The Business Owners: Knowing and Understanding People in Business (Part 1)

Talks with the Consultant who READS Management The beginning and end of business is people. A business does not exist for the sake of itself. “Business,” according to the Consultant who READS Management, “[must create to serve and help, to meet and satisfy a given need, expectations, wants and specifications (NEWS) valued at a price…

Business in the Sensate Philippine Society

A Sorokinian Sociological Analysis of Philippine Society and its implication to business. This frame of analysis classifies societies into three types – the sensate, idealistic and ideational societies. Each of these have dominant themes and an integrated value system that guides public behavior. When I learned about the Sorokinian sociological analysis about 10 years ago,…

Rock Wall: A Filipino Skill Waiting to be Taken to a Higher Level

Arranging rocks to form a wall is a skillful craft that Filipinos can do.  Consider this wall at the Mizpah Farm project.    This rock wall is beautifully, and awesomely amazing. Look at the colorful rocks arranged to form this edifice. Read more of the story of the man who built this Mizpah Farm Wall. And…

Life Concerns: Fighting for the Health of Mom

The sun is shining bright today. Got an update about mom. Doctors changed opinion as to the dialysis she was supposed to undergo although her potassium is a bit high and has to be closely monitored. It means she will be deprived of banana and Buco juice. Better than no dialysis, PGH is discharging her, again,…

A Chot Cawy (Poem) for the Entrepreneur

“For out of the overflow of the heart the mouth speaks.” Read through my cawy as I reflect on the life and contributions of entrepreneurs in our society. O entrepreneur, entrepreneur You are a promising savior Of our people and society from a problems beset economy But, too, often, you also fail… Nonetheless, and though…