Change


It’s been awhile and I know how I have been depriving myself of time to express my thoughts just like the good old days. Time has changed. I have been locked up lately… Continue reading

TULONG NA. TABANG NA. TAYO NA!


When we hear of people dying especially in calamities, we are all moved to care. Then help starts pouring in. Unfortunately, we hear less about those who are alive yet suffering. Thus, we… Continue reading

PACQUIAO VERSUS RIOS : LET’S DO IT!


The last fight was tough for Manny Pacquiao and the Filipino people. We were all knocked out in a match that we could have easily managed to win. With such a single hard… Continue reading

11.10.13 – New Balance Power Run 2013


It’s been awhile since I last joined a long run so I am doing one today. I wasn’t really able to prepare unlike before so I am hoping I could make it safely… Continue reading

TOUGH GUYS NEED A BREAK TOO


Most of the people I worked in the past calls me a tough guy. It’s not because of my built and looks but because I work alot and I deliver on- time, on-scope,… Continue reading

EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD!


I surely blogged about this several times way back and it pains me everytime to put effort and time just to understand why some folks would rather pick a more complex, more structured… Continue reading

FLAIR TOWERS : SIMPLY AMAZING!


Just this afternoon, we thought of attending an open house event hosted by DMCI Homes at Flair Towers in Mandaluyong City dubbed as Elevate. The affair was more of a sales presentation for… Continue reading

ON DUE DILIGENCE AND PRE-PROJECT ASSESSMENT


For every great project that I have been blessed to personally manage, a huge effort is required for due diligence and pre-project assessment. This task is very crucial because it is where the… Continue reading

WHEN IT RAINS…


It’s Friday. It’s supposed to be a good day today yet it’s a little gloomy. From the window in my house, there is poor visibility because of the heavy downpour. Will it be… Continue reading

iOS 7.0 is here!


It’s 1:00AM! Apple’s iOS 7.0 is now officially released in Manila. Now let’s see what it can do. Good morning!

YET ANOTHER BOMB THREAT AT BONIFACIO GLOBAL CITY


I wonder when can we finally have a safer world where regardless of our differences in culture, religion and personal beliefs, people will find time to sit down and talk about them peacefully.… Continue reading

HOW TO HANDLE A KNOW IT ALL!


To those who find themselves trapped around people who seem to know it all, perhaps the tips in the illustration could help. Be it in the office, at home or in school, I… Continue reading

ON DOUBLE STANDARDS : THE PHILIPPINES’ CLAIM TO SABAH, PANATAG AND SPRATLYS


The Sabah Massacre? I was on my newsfeed an hour ago and I was shocked to see a photo showing some of the killed followers of Sultan Jamalul Kiram III in a recent… Continue reading

GLOBE LTE WORKS AT SERENDRA!


So this is how fast Globe Telecom’s Fourth Generation Long-Term Evolution (4G LTE) network can go? After wandering Makat City, Mandaluyong City, Quezon City, Pasay City and Taguig City for good reception, now… Continue reading

ON GETTING FIT AND FULFILLING A PROMISE!


Getting fit for 2013 and beyond! I just fulfilled yet another promise I made to my wife and got her all the gadgets she needed for now and maybe until she ventures up… Continue reading

THE SWITCH!


It’s 6:00PM on a Monday and there’s No traffic at all! Wow! Now I’m convinced that going home early is a good switch! It will save me from heavy traffic, limit my exposure… Continue reading

ON RUNNING : CONDURA SKYWAY MARATHON 2013


It’s midnight! Arriving just in time to see the the first wave of 42K runners kick-off the Condura Skyway Marathon 2013. My wife and I are running 21K and she’s doing a 10K… Continue reading

THE BANCHETTO FORUM


After circling BGC for a good dining place with my wife, we ended up for a quick fix instead – The Banchetto Forum besides Robinsons Pioneer. Besides, it’s a bit tough to dine… Continue reading

R&J BULALOHAN : BULALO AT ITS BEST!


Ending the day the yummy way with a not-so-healthy yet irresistibly delicious dinner with my wife, son and younger brother at RJ Bulalohan at Mandaluyong City. Bulalo at its best!

IT’S JUST THE WAY IT IS!


                        Traveling 5 kilometers daily from home to work now takes an hour or so instead of the usual 5-10 minutes! Is… Continue reading

TOO FAST, TOO FURIOUS!


I’ve been driving since high school and I’m a tough guy on the road until I sat on the passenger seat this afternoon with my wife driving us around the city and onto… Continue reading

A CLUTTER-FREE MORNING!


I do not intend to preach anything this time. I just wanted to post something about what I am doing right now. Well, it’s 3:00 AM! I should have been home 8 hours… Continue reading

SO MARCOS DIDN’T GRAB MERALCO FROM THE LOPEZES AT ALL?


