Trendsetter Barometer™ — Private companies eye substantial revenue growth in 2014, expect to outperform GDP forecast

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We spoke to over 200 private-company leaders about what they envision for the year ahead. They told us they're more optimistic about the economy, have ambitious revenue goals, and plan to hire new workers in 2014. Read our report to hear what else they're planning for the year ahead.

Survey highlights

Private Companies economic sentiments
Private-company leaders feel much more optimistic about the US and world economies than they did a year ago
Private Company growth expectations
Revenue forecasts for private companies outstrip GDP projections for the US and world economies
PCS Hiring Trends
The majority of private companies plan to hire in 2014, expecting to increase their composite average workforce by 1.9%
Private Company international
Private companies that sell in emerging markets expect to derive nearly one-third of their revenue from international sales