To thrive is to grow vigorously, to flourish, to prosper, and to achieve one’s goal in whatever circumstances. In Tagalog, to thrive means magpaunlad, yumabong, magtagumpay. In Visayan, mabuhi. It is essentially captured by the Filipino greeting mabuhay!

To thrive is to be truly alive.

You can read great articles from the Thrive blog. I have written practical guides on leadership, personal development, entrepreneurship, and persuasive speaking. You can also get posts on motivation, focus, gratitude, productivity, and habits. Seventy percent of valuable lessons and ideas from this website, you can get for free. Most of them, you will find in Thrive.


Goals 2021

Here is the result of my first brainstorm for 2021 goals. See if there is anything we can start working together.

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The Sun Will Shine on Us

When I was young, I learned from school that the sun rises from the east and sets in the west. That’s what I have always believed for about 40 years. I finally learned the truth in 2019. My family transferred

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Be a creative leader.

In the olden days, people worry about how to divide the economic pie among themselves. People discovered that they don’t have to wage war against each other over a single pie. Thanks to innovation. We can bake more pies. We

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Bounce Forward Webinars

I will host webinars for Filipino professionals starting in September 2020. I will show a step-by-step guide on how you can manage the crisis, control your situation, and leap forward.

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Competency Development

A common problem of many organizations is that they don’t have “competent” people. To solve this, organizations invested gazillions of pesos in employee training and development. Unfortunately, many of these training programs are hit-and-miss. This is why I partner with

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Purposes of Team Building

Team building is a combination of interventions you make to inspire, equip, and enable a team to succeed. It is not an event, a collection of games, or an intellectual concept. Team building initiatives fail when organizers focus on rituals

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Play bigger.

Leaders who play bigger do not sabotage themselves by trying to succeed in many things. They don’t measure their worth by how many hours they worked in a day, people met, or tasks completed.

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Grow Your Leadership

Leadership isn’t a title or a position; it is a disposition. If you can dream to change the world and pay for it with everything you have, you are a leader. There is a seed of leadership in each of

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Get Started in Public Speaking

The art of speaking is so simple that it is difficult. There is a wrong impression that in order to make a successful speech you must have unusual natural talent in addition to long, arduous, and disciplined study. Do you,

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