* 1. Please rate your current view of the state of the U.S. national economy.

* 2. Do you think the national economic trends are getting better or worse?

* 3. What scares you most about the national economy (choose up to 3)?

* 4. Within your own small business, how would you rate your company’s economic state?

* 5. Do you think your company’s economic trends are getting better or worse?

* 6. What scares you most about your company’s economic situation?

* 7. What type of business do you own?

* 8. How many employees work at your business?

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