Go Negosyo to hold the 7th Filipina Entrepreneurship Summit

In its continuing efforts to empower Filipinos to be enterprising and entrepreneurial, and as its dedication to enabling Filipinas, the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. (Go Negosyo) in its tenth year as a progressive non-governmental advocacy-based organization, is holding the 7TH GO NEGOSYO FILIPINA ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUMMIT in time with the international celebration of the Women’s Month. This year’s Filipina Summit is set to happen on MARCH 6 2015, FRIDAY at the WORLD TRADE CENTER in Pasay City.

The Summit is centered on reinforcing the entrepreneurial spirit of the Filipino people, particularly the Filipina. It shall continue the annual tradition of recognizing our women and their capacity to be catalysts for change and progress. For six years in a row, this Summit, which usually has over 5,000 attendees, empowers our Filipinas by equipping them with a positive mindset and the tools and concepts necessary for them to pursue the path towards success most especially by being entrepreneurial and enterprising.

The Summit which will cover different entrepreneurship and empowerment topics will have several plenary fora featuring prominent female personalities. The first forum is the Keynote Forum that will highlight the inspiring stories, platforms and advocacies of women in governance. In addition, we will be awarding inspiring female entrepreneurs who are exemplary in the field of business. There will also be individual mentoring sessions with expert entrepreneurs we call Go Negosyo Angelpreneurs.

Interested Students & Teachers may get in touch with the #FES7 Secretariat thru Programs Development Associate, Ms. Aprilmae Casas at 637.9229. Schools will be sent official invitation letters addressed to the College or University President. Request for the official letter may also be communicated thru the Secretariat.

Go Negosyo is reserving 500 SEATS for Participants who are Non-Students & Non-Teachers. Registration fee is worth Eight Hundred Pesos (800.00) which cover for a packed lunch meal, seat reservation and a Certificate of Participation. Participants (non-students and non-teachers only) should reserve a slot by filling up the online registration database through http://tinyurl.com/GNFES7


Account Name: Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship Foundation, Inc.

Account Number: 4850-088-492 (BDO Savings Account)

For slot verification, the deposit slip should be sent via fax (637.7874) or via e- mail (filipinasummit.gonegosyo@gmail.com) (Subject: FES7Payment_LASTNAMEFIRSTNAME).


Interested Institutional Partners may get in touch with Go Negosyo’s Programs Development Manager Jap Uminga at 637.9229 or via e-mail (jap.pce@gmail.com).
Interested Media Partners may get in touch with Marga Manuel at 637.9347 or via e-mail (marga.pce@gmail.com).
Interested Sponsors may get in touch with Go Negosyo’s Marketing Officer P.A. De Guzman at 637.9229 or via e-mail (padeguzman.pce@gmail.com).

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Find a cause that you are willing to die for!

As we search for deeper meaning of life, we come to a time when we ask ourselves “what is our purpose here on earth?”.

Did you find your purpose already? Are you willing to die for that cause?

If so, please share. 🙂

Usap tayo. 🙂

Be grateful!

You never know how far it will take you by simply being grateful. There is always a lot of opportunities around us to be grateful for.

Thank the person who let you sit on the bus.

Thank the person who held the elevator button in order to let you enter.

Thank the person who assisted you in the cashier area.

Thank the guard who helped you arranged your goodies at the store.


Be blessed everyone!

Business 101: A reading list for lifelong learners


Ready to level up your working knowledge of business? Here’s what to read now — and next. 

Business 101, with Nilofer Merchant

First, read these 2 foundational books…
1. The Change Masters
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Free Press, 1985

“A foundational book for your collection. When a colleague recently switched careers, I lent her this incredibly dog-eared book from college days. Rosabeth Moss Kanter helped coined the idea and term ’empowerment’ in the 1970s, a sure sign she was ahead of her time. Even though The Change Masters was published forty years ago, it’s relevant. Why? Because all progress is made by those that are change masters. Become one.”

2. Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing without Organizations
Clay Shirky
Penguin, 2008

“A few years back, I took out Clay Shirky’s book and found it filled with scribbles. While it’s almost passé now to talk of how Obama organized a…

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5 facts you should know about women who shaped modern physics


Featured image: Austrian physicist Lise Meitner, who first developed the theory explaining the process of nuclear fission.

Theoretical physicist (and TED Fellow) Shohini Ghose has two great passions: physics, and advocating for gender equity in the sciences. “There are still relatively few women in physics – and the higher up the ladder in academia or industry you go, the fewer women you find,” says Ghose. “Yet the laws of physics themselves are gender neutral, and the beauty of the universe is equally accessible to everyone. So why so few women, and how can we change that?”

