Friday, February 03, 2017

Small Businesses Are a Big Part of the Global Economic Pie

Are men and women different in their outlook of what level of success they can achieve running their businesses?  Bhakthi Puvanenthiran thinks so. And she bases it on experience in her role as an editor of My Small Business at The Age while interviewing quite a few small business owners in Australia.

During her conversations, men would say, "we will go global in 18 months" or "we're the market leaders in this field."  Whereas, when she interviewed women, they expressed finding a work/life balance, having control over their own lives and, hiring people.

Regardless, small business owners march to their own drums.

In closing, Bhakthi Puvanenthiran says:
Sole traders, small businesses and start-ups are carving out a much bigger part of the economic pie. They deserve all the support they can get.
Read more here.

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