Structuring and investing all of your resources for the sake of the solution to a problem or a very valuable contribution to the world, that's the true spirit of development - and it shouldn't be restricted to business. Be that as it may, this week's Word is "entrepreneurship".
Category: Weekly Word Archives
[Weekly Word] Enough for all
"Less for self, more for others, enough for all" need not be - I believe in "more for all". It is the MINDSET of self-interest that must be lessened, and a mindset of inclusiveness that should be espoused. That philosophy is encapsulated in this week's Word, "shared value".
[Weekly Word] Love’s scientific name
Responsibility and service are both deeply and ultimately rooted in love, and love requires a certain system or order governed by peace and relationships, not selfishness or conflict. This system, which is this week's Word, is "harmony".
[Weekly Word] Doing it well
| ɪˈfɪʃ(ə)nt | I am not an efficient worker, I will admit it. That alone takes away half - or even more - of my productivity, and it's frustrating: Effectivity alone is not the key. It has to be tempered with and strengthened by efficiency. I first learned this concept in my first management class, and ever… Continue reading [Weekly Word] Doing it well
[Weekly Word] Getting it done
We can have all the dreams and visions we have in this world and in this life, but if we cannot produce tangible results or outcome, then we are not successful. This week's Word is "effective".
[Weekly Word] The value of spirituality
It's always important to keep ourselves in check in whatever we do, vis-à-vis our purposes, and the check of checks comes in a grand package including a vibrant relationship with your God. This week's Word is "spirituality".
[Weekly Word] Back to its roots
With today's word, we examine bringing business back to its roots - to creating real value for society in as efficient a manner as possible. This week's Word is the "Lean Startup".
[Weekly Word] Jack of all trades, master of all
This week, we cover a word that conveys the spirit that this blog aims to instill in the hearts and minds of its readers and writers - that things should be unified and whole. This week's Word is "integrity".
[Weekly Word] The niceties of social niceties
This week, we cover a concept that is both ubiquitous and very deep-reaching, especially in Chinese society, where it began. Without at least gaining a proper understanding of what it's about, it will be difficult and awkward if not impossible to navigate through East Asian society. This week's Word is "face", translated into classical Chinese as 面 (miàn).
[Weekly Word] True citizenship
As we prepare to celebrate the Philippine Independence Day, we have for this week's Word a word that when taken seriously has a much deeper meaning in the realm of being conscious or mindful. This week's Word is "Citizenship".
Weekly Word 2 June 2015
Sadly taken for granted today, it is always helpful to be reminded to practice this starting with yourself. We advocate this for the world, but we should begin living it out ourselves. This week's Word is "peace".
Weekly Word 26 May 2015
This word is important for us for two reasons: one because of what we eat, and another because of how we grow. This week's Word is "organic".
Weekly Word 12 May 2015
Last week, we talked about enlightenment. This week, we talk about the substance of enlightenment, one that is unique to each and every one of us - and thus what we are obliged to share with others. This week's Word is "wisdom".
Weekly Word 5 May 2015
This week, we cover a word that I think is needed in its true form especially in this present day. We need it that we can truly realize truths about ourselves and the world around us. This week's Word is "enlighten".
Weekly Word 21 April 2015
What do you stand for? This week, we cover a word that encapsulates the raison d'être of this site, a word that I wish everyone should discover and live out. This week's Word is "advocacy".
Weekly Word 14 April 2015
This week, we reflect on a word that I believe we should live out more often and more wholly, and not just for ourselves but for others too. This week's Word is "dream".
Weekly Word 7 April 2015
This week, we cover a word whose true meaning, for me, has been flattened out to mean just one aspect of what it truly means. As we discover ourselves and the world around us, I invite you to return to the true meaning of this word, and to live it out. This week's Word is "philanthropy".
Weekly Word 31 March 2015
This Holy Week, we are reminded of the ultimate gift of God for us, represented by this word, so that we may enjoy eternal life with Him. This week's Word is "grace".
Weekly Word 24 March 2015
What inspires you? This week's Word is "inspire".
Weekly Word 17 March 2015
This week's Word reflects on the editorial I wrote last week, and on our faith in general. Our Lord has not lacked in this, and so should we in our relationship with others. This week's Word is "mercy".
Weekly Word 10 March 2015
Worship. CSR. Research. Innovation. What do they have, or ought to have, in common? This. Our Weekly Word is "lifestyle".
Weekly Word 3 March 2015
Last week, we talked about upcycling, which is closely intertwined with this concept. More than just a buzzword, it has become a lifestyle. This week's Word is "innovation".
Weekly Word 24 February 2015
This week, we cover a word that, for me, is a metonymy for social innovation. It is innovation that repurposes with higher value, and junk - environmental nuisances - is clearly among these. This week's Word is "upcycle".
Weekly Word 17 February 2015
This week, we cover a phrase - not a word - that is all about a set of standards we adopt in daily living and use as the basis for ethics and laws. This week's Weekly Word is "human value".
Weekly Word 10 February 2015
This week we cover an adjective that, in philosophy, related to an "emotionally appropriate, significant, purposive, and responsible mode of human life". This week's Weekly Word is "authentic".