Category Archives: Pera-isipan

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Personal finance tips for new graduates

Friday, 9 May 2014 | Written by
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By Edmund Lao Graduation is an important occasion for students and parents. Graduation is not the end of all. It is actually the beginning of a struggle in the real world. By taking a look around our workplace, one will be able to see fellow employees who did well in school before but are now struggling financially. This goes to…Read More »

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All about mobile commerce

Thursday, 8 May 2014 | Written by
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By Rachel Yapchiongco The revolution of smart phones has made a big impact in the lives of many people.  Aside from making and receiving phone calls and text messages, smart phones can be used to take photos, edit and share photos online, connect with friends through social networking sites, get directions through GPS, play games, listen to music, watch movies,  keep…Read More »

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Don’t be a Drone: Some reflections on how people are with their jobs

Sunday, 4 May 2014 | Written by
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By: Richard Leo Ramos Once you’ve graduated, people (your loved ones, soon-to-be-loved-ones, and other kinds of acquaintances) expect you to do the right thing and get a job. The job should be something that “you don’t necessarily like, but something that can put food on the table,” and it should be stable enough, preferably from a big company. There will be heaps of…Read More »

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Wow Mali: Common Financial Mistakes

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 | Written by
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By: Joseph Romana A man finds a thousand peso bill sunbathing on the pavement.  He looks around to check if anybody may have dropped it or seen him looking at it.  The coast is clear, he says to himself and proceeds to pick it up.  The bill however, moves away from him.  Thinking it was just a coincidental burst of…Read More »

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The Habit

Sunday, 27 April 2014 | Written by
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It is often said that old habits are hard to die. In fact, during my younger years in the corporate world, I encountered an older subordinate who I felt was so stubborn. Every time I try to correct him, he unintentionally repeats the same mistake. To my exasperation, I just chose not to mind him anymore. When my superior asked…Read More »

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10 qualities that make a successful entrepreneur

Thursday, 24 April 2014 | Written by
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For some people, putting up a business may seem easy especially if they have money for capital.  What they don’t realize is that funding the business is just a little step along the ladder.  Financial capability is not an assurance of success.  In reality, it’s easy to put up a business but it’s harder to develop and sustain it.  Notice…Read More »

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The money marathon

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 | Written by
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“Why aren’t you signed up for the 401K?” “I’d never be able to run that far.” – Dilbert A 401K run is indeed quite a long run.  If most people find the 10K quite difficult, the 21K a great challenge, and the full marathon distance of 42K almost impossible, what more a 401K?  The 401K, though, is a different type…Read More »

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How to hire and maintain exceptional employees

Monday, 21 April 2014 | Written by
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Behind a successful business, you are bound to find exceptional employees.  Customers are drawn to businesses with good employees. On the same premise, bad employees can drive away clients.  In fact, a business can lose many customers because of just one bad employee. The quality of employees that you have in the business can have a significant effect on sales…Read More »

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MLM Vs. Pyramiding

Monday, 17 February 2014 | Written by
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“MLM? Hindi ba marami na’ang nadale sa ganyan?” MLM or Multi-Level Marketing can be confused for pyramid schemes because the latter are often presented as MLM businesses.  Although both involve some form of multi-leveling, they are completely different in essence. MLM is a type of marketing activity where salespeople not only earn income from their personal sales but also from…Read More »

How to deal with a younger boss

Sunday, 14 October 2012 | Written by

Dealing with a boss several years your junior can be discomforting. You can find yourself in this situation if perhaps you have been away from the workforce for a long time. You return to the office and are greeted by someone much younger than you, who you find out later is now your boss. You can also find yourself in…Read More »

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