From Forbes —
according to a recent Wells Fargo/Gallup poll, being the decision maker outweighs financial rewards, scheduling flexibility and the sense of accomplishment that comes with owning a business. But new data from Sageworks, a financial information company, show that at least in recent years, the financial performance of small businesses has been pretty good, too. For the average privately held company with less than $10 million in annual sales, sales have increased every year since 2009 and profitability has more than doubled, according to data from financial statements for the firms.
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