Lifestyle entrepreneurs – Part 2

 by Paz Hernandez Diaz, PhD Here are some important tips for those who would like to get started on their own adventure as lifestyle entrepreneurs. Don’t follow someone else’s life. Forget trying to live out someone else’s dream, especially someone whose life has been written about in articles or books. Figure out what it is [...] Continue reading →

When big companies acquire small ones

selecta by Myrna R. Co (first published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer Business Friday, April 29, 2016) We have seen the trend in recent years – big companies acquiring smaller ones that are very promising or are already established in the market. We have observed, with mixed feelings, Jolibee Food Corporation’s takeover of well-loved Mang Inasal, [...] Continue reading →

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 →

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 →