Be effective

2 nights ago, I was talking with my brother about productivity, efficiency, and being effective.

Being productive means you’ve produced significant amount of results.

On the other hand, being efficient means getting the most out of your resources, such as time and money.

And being effective means you’re doing it right.

Obviously, you can’t be productive, if you’re not effective.

But

The question that came to my mind were, can one be productive without being efficient?

After thinking about it, my answer is it depends.

For one, efficiency is kind of the factor makes this confusing.

Sports Sample

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For example, Russell Westbrook who is a Phenomenal NBA player scored 51 points in a Playoff game. That’s productive in terms of points.

But he wasn’t efficient on that game hitting only 17-43 of his field goal attempts.

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Why small business owners do a budget plan? and some tips to budgeting

Why?!

Why do they? Why do they do that?

I think the questions above are smart questions. Why do you need to budget, especially if you are building your business as a small business owner?

Again, the smart question is ‘Why’?

For one, even if you are not a business owner, you should have a budget plan to follow..

The purpose of a budget plan is to be a guide for you to spend your money wisely accordingly to your financial goals and of course not overspend beyond your means.

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Talk only to those who want to Listen!

I’m writing this down because there’s something within me that wants to say this to you (my readers.)

That is -“Talk only to people who are interested to what you have to say.”

I’m not talking about normal or casual conversations here.

Of course, I’m not telling you to not talk with anyone, I’m not telling or recommending you in anyway to be a jerk. That’s not it.

(In fact, I want you to interact with as much asย many people possible – but this is a different topic.) Continue reading

Should you use social networking sites to promote your business?

Quick answer- Yes. Absolutely.

Yes, you should use the technology that we have today to promote your brand. There’s never been a time ever, in the history of man kind, that’s been easier & affordable for all of us to promote our brands to people that matters to our business.

With that said, let me say that there are things you have to consider when you do promote your business, brand & product/s.

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Uncovering the truth : knowing what you want & ‘Going’ for it

Hey there, what’s up? In this blog post, I want to share to you the importance of knowing what you want. Hilarious title for a blog post isn’t it? ๐Ÿ™‚ I think my English is wrong again on this one ๐Ÿ™‚ .

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What’s more important than setting your goals?

In less than 3 hours as of this writing, 2013 will come to an end.. and a new year will begin.

(I don’t know much about other countries but here in the Philippines, we have this New year’s Trend on “declaration of New year’s resolution”.)

Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of good blogs about Goal settings and Goal ‘getting’, which honestly share pretty stuffs. Continue reading

New Year – Expecting great things, thinking positive and Taking ACTION

Advance Happy New Year ๐Ÿ™‚

We got 1 more week to go before the year ends.

Personally, 2013 was a great year.. and I’m expecting that more and better things will happen on 2014.

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