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Growing A Business In Today's Economy



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ANCHOR LEAD: Is now a good time to start a business? A new survey of Entrepreneurs in 46 countries shows most signs are pointing toward a yes. Brian Osuch has the details. (:60) SCRIPT: Newsbreak, I'm Brian Osuch. The 2015 Global Entrepreneur Indicator reveals a surge in growing a business. Blair Assaly is Director of the Entrepreneur's Organization – the largest peer-to-peer network of entrepreneurs in the world. He says, now is a great time of positive growth for aspiring business owners. CUT: (Assaly) In the U.S. 70% of our members saw their revenues grow in the last six months, and they're preparing for more growth. 72% plan to hire more full-time employees in the next six months. SCRIPT: And Assaly says that's great news, as U.S. entrepreneurs continue to grow and hire locally, they're having a strong impact on the global economy. CUT: (Assaly) Eight out of ten entrepreneurs that were surveyed are optimistic about the economy. They feel the economy is going to stay the same or grow. And in the U.S. 86% of our members that were surveyed said they expect to see an increase in revenue in their sales. SCRIPT: For more information, visit EONetwork.org. That's Newsbreak from the Entrepreneur's Organization. I'm Brian Osuch
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