A Half Ironman & Never Giving Up

Race Report Ironman 70.3 Philippines August 23, 2010 Tuesday, 8:00 pm Beginning of the race I was scared of the cut-off. It’s one thing to do a 1.9k swim, 90k bike, and then a 21k run. It’s another to finish that swim in 1 hour 10 minutes, finish the bike 6 hours from the start and finish the run within 8 hours from the starting … Continue reading A Half Ironman & Never Giving Up

What Are You Made Of?

Here’s the story. In 2010, I did my first marathon: the first Bull Runner Dream Marathon.  Five minutes after crossing the finish line, I found myself thinking, “I want to do this again. And I want to do it better next time.” Just Getting To The Starting Line By November 2012 I had planned for a marathon in February 2013. After a great 2012 triathlon … Continue reading What Are You Made Of?

If You Could, How Would You Change the World?

I went to see a friend one night because he seemed like he needed a friendly face to say hello to. So I went, shared a quick meal, exchanged a few kind words and sat down to watch a few songs from a band I knew.  One of the songs was a cover of Eric Clapton’s “Change The World.” Something about that song always spoke … Continue reading If You Could, How Would You Change the World?

I Forgot My Passion & Purpose

When I started teaching the class called “The Call to Leadership” in the Ateneo Graduate School of Business, the guy who designed the program told me to share my personal stories. As I ended the class this term, I found that I needed to tell them how I re-discovered my sense of purpose. “A former student of mine, she used to sit there where you … Continue reading I Forgot My Passion & Purpose

From Passion to Purpose: My 20 Year Story

This was a talk I shared during the IMMAP Digital Youth Conference in October 12, 2016.  This was the first time I put down how I saw my 20 year journey of finding out what I really wanted to do and figuring out how to do it. ______________________________ What happens when you think about the things you are passionate about? Every time I’ve asked that … Continue reading From Passion to Purpose: My 20 Year Story