More Business Owner Insights from Inc. 500/5000

Like my colleague Jerry Ripperger, I’m in Arizona at the Inc. 500/5000 annual meeting where 1,500 business owners and key employees have gathered to:

  • Share best practices
  • Learn from each other
  • Hear from nationally recognized experts

This week, Jerry and I presented together at Inc. 500/5000 for the second straight year. In case you missed it, Jerry already shared his thoughts on how business owners stay sharp and what we can learn from them.

And what did I learn this week from this impressive group of entrepreneurs?

See the rundown in my Forbes column, “What’s NOT Keeping the Fastest-Growing Companies Awake at Night.”

Steve Parrish is a regular contributor on, discussing issues and trends that impact business owners.

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