Every week, I get invited to talk about marketing in various institutes. Some student leaders are thoughtful, asking me when I would be available and proposing to adjust to my schedule. I am flattered to receive such offers; however, due to scheduling conflicts, I am forced to decline most of the time. To do my part in furthering the development […]

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Singapore – Waters Philippines has been bestowed the Customer Satisfaction Leadership Award by CMO Asia’s Water Leadership Award ceremony at the Le Meredian Hotel in Singapore on August 2, 2017. Representing Waters Philippines is Chairman Josiah Go. Launched in 1995, Waters Philippines is a pioneering and innovative company with many firsts: 1st home water purifier firm in the Philippines utilizing […]

Many people aspire to have personal freedom and financial independence or want to be an entrepreneur but do not have huge capital. The route is typically via trading (buy and sell), opening a small neighborhood store or eatery, getting a franchise kiosk, or becoming a multi-level marketing (MLM) distributor. MLM, also known as network marketing, is a modern direct sales […]

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Waters Philippines is the market leader in home water purifiers in the Philippines and has started operating in Indonesia through a subsidiary, PT Noah Health in 2015. Founded by best selling marketing author Josiah Go, it is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Josephine Recto, Waters’ general manager, shares her thoughts about how the company has grown and why it […]

(Reprinted with permission from Inquirer. The article originally appeared in Dr. Ned Roberto’s column Marketing Rx on Nov. 20, 2015) Last Friday’s column (November 13, 2015) ended with my promise that I will invite a teacher but who was first a successful entrepreneur so we can learn from his experience. I invited and he has graciously accepted. So here’s my […]

One of the key contributions of Harvard Professor Michael Porter is popularly known as the Five Forces. Simply put, it defines the five major forces that affect profitability in an industry. These five forces are bargaining power of suppliers, bargaining power of customers, competitive intensity, threat of new entrants as well as threat of substitutes. One of the many features […]

In my previous post, I wrote about the MarkProf Foundation Inc. which has been honing deserving graduating student leaders  through a life-changing 7-weekend boot camp in Marketing Leadership. Just recently, MarkProf made official its roster of “Top 25 Marketing Management Trainees of the Philippines” through the graduation of its 11th batch last December 6, 2014. Kudos to the MarkProf scholars who successfully passed the rigorous training. On top of the mind-racing challenges, there was one exciting addition this year, a first in the MarkProf history – the Waters Video Challenge.  Part of their overall grades would […]

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