A book about Failures.

There are perhaps millions of books talking about success of entrepreneurs but there are few who highlights the process of getting there. In my journey being a vlogpreneur, with every heart to heart talks I had with entrepreneurs, I realized that the common denominator among them is how they handled their failures.

Who didn’t fail at anything?

But why is it that it is not a norm to talk about it? About how entrepreneurs experienced having their last centavo, about getting rejected several times, about getting back from bankruptcy and the lists goes on.

The fact is, these moments made them and placed them to where they are right now.

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I can’t forget what my mentor during the Go Negosyo’s One on One mentoring told me.

Your value is the amount of failures you’ve overcome.

Don’t ever think that because you have nothing now, you can’t be someone. You can put a dent in the universe if you’ve decided to.

 

Steve Jobs started Apple with nothing.

Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook with nothing.

Bill Gates started Microsoft with nothing.

 

And that’s the reason why I’m writing a book about failures. I want to create an impact but I thought I had little experience to share something thus I went on a mission earlier this year to interview people that I can and ask how they were able to pass their lives greatest challenges. In this book, I’ll be featuring 100 individuals and if it’s God’s will, I would like to launch it at the end of the year.

 

This book is entitled: 

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Takeaway

a key fact, point, or idea to be remembered, typically one emerging from a discussion or meeting.
Sentence: “the main takeaway for me is that we need to continue to communicate all the things we’re doing for our customers”
The goal of the book is to feature the key takeaways from the failures of successful people. I thought that majority of the books focused on the icing on the cake but never on the process of creating the cake.
We’d like to focused on how much this successful people have went through in order to achieve their success.
That’s the story what I would like to focused on.
If you happen to know someone that you think we should feature please email me at emmanllego@gmail.com with a subject “Takeaway Feature”

Go Negosyo’s 1 on 1 mentorship

Last May 11, 2018 I attended a one on one mentorship program at Mall of Asia organized by Go Negosyo (headed by Mr. Joey Concepcion). Just to share with you a story, Ever since college, Mr. Joey has created a big impact in my Entrepreneurial journey. I remember reading the books that he wrote and the inspiring stories in it.

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When President Duterte assumed office in 2016, my biggest worry was that He is not a businessman and he might tech business reforms lightly. Fortunately, President Duterte chose a very able man to become the Presidential advisor for Entrepreneurship. No other than Mr. Joey Concepcion himself.

In the mentorship program, I’m particularly amazed on how the mentors gave time for it. All of them are known already in their own fields. I even saw Mr. Will Qa at the venue as one of the mentors. Indeed they gave time to give back to the community.

 

 

I was able to interview the Program Development Officer of GoNegosyo, Mr. Miguel Lopez, He told me that this is the first time that a one on one mentorship has happened in Go Negosyo and that they usually have seminars. We were even given the chance to be mentored in two topics: Entrepreneurial Mindset and Marketing.

 

 

3 Takeaways

I had the privilege to be mentored by Mr. Willy Arcilla, Go Negosyo’s Brand Healer. 

  • Former regional marketing consultant at Universal Robina Corp.
  • Former CSD Group Marketing Director at Coca Cola Company
  • Former Marketing Manager at SC Johnson
  • Former Brand manager at Procter & Gamble

 

At first, He had a hard time discerning my concern. I myself honestly don’t know what would I ask. But I focused on asking question about my brand, Emgo PH. He asked me a lot of things until at the very last minute we ended up with a light bulb idea.

Just to give you a background, Emgo PH is made to create products for security. Almost 90% of our clients buy our “Kangaroo Bags”

 

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(1) Make a Product that would make Philippines known worldwide

When Mr. Willy said this to me, I know I can never forget our meeting. I already set my mind into something beyond I can do – To make a Filipino brand known worldwide. He eventually suggested a very good brand name.

 

Kanga – Keep it Safe.

Ever heard of a bullet-proof backpack? Kanga would make it happen.

 

(2) Set your prices higher

For the longest time, I follow the law of supply and demand. That if I sell my products at a low price, people would start to buy it. But It has an adverse affect to the brand. It makes it cheaper. Rebranding Emgo was a very welcome move and I couldn’t wait to look for investors to launch the soon to be known worldwide – Kanga.

 

(3) Give back to the community

I was so inspired to see successful entrepreneurs gather in an amazing event mentoring the next generation of entrepreneurs. Someday, I would inspire people to do what I was able to accomplish.

 


 

You can buy Go Negosyo books at your favorite bookstores, Nationwide.

 

 

Start your own business now | Emgo PH

Emgo started in year 2016 with the intention of creating products for Millennial. They are known to have a unique and witty name for their products.

