Business Insider

October 29, 2013

Donald A. Smith: Autonomy, mastery arekey incentives for workers

From managing cash flow to finding new customers, small businesses have their hands full. And as any business owner will attest, employees can represent one of their biggest challenges. Yet to grow a business often requires adding more “hands.” At SCORE, we talk to scads of small business owners who ask us about what is involved in hiring employees and how to get started. However, hiring is only the beginning of those challenges. Motivating and providing incentive for employee performance is by far the biggest challenge facing business owners.

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