In today’s world, it is important for students to get a college education to enter the corporate world. For some, they choose to become entrepreneurs. But setting up businesses, i.e., micro or small enterprise, franchise or a medium company can be a big challenge and takes a great deal of preparation.
With this in mind, Southville invited a well renowned entrepreneur for a business chat. Manny V. Pangilinan, an expert in his field and considered as the epitome of all businessmen, shared numerous insights on success and failures. His journey of becoming a business icon did not happen overnight, MVP had his fair share of trials and road blocks along the way but did not stumble because of his commitment and determination to succeed in life. Having been born to a family that valued hard work and perseverance coupled with faith and prayer, he showed resilience, passion and dedication in achieving his goal.
Mr. Pangilinan’s insightful comments about achieving success focused on the value of commitment to excellence – which includes dutiful study, a solid work ethic, and dedication to service.
After years of hard work and perfecting his craft, MVP is recognized today as one of the most successful businessman in the country. With his numerous tie ups and leadership with top corporations such as PLDT, TV 5, Smart communications and Meralco, to name a few, he sets the standard of the importance of transparency and what hard work truly means. The Business Icon Chat of MVP gave the students of Southville a new perspective in life based on his experience and words of encouragement.
Photo Shows (L-R): Southville International School and Colleges’ (SISC) Dean, College of Business, Dr. Vic Manabat, Chief Executive Mentor of SGEN Schools, Dr. Genevieve Ledesma Tan, The Honourable Mr Manny V. Pangilinan, Host and Producer of Buhay OFW, Marissa Del Mar, Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) President, Dr Marl V. Ferrenal, Southville International School affiliated with Foreign Universities’ (SISFU) President, Dr. Melva M. Diamante.