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Thoughts on service learning from home, while helping a non-profit start a social enterprise.

As part of our MBA course, one of the projects that we were asked to participate in was about service learning for a partner community. In our case, we sought and partnered with Buklod Tao Katatagan…

Thoughts on service learning to support the Philippine agriculture sector

As of 2017, the Philippines depends a lot on the agriculture sector, employing about 27.7% of the workforce. A sizable amount of our export comes from this sector as well,

However, more recent headlines paint a different picture, with farmers…

Author’s view on the article “9 Trends That Will Shape Work in 2021 and Beyond” by Brian Kopp, for the Harvard Business Review.

There are a lot of things that have changed in the year 2020, and just by typing that out, it feels like an understatement.

Working and studying…

Before the year ended, our company had a virtual Christmas Party, and as per tradition at the workplace, a Quiz Night was held.

One of the questions was “To date, who is the richest person in the world?”. It went into a discussion about a toss-up answer between Elon Musk…

(Names and situations have been concealed to protect the identity of the parties involved*, except for my father^.)

Growing up, my father^ always taught us to find creative ways to fix things. In a country where finding spare parts might be far too expensive and replacing an item too unreasonable…

I’m not fond of making a commitment at the start of the year. Usually, it’s about losing weight or a bad habit, and rarely is it about reinforcing a positive behavior.

I suppose due to the many changes that the world has faced this year, I’ve come up with some…

When I was a kid, I used to have a book about “The Lives of the Saints.” Being the namesake of St. Ignatius of Loyola (he died in 1556 to the day that I was born), I’d say I was intrigued. So intrigued that I asked my mother to buy…

You might know Suze Orman from CNBC’s “The Suze Orman Show,” telling people what to spend on and seeing people denied left and right of their desired purchases. …

Author’s Note: This was previously submitted as a paper on DLSU’s Management Principles class with Dr. Dha Vasquez-Ang in 2019.

Today, we are in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution. We have moved beyond mere productivity and expects innovation across most, if not all the industries that we belong…

We live in a less than idyllic world. It wasn’t the end of the first quarter of the year yet and we had to change our lives in less than a week. …

Iggy Gan

Saving the world, 600 to 800 words at a time.

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