“In 2009, Jeffrey Erb left his management position at a premier New York City design firm to branch out and start his own business, Jeffrey Erb Landscape Design, which creates artful urban landscapes and garden designs.”…..
….”The layoffs of the Great Recession have prompted more and more people to set off on their own, trying their hand at running a business. New data from the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity indicate that startup activity rose to record highs in 2008 and 2009. And, in 2010, business formation remained at these elevated levels, with an average of 565,000 new businesses formed every month — a 15-year high.”
Check out the full article by Dane Stangler’s in the Huffington Post discussing small business job creation and the economy. Jeffrey Erb Landscape Design is referenced! It’s a quick read and is interesting to think about.