Power to the Pinoy: Lessons Filipinos need to master to get ahead
Aug29

Power to the Pinoy: Lessons Filipinos need to master to get ahead

By Lalaine Chu-Benitez     Ninety eight percent literacy rate, English proficiency that’s praised the world over, commendable work ethics and a sunny disposition that can’t be beat – do we Pinoys need anything more to succeed in work and life?   As a matter of fact, yes.  Most of the time, we are so hooked on getting diplomas and criticizing our other kababayans’ English grammar, that we miss the value of other softer...

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Editors Note: Lessons from the School Called Life
Aug21

Editors Note: Lessons from the School Called Life

By: Lalaine Chu-Benitez, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Illustrado Magazine  Ages ago, 20 year old me emerged from my very first job interview flustered and more than just a bit agitated. There I was, bright eyed and bushy tailed, a fresh graduate of the country’s premiere university – the Alma Mater of 14 Philippine presidents, countless national artists and scientists – a consistent honors student since I was four, who has...

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