America has always meant business. We’re a nation of self-starters, strivers, and entrepreneurs — with the courage to take big risks and the confidence to determine our own destiny. Entrepreneurs are seen as the beating heart of our economy, generating the jobs, wealth, and innovation that keep the American Dream alive. But what are the conditions that small businesses need now to succeed? What kinds of talents must entrepreneurs possess to forward their businesses? What advantage do women have in building and managing companies? What is the best environment for small businesses to grow in America? What kinds of jobs can entrepreneurs create to spur economic growth? And how do we give small businesses the big future they deserve?