Candle-making is the home business that Rose decided to go into. She’s glad she did it because now the business is good. But the road to success was not easy, it was full of hardships and challenges along the way.
A home business can start with an idle space yearning for occupancy. You can turn it into a dormitory for transient occupants like what Illac Diaz did with Corte Real in Intramuros. Now it’s the country’s first dormitory for seafarers.
You’ll definitely see the color of money when you venture into a paint supply business. That’s what happened to an enterprising woman who quit her job in banking to pursue her own home business. It also helps to focus on one line of products.
Sari-sari stores have been up and around for years. Many more are popping up like mushrooms. Does this business still make money? A careful study is worth looking into.
Thou shall not live by bread alone but bread is good business! This was proven by enterprising Filipinos who ventured into the bakery business through the home business programs of TLRC or Technology and Livelihood Resource Center.
Women don’t hold the status of the vainest creature for even men can be so prissy about how they look. For men though, hair-cutting is probably the only reason he wants to look good. That is why the barber shop continues to be a profitable home business.
Is it employment or entrepreneurship for you? You decide which path to take because this will define your future. For some people going into business is the way to stable success. It also helps that there is legislation to help small entrepreneurs.
A hobby can become a great idea for a business. This happened with Ms. Julie, owner of Julie’s gifts. From materials she sourced locally in thrift destinations, she’s able to come up with original designs for giveaways and decorative items.