After spending my time working for others for 11 years, I finally gathered up enough courage to decide that I should go out and start my own business.
A friend told me before I quit my job, saying that starting up business was not easy. In working for others, I could leave all the company`s problems at the office and spent weekends doing the stuff I liked. I would be looking forward to public holidays and year end bonuses. However in running my own business, he said, first, the problems would stay with me 24/7. Second, I would work harder than I could imagine. Third, there would be no holiday. Fourth, there would be many frustrating moment. And finally, buckets of tears. ^_^
Still I decided to try it out despites all the above things he told me (which I had experienced every single one of them in these past few months), I still strongly believe, in the end, the fruits of my hard work, would be all mine to enjoy.
So, here I am today, running my own general trading business. While working for others, I had had 4 years of experiences in supplying Hypermarkets in