Too often entrepreneurs are so focused on running their businesses that they ignore the bigger, longer-term picture. As we have indicated before, one of the goals of our articles is to ensure that the middle-market community is aware of the turnaround in the.
Clearly almost every business in the U.S. was negatively impacted by the recession that we are still recovering from. It will take a long time to erase the memories of that downturn. So it is not surprising that many middle-market business owners, still reeling from the recession, do not “feel” like the recession has ended.
But the reality is more and more of the data points attest to the fact that the economy is recovering. This was reinforced earlier this month when Reuters released an article indicating that “U.S. exports hit a record high in March, buoyed by the weak dollar and strengthening global demand as U.S. trade returned to levels last seen before the global financial crisis.” [Read more…]