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There are some interview questions that are a given; we all know how to put a good spin on the classic greatest weakness question. It’s also expected that you’ll have potential employees review their job history and qualifications. But how do you really dig into what makes someone tick as an employee, and how do you determine if they’ll be a good fit for your business—not only in terms of their skills, but also their personality, and as a part of your company culture?
Become a Great Leader—Harness the Power of Primal Emotions. If you’ve been seeking answers to the question of how to build the most effective and happy teams, “Primal Teams” by Jackie Barretta is a great place to start, whether or not you currently own a business.
It’s packed so full of useful information, references to studies, examples, and well thought through analysis, that you’ll get a very fleshed-out version of how to help the people you work with achieve great results. The idea is that by tapping into the primal emotions of your team members, you will be able to inspire them to achieve great things. Outlining everything Jackie reveals would literally take a book, so, for the purposes of expediency, I’ve only reviewed the first couple of chapters, hoping to give you a knowledge base you can build on, and of course to encourage you to read the rest of the book, which truly did inspire me!
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Starting a Home-Based Food Business. I first started mixing crushed Oreo™ cookies into homemade vanilla ice cream way back in the 1960s.
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State and local health departments work to limit this risk by regulating, certifying and inspecting kitchens where food products are commercially produced. Commercial kitchen certification involves working with your local health department to build and outfit a compliant and safe production space. When designing and building a commercial kitchen, work with your local health department from the outset. Home-Based Food Business. In a number of states around the US, it is now possible to start a home bakery or other small food business from your own kitchen.
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