Filipinos need to rethink how they value their overseas contract workers

Overseas Filipinos, whether they be migrants or overseas contract workers (OCW’s), are a valuable resource to their home country. Obviously, they pump money to the homeland and to their families, which props up the economy, to the tune of about 10-14% of its GDP. Second, the skills they learned from their jobs overseas could and […]

Leadership, Filipino style: “You mean there actually is opposition?”

What I think is recommended reading for aspiring leaders is leadership guru John Maxwell’s 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. It is a set of guiding principles for leaders, tested and refined through Mr. Maxwell’s own experience. Included among the laws is the Law of Empowerment: Only secure leaders give power to others. In other words, […]