Highlights from the very first hack2HATCH, October 5 - 7, 2012, Cebu, Philippines
PhilDev Trustee Sheila Marcelo is the Founder and CEO of Care.com; listen to her talk about providing families the care that they need. [Part 1]
First, master your fears—this is related to letting go of perfection.
The second involves testing, iterating, evolving. It’s about evolutions not revolutions. When you test and iterate, you have more opportunities to figure out what works.
Third is, stick to your roots. Know who you are. For me, I’m Filipina American, and I didn’t realize until my mother pointed out to me that the largest source of caregivers for the U.S. is the Philippines.
And the fourth piece is: stay true to your passion. I had an opportunity to be a CEO of a mobile entertainment company and I turned it down because my mentor asked me, are you in the pain business or the pleasure business? I wanted to solve the pain point of finding caregivers.
Maria Ressa of Rappler.com interviews PhilDev Chairman Dado Banatao