Lessons from the Neanderthals

The new Netflix documentary “Secrets of the Neanderthals” offers intriguing insights into the lives of our ancient relatives, challenging long-held assumptions and revealing surprising aspects of their behavior and culture.   Through excavations and studies at key Neanderthal sites such as Shanidar Cave in Iraq, researchers have uncovered new evidence that sheds light on various … Read more

TIPID HACKS PARA SA FAMILY SUMMER OUTING

SA PAGDATING ng tag-init, isa sa pinakaaabangan ng karamihan ay ang pamil­yang summer outing. Ngunit sa gitna ng pagtaas ng presyo ng mga bilihin at serbisyo, maaaring maging mahirap ang pagpaplano ng isang budget-friendly na pamilya summer outing. Narito ang ilang tipid hacks para matiyak na masaya at memorable pa rin ang inyong bakasyon. Una … Read more

NEGOSYO NG PAG-IBIG

SA PANAHON ng Valentine’s Day, maraming oportunidad para kumita ng pera sa Pilipinas. Isa sa mga pinakakaraniwang paraan ay ang pagbebenta ng mga produktong may kinalaman sa pag-ibig at romansa. Maaari kang magbenta ng bulaklak, tsokolate, o personalized na regalo na maaaring magdulot ng saya sa mga pares. Isa pang option ay ang pag-aalok ng … Read more

IPHONE O IPON?

MAHALAGA ang pera, at minsan, nakatutukso bumili ng mga bagay na tila nagbibigay ng instant na kasiyahan, tulad ng iPhone. Pero, alam mo ba na mas matalino at makabubuting mamuhay kung itutok mo ang pera mo sa pag-iipon at pamumuhunan?   Maraming tao ang bumibili ng iPhone dahil sa kahusayan nito sa larangan ng teknolohiya … Read more

BAGONG TAON, BAGONG PAGKAKATAON

KUMUSTA ka, kaibigan? Kumusta ang iyong pagtanggap sa bagong taon? Ngayong 2024, marami sa atin ang nagbibigay ng mga bagong pangako at nagtatangkang baguhin ang kanilang mga buhay. Isa sa mga pangkaraniwang layunin ay ang pag-iipon ng pera. Pag-usapan natin ang ilang mga bagong paraan para makatipid ngayong taon.   Una sa lahat, napakadaling makatipid … Read more

Customer experience lessons from unicorns

Every startup dreams of reaching unicorn status, a term used to describe one that is valued at over $1 billion. It’s difficult to pinpoint what exactly gives a unicorn its horn, so to speak, so what do successful startups have in common? They prioritize customer experience (CX), according to the 2020 Startups CX benchmark report … Read more

Dual transformation: Now is the right time

The coronavirus pandemic has forced companies to adopt digital transformation and change how they create, deliver, and capture value to their customers. Take, for example, Philippine fastfood giant Jollibee Foods Corp. The Nikkei Asian Review reported that the company recently announced “it will spend P7 billion ($138 million) to build discreet ‘cloud kitchens’ and a stronger delivery … Read more

Changing customer behaviors amid COVID-19

Suddenly, everyone is going digital. Companies are implementing work-from-home, moving to cloud computing, upgrading their networks and applications, and adopting e-learning and videoconference practices. Banks are fastracking their digital banking offerings. Hospitals are doing telemedicine. Universities are incentivizing their teachers to develop online courses. Small and medium enterprises are putting up their websites and exploring … Read more

The science of staying focused

The New Year always brings new directions and new hope for everyone. For Baby Boomers and Gen Xers like me, we often list our New Year’s resolutions such as losing weight, learning a new skill, or taking on a new hobby. For the younger generations, it’s a much more generalized hashtags posted in social media, … Read more

Will Filipino consumers embrace them?

In one of my talks, I asked the audience of about a hundred millennials these questions: “Who knows what blockchain is?” Ten raised their hands. “Who knows what cryptocurrency is?” About twenty. “Who knows what bitcoin is?” Almost all raised their hands. But when I asked further, the audience referred to bitcoin as a form … Read more