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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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Show Nuggets:

  • 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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Show Nuggets:

  • 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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TBP Podcast 027: Leveraging Education and Designing Your Life…

In today’s show of The Big Picture Podcast, we interviewed one of Cebu’s most versatile and prominent personalities—Jude Bacalso.

Jude is a travel writer and photographer, television personality, radio host, stage performer, educator, researcher, and among others. She has hosted her own morning talk show called Jud Morning!, a top-rated show on ABS-CBN’s Regional Network.

In this episode, we discussed a lot of interesting things including the importance of education and how it shaped her, what it’s like being exposed to different walks of life, and the importance of having a great network of friends. We also covered building confidence, honesty, and maintaining a good reputation.

If you’re looking for tips, insights, and wisdom on how you can best leverage your education and design the life you want, this episode is for you!

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  • The impact of having a great education
  • How meeting people from different walks of life became a game changer
  • Educational and career background
  • On doing different things simultaneously
  • Getting into the entertainment industry
  • How she designed her life to become a travel writer and get invited to different events for free
  • On building confidence
  • How her internal conversation started
  • How negative comments or feedback affects her
  • Keeping her reputation
  • Her future endeavors

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TBP Podcast 026: Seizing Opportunities: Finding Income Streams and…

In today’s show of The Big Picture Podcast, Joseph and Dave talked about taking advantage of opportunities to earn more. In today’s modern and highly connected world, opportunities to grow your business or your cash flow are unprecedented. What’s even more amazing is you don’t have to leave your regular job to earn more!

If you are in the lookout for some awesome ideas on how to generate more cash and find other potential income streams, then this episode is for you!

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Show Nuggets:

  • Growing your cash flow
  • Ideas on how to earn more
    1. Go through your existing things and sell it on Facebook Marketplace
    2. Use your skill set and offer your service online
    3. Flip things like books
    4. Use your network for leverage
    5. Do the marketing for someone
    6. Organise events like seminars, weddings, etc.

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TBP Podcast 025: How to Successfully Transition from Freelancing…

In today’s show of The Big Picture Podcast, we invited former freelancer and now entrepreneur, Ivy Ruth Ortiz Inogada. Ivy started out as a freelancer and 2 years after, she’s successfully running two different companies: Synergistic Technologies, Inc. and Sola Fide Design Studio.

Synergistic Technologies, Inc. is a software development marketing firm. Basically, the company develops mobile applications. Sola Fide Design Studio on the other hand is a creative studio specialising in branding, print, and web design for the modern online entrepreneur.

If you want to learn about the nitty gritties of freelancing, the basics of running a business, and the importance of learning new skills, you can’t miss this episode!

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  • Ivy Ruth’s personal story
  • How she ended up becoming a freelancer
  • Who influenced her to get into entrepreneurship
  • Why she chose freelancing
  • The kind of freelance work she did
  • What triggered her to run her own business
  • On having a vision for yourself
  • Her businesses
  • How they assign roles
  • What they do marketing wise
  • Higher potential earnings handling local clients
  • Managing her time
  • On starting and managing an online community
  • Finding the right people for the community
  • What drives her passion
  • On learning some skills

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TBP Podcast 024: Your Mental Wallet: What it is…

Undoubtedly, one of the most critical parts of starting a business or just living our lives is properly managing our finances. With that in mind, we’ve decided to dissect a concept that will help you take better charge of your finances and explain a lot of your behaviour when it comes to one of life’s most important resources—money. This concept is called mental wallet.

In this episode of The Big Picture Podcast, you’ll learn what mental wallet really is, how it affects you and your life, and how you can make it work for you. In addition, we’ll also talk about this pattern we saw in ourselves, in our friends, and in other people and how we are being unconsciously influenced as we go about living our lives.

If you’re looking for guidance when it comes to properly managing your finances, this is one episode you can’t afford to miss!

