Recently, I had a discussion with an entrepreneur who said, “We are becoming a 1099 nation.” That comment really stuck with me as I have studied the breakdown of our economy, the 2nd Great Depression.
Tons of great people are without jobs, benefits are being cut, the lending markets are basically frozen, businesses are showing declining numbers, and our country is in a state of turmoil. It seems sometimes there is no other choice than to venture out on your own.
Knoxville is a great place to start a business as opportunity exists everywhere, and thanks to the launch of Knoxville Overground, now entrepreneurs in Knoxville have a source to help in growing their businesses.
What do you think? Is this the year of the entrepreneur? Is Knoxville a great place to start a business?