations of shareholders, investors, partners, and employees. It can be used as an instrument with which others judge you and your organization. Credibility is not as simple as it seems. It is a combination of factors…Read More »
By the SERDEF Media Bureau More and more people are slowly drawn into the world of entrepreneurship. With the likes of Henry Sy, Lucio Tan and every other billionaire in the country, more and more people realize that the path to financial security is shorter if one puts up his own business.