Talk of the Town
Think your city is too small to build a business in? How does population 650 sound?
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How do you build a $1.2 million business in a town with just 650residents? It's all about treating your employees right. Justask Duane Ruh, 49, whose Little Log Co., a log birdhouse and bird feedermanufacturer in Sargent, Nebraska, boasts the kind ofemployee-friendly policies you often read about, but too rarely seeput into practice.
Ruh believes it's all about having fun. His 32 employeesenjoy a flexible schedule that gives them ample time for personallives. And even when times aren't much fun, Ruh is committed tohis staff.
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