A risk-taker at 25

If one is to list adjectives describing today’s millennials, “daring” would almost certainly be in the top 10. Think pieces and opinion articles extol millennials’...

PRA GM Bienvenido Chy From Star Basketball Player to Reformist Lawyer...

‘Looking back, I have no regrets. ‘I’ve lived a life that’s full…I did what I had to do… the record shows…I did it my...

Datem president was an up-and-coming project manager at DM Consunji

LEVY V. Espiritu, president of Datem, one of the country’s leading homegrown construction companies, was an aggressive project manager of DM Consunji Inc. when...

Finding his life’s purpose at 25

Dennis B. Funa was a happy-go-lucky person in his 20s, as he described himself in his earlier years, but the many achievements under his...

Businessman, gemologist and part-time student at 25

‘I got exposed to our jewelry and luxury watches business at age 17. In a way I was some sort of an apprentice in...

Content is king, distribution is queen

THERE are many products that do not become brands and eventually become failures. Blame it on hit-and-miss marketers who do not begin with the...

At 25, Safdar Hayat entered Pakistan’s diplomatic corps

HE found himself seated inside an office of a Pakistani bank, bored by an accounting job that paid him really well. It didn’t matter to...

Gabby Lopez: Urban planner, educator, man for others

IT was the First Quarter Storm, a time of many uncertainties. Student activism was raging. After completing his AB Humanities in Ateneo de Manila,...

Adrian Williams: I started a new life at 25

TURNING 25 was a meaningful year for Adrian Williams, a second-generation Filipino in London who cofounded Philippine Generations, a not-for-profit voluntary organization that promotes...

BIR’s Dulay: Earning his stripes at 25

WHEN President Duterte appointed lawyer Caesar R. Dulay to the crucial position of Internal Revenue commissioner, nobody could recognize his name, not even his fraternity...

Salvador Mison: ‘My philosophy in life is the Golden Rule’

MORE than 260 kilometers away from Manila, the young company executive officer is preparing administrative requirements for his battalion in a remote municipality in...

Samie Lim: Revolutionized appliance marketing at 25

TODAY Samie Lim is hailed as the “Father of Philippine Franchising.” But at age 25, he was just newly wed and about to embark...

Fidel V. Ramos: I became a board-certified civil engineer when I...

  FORMER President Fidel V. Ramos’s vow to become a civil engineer, instead of a lawyer like his father, was fulfilled at age 25, when...

Ma. Alegria Sibal-Limjoco: The former Avon lady helps create thousands of entrepreneurs...

WHILE successful business leaders of her generation were inside their cozy offices checking on the day’s turnout, Ma. Alegria Sibal-Limjoco was out in New...

Roberto G. Manabat: A life of second chances

AT 25, diligence and a solid work ethic have already been deeply ingrained in the character of financial adviser Roberto G. Manabat, the same qualities that...

Bob Sobrepeña: When I was 25, I was the top executive of...

  NOT many people had the honor of sitting behind the desk of a company chief executive at age 25, but Robert John L. Sobrepeña...

Joseph ‘Erap’ Estrada: ‘I was already a popular actor when I...

  ‘NOONG 1962, when I was 25, sikat na artista na ako,” former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph Ejercito “Erap” Estrada recounted in Taglish...

Ambassador Antonio L. Cabangon Chua: No Dream Too Tall

By Joel Pablo Salud |Special to the BusinessMirror It was half past the summer of 2009 when, as the new boy in the Philippines Graphic...

P.A.L.’s Bautista fulfills a vision

THE halls of Colegio de San Juan de Letran were witnesses to how a terror professor once prophesied Jaime J. Bautista’s ascension to presidency of...

Bro. Ray Suplido: A teacher at 25, molding young minds to become...

BRO. Raymundo Belardo Suplido, FSC, PhD,  is the 23rd  president of De La Salle University (DLSU). External circumstances led to his appointment that also brought some...