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  • What mental wallet is
  • The baseline of that “safety amount” in your head
  • How people differ when it comes to the amount they have in their mental wallets
  • How your mental wallet affects your decisions and relationships
  • The importance of being conscious of your mental wallet
  • Your reaction when your “actual money” differs from the amount in your mental wallet
  • Recognising the actions you make when your “actual money” does not match with what’s in your mental wallet
  • Increasing your awareness

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TBP Podcast 023: How to Establish and Successfully Run…

In today’s show of The Big Picture Podcast, we chatted with Marq Martin, a prolific entrepreneur who owns and runs multiple streams of income. Aside from running a furniture business, he also does digital marketing consultation as well as photography and video.

Creative and steadfast, he also sells Marq Martin Pearls on Lazada and provides Law of Attraction training and life coaching on the side.

A bookworm at heart, he has also written and published several books and has a little library at home consisting of around 300 nonfiction books.

In this episode, he’ll talk about two of the things he does best—taking action and executing ideas. He also shared how he overcomes both fear and criticism and how he successfully manages all his ventures.

If you’re considering starting a business, you’ll find the wisdom, guidance, and tips he shared in this episode truly invaluable so don’t forget to tune in!

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  • How Mark came up with several income streams
  • On having different jobs
  • How he got involved in the drug dealing business
  • How he got involved in the family business in Cebu and established his own marketing company
  • On executing ideas
  • On taking action despite the fear
  • The fear of criticism and how to overcome it
  • His different income streams
  • Digital marketing
  • How he managed to run 6 businesses
  • Which among his businesses is the most in demand at the moment
  • What he learned from his mistakes running a rental business
  • His books and how he is building his personal brand
  • How he promotes his books
  • The secret to selling in Lazada
  • Helping the economy and helping people change their money mindsets

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TBP Podcast 022: Creative Marketing Strategies in Today’s Modern…

In this special episode of The Big Picture Podcast, we did something we have not done since we started this podcast—interview a fellow podcaster! Hopefully, this will be the first of many.

Our special guest is no other than Carlo Villarica, the genius behind Zerothreetwo and the host of Zerothreetwo Conversations.

Zerothreetwo is a blog site, an online magazine, a clothing line, and a digital marketing agency rolled into one.

Listen in as Carlo shared how Zerothreetwo has evolved through the years, what he enjoys doing, how he uses his podcast to preserve Cebu’s culture, and how their business style is different from others.

You’ll be hearing plenty of interesting, amazing, and contemporary ideas so don’t forget to tune in!

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  • How Zerothreetwo started
  • Starting the Zerothreetwo Conversations podcast
  • On having many article contributors
  • Focusing on what they are good at
  • How blogging works
  • Monetising the attention through their clothing line
  • Doing social media consultancy
  • How the business progressed from blogging
  • Getting funds through sponsored posts
  • Sources of their revenue
  • What he learned from his consultancy experience
  • Services they do for companies
  • On doing something he enjoys
  • How the brand helped them get clients
  • Using social media to get their message across and as an avenue to get people to connect with them
  • Finding out how different platforms work and how people would interact with them
  • Staying relevant to the audience
  • Preserving Cebu’s history or culture through the podcast
  • Knowing who you are and what you want to do
  • Being clear on their services and what they can offer

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TBP Podcast 021: Attending Conferences: Why it Matters and…

In this special episode of The Big Picture Podcast, Joseph and Dave talked about the experiences, insights, and the key takeaways they got from attending two different conferences.

Dave attended the RISE 2018 Conference in Hong Kong while Joseph went to the National Achievers 2018 Congress with his ultimate idol, Gary Vaynerchuk.

If you want to know the significance of attending conferences and how you can make the most out of the experience, this is one episode you shouldn’t miss!

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  • What prompted Dave to attend the RISE 2018 event
  • On the concept of setting aside budget for self-education
  • What the RISE Conference is all about
  • Speakers whose talks he attended
  • Top 3 lessons Dave learned
    • on Grab
    • on Tinder
    • on AI and machine learning
  • His insights and experiences
  • Why Joseph attended the National Achievers Congress Manila 2018
  • What made him like Gary Vee
  • Joseph’s experience meeting Gary Vee
  • The 3 top lessons he learned from the conference

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