These posts are short stories and simple suggestions on developing personal mastery. Personal mastery is self-leadership and self-leadership is the foundation of all kinds of leadership. Apply these valuable ideas and share with others.

Choose Your Attitude

Look around you. Listen to the conversations of people. Analyze what they say online. There are those who cry out against our society. Everything is bad about Filipinos. They think Filipinos are stupid people who voted corrupt leaders into office. They claimed that their bosses do not know how to lead. They think their co-workers […]

Success Begins in Thought

To Lead People You Must Create In You A New Mindset And Let this Mindset Lead You Everyday Dear Friends and Subscribers, In a few hours, I will  lead a six hour training for leaders here in Bangkok, Thailand. I intend to excite and equip 30 leaders. There are hundreds of lessons I intend to […]

Why You Keep What You Hate

she knew it was destroying her

She said that she hates the color of the curtains in her room. She is never comfortable with that curtain, so she does not stay in her room — except when she needs to sleep. But the curtain stays there – two years after I met her. “I’ll replace it as soon as I found […]

Why Financially Educated School Teachers Are Better Teachers?

teachers show the door

Unfortunately, most teachers don’t get paid well. So, some school teachers find ways. To their co-teachers, they sell almost anything: mlm products, insurance products, health products with no therapeutic claims. Many of them do these during work hours. Some teachers also look for opportunities to earn more from their students. Some teachers require students to […]

Lead Life

Francis Kong thinks that leadership skills are life skills. I agree. You can get a degree that will give you extra letters after your name, but your leadership shines through your life. To lead others is to lead yourself first. To show others how to live their best lives is to win your own struggles everyday. […]


To inspire someone takes initiative. To equip people takes initiative. To become an excellent speaker takes initiative. To write a life-changing book takes initiative. To create a community takes initiative. To challenge the status quo takes initiative. To be honest about your limitations take initiative. To learn to listen to others, though they do not […]

Move the World

Move the World

They call you an entrepreneur, corporate trainer, team facilitator, and an inspirational speaker. Your title depends on the kind of problem you are solving. You believe in people. You help them become better leaders to become world class… in world class organizations. World class organizations make a positive difference in the world. Archimedes said that […]

The Second Most Important Time Management Step You Can Make

Candy Crush Saga is a Waste of Time

Accentuate the important, eliminate the unnecessary. You cannot manage time, but you can choose how you invest your time. Everyday leaders understand that since they cannot do everything, they do not have to aim to do everything. They must only do things that matter. How do you know which among the many things that you […]

How Productivity Apps Keep You From Being Productive

productivity ideas philippines

Downloading the most popular productivity apps will not make your productive. Most productivity apps are time wasters. Most apps are developed by people who do not have any idea about you, your life, and how you spend your time everyday. They created the applications for themselves. Most likely because they want to do more. You […]

Guest speakers must know when to stop

public speaking philippines

Filipino speakers must understand this: even if you start late, you have to finish on time, or even earlier. You are not paid to speak for two hours. You are invited to make a difference. When the speaker who spoke before you over extended the discussion of his topic because of poor time management, find […]

The Little Secret of Effective Public Speakers

Preparation. Effective public speaking requires preparation. Impromptu speeches are products of your stores knowledge- what you have read, what you have seen, what you have heard,—in short, what you actually know, furnishes the available material for your use. Impromptu speaking is not really “unprepared speech” for your material is life and your preparation has been […]

How to deliver compelling impromptu speeches?

Because you want to deliver compelling impromptu speeches, I am sharing with you these ideas. Remember this: when people ask you questions, they are not after your speed. Impromptu speaking is not a quick-draw competition. Think of your compelling message. When asked to comment on something, assigned to give a talk,  or requested to teach others, you […]