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Infographic: Turning Barriers Into Opportunities

Even with the determination and planning to expand your business, barriers can get in the way. Lack of capital and difficulty hiring new talent are challenges small business owners face every day. Many business leaders are now taking more creative approaches to growth, however, and 57 percent of small business owners rate their company’s future prospects as “excellent.” Offering incentives to employees through creative benefit options is just one way businesses are looking to overcome their hurdles. Learn what other steps your peers are taking to build their businesses in order to help you prepare for your next steps.

Infographic: Turning Barriers Into Opportunities

Despite hurdles to growth, small business owners are demonstrating an ability to harvest growth. For more information on growing your business, talk to your SunTrust banker today.

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2 “2015 Economic Outlook: Economic Growth Fuels Small Business Confidence,” 2014, Kabbage

“5 Barriers to Small Business Growth,” 2015, Fundbox

4 “To Grow or Not to Grow: The State of Small Business in the U.S.,” Q3 2016, Dun & Bradstreet

5 “When to Take Out a Loan for Your Profitable Small Business,” 2015, NerdWallet

“The Small Business Races!” 2015, Dun & Bradstreet

7 “What Job-Hopping Employees Are Looking For,” 2015, Gallup

8 “How to Overcome the 5 Biggest Obstacles to Business Growth,” 2015, Fresh Books

“Business Casual is the Standard for Work,” li Pennysaver

10 “Work From Home in 2016: The Top 100 Companies for Remote Jobs,” 2016, Forbes

11 “More Firms Allowing Dogs (and Other Pets) in the Office,” 2015, CNBC

12 “Where Main Street Meets Technology,” 2015, Palo Alto Software

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