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TBP Podcast 037: How to Be an “Overnight Success”…

In today’s show of The Big Picture Podcast, Dave and Jo interviewed 23-year-old Australian-born and Filipino pride Karencitta, Karen Ann Cabrera in real life. The lyricist, actress, and Internet sensation is also the brilliant musician behind the runaway hit “Cebuana.” The song became really massive that it snagged the Top Most Viral Music honors on Spotify after it was uploaded. It also got a staggering one million views on YouTube in just 24 hours!

So how exactly did the talented Cebuana created a name for herself in the highly competitive entertainment world? How did she handle failures? How has her life changed? You’ll find the answers to all those questions and more in today’s episode so don’t forget to tune in!

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  • How her music career started
  • When did she realize music is going to be her career
  • Why she auditioned for X Factor and other competitions
  • What makes her stand up and try again after experiencing failures
  • Her comedy skits
  • The things that transpired when “Cebuana” was released
  • Her definition of hip-hop
  • Her biggest influencer
  • How her day has changed
  • Her music role models
  • Her brand’s purpose
  • What she plans to do next

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TBP Podcast 036: Why Running a Business is More…

In today’s show of The Big Picture Podcast, Dave and Jo interviewed Jude Crisostomo, the cool guy who playfully refers to himself as the chief troublemaker of his company, White Brick Creative Studio.

Jude dished out on a lot of topics many entrepreneurs would find interesting—business practices he follows, the kind of people he hires, and how he markets his business. He also shared other beneficial insights like the importance of taking a sabbatical leave and giving back to the community through talks, workshops, and events.

Today’s episode is truly a treat for those who want to be their own boss as opposed to working for others. If that’s the path you are considering, this is one episode you shouldn’t miss!

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Show Nuggets:

  • On creating White Brick Creative Studio
  • What happened to his business November Creative Studio
  • On taking a sabbatical leave with his wife
  • The main purpose of their sabbatical leave
  • What White Brick Creative Studio does
  • His thoughts on giving back to the community
  • How he markets his business
  • Number of people in his team
  • How the business sense works
  • Three best business practices he follows
    • Trust
    • Competence
    • Enthusiasm
  • How he makes things fun and enjoyable for his team
  • Kind of people he wants to hire
  • How he encourages people to stay in his team
  • On having a good understanding of people
  • His big vision for White Brick Creative Studio

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TBP Podcast 035: How a Young Entrepreneur Successfully Created…

In today’s show of The Big Picture Podcast, Jo and Dave interviewed Fibo Lim, an entrepreneur who was able to create an 8-figure online business. He now travels the country to teach others how to do the same.

Aside from sharing his interesting entrepreneurial journey, Fibo also shared his view on a lot of things—his guiding principle when looking for a mentor, what he learned from his failures, his take on the shiny object syndrome, and many more. You’d surely discover a lot of helpful life and business insights in this episode, so don’t miss it!

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  • On his dream of becoming successful
  • Trying network marketing and traditional business and failing
  • Learning from your experience and that of other people
  • His guiding principle when it comes to finding a mentor
  • What “going all in” means for him
  • On one of his mentors
  • The total money he paid for the mentoring he’s getting
  • Reinvesting a portion of his savings to his education
  • His business
  • His source of income
  • The shiny object syndrome
  • His own digital product
  • When he started conducting seminars
  • Seminar pricing
  • Organising the seminar
  • His team
  • How he measures success
  • How he chooses friends he wants to be surrounded by

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TBP Podcast 034: How to Successfully Juggle Blogging, Podcasting,…

In today’s show of The Big Picture Podcast, Jo and Dave interviewed Issa Perez, also known as issaplease online. Issa is a blogger, vlogger, podcaster, streamer, and company owner. In today’s episode, she shared how she first started blogging and the number of years she’s been running her blog. Issa also talked about podcasting and the strategy she uses to get people to tune in and listen. And that’s not all, she also shared how she successfully manages the family business in between.

If you’re looking for tips and ideas on how you can effectively juggle blogging, podcasting, and running a business and excel at all 3, you can’t miss this episode!

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  • How long she’s been blogging
  • Her strategy to get people to listen to her podcast
  • Podcast feedbacks that excite her
  • Her fear when she first started blogging professionally
  • How the business side works
  • Number of hours in a day she spends blogging
  • Her take on paid reviews
  • Number of clients she has in a month
  • Her primary source of income
  • When she first got involved in the family business
  • How she positions her brand
  • What she’s struggling with the most right now
  • The reaction of employees when she took over the family business
  • Her mentors

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TBP Podcast 033: Start Writing Your Book with Leony…

In today’s show of The Big Picture Podcast, Jo and Dave interviewed Leony Tan-Seng, a book coach and consultant, public speaker, corporate trainer, personal and life coach, and published author. She has published 2 books so far and has more in the works including one for “The Big Picture Podcast.”

If you’re looking for tips, guidance, and inspiration on how to write your first (or nth) book, today’s episode is for you!

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  • Leony’s background
  • On having a job many people want
  • How she realised something needed to change
  • How she started writing books
  • Making a shift and getting married
  • On millennials having a quarter-life crisis
  • On her vocation and avocation
  • What hindered her from pursuing the things she loved
  • What executive coaching is
  • How someone who’s not a CEO and have not started a company can coach
  • How one can become a coach
  • The awesome thing about the group she’s currently a part of
  • The kind of people she expects to see in her workshops
  • Benefits of having authored and published a book
  • On convincing aspiring authors to write their book right away
  • Her take on interdependence

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TBP Podcast 032: Beating Obesity Through OMAD (One Meal…

In today’s show of The Big Picture Podcast, Jo and Dave interviewed Edz Ibanez, CLO of then mayor and now congressman Jonas Cortes. A nurse and practicing lawyer, he currently runs his own law firm. While once morbidly obese (he weighed 270 pounds), he was able to effectively beat obesity (he’s now 195 pounds) by eating only one meal a day!

