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Intelligence Report – Permission Marketing (Book Review)

The Verdict: 4/5 Stars Why 4 Stars? Permission Marketing was written by Seth Godin (the author of Icarus Deception, Purple Cow). If you’ve been living under a rock, Seth Godin has been the go to guru for internet marketing and creativity in the internet age. Seth Godin wrote Permission Marketing during the Yahoo! glory days.…

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Mission Log – Why Attitude Trumps Skill

A few months ago, I attended a Harvard Business Club networking group organised by BPI Foundation. I was talking to an impact investor about the work I do coaching underserved state university students . I was explaining how most of my work was focused on developing proper mindsets and habits versus focusing on skills. And…

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Boot Camp – Accessing Awesome Opportunities

About a few years ago, I stumbled upon an awesome slideshow presentation. It was a slide summary of The Start-up of You by Reid Hoffman, the co-founder of LinkedIn. It opened my eyes to various different insights but one thing stuck with me over the years and has become a battle cry for when things…

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Field Manual – Avoid Recruiting People Who Say These Three Words…

It’s not “I love you”. I actually believe that love in the workplace can work if communications, agreements and expectations are clearly laid out. On the otherhand, if I hear the words “I don’t know”, I will cringe and hit the red panic button The button isn’t connected to anything but my sense of security (Creative…

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Intelligence Report – Election Watch 2016 – Mar Roxas

Last Update: Feb 15, 2016 (Latest updates in GREEN.  Previous updates in BLUE. ) Image Edited from Wikipedia A compilation of articles, statements, and events of the top candidates minus Binay because he deserves no attention. Please visit regularly for updates (this is by no means comprehensive – it gets updated as I have time – and…

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Intelligence Report – Election Watch 2016 – Miriam Defensor Santiago

Last Update: Feb 15, 2016 (Latest updates in GREEN.  Previous updates in BLUE. ) Image edited from Wikipedia A compilation of articles, statements, and events of the top candidates minus Binay because he deserves no attention. Please visit regularly for updates (this is by no means comprehensive – it gets updated as I have time – and…

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Intelligence Report – Election Watch 2016 – Rody Duterte

Last Update: Feb 15, 2016 (Latest updates in GREEN.  Previous updates in BLUE. ) Image Edited from Wikipedia A compilation of articles, statements, and events of the top candidates minus Binay because he deserves no attention. Please visit regularly for updates (this is by no means comprehensive – it gets updated as I have time – and…

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Field Manual: Entry #3 – What "Ancient Aliens" Can Teach You About Business

  I’m a firm believer that, no matter what it is, you can always find value in something. For example, watching a Twilight movie tells you what not to do when you want to be taken seriously as a film maker or scriptwriter. See… value. Standing from that point of view, I was watching the…

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Field Manual: Entry # 2 – Distinguishing the Devil from the Devil’s Advocate

Building a team is an essential stepping stone in the progress of a project or enterprise. As we learned in the last field manual entry, being the leader can be lonely and even damn right despairing. Being bombarded left and right with comments, doubts and skepticism comes with the job. The question now is, does…