The Decisive Life

The Decisive Life

Hosted by: Avic Caparas

No one looks forward to making tough decisions, but these are the types that could take us to the next level of achieving and becoming the best version of ourselves. Dive into decisions every week with Avic and learn...

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Episodes

How to Adapt to a New Country | Interview with Dr. Jen Casta√Īeda

There are countless tough challenges in moving to a new country. One has to overcome hurdles including learning a difficulty language. Dr. Jennifer Castaneda has been living in Poland for 27 years. She moves to her...
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What's Good about Hard Work | Interview with Dexter Yu Galan

Get insights to what it really means to render a good work, to work really hard, and balance work & life from Dexter Yu Galan. Dexter is a Filipino investment banker who has been working in New York for 7 years....
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Last Minute Study Tips | Interview with Architect Elise Francisco-Tabong

If you have only a couple of months to go before a professional licensure examination, what would you do? How would you cope with the increasing pressure. Architect Elise Francisco-Tabong landed in the Top 3 of the...
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Success Tips from a CPA Topnotcher Twice Over

Learn success tips from Leslie Anne Huang who graduated with cum laude honors from the University of the Philippines in Diliman and landed in the Top 6 of the 2010 Philippine CPA licensure examination. In 2019, Leslie...
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How to Overcome Sadness

Sadness is a normal emotion in life. Who in the world does not get sad at all? But sometimes, we can be sadder than other times and it can be difficult to manage. A recent surge of sadness among the BTS army came up...
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How to Face the Truth

Truthfulness may seem to be on the decline when you keep track of daily lies that are discovered in politics, recruitment, social media, schools, etc. Reasons are aplenty for why people don't speak the truth. These...
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How to Build your Career with Constant Learning

To progress at any work, constant learning is essential. Being a career diplomat demands "forever learning" as we will hear from the experiences of former Ambassador to Germany Melita Sta. Maria-Thomeczek.  Ambassador...
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How to Adapt to Change

How do you stay relevant in a world of continuous change and uncertainty? Although everyone reacts to change differently, those who achieve success have particular mindsets, adaptability skills and attitudes. Our...
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How to Build a Legacy

The uncertainties caused by the pandemic and the economic recession have made us value even more whatever life and work and relationships we are blessed with. Regardless of the hits and misses or climbs and plateaus,...
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How to Find Meaning in Both Life and Death

 Any discourse on finding life's meaning would be incomplete if it does not touch on death. In knowing the reality of death, we can be urged to find meaning in this one life that each one of us is gifted with. Just as...
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How to Deal with Failure

Who would wish to talk about past failures when you are a top-notcher?  Angelica Jao has been candid about one failed subject - how she felt upon getting her failing grade, fighting the fear of future failures, her...
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How to Integrate the Small Wins

Angelica finished college with cum laude honor, and landed in the top 3 of the chemical engineer licensure examination. When I asked her for her one message to the world with her achievements, she said “everything...
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