If you’re struggling with obesity or just want to hear a truly inspiring story, this episode is for you!

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  • The reason he started eating only 1 meal a day
  • His shirt and waistline sizes before
  • The toll high blood pressure had on him
  • When he starting piling on the unwanted pounds
  • How he felt when he found out about his high blood pressure and what he did about it
  • Finding information about caloric restriction on Facebook
  • What caloric restriction is
  • The 16/8 intermittent fasting
  • Distinguishing between physical hunger and psychological hunger when fasting
  • Choosing what to eat
  • Deciding to switch from 16/8 to OMAD (one meal a day)
  • The struggle he faced when doing OMAD and what he did about it
  • Taking a picture of himself when he first started OMAD and immediately
    noticing a difference after only a week
  • His workout
  • Effects of intermittent fasting
  • What he did to combat temptations
  • His advice to people who want to try his method to get in shape
  • How people reacted to the change in his appearance
  • Their key takeaways

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TBP Podcast 031: Top Investing Insights and Wisdom with…

In today’s show of The Big Picture Podcast, Jo and Dave interviewed blogger and fellow podcaster, Vernon Joseph Go. Vernon is also the author of the book “A Lazy Investor’s Way.” Aside from sharing his journey from blogger to podcaster, he also talked about his book, his writing process, his morning routine, and many others. If you love investing, you’ll surely find many gold nuggets in this episode so don’t forget to tune in!

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  • His origin story
  • His writing process
  • How he earns money from his blog
  • When and why he ventured into podcasting
  • The reason he wrote the book “A Lazy Investor’s Way”
  • How he markets his book
  • Why he named it “A Lazy Investor’s Way”
  • Where he invests his money
  • What his book is about
  • His why
  • How he became a registered financial planner
  • His experiences doing business
  • What he intends to do next
  • The type of feelings, learnings, or takeaways he wants readers of his book to have
  • His morning routine
  • Who inspires him
  • His recommendations
  • His advice to people who want to invest

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TBP Podcast 030: How to Take a Year off…

In today’s show of The Big Picture Podcast, Dave, Jo, and Chappy interviewed someone who used to work in the BPO industry, Jeza Montemor. She shared a lot of interesting things—her intention to quit her job, creating a better lifestyle for herself, the reason she wants to quit, how she changed her lifestyle, the things she realised after taking a pause, and many others.

Plenty of powerful and inspiring insights in this episode so don’t forget to tune in!

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  • How she felt when she stopped working for a year
  • The primary reason she wants to quit her job
  • How long it took her to finally decide
  • The people who comforted her and made her feel better
  • Her decision-making process
  • Number of years she needs to save up so she can quit her job
  • How much she’s saving from her income
  • Her family’s reaction
  • What her expectations were and what she actually did after quitting
  • The things she realised after taking a pause
  • How she learned about intermittent fasting
  • What her work is like at present
  • What she’s doing differently now
  • The benefits she gained from doing a sabbatical leave
  • What her daily routine was like while on sabbatical leave
  • Her advice to the listeners

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TBP Podcast 029: Working from Home: Here’s Everything You…

In today’s show of The Big Picture Podcast, we were joined by Atty. Chappy from Book Swap Cebu and we talked to someone who has worked from home for 7 years now, Geezelle Maningo. Geezelle is a digital marketer and a blogger.

She shared her expertise and experiences working from home. She also talked about the difference between working from home versus a regular office, the perks of the setup, the pros and cons, and many more.

If working from home is something you’d like to get into, this is one episode you shouldn’t miss!

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  • How she got into the online home-based work
  • On having a side gig while studying
  • Her first time working freelance online
  • Getting hired by a US-based digital marketing agency
  • How much she is getting for an article
  • The reason she chose to work from home
  • Her parents’ reaction to her decision to work from home
  • Freelancing versus working in a company
  • Her ritual when in the work zone
  • Pros and cons of working from home
  • Her advice to those who would like to work from home

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TBP Podcast 028: Fueling Career Growth Through Passion and…

In today’s show of The Big Picture Podcast, Dave and Jo interviewed King Montecillo, president and managing director of FizzBuzz. She has been in the IT industry since 1998. After 19 years, she found a new company that invents and produces toy products that ties up with an app and uses a website. This company is called FizzBuzz.

FizzBuzz is a full-service digital and design solutions provider in Cebu. They do web and mobile app development, design and branding, 2D/3D animation, and stop motion animation. They also provide support services to affiliate offices in the United States, China, and Hong Kong.

You will surely be inspired by King’s impressive career growth and how she maintained her passion through leadership and creativity so don’t forget to tune in!

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Show Nuggets:

  • King’s career development
  • How the company started
  • Couple of questions she usually asks
  • Current setup of the company
  • Stop motion animation
  • Knowing their goals and their passion
  • Maintaining the passion
  • On her impressive career growth
  • Her role model
  • Skills needed to entice businesses to partner with you
  • Understanding what you’re capable of
  • Creating your reputation
  • Building a relationship with the team
  • Responsibility and accountability

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