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Saturday, October 20, 2018

When I Was 25

Ginia R. Domingo: Making a career shift at 25

By Leony R. Garcia WHEN buying cars, men like to go fast, while women like to go efficient.  According to a survey by TrueCar.com among...

From struggling CPA to company owner

THE eldest of eight children of a tenant-farmer in a remote barangay in Nueva Ecija, Donnies T. Alas made a difficult choice at a young...

Canon PHL President and CEO Lim Kok Hin: Giving his best...

‘I NEVER really consider myself a success until today, frankly,”  said Lim Kok Hin, president and CEO of Canon Marketing Philippines Inc. (CMPI) in...

Cory Quirino: In a hurry at 25

IT still rings loudly in my memory—“Cory, you should have been born a boy!” Yes, that was my father’s special admonishment-cum-wish for me at...

Teddy Locsin jr.: I was jobless at 25

By Teodoro L. Locsin Jr. | Special to the BusinessMirror AT 25, I was jobless. It was a Thursday night; it was late, going on...

BPI President and CEO Cezar P. Consing: ‘Things look better now...

‘I wish I was like them when I was 25 years old. These people have their whole world in front of them,” said BPI...

Tetangco: Time away from comfort zone speeds up growing up

WHEN I was 25, I was a grad student at the University of Wisconsin (UW) in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. I was doing my Master’s in Public Policy,...

Lucio Tan at 25: Birth of an enterprise

By Joey de Guzman / Special to the BusinessMirror AS a child, Lucio C. Tan was always fascinated by technology. With a sense of wonder, he marveled...

Arsenio M. Balisacan: Resolute at 25

AT the age of 25, the country’s chief economic planner was not the typical carefree young adult like many of his contemporaries. He knew what...

P-Noy: Presidential ‘bodyguard’ at 25, Commander in Chief at 50

BORN on February 8, 1960, President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III spent his 25th birthday amid mounting people-powered street protests that would force the then-strongman...

When men wore ‘bakya’: ‘Ka’ Jimmy recalls how life was as...

A farmer, agrarian-reform and organic-farming advocate. This is how Jimmy Tadeo describes himself today. Tadeo, or “Ka Jimmy” as he is called by friends and colleagues...

Henry Lim: I was forced to fill big shoes at the...

AT a time when most of my peers were starting a new life, I was still mourning the death of my father. It was...

Michinobu Sugata: What were you doing when you were 25?

ACCORDING to Republican and political strategist Gary Teal, 25 is the age that most people look back to—when they seek to evaluate how they’ve...

Speaker Feliciano ‘Sonny’ Belmonte Jr.: Began serving the people at age...

ANG hindi marunong lumingon sa pinanggalingan ay hindi makararating sa paroroonan .” “This, one of the famous quotes of the Philippine national hero Dr. Jose...

PLDT’s Eric Alberto: From Binondo to Cloud

AT Manila’s bustling China Town in the 1980s, Ernesto R. Alberto was a young man evaluating the cost benefit of changing an entire fleet...

Oscar S. Reyes: In good company at 25

SIXTY-NINE-year-old Oscar S. Reyes has been working hard for half a century now. During those 50 years, Reyes had stints in the country’s top...

Alfredo Yao: His business genius came from within, not from school

FOR the go-getting Millennial generation, the name of the game in life, as in business, is keep up, not catch up. This is apparent...

Rafael ‘Paeng’ Nepomuceno: On top of the bowling world

WELL-TRIMMED and a handsome mestizo at 6-foot-2 and already a two-time World Cup of Bowling champion, who wouldn’t recognize Rafael “Paeng” Nepomuceno bopping and...

Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Hernando Iriberri: Charting a course...

JOINING the military service, where only the brave and selfless souls exist and thrive, was the dream of Hernando Delfin Carmelo A. Iriberri as...

Arnel Paciano Casanova: From a slum dweller to a city builder

WHO would ever think that a slum dweller, a penniless student who migrated to the city to pursue the elusive dream of education, would one...
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