“The owner of a small business outside of Philadelphia has written a book about the difficulties of running a small business. Paul Downs has been making custom furniture, through good times and bad, for 29 years. He currently employs 16 people in a 30,000-square-foot woodworking shop in Bridgeport.
It’s not wildly successful, and it’s not a failure. Like most small businesses in America, it’s somewhere in between.”