Go Negosyo

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The true purpose of the youth summit “Go Negosyo” according to Joey Concepcion (founder of Go Negosyo) was to inculcate to the youth the right mindset in putting/starting up a business. We must have the right values to be possessed. According to Atty. Felipe Gozon, current chief executive and chair of GMA Network Inc., one of the largest media networks in the Philippines, an entrepreneur must have a positive work attitude and starts with the youth. He said that we are lawyers by professions. The most economically progressive countries are the China and the United States. He shared his experiences being an entrepreneur. An entrepreneur according to him must realize his/her prorioties. He/she must have the courage and willingness to get out of his comfort zone and don’t just be contented on what he/she had. One of his inspiring message was “We do what we say, and we say what we do”. We must face the challenges. Somebody may think something better for the following day. If you manage to find yourself at the top, don’t just be contented by it, continue to embrace change. Somehow, there is a better way on doing such things. Always remember, there is someone who can able to do things you do at better manners. Take courage in every failure, what matters is that don’t lose your lesson. These are the things I have learned from him.

The next speaker was the Vice President of the Philippines, Hon. Jejomar Binay. He told us a story based on a famous video uploading website. After sharing this with us, he said that e have our own role in the society. Every individual must act according on what is ethical. Based on Joey Ayala’s song, “Kung kaya nating isipin, kaya nating gawin”, one step at the time, we can do things that we think are impossible.

One of the awardees of Go Negosyo was Injap Sia, founder of Mang Inasal. He is from Iloilo. They first have one branch of Mang Inasal in 2003, as of now, they have 296 branches nationwide. The secret of his success according to...
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