Edwin Olivarez Graduation Message 2015

Edwin Olivarez Graduation Message 2015: Needs rewriting

As a speechwriter writing several speeches for business owners, politicians, graduation speakers, company leaders, non-government officials, teachers, awardees and many more, I can’t stand reading this graduation message, which is probably printed on the souvenir program. The speech should inspire rather than irritate the audience. So here’s a straightforward advice: Seek professional help! Republic of…

Embracing technology

For today’s take home, we talk about technology. I am sure we all have an idea what technology is and how it affects our daily lives in so many ways. In many ways, we have seen technology as a disruptive tool but we have also seen it as an effective ally. The truth is technology…

Then you have to know who you are

A few days ago, I spoke to about three hundred people from Zenutna Group of Companies, the most popular brand under it is Total Information Management which was instrumental in automating our elections. Interestingly, my topic was identity, which I would like to give you as today’s take away. In business and in life, there’s…

“I walk with you all with my silent heart.” —Pope Francis

HOMILY OF POPE FRANCIS Mass with survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” Daniel Z. Romualdez International Airport, Tacloban City 17 January 2015 (Delivered originally in Spanish) We have a high priest who is capable of sympathizing with our weaknesses. Jesus is like us. Jesus lived like us and is the same us in every respect, except sin…

Showing mercy and compassion to the President for his speech

After hearing the speech of President Aquino in Malacanang as part of Pope Francis visit to the Philippines, I can’t help but nod and say, oh, this is the president I might know, this is really Pnoy—someone who used to making or someone or something look bad so he can look good if not better.…

Pope Francis: Every religion has its dignity

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Commenting on recent killings by Islamist terrorists at a Paris newspaper, Pope Francis condemned killing in the name of God, but said freedom of expression should be limited by respect for religion and that mockery of faith can be expected to provoke violence. The pope made…

Sales Rally Speech at Green Circle Realty

Green Circle Sales Rally Speaker

Speaking before about 200 sales people all working in the real estate industry is not new to me. I always feel at home when I speak to house sellers and real estate agents. Why? I don’t. I just feel at home. Maybe it because this is my third straight year to speak on their opening…

2015: An Even More Challenging Year

Another year is in the bag. We said goodbye 2014 and welcome 2015 all at 12 midnight of December 31st. Many people believe that this is a promising year. Yes, I agree. But is it not true that every promise goes with pain, sacrifice and hard work? I guess promise and challenge go together and…