July 23, 2018, 3:46 am
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Sine Cera: Without Wax

Travesty

by CATA SALAZAR-DE JESUS on November 21, 2016
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The dictionary defines the word “travesty” as “a false, absurd, distorted, or grotesque representation of something or someone... A cheap mockery of something or someone serious... A debased or grossly inferior imitation.” 

Each day, a leaf

November 14, 2016
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‘When I look at my carpet of leaves --marking my days and the different seasons of my life -- then I can see that it’s beautiful.’

Advice

by CATA SALAZAR-DE JESUS on October 31, 2016
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‘Fiends often ask for advice from each other. Sometimes just listening to a person can be such a big help already.’

Two things

by CATA SALAZAR-DE JESUS on October 24, 2016
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‘One sure sign of maturity is the ability to praise someone other than yourself -- without a hidden agenda.’

Mind your manners, please!

by CATA SALAZAR-DE JESUS on October 17, 2016
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‘Unless it’s extremely necessary, do not delay or intercept a person who’s on his way out of the office, or leaving a social function – especially your boss.’

Life Lesson #2: Be Interested

by CATA SALAZAR-DE JESUS on October 10, 2016
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Do you find it hard to build up others? Do you find it hard to champion someone who’s in your sphere of work, or moves in your social circle – someone who can, in fact, compete with you, and beat you? Do you hardly ever promote someone else’s project or giftedness – especially if it’ll eclipse your own? Are you willing to step out of the limelight to give way to someone who deserves to be discovered? 

Budgets

September 26, 2016
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Whenever you’re asked to make a budget for anything, the first thing that’s being tested is your Integrity. 
 

Your private self versus your

by CATA SALAZAR-DE JESUS on September 19, 2016
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‘The stench of our bad behavior will always, always leak out. It will make the air stink around us, and the putrid smell will follow us. Because people talk...’

Integrity in leadership

by CATA SALAZAR-DE JESUS on September 12, 2016
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‘Don’t use your team to make excuses for you, to explain your mistakes away, or worse–to take the flak for you. That’s shameless and cowardly.’

A life lesson: Happy wife, hap

by CATA SALAZAR-DE JESUS on August 15, 2016
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‘But there are married couples who actually enjoy being married! Believe it or not. They’re a rare breed these days. But they exist.’

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Column of the Day

Towards a leaner government

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By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | July 23,2018
‘The more citizens get involved reading and discussing drafts of a new Constitution for the Philippines, and the more drafts are presented, the better the future of the Republic will be!’

Opinion of the Day

Again, on solid waste management

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By DAHLI ASPILLERA | July 23, 2018
“The sea sent back the trash from land as if to remind everyone, rich and poor, that whatever we improperly dispose of, will return and haunt us.”