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I can still recall when I was invited to be one of the speakers in a conference. It was a full house event and people were really so excited with the things that they are going to learn on that day from all of the speakers. I was the first speaker and I was given 45 minutes to speak. As a communicator, I was trained by Francis Kong to adhere to the time allotted in respect to the next speaker. I was very sensitive with the time allotted and finished my talk on time.

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Disarm, disable

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DISARM, disable, do not kill. After these many months, it has to be a mystery why no one among gun enthusiasts, they who own and fire guns for fun – a man’s hobby, so called – has asked in a nice, professional way, why Oplan Tokhang cannot teach cops how to disarm and disable without killing. We have seen too many bodies sprawled in the same pose on some blood-drenched street in some dim ‘n dark neighborhood, and heard the same refrain, “He pulled a gun and fired first.”

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DELAY in deciding whether or not the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections this October will be cancelled yet again is giving rise to all sorts of problems.

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Jesus said to his disciples: “Stay awake! For you do not know on which day your Lord will come. Be sure of this: if the master of the house had known the hour of night when the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and not let his house be broken into. So too, you also must be prepared, for at an hour you do not expect, the Son of Man will come.

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WE often use the terms businessman and entrepreneur interchangeably. I have been referred to sometimes as a businessman and at other times an entrepreneur. So, what is the difference between a businessman and an entrepreneur?

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IN the ongoing anti-drugs campaign in the country, the “One Time Big Time” police operation in Mimaropa (Mindoro Oriental and Occidental, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan), stood out for one thing – it was carried out without a single killing.

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