Ramon S. Gil

Life & Entrepreneurship




Sometimes, we just need a break. If you’ve been doing something for a long time, it’s easy to get exhausted, burned out or even disillusioned. A growing idea in business is taking sabbaticals. Sabbaticals are different from vacations in that… Continue Reading →

Life Lessons

Life Lessons from Steve Jobs, Deepak Chopra and Eddie Murphy (Yes, Eddie Murphy) I was at a children’s birthday party over the weekend, and a friend I only see once a year (at this birthday party) asked me “So why… Continue Reading →


What You Believe Matters. While we all think that our minds decide for us when and what we buy, it is often our heart that makes the real decision. We are emotional creatures and we all have principles and beliefs… Continue Reading →

Love & Your Business

I always talk about how business is all about relationships. How having great relationships with your clients is key to having a great business. But there’s another kind of relationship that’s also key. Many of us become entrepreneurs because we… Continue Reading →


“In Okinawa, Honor Very Serious Business!” In case you’re wondering, that’s the line Mr. Miyagi gave Daniel in Karate Kid II when trying to explain why they were going to have to fight some bad dudes to the death. I… Continue Reading →


How to Market Your Business on Facebook This may be a heretical thing to say but I don’t believe Facebook marketing works. Okay, just so I don’t draw the ire of social media experts everywhere, I will qualify that statement…. Continue Reading →

Do What You Love

As some of you may know, the family and I recently spent a month in the Philippines partly as vacation, but also partly to explore the possibility of opening up an operations office there or find new talent or at… Continue Reading →


Serving Our Country Every once in a while I’ll hear someone complain about serving on Jury Duty. Now maybe it’s because I’m a big Law & Order fan, but I love doing it! But I think that if other people… Continue Reading →


How About a Hug? In this day and age, it’s easy to get lost in our hyper-connected, ultra-technology filled lives. Once in a while, it may be a good idea to reconnect with folks the old-fashioned way…by cellular phone. I… Continue Reading →


How to Be Happy Not sure if I got this from the New York Times, CNN or TED. But the formula for getting out of the doldrums and feel better in general is as follows: 1. CONNECT – invest time… Continue Reading →

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