Small Talk: Small business owners pick sales over sun and fun

Jerome Cleary was on the verge of taking a trip to Hawaii this month when he started getting emails and phone calls from potential clients. He had to choose between new business for his public relations firm and the white sands of Waikiki. He stayed home and worked. “Things are supposed to die down during the summer. People go out of town or go on vacation. But suddenly people wanted to get started on projects,” says Cleary, who is based in Los Angeles. Vacations are on hold for many small busin...

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