16 Feb '12, 12pm

Small Business Owners Face Growing Pains

Are you feeling optimistic about 2012 so far? If so, you’re not alone. An overwhelming 85 percent of small business owners believe that 2012 will be a better year for small business than 2011, according to a new survey conducted by RocketLawyer . Only 10 percent thought it would be “about the same.” But despite the positive outlook, entrepreneurship is not all fun and games. As your company grows, you face new challenges, such as hiring employees, negotiating contracts and expanding to new office space. These growing pains are likely to bring some key challenges in the coming year, admitted entrepreneurs in the survey. When asked what is the hardest part of running a small business, the top response was “dealing with legal issues.” Cited by 29 percent of respondents, this outranked responses including “managing profit” (26 percent) and “staying ahead of the competition” (1...

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