Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Victor Consunji Makes the Most of His Time
Victor Consunji Jr. is a real estate mogul, an adventure traveler, and a seasoned athlete who was the first Filipino to run the North Pole marathon. Above all, he is a dedicated husband to wife Maggie and a proud father to 7 year old son Connor.
Stemming from his father’s roots and now a board member of the mega construction company DMCI, Consunji has also set up his own construction and development enterprise, the VConsunji Group. His company’s biggest and most ambitious project so far is the M Residences, whose design was inspired by his travels and experiences as a family man and engineer. Family is an important consideration for the M Residences concept. Consunji says, “We provide homes to bridge the gap between work, family, and life in general. Living inside the city is very challenging; you deal with traffic, high cost of living and the ever progressing march towards miniaturization of living spaces. I provide real homes and the means to acquire them.”
Running one of the biggest development companies in the country is a feat, yet Consunji always manages to find time for his wife and son. Together, his family shares a passion for sports and explores as many places as they can together. He says, “Family time is important; little things matter. And I give them (family activities) the same or higher priority, as work meetings. I will not push off family time for other matters.”
Consunji says, as a family man, he has to strike a balance between family and work, and also find time for himself. “A balance is needed, or else you risk personal disaster. My personal view is to make sure I give all three parts of my life as much attention as I can. I feel that when you can satisfy all three, you live a life less stressful, more hopeful and, ultimately, happy.”
For Consunji, being a father is the greatest source of achievement, pride, and inspiration. Fatherhood has further reinforced the importance of time.
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