36 8 Sari Sari Store Designs and Concepts


Store Design & Concepts
Over the years, significant changes have been made on the way we do our retail business. 

From the traditional store-inside-the-house to the high-end convenience store, it has really been a testament of its huge following here in the Philippines since we had humbly embraced the novelty of becoming the ambassadors of retail sales or what we locally refer to as tingi.

0 A Cup of Coffee


Cup of Coffee
A group of alumni, highly established in their careers, got together to visit their old university professor. Conversation soon turned into complaints about stress in work and life.

Offering his guests coffee, the professor went to the kitchen and returned with a large pot of coffee and an assortment of cups - porcelain, plastic, glass, crystal, some plain looking, some expensive. He told the group to help themselves.

7 Wealth & Wisdom Circle with Fitz Villafuerte!


Fitz Villafuerte
I'm so excited to announce that this blog, Piso and Beyond will now feature individuals who have contributed to the improvement of our financial awareness! 

These are the people we really look up to -- investors, authors, bloggers, financial advocates, businessmen, entrepreneurs, artists -- role models in their own, big way! I call it the Wealth & Wisdom Circle series.

3 What's Wrong With Our Educational System? (Part II)


See the Lion in You!
Let's admit it. Something is wrong with our educational system. It has a bias for logical intelligence, the one that holds the highest standard on our schools and report cards.

People fail to realize that all types of intelligence are equally important to a person's life and the society. Unfortunately, Academic performance is the most important aspect that the system is only looking after.