Recently, we asked Ghose to share five of her favorite facts about women and their contribution to physics. Here they are:

1. Marie Curie is the only person to have won Nobel Prizes in two different scientific disciplines.
First, Marie Curie won in 1903 for her studies of radioactivity. She shared the prize with her husband Pierre…

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How to Be a Better Writer: 6 Tips From Harvard’s Steven Pinker


U want 2B a better writer?

Good writing is often looked at as an art and, frankly, that can be intimidating. No need to worry. There are rules — even science — behind writing well.

Our brain works a particular way; so what rules do we need to know to write the way the brain best understands?

To find out the answer I gave Steven Pinker a call.

Steven is a cognitive scientist and linguist at Harvard. He’s also on the Usage Panel of the American Heritage Dictionary.

Steven was recently ranked as one of the top 100 most eminent psychologists of the modern era.

His latest book is The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century. And it’s great.

Below you’ll learn:

  1. The two key elements that will improve your writing.
  2. The biggest mistake we all make — and…

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Congratulations Eric and Patti!!!

Everyone wants to be happy. Everyone wants to find his/her happily-ever-after….I’m truly happy for Eric and Patti!

Wasn’t able to take their photo. Empty batt 😦 But truly blessed with their vows and their love story 🙂

IMG_8088.JPGHanging out with Karla, Louise, Keit and other MBA friends:)


Hellokeit Yee!!! #friends !

Trusting His Blueprint

With a cup of tea beside me, I try to reflect on how the series of events in my life are interconnected. There seems to have some unnecessary circumstances in what I wanted to be. Shall I consider them as parts of the process?

Yes, I received a comforting meal from a friend when I wasn’t able to withdraw money from the bank because the ATM didn’t dispense anything the other day. Yes, I received a hug, word of encouragement and insights that day, too. Yes, I had a heated argument with my siblings, delayed projects, misunderstanding with co-employees, unappreciative friends and all that. But what?

I believe these are no chance encounters—only God’s arranged master plan for me. Will I consider ordinary encounters that appear as coincidences as God’s loving hands?

Surely yes. I may not be able to see what’s God overall plan for my life but I believe that each specific directive and series of vignettes which purposes may be hidden for the moment are all parts of the mystery.

In time, my life will be revealed and understood. I hope.

That one day, I will be able to look back and see how my experiences fit together like a perfectly crafted puzzle. I have yet to learn obedience and willingness to agree to His master plan in a mysterious ways He sets it in motion. I have yet to learn to trust completely and not to feel anxious and believe God’s promises and tuck them in my heart. Yes, I believe God’s plan for me are great.

Yes, there are times that I’ve been pondering about my future plans and feel perplexed. This lead me think about Moses, who went from the pond, to the palace, to the pasture, to the pinnacle, to the view of promised land before entering the Promised Land.

Yes, there is a time for everything and a season for every activity in heaven (Ecclesiastes 3:1)

And God who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus (Philippians 1:6)

Lastly, I believe that in all things, God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose. (Romans 8:28).

10,000 Reasons by The Katinas

I’m loving this song…

Learning the guitar chords….

C          G
Bless the Lord, O my soul,
D/F# Em
O my soul,
C             G    Dsus4 D
Worship His holy name.
C        Em
Sing like never before,
C D  Em
0 my soul.
C              D        C/G G C/G G
I’ll worship Your holy name.

C         G           D       Em
The sun comes up, it’s a new day dawning;
C            G            D     Em
It’s time to sing Your song again.
C            G              D           Em
Whatever may pass, and whatever lies before me,
C2         G                Dsus4 D  G   Gsus4 G >> Chorus
Let me be singing when the even- ing comes.

C       G                D        Em
You’re rich in love, and You’re slow to anger.
C       G               D         Em
Your name is great, and Your heart is kind.
C        G                D       Em
For all Your goodness, I will keep on singing;
C2           G              Dsus4 D  G    Gsus4 G >> Chorus
Ten thousand reasons for my heart to find.

C       G           D            Em
And on that day when my strength is failing,
C         G            D         Em
The end draws near, and my time has come;
C        G                   D        Em
Still my soul will sing Your praise unending:
C2           G                 Dsus4  D  G  Gsus4 G >> Chorus
Ten thousand years and then fore – – vermore!

Em   C            D      Em
I’ll worship Your holy name.
C            D       G
Yes, I’ll worship Your holy name.

Lyrics credit: http://www.praisechords.net