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Here is how not to reward employees: One summer after law school, I got a job at a law firm with a dubious reputation, but hey, it was a job. The gig was fine, not great, and so I was surprised a… Show more The U.S. government measures it, smart devices help us track it, and business leaders obsess about it. Productivity is the holy grail for business owners seeking to make their businesses more… Show more by Samuel Wagreich A new survey reveals the best oddball questions that your interviewee has never heard before. A good interview question can give you insight into a potential hire's critical… Show more We spend effort and often money, highlighting our customers with special days and perks. But I would like to hear the ways you honor your employees. They are the backbone and face of your company… Show more As your business grows, you may need more people to support the growth. Yet it is no secret that hiring the right talent has been a challenge for small business owners. Hiring the right person… Show more Not long ago, I took ten days off to go see our daughter, who is living and working in Spain. Upon my return, I was speaking with a colleague—another small business owner—and told her about the trip.… Show more I have been overhearing some discussions from family friends about an issue they are having. They, kindly, hired a family member to work in their business. They felt family pressure to do this but… Show more