Small Business, Big impact!
One thing is for sure, as a small business owner you are not alone! There are millions of small businesses across the United States traveling the same road as you each and every day. Although your business operates in its own unique fashion, the cumulative impact of the small business sector is enormous.
Small business is BIG!
- The 28 million small businesses in America account for 54% of all U.S. sales.
- Small businesses provide 55% of all jobs and 66% of all net new jobs since the 1970s.
- The 600,000 plus franchised small businesses in the U.S. account for 40% of all retail sales and provide jobs for some 8 million people.
- The small business sector in America occupies 30-50% of all commercial space, an estimated 20-34 billion square feet. SBA Download resource guide from SBA #DreamSmallBiz
Make sure you have a plan
Network online and in person
Provide great service to your customers
Know who your customers are (Everyone is not your customer)
Understand that Entrepreneurship is a Mindset
Hire the right people (HRM)
Collaborate with the right people
Manage your time well
Make sure you are taking care of yourself (Work Life Balance)
Read business books and blogs
Get a business Coach
Have a great accountant team