Archive for October, 2006

How to Teach Your Kids Tips (Part 2)

Monday, October 30th, 2006

We continue with some of the things we picked up from the talk of educator Vicky Tantoco: 4. Focus on effort rather than ability. – When helping your child learn, there will, of course, be occasions, when his or her performance will not be up to par or will not meet your expectations. In such [...]

How to Teach Your Kids Tips (Part 1)

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

We attended a talk entitled “Teaching Parents How to Teach: Raising Life-long Learners” at our daughter’s school months ago. The very effective and entertaining speaker was Mrs. Vicky Ozaeta-Tantoco, a mother and a teacher by profession, and who has a Masteral degree in Education.

Executive Search in the Philippines: H.I.R.E., Inc.

Wednesday, October 25th, 2006

Here’s another executive search firm based in the Philippines which may be useful to individuals looking around for career opportunities. H.I.R.E. Inc. is a Filipino executive search firm located at Unit 2001, 88 Corporate Center, 141 Sedeno Cor. Valero Sts. Salcedo Village, Makati City.

If I Had My Life to Live Over by Erma Bombeck

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006

I used to read a lot of Erma Bombeck books when I was younger. I found her writings funny and so real. It was a surprise then to get something she wrote in my e-mail inbox sent to me by a family friend. It was about the things we spend our time on. The e-mail [...]

Tips for Food Suppliers

Friday, October 20th, 2006

I don’t cook. I do know how to call people up and find out about individuals who may be able to provide me with yummy food. In the years that I have been ordering food from different people, there are a few things that suppliers may want to keep in mind to ensure that customers [...]

Information Sources for Credit Rating in the Philippines (Part 2)

Wednesday, October 18th, 2006

This is a continuation from yesterday’s entry. We now complete our list of sources of information that can be used to validate data given to us by companies which are obtaining a credit rating: 4. Research organizations: Industry, economic, and company data can be obtained from private companies and organizations specializing in such information. CIBI [...]

Information Sources for Credit Rating in the Philippines

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

Credit rating analysts rarely take the information given to them by the company being evaluated at face value. Since the company is coming for a credit rating, most likely, the company will be “putting its best foot forward” so as to get the the best credit rating possible. It is then up to the rating [...]

Advice to Writers by Jon Winokur

Monday, October 16th, 2006

In the years that I have been on the internet, I have discovered that not many people like to write. There are more readers than writers.

On Taking Notes

Friday, October 13th, 2006

My son had to copy something written on the blackboard for him to use as reviewer for a test. He didn’t copy it at first as he said he did not have enough time as it was too long. We found a way for him to copy it eventually and although sometimes, kids will try [...]

Your Grades Will Not Determine Your Course

Thursday, October 5th, 2006

Generally, when young people enter college or the university, they most probably will not know yet what it is that they really want to do. When you’re young, I guess, you don’t spend much time, thinking about such serious things.