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Small Business Growth: Knowing the Stages and Challenges

When you think of the businesses that drive the economy, what comes to mind? No doubt the tech giants come to mind – Amazon, Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft, and so on. Or maybe you think about long-standing corporations such as Exxon/Mobil, GMC, General Electric, and IBM (all of which are still in the top 50 of the Fortune 500). We know about them because they’re always in front of us, but they are not the true drivers of the economy. Smaller businesses of less than 500 employees are can-do engines that really keep the economy chugging along. Continue reading