From the August 2002 issue of Entrepreneur
DRIFTING SOUTH
  THE AMERICAN dream seems to be migrating southward. Mexico ranked No. 1 among all nations in entrepreneurial activity last year.*
*based on the percentage of adults either launching a business or operating one under 31�2 years old
SOURCE: Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
 
MIDNIGHT OIL
  NEARLY TWO-THIRDS of managers and professionals work late three to five days a week. Here's a breakdown:

SOURCE: Management Recruiters International Inc.
 
 
 
 
ODD JOBS
  IF YOU THINK your business is a conversation starter, take a quick look at these unusual occupations:

SOURCE: Express Personnel Services Odd Job Survey
 
I WANT MY DSL!
  SIXTY-FIVE PERCENT of entrepreneurs say DSL would be one of the last services they'd eliminate when cutting costs. Here's how small businesses use DSL:

SOURCE: Yankee Group
 
The number of peer-to-peer file-sharing and file-transfer Web sites has increased
535%
in the past year.
SOURCE: Source: Websense Inc.

62%
of consumers say they prefer text-based e-mail ads to HTML-based or rich media e-mails.
SOURCE: Opt-in News

93%
of women business travelers use the Internet on the road.
SOURCE: John Portman & Associates

  This year, more than
50%
of all business travelers will be women.
SOURCE: John Portman & Associates


95.5%
of employees say exercise improves their work performance, yet only
16%
of employers offer on-site health- or fitness-related programs.
SOURCE: Greenfield Online