May 16

#49 – Use Retail Stores as Advertisements

By | Jerry's Notes

It’s a huge investment to open a retail store. We need to pay for the rental deposit, hire people, stock up inventory, and even get a contractor to construct the store or kiosk. Then, operating it is also not an easy task either. We need to monitor the employees and ensure they are making enough […]

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May 12

#48 – Sell Online

By | Jerry's Notes

Last year, I was looking for a steel cable that I will use to build my own DIY zipline in our farm. But I didn’t know where to get it… So just like what most people do these days when looking for something, I ask Mr. Google. The search led me to OLX, a local […]

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May 02

#47 – Build the Right Company Culture

By | Jerry's Notes

The easy way to manage your business is to cultivate the company values in your employees and build the right culture. Why? Because when you have established the company values and the right culture, you don’t have to constantly remind your employees to do their responsibilities and deliver their objectives. It’s like the powerful “invisible […]

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Apr 27

#46 – Don’t Ask Discounts From Startups

By | Jerry's Notes

Yesterday, we presented our product to the CEO of an outsourcing company. They are handling the payroll of more than 100,000 client employees, on top of other services they are offering. We discussed what our product can do and shared case studies on how other companies are benefitting from it. As it turned out, they […]

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Apr 20

#44 – The Power Of Because

By | Jerry's Notes

One of the most persuasive words that you can use as an entrepreneur is the word “because.” Yes, you should use it more often BECAUSE it’s effective. 🙂 According to Cialdini, on his book “The Science of Persuasion,” the word “because” triggers an automatic compliance response because it’s normally used to justify a request. It was […]

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Apr 12

#42 – Get The Right Domain For Your Website

By | Jerry's Notes

Are you thinking of putting a website for your business? It’s a challenging exercise to find a good domain name or web address that’s still available, isn’t it? Your domain name or URL is your address online, so I cannot over-emphasize its importance. It will also be placed in your marketing collaterals and will be […]

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Apr 04

#43 – Just Ask

By | Jerry's Notes

Yesterday, Mark Asilo of Energos, Myne, Inc. and Kanvas shared with us his tips on getting the best deals from suppliers during our Leapreneur #MentoringMonday session. One of his recurring advise is simply “Just Ask!” Because if you don’t ask, the answer will always be a “No!” But if you ask, there’s a possibility of getting a […]

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Apr 04

#43 – Just Ask!

By | Jerry's Notes

Yesterday, Mark Asilo of Energos, Myne, Inc. and Kanvas shared with us his tips on getting the best deals from suppliers during our Leapreneur #MentoringMonday session. One of his recurring advise is simply “Just Ask!” Because if you don’t ask, the answer will always be a “No!” But if you ask, there’s a possibility of […]

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Mar 30

#41 – Leave Personal Problems at Home

By | Jerry's Notes

I often hear other people say that “employees should leave their personal issues at home.” And whatever their family problems are, they should just focus on their work and not be affected during working hours!” Really? I think as former employees and now turned entrepreneurs, we can do better than that! Don’t you think? Afterall, […]

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