Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Trade

Photo Credit: Justin Clements On the Swahili Coast and nearby islands of East Africa, Persian and Arab culture mixed with that of the local Bantu people because of their trading settlements which they had established.  This intricately carved door embodies … Continue reading

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Culture & Commerce

Photo Credit: Nixenzo In a previous post, I mentioned that I have lived in suburban Metro Manila from high school to college, and that all I saw were malls and subdivisions.  This is the reason why I didn’t love Filipino … Continue reading

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Proverbs 14:23

Photo Credit: University of Toronto Wenceslaus Hollar Digital Collection All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty. As I’ve mentioned before, I am an arts & crafts person.  When I was in 6th grade, I … Continue reading

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Corporations: 3M

3M Company is one of my favorite brands because for me, it makes practical products attractive.  And I don’t think we can ever run out of ideas to make our modern lives easier, so I believe that practical products are … Continue reading

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Brands: IKEA

I’ve loved IKEA ever since I was a kid.  In Jeddah, Saudi Arabia where I grew up, going to IKEA was special.  It was a longer drive than usual for my family, and I usually slept along the way. Photo … Continue reading

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Corporations: AYALA

I have grown to love Ayala Corporation.  But in the past, I felt that they were not connected to the Philippine masses.  Of course they could be more connected to the masses, but for me, their achievements have only lifted … Continue reading

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Products: Carmencita

Now this is how to make herbs and spices look cool. Manuel Estrada Design is responsible for redesigning the graphic identity of Carmencita. Now I don’t believe we have to hire a graphic design studio to have good design, but … Continue reading

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