Entrepreneurs empower staff, get rewarded

December 27, 2015

by the SERDEF Media Bureau (first published in Sunday Biz, Philippine Daily Inquirer, December 27, 2015) Employees are important sources of ideas for improving productivity in the work place and reducing operating costs. But how Read More

10 extraordinary qualities of successful entrepreneurs

December 19, 2015

 by Paz H. Diaz, PhD Victorino Abrugar contributes his thoughts on 10 Extraordinary Qualities of Successful Entrepreneurs, saying that “entrepreneurs are known to be risk takers, visionaries, and innovative. They have traits and qualities that Read More

New entrepreneurship textbook introduced

December 16, 2015

The book Entrepreneurship: Study and Practice(ESP) was presented yesterday, December 15,  at ‘soft launching’ ceremonies held at the Executive Lounge, U.P. Institute for Small-Scale Industries, UP Diliman campus. Written by Drs. Paz H. Diaz and Read More

Business confidence rises – BSP survey

December 10, 2015

The latest Business Expectations Survey (BES) conducted every quarter by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) revealed that businesses are more upbeat in terms of business prospects and are hiring more workers and expecting brisk Read More

The Power of Failure

December 9, 2015

Power of what? How can one associate failure with power?  Isn’t failure precisely the barrier to achievement? True, failure or fear of failure is one of the major setbacks among people who would have wanted Read More

SME assistance programs: DOST’s TBI program

December 6, 2015

    Technology Business Incubation is one of the strategies identified by Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to promote innovation and technopreneurship for the country’s socio-economic development in a knowledge-based world economy. The program Read More