I saw an article over Facebook a while ago which made me wonder if history in this country was ever written with utmost truth and accuracy. I know that most of the Filipinos… Continue reading

"AMBULANG EBUN"… JUST LIKE THE OLD DAYS!


It was a long day indeed! I just arrived home and it’s half past two in the morning! I was expecting a little consolation for working so hard but only to find my… Continue reading

DILBERT ON PROJECT MANAGEMENT…


MISSING YOUTUBE ON iOS 6? READ THIS!


You must have been one of us who out of curiosity updated to iOS 6 for your iPad and iPhone devices. Perhaps, you were also too excited to notice a few missing items.… Continue reading

KARMA IS A GOOD REFEREE!


It’s funny how some people can easily forget all the good deeds that you have done for them just to advance their own personal wishes. I cannot even understand how quickly they can… Continue reading

LIVING ONE’S LIFE… TODAY!


JAYME NAVARRO: FILIPINO INVENTOR CONVERTS USED PLASTICS TO DIESEL, KEROSENE & GASOLINE


Jayme Navarro: Invented Fuel from Plastic Trash Bags By The Filipino Achievers, July 24, 2010 Jayme Navarro’s Pyrolysis Technology converting Trash Plastics into less sulfuric Diesel, Gasoline, & LPG. A commerce undergraduate, who… Continue reading

ON HIRING THE RIGHT MANAGER


I saw this article on FaceBook recently and I thought of sharing it. I do not know the person who wrote the story but he’s good and I am impressed and inspired! It… Continue reading

THANK YOU FOR READING MY BLOG A MILLION TIMES!


A month ago, I thought of checking my blog statistics daily so I could take a screenshot of it when I reached the 1,000,000 hits. Well, I missed doing just that. I just… Continue reading

WORK HARD… PLAY HARD!


We just had the inauguration of our new office last Friday. We had food and cocktails plus the famous photo booth! After the said event, we reserved a party place for everyone. It… Continue reading

FLOOD-PROOFING YOUR CAR LIKE A SIR!


During Typhoon Ondoy, hundreds of vehicles were put to waste due to the massive flooding. This time, car owners are wiser and smarter indeed! Now I am thinking of getting one in case… Continue reading

SKYCABLE AND SKYBROADBAND DOWN!


Just in time when getting weather updates is so important that cable TV signal goes down and internet connection too!

Public Service : Emergency Hotlines


It’s been raining so hard for the past 48 hours and several places in Manila are now flooded. The same is true for nearby provinces like Bulacan, Pampanga, Rizal, Cavite and Bataan. Dams… Continue reading

BLOGGING… NOW!


I just changed my blog’s design after 3 years of being up for public consumption! Although I seldom blog these days, I always try to check my blog regularly for the sake of… Continue reading

DO NOT BARGAIN TOO MUCH!


CRAB MENTALITY…


YET ANOTHER FRIENDLY REMINDER!


HOW TO SPOIL A 12-YEAR OLD GAMER…


I just got my son a new desk. Well, actually, it’s not totally new. I bought it from our office. We just moved in to a new building so all fixtures in our… Continue reading

YET ANOTHER SAP GO-LIVE!


It’s done! For 90 Man Days from Project Kick-off to Go-Live, we were able to implement SAP in one of our locations abroad amidst such an aggressive timeline while experimenting with an engagement… Continue reading

FLOWER POWER! THANKS BOSS!


My wife got a big surprise today. My boss from Ireland has sent her flowers. I was surprised as well. For the past months, I have been working late because of a pilot… Continue reading

THE VENDOR KNOWS BEST BUT THE CUSTOMER IS KING!


The funny thing about working with vendors is that sometimes they can play with words so well that you end up taking all the pricey offers from them without having to even realize… Continue reading

READING MADE EASY, HANDY AND CHEAPER!


I love books and I love reading them. I started buying books almost 12 years ago and I got a few hundreds of the best-selling materials covering computers, management, finances, self-help and photography.… Continue reading

THE NEW APPLE IPAD… AMAZINGLY RESOLUTIONARY BUT NOT AN IPAD 3!


WITH GROWTH COMES RESPONSIBILITY!


This morning, we had this once in a blue moon opportunity to have our CEO and the rest of the management team in our office for a short visit. Two hours was indeed… Continue reading

PHOTOSHOP… AGAIN?


To the individual who made and published this photo over the web, what’s up? If you got the skills and talent for photography and photo-editing, why not use it to your own good… Continue reading

SNICKERS… ANYONE?


There will always be a bar of Snickers anywhere I go!

AROUND THE WORLD IN 31 YEARS!


Wow! I have flown around the world for almost 9 times now without me even knowing it. At 31 years old, I have covered 31 trips abroad in 21 countries. I still have… Continue reading

A GLASS HALF FULL…


My current project’s timeline might be too aggressive yet I always believe that anything is doable as long as we work hard to make it happen. I have done more complex projects in… Continue reading