The resource-based view of a business is focused on resources as strengths within an organization that can generate sustained competitive advantage. The strengths are assembled and mobilized via strategic human resource management activities to support the probability of success. This study provides information to business owners as to whether investment in salaries paid to employees and business owners' experiences will be instrumental in predicting business success. Findings suggest salaries paid to employees and business owners' experiences are statistically significant and somewhat practically significant in predicting business success as defined by revenues.



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