From: Tricks of the Trade If you want to get people to participate in a workshop or presentation, ask them “What questions do you have?” and wait for someone to answer. The usual “Any questions?” acts as a participation deterrent,… Read moreTricks of the Trade: Training
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It turns out that if you pay people by the piece for work done, instead of by the hour, you get more productivity per hour. Wow. When you pay people an hourly wage, a lot of them do the minimum… Read moreEconomics still work!
A loyal reader sent me a collection of links on business life in Somalia. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/4038799.stm http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/4020259.stm http://www.petermaass.com/core.cfm?p=1&mag=51&magtype=1 There’s a forum as well. When you consider how much easier and safer it is to start a business in the US or… Read moreSmall businesses in Somalia