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To become a millionaire, you have to think like one.

Featuring Chinkee Tan & Francis Kong

November 7, 2009
1.30 – 5.30pm

Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium,
RCBC Plaza, Makati

Seminar Fee: P2,500

For inquiries and tickets:
CALL (02) 996.4610 or (02) 426.1140 (telfax)

“I didn’t just learn one thing. I learned many things. Chinkee and Francis gave a dose of knowledge and inspiration with a good sprinkling of humor.” – Christine Bersola-Babao, Host and TV personality

“The clear and specific examples were very useful. It inspires one to keep on thinking like a millionaire.” – Bernadette Ramos, SM Development Corp. Continue reading

I get invitations to speak to people in the corporate world all the time.

I smile a little whenever HR people say, “Francis, we feel there is a need for us to train our people on “soft skills.” Others would brand it as “values training.”

The question is: “Are soft skills training necessary?”

When it comes to soft skills, most people think they are all about those warm-and-fuzzy people skills. While hard skills refer to the technical ability and the factual knowledge needed to do the job. However you define them, soft skills still suffer from a fundamental lack of respect. After all, how could anything described as “SOFT” be valued in the hard-charging, results-driven business world or impact the bottom line?

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