TABLE TALK – 07/11/10

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Marfred Jandoc Pranada (1970-2010) 11 July 2010 By JCI Sen. REGINALD T. YU, ITFTrainer, Inspirational Speaker and Author, Communicator They found him in the run-down, fifth storey condominium building located at a government-funded housing compound for policemen one Thursday afternoon, the eighth of July to be exact. The unit, held under the name of his younger brother --- a police colonel of the Northern Police District --- is situated at the Pamayanang Diego Silang Village in Barangay Unusan, Taguig City, not far from the upscale denizens of the ritzy Fort Bonifacio Global City....
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Of Genuine and Effective Leadership – 01/07/2010

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Letting the new members shine Vol. 2, No. 2 * January 7, 2010 By JCI Mem. ANGELO DANIEL R. PARCON 2007 PresidentExactly twenty-five year sago today, I lost my father to cardiac arrest. His first, and unfortunately his last. I was seven years old then and words could not describe the grief and anguish that I had to go through in the first few days realizing that I won’t be seeing him anymore. Being second to the youngest, I was quite close to my dad. There was a time when our mom would be the one who’d accompany my older brothers and sister when they’d visit our mom’s hometown in Butuan Cit...
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TABLE TALK – 09/27/09

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The National Convention: Re-Discovering the Essence of JCI Vol. I, No. 06 * 27 September 2009 By JCI Sen. REGINALD T. YU, ITFTrainer, Inspirational Speaker and Author, Communicator After immensely enjoying an almost seven-month reprieve from writing, a text message from my former training coach and friend, (Charter President) Cerwin Eviota, suddenly sent shivers up my spine one recent morning and requested me to continue my column for the JCI Cebu-Mactan Channel website – which was due that evening! Due to my increasing commitments with family, work, and other organizations (Yes...
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Of Genuine and Effective Leadership – 08/28/2009

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The Right Reasons Vol. 2, No. 1 * August 28, 2009 By JCI Mem. ANGELO DANIEL R. PARCON 2007 President It’s been awhile since I wrote my last piece here. This has been due to my work responsibilities as well as focusing on various tasks and duties helping in my little ways the cause of our local organization’s programs. And there’s also family time. Nevertheless, here I am again! A week from now, we will again celebrate and congregate as JCI members as we gather for our respective Area Conferences. From Area 1 to Area 5, brotherhood will once again be the focus of our proud organizat...
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Life’s Monologues and Conversations – 05/05/09

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Reflections on a Journey Vol. 1, No. 01 * 05 May 2009 By JCI Mem. LORELEI "MAIMAI" M. DASMARIÑAS, CNTAsia Pacific Development Council Development Officer You’ve probably heard it told so many times... especially by old folks. I myself have heard it told many times over from generation to generation… according to urban legends… when one’s birthday draws near, one usually experiences extra ordinary things happening all at the same time. Today is my birthday… the 5th day of the 5th Month of the year. But twelve days ago, I had firsthand experience to what my ancestors have been telling me...
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INSIGHTS – 05/04/2009

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Hubris in Training Vol. 1, No. 08 * 04 May 2009 By JCI Sen. MENNEN M. ARACID, ITF Trainer and Developmental Consultant I’ve come across three issues that took a while for me to manage. They are very personal and difficult to spot because seeing them requires diligent introspection. These issues are like body odor. Everyone in the room can smell you except you. You don’t seem to be bothered and yet, everyone in the room is uncomfortable. Here are the pitfalls: Looking good; Better than; and Being right. Allow me to share these pitfalls with you: Hubris No. 1: Looking good. How ...
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Intuition and Reasons – 04/16/09

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A Leader That Influences Vol. I, No. 02 * 16 April 2009 By JCI Mem. IRISH ARONG RAGO, PG 2009 Vice President for Operations It has been a good number of years that I lost touch of the Jaycee movement. The last time I was actively involved was when I was President of the USC Junior Jaycees chapter when I was in my 4th year in Industrial Engineering. Amidst its many challenges we faced as a team, we emerged successful, winning almost all if not all major awards both in the Area Conference and National Convention. After my term, I got caught up with a lot of school projec...
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INSIGHTS – 04/13/2009

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Slumdog Learning Vol. 1, No. 07 * 13 April 2009 By JCI Sen. MENNEN M. ARACID, ITF Trainer and Developmental ConsultantYou might have found time to watch SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE. I did yesterday easter afternoon. It is a fascinating story about a call center assistant, Jamal Malik, who joined the Indian version of the game show WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE and won 20M rupees (1INR = .97 PHP). What is so amazing about this movie is that the questions that made him win 20M rupees had direct references to his experiences in life. All this done in the context of Jamal searching for his brothe...
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INSIGHTS – 03/30/2009

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SCAMMED: My good intentions yield bad results Vol. 1, No. 06 * 30 March 2009 By JCI Sen. MENNEN M. ARACID, ITF Trainer and Developmental Consultant I fell prey to a scammer last Monday, March 23, 2009. I wanted to buy a used iphone over ebay.ph and I saw this one i particularly wanted. This is not my first time in internet purchasing. But i let my excitement rule over this particular day. I was reflecting the whole week whether or not I would share this experience with you. Setting aside my bruised ego, I decided I would. Actually there are two of us from the JCI movement t...
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MM’s Messages and Moments – 3/19/09

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Creating a Culture Vol. 1, No. 8 * 19 March 2009 By JCI Mem. EMI ROSE R. PARCON2009 President I'm back. For somebody who talks and writes a lot, I've been pretty quiet on this blog for two months now. Part of it is not intentional. I've been trying to focus more on ensuring that the outputs of our Strategic Planning last October and our Tactical Planning and Evaluation last January are implemented the best way we can. But partly because, I never really want to write unless the message I want to convey is so strong, it somehow becomes an advocacy. Many things have been goin...
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