Women are fast becoming the primary owners of small businesses in the United States — and why not? They are visionaries and builders — adept at generating ideas, figuring out how they would work, understanding what's going on in the world and how their ideas fit into it, and developing long-term plans. Women can maximize flexible schedules. They are masters of multitasking and are fully capable of self-motivating and self-monitoring. It's a marriage made in financial heaven — proven by the growing numbers of women who take the leap … and succeed.