First crucial steps in the entrepreneur’s journey

esp book photo (first published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Business Friday, April 15, 2016) By Arturo L. Tolentino (A book review of Entrepreneurship Study and Practice By Paz H. Diaz and Herminia R. Fajardo Published by the Small Enterprises Research and Development Foundation 2016)   Entrepreneurship Study and Practice runs through the gamut of the entrepreneurship process [...] Continue reading →

Amway: “The spirit of entrepreneurship is alive and well”

amway image Entrepreneurship is thriving around the world and entrepreneurs are looked at by society in a positive light. This was revealed by the  2015 Amway Global Entrepreneurship Report (AGER) inits survey on the state of entrepreneurship and self-employment across the globe. The 2015 report looks into the  key characteristics of entrepreneurs and  the entrepreneurial spirit and [...] Continue reading →

Five food trends in 2016

food trends Entrepreneurs are always on the look out for what’s new – in products, designs, service, packaging and presentation.  They try to anticipate new trends in order to be steps  ahead of the competition. Technomic, a Chicago-based food research company, studied what’s ahead for food manufacturing and service businesses in 2016.  Here are some of its [...] Continue reading →

Of enterprising learning and enterprising teachers

Prof. Maria Luisa B. Gatchalian - 1 (first published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Business Monday, February 1, 2016) By Myrna R. Co The activities of the entrepreneur have come to be associated with national development goals.  In countries everywhere, entrepreneurs among the population are prized for their potential to create jobs, generate income, and help wage war against poverty and attain [...] Continue reading →

Beginner's Kit

Free business apps for start-ups

small-biz-apps To get your business off to a good start, you need to have done some planning, which involves a considerable amount of computations and pencil pushing. You need not start the process from scratch. Here are some tools that will help the newbie entrepreneur prepare for actual business implementation.   These tools offer templates that can [...] Continue reading →