Why these business owners are hiring (well, most of them)

Fiscal cliff, be damned. Sure, they hate the uncertainty in Washington, but some of America's top entrepreneurs say now is a great time to hire new talent.

'We are holding onto our cash'

Clint Greenleaf

"I'm still not hiring for growth. We're maintaining our staffing levels, but we're holding back on investing in new divisions and initiatives. We are holding onto our cash to be ready for opportunities, and to be prepared for a crisis, if either should appear."

- Last updated December 17 2012 11:37 AM ET