Category: Business and economy
How Villar gained what the Lopezes lost in ABS-CBN
While we were sleeping, Filipino dollar-billionaire Manny Villar earned the right to (temporarily) use the channels that once belonged to the Lopez family’s ABS-CBN. This is how it happened.
‘Be humble, be patient.’ Take it from Carlos Chan, MAP Management Man of the Year 2021
Having experienced world wars and political upheavals, Filipino-Chinese tycoon Carlos Chan has this short and sweet advice to businessmen going thru difficult pandemic times.
Multimedia research assistant: Is this you?
JOB OPENING! I’m doing a biography project about an Asian tycoon. I need a research assistant who can handle and organize multimedia content.
JAZA on mentor Xavier Loinaz: An extraordinary influence to Ayala group
Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala pays tribute to a key non-family member who mentored him way back when he was still learning the ropes of the family conglomerate
Cuisia: Henry Sy Sr’s legacy lives on in his children
The kids of late Henry Sy Sr, once the Philippines’ richest man, are “decisive leaders, promote value-driven management, and espouse pragmatic, stick-to-the-knitting, stay-with-the-business-you-know philosophy.”
In these COVID times, Shakleton is the leader we need
How do you manage your and your team’s energy when stakes suddenly get high; when volatility and uncertainty increases, and; when there is suddenly a new worse case scenario?
Manila lockdown: the upside and lowdown
Getting past the stark realities of our uninspiring leaders, and giving up the urge to hoard or pass on juicy but unverified news are actually opportunities to self-examine
Let’s break down the Manila Water deal between Ayala and Razon groups
Is there politics in the Manila Water ownership changes? Or is this just business?
What the Ayala-Razon deal on Manila Water means
Two of the richest Filipino families just announced a water deal that is suspect for its timing. One is at the bitter end of Duterte’s tirades against the business elite, the other an ally.