The thought of being an entrepreneur is scary for some and a very comfortable situation for others. There are significant rewards for putting everything on the line, building a business and achieving success. However, that same drive that gives entrepreneurs that edge to win wants to take over everything they do.
In a recent Gallup poll, 60% of government workers are miserable at work because of difficult bosses. Difficult bosses contaminate the workplace. Some do so obliviously, while others smugly manipulate their employees, using them as instruments of their own success. Regardless of their methods, they cause irrevocable damage to their companies and employees by hindering performance and creating unnecessary stress.
Small business in America has been struggling for decades. There are so many unique challenges that face a small business owner on a daily basis, such as financial performance, sales, marketing, human resources, and competition. Read about some hot button issues that small businesses will be directly challenged by in 2017.