Canadian Filipino entrepreneurs in Alberta have formed a new association to foster unity and cooperation in the business community.
There’s a little gem of a shop in Vancouver’s West End called The Soap Artisan. It’s where glorious scents of lavender, bergamot, geranium and all other essential oils would greet you as soon as you pop in the store.
Dahong Pilipino 2017, the Philippine business directory of B.C. listed four funeral homes offering a variety of funeral services aimed at their fast growing and aging Filipino clientele. Two ads even had photos of their Filipino representatives to help families prepare for the inevitable with “pay now, die later” instalment plans.
Most people think that jobs are more “stable” than being an entrepreneur. Most people also think that entrepreneurship is an attitude or skill you are born with and cannot be taught.
Canadian Filipinos raised in the Philippinesmay need to approach things differently if they want to succeed as managers in a Canadian workplace.