My new column is out. The Small Business Edge: Why Solopreneurs and Small Businesses Will Weather the Downturn, looks at why I believe that small business has a big edge in this economy. Five quick reasons:

  • Innovation
  • Networks
  • Competition
  • Nimbleness
  • Flexibility

You can read the full column¬†here. Then please come back and let’s talk in the comments about what you think. Do solopreneurs, entrepreneurs, and small businesses have an edge? And what have you done to weather the downturn?

Photo by Stew Dean (Flickr).