 

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Starting a business can really be stressful. However, we at Emgo PH would like to bring opportunities to our fellow millennial through this campaign: Start Small, End Big.

With our wide-range of products, you don’t have to think about what you’re going to sell in the market already:

 

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And don’t worry, we are giving you the liberty to use your own logo. How cool is that?

 

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The first product that they launch is Kangaroo Bag. A bag specifically made for anti-theft.

 

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You may opt to sell it at concept stores.

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This year 2018, Emgo would like to provide opportunity for 20 entrepreneurs by offering 50% discount from all of its products. This 20 entrepreneurs would also get free business consultancy, free marketing collateral and a chance to have their own brand (As in own logo).

 

In three easy steps:

1. Choose your products and designs

 

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  • SHIRTS
  • HOODIES
  • LANYARD
  • STRING BAGS
  • MUGS
  • TUMBLER
  • COIN PURSE
  • AND A LOT MORE

2. Get 50% off (100% Profit on your part)

 

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3. Sell it online or in the concept stores.

 

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So if you want to be part of 20 Entrepreneurs that we are looking for, kindly fill up the form below.

Yes, Meganon!

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Shop’lle Boutique

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What is a concept store?

  • It is a collection of online brands under one roof. You may compare it to the department store of SM. Your sales will be remitted weekly.

 

Concept Store in focus: Shop’lle Boutique

Location: Shop’lle Boutique The District Dasmarinas Ayala Malls Cavite via Molino-Paliparan road.

Rental fee: For as low as 1,000 php

For inquiry: Sms/Viber 09166684016/09172589548
Email. shoplleboutique@gmail.com or mhacky0883@gmail.com

Rebenta PH: The future of e-commerce

Do you want to monetize everything you post on your social media account in the most fastest and legit way? If you do, please read on.

What if you could resell products even without you buying it?

What if you could get commission by just referring a particular product that you used?

And What if you were able to use your influence to have money?

Your questions all have answers. And that is Rebenta PH.

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Rebenta is the newest e-commerce platform in the Philippines. The goal of the app is to give opportunities to people who uses social media. There are more than 40 million Filipino Social Media users, but the question is, how many get money from it?

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I had the enviable task of interviewing the man behind it, sir JD, he also is the man behind The Blackmarket Marketing, the one who handles Philippines’ most famous social media accounts like Basilio, Tee radio, So lit and many more.

 

Watch this video to learn about Rebenta:

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If you still can’t understand the concept of Rebenta PH, think of it this way.

In this set up, we have three major characters. Let’s call them si Aida, si Lorna at si Fe.

To put it simply, think of the story of this three friends who have combined their efforts and skills to make something out of nothing. This is their background:

Aida is good in managing a business. She always makes sure that the buyers could receive the products on time, she provides extra service to the buyers and is the manager of the business. However, she doesn’t have the influence and the products to sell.

Lorna, on the other hand, have a capital and would like to sell its own products. She sells different products and would love to have more sales. However, she doesn’t have the influence and management skills to sell it.

Fe, the last girl in the team is the most influential of the three, people follow whatever she does. She is like the celebrity of the group.

Until one unfortunate day, Fe’s mother was diagnosed with a leukemia and she has to be treated as soon as possible. She doesn’t have anything and she has consulted her friends if what they should do and they decided to combine their efforts to save Fe’s mom.

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Aida represents the Rebenta platform. The task of Aida is to make sure that the business is doing well. She receive and remits the sales to Lorna and make sure that Fe would get her commission. She make sure that the website is working and that the products are being delivered.

Lorna represents the Merchants. The task of Lorna is to produce products and sell it through Aida and Fe’s help. Lorna’s goal is to deliver the products straight to the customers through various services provided by Aida.

Who could be Lorna? It could be any business that would want to have more sales for their business.

Fe represents the Resellers,  The task of Fe is to help Lorna sell. She would use her influence to make a sale. She doesn’t have to do anything aside from posting in the social media that she has to save her mom from Leukemia and sell products made by Lorna and that Aida would oversee the transactions.

 

Who could be Fe? Anyone who has an influence in the social media.  Perfect for this are Influencers, Sellers, OFW who needs extra income, Facebook page owners, Student Leaders and etc.

 

 

Bottom line is: This e-commerce system fits our culture of Bayanihan. If for example this  case was really true, I bet everyone would buy the products being sold by Fe. Finally, there is a worldclass e-commerce system that is Filipino made.

 

For inquiries just comment your email below or message us at Rebenta PH Facebook Page.