The Cashflow Game Series (Dubai) is Back!

After a successful Cashflow Game event in November 2013, our OFW UsapangPiso Dubai group is bringing back the Rat Race game to our OFW’s on May 9, 2014 at the same venue but with much fun and more giveaways!

Cashflow is an educational tool in board game format designed by Robert Kiyosaki (author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad), which aims to teach the players concepts of investing by having their money work for them in a risk free setting (play money) while simultaneously increasing their financial literacy and stressing the imperative nature of accountability. The board game is based in a financial and economic simulation environment. Continue reading The Cashflow Game Series (Dubai) is Back!

Putting Service at the Center of Being a Call Center Agent

I never had a full time work as call center agent but I have been involved in a BPO (business process outsourcing) sector for several years. My wife was also a call center agent and a customer service executive for the most part of her short but meaningful professional life.

In both occasions, we have learned the importance of knowing how to serve your customer best.

Being a call center agent means being the voice behind a company. As such, all call center agents should have a strong commitment to providing topnotch customer service. Continue reading Putting Service at the Center of Being a Call Center Agent

How Much Do You Really Need Before Investing in Stocks?

One thing I don’t like about stock investing is that it can be passively elitist. What do I mean?

Well, for starters, the terminology is almost like an alien or ancient language. They sound like words; maybe even like English words. But if you didn’t already know them, you understand nothing and might end up with a headache.

But what I really don’t like is when the discussion dwells on how much you really need to start investing. Continue reading How Much Do You Really Need Before Investing in Stocks?