After reopening Academy of Rock Philippines last month along with fellow co-owner Joshua Garcia, business owner and actor Enchong Dee said it was his mom Theresa Dee who first inspired him to try his hand at different businesses. Aside from the music academy, Enchong also owns a chain of restaurants nationwide.
“My mom was my mentor. Doing businesses is my passion, it’s something that makes my creative soul spark into joy, that’s the way I describe it,” he told PUSH.
Compared to his day job as an actor currently part of the cast of the teleserye Huwag Kang Mangamba, Enchong admitted that he has a different approach for each industry.
“I guess I’m a lot different. Very, very different. In business, you are required to be closer to your target market, to your audience, to your customers, you have to know personally what their needs are, what they don’t like. Kumbaga up close and personal yung approach mo for you to be a successful businessman.
“But for an actor, you’re catering more about your character, your roles. Sometimes you go against the rules that people fell in love with you when you were doing that role. You constantly try to find ways on how to cater something different to your audience. So may difference siya especially with how you serve your audience,” he explained.
The 32-year-old athlete also revealed how he is as a businessman. Enchong said he is not afraid of failure because of the lessons he can get from the experience. “I’m a risk taker pagdating sa negosyo, just like being an actor because that’s how you learn through the risk that you take. Education is something focused on giving back more than what goes into your pocket. That’s the difference with other businesses,” he explained.
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