Running your own business is a demanding job, but it offers a sense of autonomy that you just can't get working for someone else. Still, how happy are small-business owners? A recent survey from online marketing company Yodle polled over 300 U.S. small-business owners across a variety of industries and found that most are pretty happy (55 percent).
So much for the idea that you have to work long hours to keep your business afloat -- most owners work 40 hours or less a week, and 27 percent take a month or more of vacation every year. For more on small-business owners' sentiment, including their biggest personal and professional concerns, take a look at the infographic below.
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