The start of every New Year is greeted with the tradition of making resolutions. People make resolutions because they look at the New Year as a new chapter in their lives—new beginnings, new relationships, and perhaps a new career. One of the most popular resolutions for Filipinos is to start a small business at home.
“I want to start a small business.” It’s probably the most popular declaration after “I want to lose weight.” I think most people see a new career as a metaphor for a new beginning just like weight loss. However, starting a small business is not the same as changing jobs. It is a declaration of independence,