Losing sleep but not losing hope… That is a two-second summary of the mood of entrepreneurs in Western Europe and the United States as they grapple with another year of economic crisis. Since 2008, we have been surveying owners and senior managers of SMEs in the UK, the USA, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain and France. This year’s “DNA of an entrepreneur” study shows clear signs of enduring optimism and improved performance amidst the inevitable stresses caused by the downturn. Key findings are displayed in this infographic.

The full report is available here.


Infographic: The DNA of an Entrepreneur 

SMEs are losing sleep but not losing hope

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