In today’s episode of The Big Picture Podcast, we sat down with Mark John Buenconsejo, the co-founder of Caresharing. He also does consulting work at Next Level where he helps software companies and software developer teams build software.
Mark John has been in the industry for some time and has seen different types of start-ups and businesses. We will learn from him on what makes a successful business start-up.
In today’s episode of The Big Picture Podcast, we sat down with Eddie Ybañez, the brain behind the innovative on-demand platform Micab. The IT graduate from Cebu Institute of Technology first worked as a web developer before starting the company in 2012. In an effort to create a solution to a problem he experienced himself, he created Micab.
Fast forward a few years after, he met his co-founder in a startup weekend event, landed a deal with one of Cebu’s biggest taxi operators, and the rest they say is history. If you have something ingenious in mind and you are considering turning it into a lucrative business, this is one episode you can’t afford to miss!
In today’s episode of The Big Picture Podcast, we interviewed Carlos Canga of Elated Industries. He and a few friends started a clothing brand and decided to go big! That said, they went ahead and put up a store in Ayala Mall Cebu, which probably has one of the highest rental rates. After a couple of years, they’re keeping up! Elated Industries with the vision of Carlos has built a brand built for the “elated” individuals and offer not your ‘any kind’ of products. Learn about Carlos’ journey and how you can possibly start a brand that tells a story. This is one you shouldn’t miss!
One of the best ways to start a business is to start with partners. Although it’s not specified if it should be friends or new acquaintances, the guys behind BRASS certainly believe they can do it as good old friends. Meet Ivin, Schubert, and Eric — the individuals behind BRASS, a barbershop for gentlemen! Discover how these three friends since high school recently started a business with a big vision of creating a barbershop/lounge exclusive for men!
In this episode of The Big Picture Podcast, learn how they started without prior experience to a service type of business, how they manage their barbershop, and how they face the struggles of a new business. Don’t miss it!
If you ever wondered what it’s like to have 20k or more followers on Instagram, then this episode is for you! Here in the The Big Picture Podcast, we try to invite as many interesting individuals who are doing what they love and Dave’s lucky to meet one. Meet Wang Borja from Siargao. He has over 20k followers on Instagram and is now able to earn from it! He also does this while still at the age of 18! Learn all about how to get more followers on Social Media, how to convert follows and likes to sponsorships, and how to stay real online on this episode!
In today’s episode of The Big Picture Podcast, we show you the life of someone who left everything behind and just carried a few board shorts and a camera to Siargao. Gaps Sabuero, a photographer from Siargao and one of RedBull Illume’s Photography finalist, has a very interesting story of finding one’s career. It’s amazing how a simple decision could change one’s life. Now, he’s following his passion living in one of the best islands in the Philippines, and pursuing a goal greater than himself! If you’re someone who wants to know what it’s like to follow your passion and to never look back, then this podcast is for you!
Wow! It’s the half of the year already! That went by fast! So… where are you now? Also, where are we now? In today’s episode of The Big Picture Podcast, we share with you our midyear review where we talk about what happened for the past few months since starting the podcast, some valuable lessons learned from our guests, and what to look forward to in the future. If you think you haven’t started strong this year, don’t worry for there is still more to come — as long as you don’t give up! Don’t miss it!
In today’s episode of The Big Picture Podcast, we have Carlobien of Aframe Surfing Company. He shares the story behind the startup and how it became a company. You will learn how to start a business with your hobby, the struggles and the lessons of starting a company with friends, as well as the beauty of starting something you love.
Some people are scared of following what they are passionate about because it might not work out. However, our guest today thinks otherwise! In today’s episode of The Big Picture Podcast, we sit down with Jen Murillo. She has gone a long way from various jobs (including cleaning restrooms!) to following her passion and earning at the same time! Now she takes pride on only taking projects that are a mix of being creative and purposeful. Discover the reason behind this and how she keeps this all together while building an amazing online presence!
In today’s episode of The Big Picture Podcast, we sit down with Jake Bere. He’s the guy behind Passion Cafe’s “Sir Chubby.” Learn about his story on how he started with 12 businesses that all failed (and he even got sued at one time!). He shares his story about failures, finding your voice, and continuously growing to find your true passion.
In life, when you take a step back and look at the Big Picture, you realize that three to five years of failure are not just failures but valuable lessons that will help you in your next steps in life. Don’t miss this episode!