Inc. surveyed past Inc. 5000 winners about a range of business, political, and cultural issues. Some of the survey results, we share below, might surprise you. When reviewing the results, keep in mind, most entrepreneurs are optimistic by nature — after all they navigate a long, hard road in building a business.
The survey results in its entirety is here. We share a few points below:
As you can see by the responses above, sudden policy or economic changes can have significant impact on small businesses. Small businesses have many uncontrollable variables to navigate daily. Maintaining consistent economic policy and regulations is best when building a startup — uncertainty is the enemy.