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Creating, Crafting, and Encouraging a Culture of Workplace Positivity By Niel Steve M. Kintanar, MA, RPsy (LEAP 1 Cebu Graduate; Head Coach – LEAP 5 Cebu Flourish)Significant part of a person’s life is spent at work. In fact, The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)...
“Establishing emergency funds and life savings”
In a cost-efficient economy, how can we manage our finances or have a buffer for unforseen situations such as hospitalization, accidents and other emergencies? How can we begin to put up these emergency and life savings funds? Accredited financial analyst and advisor Paola Huyong shares her tips and insights. Paola was also a life coach for LEAP batch 77 with the theme “Be You”. Interview aired on CNN Philippines’ Business Roundup last November 2, 2018.
“Managing your finances in 2019”
As 2019 dawns, Filipinos are busy drafting new year resolutions including plans to earn and save more money despite high prices of some basic goods and services. Let’s get some financial advice from 2TradeAsia Marketing Strategist Trina Cerdenia. She is also a graduate of LEAP batch 78 with the theme “Faith”. Interview aired on CNN Philippines’ Business Roundup last December 28, 2018.
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“Keeping the weaving tradition alive”
Looking for gifts with a lasting impact? In partnership with the weavers of Julongan Village in Kiangan, Ifugao, social enterprise Kandama aims to empower the local community by promoting its culture and keeping the weaving tradition alive in its clothing line. Kandama founder and CEO Victor Baguilat, Jr. shares with us how a business can earn and at the same time, have a social impact. Victor is also a life coach for LEAP batch 80 with the theme “Beautiful Love”. Interview aired on CNN Philippines’ Business Roundup last December 28, 2018.
“Keeping New Year’s resolutions”
New year’s resolutions — making them is one thing, keeping them is another story. So how do you make those resolutions stick? Let’s us ask James Franco, a facilitator and life coach for LEAP batch 70 with the theme “Seize The Day”, batch 74 “Abundant Grace”, and batch 78 “Faith”. James is also a registered counselor, professor, and head of Uno High School’s Guidance and Counseling Office in Manila. Interview aired on CNN Philippines’ On The Record last January 4, 2019.
“Paano mapagtatagumpayan ang iyong New Year’s resolution”
Kasabay ng pagpasok ng bagong taon ay ang pag-aasam nating lahat ng mga pagbabago sa ating buhay. Sabi nga sa isang kanta, “bagong taon ay magbagong buhay.” Kaya ang iba sa atin, iba-iba ang plano kung anu-ano ang magiging new year’s resolution o yung mga bagay na gusto nating baguhin o ‘di kaya’y nais makamit ngayong bagong taon. Kadalasan kasama diyan ang makaipon, magpapayat at pati na ang magka-love life. Panauhin natin si Ranielle Mendoza, isa sa aming mga facilitator at life coach na nagsilbi rin para sa LEAP batch 67 na may temang “Love’s Masterpiece” at batch 72 “Unconditional”. Si Ranielle ay isa ring general manager para sa clothing brand na UNAROSA. Ipinalabas ang interview na ito sa CNN Philippines Newsroom Ngayon noong January 4, 2019.
“Women’s fashion trends this 2019”
Earth colors are in, animal and floral prints too, while tads, stripes and pleats are making a comeback. Looks like fashion for women this year is an ultimate blast from the past and a mixture of a lot of things. To talk about what women can wear this 2019, clothing brand UNAROSA fashion designer Cris Roxas shares his thoughts. He is also a graduate of LEAP batch 78 with the theme “Faith”. Interview aired on CNN Philippines’ 6PM Newsroom Weekend last January 19, 2019.
“What you need to know about Tikoy”
Tikoy or glutinous rice cake is a staple during Chinese New Year. CNN Philippines correspondent Rex Remitio talks to Ernaline Go-Choa, chef and owner of Ernaline’s Food Haven, on how the Chinese believe this delicacy brings good luck. Ernaline was also a life coach for LEAP batch 52 with the theme “I Go The Distance”, batch 57 “Live Life”, batch 64 “Love Is The Answer”, and batch 76 “Light And Love”. Rex, meanwhile, is a graduate of LEAP batch 78 with the theme “Faith”. Interview aired on CNN Philippines’ 6PM Newsroom Weekend last February 3, 2019.
