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Francis Kong
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                    [Title] => What others say and think about you
                    [Summary] => A young teacher asked me for advice via private messaging on Facebook.
                    [DatePublished] => 2020-01-11 00:00:00
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                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1325498
                    [AuthorName] => Francis J. Kong
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                    [ArticleID] => 1867485
                    [Title] => A busy year ahead
                    [Summary] => Unbelievable! Even as early as now, invitations are rushing in for next year’s company events and leadership trainings.
                    [DatePublished] => 2018-11-11 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 136420
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                    [AuthorName] => Francis J. Kong
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                    [Title] => Have you ever been arrested?
                    [Summary] => Here is a story from across the seas. 
                    [DatePublished] => 2018-08-26 00:00:00
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                    [AuthorName] => Francis J. Kong
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                    [ArticleID] => 1844769
                    [Title] => Globe my Business Academy brings Francis Kong to Cebu
                    [Summary] => Globe My Business Academy brings to Cebuanos a talk on “Create. The Future of Local Businesses to Cebu” on August 31 at the Northwing Atrium of SM City Cebu.
                    [DatePublished] => 2018-08-22 00:00:00
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                    [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business
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                    [ArticleID] => 1844312
                    [Title] => Eyewear that inspires excellence and good vision, too
                    [Summary] => It was what I would call an “own day” for me — and for this I had chosen to have my eyes checked. 
                    [DatePublished] => 2018-08-21 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 134794
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1804887
                    [AuthorName] => Kathy Moran
                    [SectionName] => Gadgets
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                    [ArticleID] => 1839350
                    [Title] => Leaders change their minds
                    [Summary] => Have you ever gotten a call from a telemarketer and the conversation goes this way, “Hi, Mr. Francis Kong, this is (name) from (bank) and may I please inform you that this conversation is recorded...”
                    [DatePublished] => 2018-08-04 00:00:00
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                    [AuthorName] => Francis J. Kong
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                    [ArticleID] => 1550054
                    [Title] => Speaking in public
                    [Summary] => 

I have this suspicious feeling that I drive event organizers crazy.

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You and I have heard of stories that upset us at best, or makes us nauseous at worst. And these are tales and stories of powerful men (and women) behaving at their worst.

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Resigning one’s self into the senior years with the hope the children will be successful, offer you a lifetime of unending allowances, and all the while living off the retirement fund and buying a few lotto tickets on a regular basis hoping that you will hit the jackpot, is an exercise in futility.

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There was a time when I posted the following words on my digital spaces that elicited a lot of comments and reactions. I said, “I have decided to forgive the person who has cheated on me and betrayed my trust, but I also have made up my mind never to trust the person again.”

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