Game of Thrones S1-4 recap in 3 minutes

I haven’t even finished reading the first book and I only got the chance to watch the TV adaptation over the weekend (up to the last episode of Season 2), but as if I’m not already hooked, I found this fan-made video recap of Game of Thrones, that mishmashes the...

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Gadget-shopping for good vibes

On the lookout for premium powerbanks, protective cases, stylish bags, and gadget-whatnots? Fulfill your gadget lust and wake up to good vibes. If you’re itching to go gadget-shopping, then head on over to a Digital Walker nearest you (my favorite store for the latest mobile devices and accessories) and spend at least PHP 5,000.00 (or you can accumulate...

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Just say “Blessing!”

I’ve been working late at the office for a couple of weeks now in my attempt to cover three shifts. Since we transferred from our Parañaque headquarters to our own building in Makati about six years ago, my agents, especially those assigned in the mid- and graveyard shifts, have been...

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Sell me this pen, with questions

I’m soon celebrating 14 years in the industry of business process outsourcing, working mostly in contact centers. The thing is, I didn’t exactly start out as a call center agent, but it’s as if my teaching, business development, and operations management experience set the path for me to make a career out of...

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Spontaneity at the Social Media Day 2014

If you were at the Social Media Day 2014 celebration last Saturday 28-June-2014, organized by TweetUpMNL and aptly hash-tagged #SMDay #BoomPH (short for best of online media in the Philippines) held at the Samsung Hall of SM Aura Premier, you must have seen me talk on stage about Instagram and...

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It feels good to do good, so what’s #YourMove?

Recently at IGersManila Philippines, we’ve been asking fellow Instagram’ers to a game of tag with #YourMove, the aim of which is not only to spread good vibes through mobile photography but to challenge and encourage the community to do good deeds and spread the word. It’s actually easy to join this social campaign, all you have to do...

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The king of the house

My kids would typically surprise me with a sketch-cum-gift, and this Father’s Day they added another personalized greeting card to my growing collection, this time crowning me with a kingly smirk. That’s enough to keep me proud and perhaps, regal. Work has kept me busy, but while I spend most waking hours at the office, I...

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Fishing the teams

After so many hiccups, due to venue availability and conflicts with schedules, this mid-June finally saw our company’s team building happening. It’s an event we’ve set months ahead, with weekly activities focused on the FISH! Philosophy that will culminate into an out-of-town overnight retreat of sorts, the highlight of which is the pool party and drinking sessions, accompanied...

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Whoawesome Mother’s Day morning!

Today’s Mother’s Day, and while I surprised my wife with a bouquet of flowers the night before, my wife and I got startled, almost jumping off the bed in panic early in the morning with the noise of our sliding doors opening (thought we’re being burglarized again!), only to find our son...

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