Friday, July 27, 2007

Some Interesting Findings

From the NYTimes Small Business Section: July 24, 2007

Results of a survey by the American Express Small Business Monitor, from a sample of 626 small-business owners and managers of companies with fewer than 100 employees.

Of business owners surveyed:

  • 90% of women and 84% of men - use the Internet for work
  • 66% of women and 59% of men- are optimistic about the economy in coming months
  • 65% of women and 73% of men- say they make sacrifices in their personal life in order to run a business
  • 85% of women and 77% of men- said yes, being an entrepreneur contributes to a “happy relationship” with their significant other