Joe Mullich via Spark Business IQ:
Business owners are optimistic about growth in general, but women business owners arereally buoyant about their future prospects.
About six in ten small business owners expect their companies to grow in the next year, according to an online survey of 505 business owners from Spark Business® from Capital One®. However, more than twice as many women business owners (25%) are projecting rapid growth as male business owners (11%).
Four women business owners share their thoughts about why things are looking up:
Dawn Reshen-Doty, Benay Enterprises Inc.
Dawn Reshen-Doty, head of Benay Enterprises Inc., which provides bookkeeping and back office services, has run her own business for 27 years. And she has never seen a time when women have had so much encouragement to become entrepreneurs.
“There are a lot more opportunities for women to be mentored by other women,” she says. “More business books are being written by and for women. With all this encouragement and inspiration, women are seeing the opportunities in front of them.”
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