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  • Its not the strongest species that survive, nor the most intelligent, butthe ones most responsive to change
    Varanusbitatawa, a new species of giant lizard found in the Philippines
    Charles Darwin
  • Howmany of youhere have used…
  • …but how many of us haveknownabout Google or Skypein 1999?
  • Before the 1990s, LBC… was known as a courier and forwarding company
  • …in the late 1990s
  • …in the last 10 years
  • The one thing constant in the world is…
  • Change is not just in a few industries…
    …its across all walks of life
  • News / Blogs
    Facebook Classifieds
    YouTube News / Videos
    …from paper to ubiquitous web access
    • Over 20% of internet users download podcasts / vodcasts
    • Over 2 Billion images have been uploaded on Flickr, & 5 Billion on Facebook
    • 62 million blogs worldwide, growing at approx. 100,000 a day
  • Music…
    …from browsing to downloading
    • Over 50 million iTunes Store customers
    • More than 4 billion songs sold till date
    • 20 million downloads on Christmas day alone
  • Travel…
    • At least 8 budget airlines operate out of, or in the Philippines
    • Air fares to neighboring ASEAN countries as low as Php1,400, before it use to cost more than 5X
    • Clark Airport has clocked in more than 500K of passengers in 2009 and still counting.
    …from railways to
    the airways
    • Interconnected MRT & LRT systems transport millions of Filipinos who travel daily in Metro Manila.
    • Very affordable fare from Php12-20
    • This rail way system decently puts Manila side by side with countries like Thailand and Malaysia
  • Prosper is an online marketplace linking lenders & borrowers directly
    From Traditional …
    …moving to Peer-to-peer & social banking
    KIVA connects lenders with entrepreneurs to foster economic development & growth in emerging markets.
  • According to former US Secretary of Education Richard Riley
    …the top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010 did not exist in 2004
  • There is an explosion…
    In Information
    Of the Digital World
    Of Technology
  • There are 76 billion searches performed on Google each month
    (up from 200 million in 2003)
  • 1 week of information
    from the Philippine Star isgreater than the entire history of information from the 19th century
  • More than 400 million active users
    • 100 M active users using through mobile devices.
    • 60 million status updates posted daily
    • 5 billion pieces of content shared weekly
  • If Facebook was a country, it would be the 3rd largest in the world after China and India
  • In 2009, over 170 M laptops were sold surpassing the sale of desktops
  • The $100 laptop project is expecting to ship between 50 and 100 M laptops a yearto children in underdeveloped countries
  • …making the virtual world accessible to everyone
  • The world is at your fingertips
  • Josie Go
    Derrick Chiongbian
    Holy Kettle Corn
    Kenneth Cobonpue
    Interior Crafts of the Islands Inc.
    Butch Albarracin
    Center for Pop Music
    New companies today are being created by Filipinos who dared to dream
    Dina Salonga
    SQL Wizard Inc.
    Edmund Liu
    Basic Graphics Inc.
    Boots Alcantara
    Casa San Pablo
    Albert S. Yu
    Asya Design Partners
    Dr. Jose Miguel Geronimo
    Gerry Geronimo Productions Inc.
    Catherine Lopez-Uy
    A Different Bookstore
  • …like the visionaries before them
  • Testimony to their vision are the brands now known around the globe
  • Our economy is driven by entrepreneurs…
  • …who employ more than 55% of the labor force.
  • We have a large and teeming consumer market…
    40 shopping malls in Metro Manila alone…
    Shopping malls in every major city.
    Source :The Philippines: A Resilient Consumer Market in ASEAN
  • …sustained by US$ 17.1Billion of ever increasing remittances annually
  • Are you ready to respond to change?
  • The Economy is growing
    GDP in U.S. Dollars, Not adjusted for inflation
    167 billion
    100 billion
    50 billion
    15 billion
  • Literacy rates remain high
    Simple Literacy Rate: 93.4%
    Functional Literacy Rate: 84.1%
    Source : NSO Quick Stat
  • A sizeable middle class
    15 million people providing support for consumption of higher-quality imported, branded items
  • A growing knowledge-based economy
    Source :The Philippines: A Resilient Consumer Market in ASEAN/
  • The future is in your hands
  • You know more about the world now than all the past generations combined.
  • All you need to do is to startthinking...
  • …of what you want to be
  • Create a
    personal vision
  • See and capture
  • Create a willingness to
    learn & develop
  • Learn to love ambiguity
  • Focus on what you can do…
    …not what you can’t do
  • never
    Winston Churchill.
  • As a boy, I sold peanuts from my backyard. Today, I sell snacks to the world. I want to see other Filipinos do the same.
    - John Gokongwei,Jr. Ad Congress SpeechNov 21, 2007
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  • Thank you!
  • Congratulations
    Class of 2010
  • My thanks to… the title photo - VaranusBitatawa, a new species of giant lizard found in the Philippines for the cover photo on Change for the images and information on LBC for the photo on Sizable Middle Class - OFWs: Evolving the Beast of Burden into the Tip of the Spear OFW remittances grow to 28 billion in first 2 months of 2010
    Sources of images used in the presentation, who I have not been able to name for lack of time and space.
    Lastly, to my friend Shankar Ramesh, who has been kind enough to help me out with the PPT presentation.
    Norman Miranda
    23 April 2010