When I formulated the 7-step process of Market-Driving Strategy in 2009, the 7th step was to convert a compelling market-driving strategy into a compelling business model. Thus, I launched the Mansmith Business Model Map the next year as a next in sequence to the Market-Driving Strategy, with a well-received Business Model Innovation seminar eventually running on June 24 – 25, 2010. It was so successful, we […]

2020 started as a year of crisis! From the eruption of Taal Volcano to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. I wrote many articles to help and inspire entrepreneurs and businesses to adapt and cope with the pandemic. Here are the Top 10 Covid-19 related articles (according to number of readers) that our readers loved. Remembering Henry Sy During the Pandemic 8 […]

A lot of people know me as an author of marketing books, and as a business educator. Since the pandemic, I have taken the time to write quick and easy to read articles not just about marketing but also about business model. In fact, I have launched a 55-video Business Model Course that can be viewed at www.continuum-edu.com. My top 10 […]

Happy New Year. I am honored to have Q&As with leaders of different industries. They made time and unselfishly gave their insights in order for others to benefit from the learnings they shared. Thanks to the Philippine Daily Inquirer, the Philippines no. 1 broadsheet, for cross posting. My top 10 Q&A (according to the number of readers) in 2020 are:  […]

I encountered this Korean series in Netflix after I was done with Start-Up, another Korean series. I got curious since the actor who played the character of Mr. Han who was a mentor in Start-Up, also played a major role in Strongest Deliveryman.  One of the new things I discovered is that food deliveries in South Korea involve using the […]

The restaurant industry was one of the most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide. In the Fast Company Innovation Festival held online last Oct 2020, participants learned that four out of ten restaurants have remained shut eight months into the pandemic. Many mom and pop independent restaurants are struggling, with Quick Service Restaurants (QSR) appearing to take more shares, with […]

I have been fondly watching the Korean drama “Start-Up” on Netflix with my wife because the values espoused in the show are consistent with what the Mansmith and Fielders Team have been both practicing and mentoring to others. I think the show is one that definitely encourages entrepreneurship. Here are 15 quick lessons from the show I would like to […]

Alfamart is a joint venture between the SM Group and Indonesia’s Alfamart, a company with over 16,000 stores in Indonesia. Alfamart in the Philippines recently reached a milestone of over 1,000 stores in the country last November 2020, while the COVID-19 pandemic was ongoing. Its Chief Operating Officer, Harvey Ong, shares the company’s business model and why strategy is about […]

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