It was high noon and I was gasping for breath as my trekking companions and I crossed Ganda La, a high mountain pass in the Himalayas. At close to 5,000 meters above sea level, the pass along a barren rocky terrain can easily make one dizzy.
In the ’60s, Stanford professor Walter Mischel conducted a study that would eventually be known as the marshmallow experiment. This would become one of the key principles in emotional intelligence or EQ (quotient), the delayed gratification principle.
The presence of repeat customers speaks volumes of a business, whether it be retail or dining. The same holds true for property developments where residents are willing to buy into— again—its latest project.
The restored version of Ishmael Bernal’s first film “Pagdating sa Dulo,” starring Rita Gomez, was recently shown at the Cinematheque Center in Kalaw Avenue, Manila, to launch the World Premieres Film Festival.