“Paano mag-move in sa isang nabigong relasyon”
Araw ng mga puso nanaman ngunit marahil ang ilan sa atin ay hindi natutuwa sa selebrasyon dahil maaaring single ang status, it’s complicated, o kaya naman iniwan ng minamahal. Ayon pa sa isang pag-aaral, isa umanong dahilan bakit hirap mag-move on ang isang tao matapos ang break-up ay dahil kunektado pa rin ang dating magkarelasyon sa mga social media site lalo na sa Facebook. Paano kaya natin matutugunan ito? Panauhin natin si Chona Santos, isa sa aming mga senior consultant at lead facilitator. Ipinalabas ang interview na ito sa CNN Philippines Newsroom Ngayon noong February 14, 2019.
“Dating in digital age”
This Valentine’s Day, we talk about dating in the digital age. A 2017 survey by analytics firm YouGov shows that half of Filipinos have used internet and online dating apps. This rises to 56% among millennials. So what are the do’s and dont’s in dating through the internet? We have Eric Cruz, a facilitator and a life coach for LEAP batch 59 with the theme “Ignite”, batch 64 “Love Is The Answer”, batch 69 “Love Empowers”, and head life coach for batch 71 “Choose Love”. Eric is also the senior high school coordinator at Benedictine High School in Quezon City. Interview aired on CNN Philippines’ Newsroom last February 14, 2019.
“Women as information technology experts”
In celebration of Women’s Month, CNN Philippines’ Business Roundup launches its new segment ‘Lady Boss’ to honor leading women in businesses. CNN Philippines correspondent Rex Remitio talked to Bridge Southeast Asia Chief Technology Officer Suzy Lee to discuss the role of women in information technology. Suzy was also a life coach for LEAP batch 64 with the theme “Love Is The Answer”, batch 71 “Choose Love”, batch 79 “Believe In Love, batch 80 “Beautiful Love”, and head life coach for batch 76 “Light And Love”. Rex, meanwhile, is a graduate of LEAP batch 78 with the theme “Faith”. Interview aired on CNN Philippines’ Business Roundup last March 8, 2019.
“Providing a healthy food alternative for pets”
Who says your pet can’t eat healthy? A new brand of pet food is coming to the country and promises to provide your pets their own version of fine dining. Vigor & Sage importer Ricardo Santillan tells us more about this Dutch pet food which is now available in the country. Ricky is also a graduate of LEAP batch 78 with the theme “Faith”. Interview aired on CNN Philippines’ News Night last March 11, 2019.
“Rest, recreation, reflection during holy week”
For Catholics, the holy week is a time for prayer and reflection on our Christian lives. For many others, it’s a time for rest and relaxation — a much needed break from our busy lives. Innov8.org life coach Eric Cruz shares his thoughts on how we can take advantage of the holidays, and at the same time renew our faith and passions. Eric is a facilitator and a coach for LEAP batch 59 with the theme “Ignite”, batch 64 “Love Is The Answer”, batch 69 “Love Empowers”, and head life coach for batch 71 “Choose Love”. Eric is also the senior high school coordinator at Benedictine High School in Quezon City. This interview aired on CNN Philippines 9PM Newsroom on April 17, 2019.
“Tips for soon-to-be fathers”
Today, we celebrate what to many are the most important man in their lives — our fathers. Just like motherhood, being a father is a full-time job. But can anyone really prepare for this lifetime role? Let’s find out from Innov8.org life coach Michael Pizarro. He was also the head life coach of LEAP batch 75 with the theme “Be The Light,” and coach for batches 43 “Yes!”, 62 “My Life My Choice”, and 69 “Love Empowers.”