“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.” – Vincent T. Lombardi
Success story behind National Book store
(Rags to Riches Entrepreneur)
Socorro Ramos definitely did not have the lack of will as she was the success behind National Book Store. When she was a child, Mrs. Ramos sold bananas, mangrove roots, nuts, vinegar to help her grandmother in Santa Cruz, Laguna. When she was seven years old, their family moved to Manila to make a living as her widowed mother needed to provide the needs of her six children.
The teenage days of Socorro were spent being the factory worker and were able to graduate from high school as an honor student. Socorro then became a sales lady at the Goodwill Book Store, then a small shop owned by her brother. Continue reading