Archive for September, 2006

Information Requirements for Credit Rating

Friday, September 29th, 2006

What information must you be ready to give to a credit rating agency so they can do their job and evaluate your company properly? There will be a lot of details that a rating agency will be asking of your company. Typically, when you sign the credit rating agreement (or even before you do that), [...]

Robert’s Rules of Writing

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

I got hold of the book Robert’s Rules of Writing: 101 Unconventional Lessons Every Writer Needs to Know. It’s by Robert Masello, a journalist, television writer, and author of about 15 books. In his book, Robert Masello talks about his insights on being a writer, based on his actual experience, with the aim of helping [...]

Study Tips to Remember (Part 2)

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

(continued from yesterday) 4. In Math, show each step. – My son is fond of short cuts. I know he likes Math because he is good at it and it’s the subject that we probably spend the least time on. (Lucky me!) But then, his Math brain sometimes goes fast that he has an answer [...]

Study Tips to Remember

Monday, September 25th, 2006

If you leave your kids alone, chances are, they’ll try to get away with as little studying as possible. That’s if they are normal kids. So, you may want to remind them about a few things as they do their schoolwork:

Will Your Child Get a Job or Will He Run a Business?

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

It all begins with that simple question in childhood. “What do you want to be when you grow up?” I know it does not exclude being a businessman or an entrepreneur as an answer but how many kids will think of that? Most kids are asked regarding what they want to do rather what business [...]

More Inspiring Text Messages

Monday, September 18th, 2006

Do you believe that friends are “angels” sent to you by God? I do. In the past few months, when I found myself not being in a good or positive mood, sometimes friends just sent me text messages out of the blue that were so inspiring or so appropriate for the situation that my mood [...]

Tips for Telemarketers

Friday, September 15th, 2006

Have you ever received a call from a telemarketer? I’m sure all of us have. I don’t know about you but I almost always get irritated. First of all, some of them prove to be really pesky, even after you have told them to put you on their “do not call list.”

How Much Does it Cost to Get a Credit Rating?

Wednesday, September 13th, 2006

How much does it cost to get a credit rating? In the Philippines, most prospective ratees still find the amount of rating fees quite steep. As my former boss would always say though, “There is a cost to doing something. There is also a cost to not doing something.”

On Writing Contests

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006

Day in, day out, we come across a lot of writing contests. I’ve joined several. Won a few. Lost a lot. After sometime, you get lazy and say, what the heck? Then, when the winners come out, you think to yourself, “I could have won.” As they say though, “You always miss 100% of the [...]

Filipino Lesson 5: Parts of the Body (Continuation)

Tuesday, September 5th, 2006

Here are just a few more body parts that your children can learn about: Filipino Word: English Word/Equivalent Utak: Brain Isip: Mind Puso: Heart Baga: Lungs Bato: Kidney Atay: Liver