This is to be delivered to URS and other LGU employees and officers of Angono on Aug 17, 2013 as part of the celebration of the 75th independence of Angono. The speech and celebration is under the sponsorship of Angono Tourism Office headed by Mr. Patnubay Tiamson
Text of Angono Go Negosyo (AngoNegosyo)
GO NEGOSYO JORGE U. SAGUINSIN ANGONO
ANGONO GO Negosyo
3 Waves of Angono Economy Land Resources - agriculture and fishing Moneyed class
Hacenderos; landed gentry
Bankers and money lenders
What drives Angono wealth building now?
Source of wealth building in Angono now?
Who are the entrepreneurs?
Timmons definition of entrepreneurs Someone who creates something from practically nothing; Accomplishing something with resources he does not have control of; Producing something rather than talking
It is about new ideas and products
Not just about new ideas; it is about new values
From Say: resources from areas of low value to area of higher value
Innovation and creativity
Creativity and art
Value of entrepreneurs to economy and society
1. Creation of new products and services
2. Wealth/value creation
3. Fights poverty via job creation
4. Foot the bill of the government; pay the taxes
Entrepreneurship a mindset, an attitude
From that of dependency and patronage/bondage
To that of dignity and independence
Are we truly free?
We need more entrepreneurs!
Are entrepreneurs: born, made or accidental swerti?
How do you start to become an entrepreneur?
Opportunity: seeking, screening, seizing
Start to dream; dream big
I wanna be a billionaire
Is entrepreneurship easy?
We choose entrepreneurship not because it is easy, but because it is hard
"we choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard." JFKs Decision to Go to the Moon