I read with interest this morning an article that highlights a study conucted by The Guardian Life Small Business Research Institute. This study found successful business owners have six “dimensions” in common. These six dimensions, which are based on the analysis of 60 critical success factors identified by Guardian, provide a deeper understanding of what a successful small business owner looks like. While the study encompassed surveys from 1100 small business owners, it is not a franchising study. But it does provide a glimpse of some of the traits you will need to excel in the world of business ownership. To see the article that outlines each of the six dimensions, please click here.