Edgar ‘Injap’ Sia II is Chairman and CEO of Double Dragon Properties Corporation. His company’s four pillars of growth are: provincial retail leasing (City Mall), hotels (Hotel 101, Jinjiang Inn), office leasing (Double Dragon Plaza / DD Meridian Park, Jollibee Tower) and industrial warehouse leasing (Central Hub) – – all projected to double their leasable space from some 600,000 square […]

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JCI Manila: I have been wanting to do a significant project with JCI Manila ever since I won the Ten Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) of the Philippines in 2001, and Ten Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) of the World in 2002, when they submitted my TOYM entry to compete with over 1,000 other TOYMs from over 100 countries. You see, JCI […]

Samie Lim is the Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Philippine Franchising Association (PFA) and the Philippine Retailers Association (PRA). He is also Chairman of Francorp Philippines and U-Franchise, the largest franchise consulting company and franchise brokerage company respectively in the Philippines. Q1: What common traits should franchisors look for in leaders within their franchisee’s organizations and why? What are […]

I often get asked “how do we nurture entrepreneurial spirit among employees” during my Entrepreneurship Bootcamp. I will answer by sharing what we do in Waters Philippines and Mansmith and Fielders Inc. I do not claim it’s the right way or the only answer but simply want to share what worked for us as a company. As you can see […]

Toby’s Sports celebrated 40 years in sports retailing in 2018. It opened a new world class flagship store in BGC promising customers an omni channel experience. Toby’s President Toby Claudio, a Mansmith Young Market Master Awards (YMMA) winner in 2008 shares with us his excitement about the future of sports retailing. Q1: There is a rising interest in health and […]

I have always believed in the potentials of Filipino entrepreneurs in achieving greater things. Going back in 2010, I co-founded the social enterprise Day 8 Business Academy, with the purpose of helping Small and Medium Enterprises by providing them training and guidance as they build and grow their businesses. Last October 2018, Day 8 held an Entrepreneurship Conference with four […]

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Carson Tan is President of GQwest Inc., marketer of over 400 water refilling stations under the brand names AquaBest, AquaQuest, and Living Stream. A former president of the Water Quality Association (Philippines), he shares with us the challenges of the water refilling industry composed of an estimated 20,000 establishments. Q1: You were in the packaging business before starting Aquabest,. What […]

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(Excerpt from the book “Entrepreneurship: Starting An Enterprise, Having An Innovation Mindset” by Josiah Go and Chiqui Escareal-Go. Book is officially endorsed by Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Go Negosyo and available in all branches of National Book Store and Power Books) From an investment perspective, entrepreneurs must have integrity as part of their personal branding – – […]

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