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Guest Blog: The Value of Your Work

At the height of his playing career in 1958, Stan Musial at the age of 38 signed a one-year $100,000 contract. It was the highest salary in the history of the National League. Recently Albert Pujols signed a 10-year $254 Million contract. It is the second biggest contract in Major League Baseball history. At the age of 38, he will earn $25.4 Million.

So what do these two contracts tell us? Is Albert Pujols two-hundred-and-fifty times more valuable than Stan Musial? Is his batting average two-hundred-and-fifty times higher than Musial’s? How about his average number of home runs or average number of hits? Did the Cardinals under Albert win two-hundred-and-fifty times more often than under Stan? Obviously not.

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Could March Madness Betting Put Your Small Biz at Risk? Susan Appears on “Lunch Break”

Have you noticed your office Internet connection running a little slower this week. There’s a good chance it’s because many of your co-workers are caught up in March Madness — checking scores and watching games. And the Internet isn’t the only thing slowing down — so is worker productivity. Small business expert Susan Solovic on Lunch Break looks at this annual phenomenon and what it means to your business.

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Four Tips for Hiring Summer Interns for Your Small Biz

As a new business owner, you have no choice but to juggle everything yourself from collecting the cash to taking out the trash. It all falls on your shoulders, and sometimes it feels as though there aren’t enough hours in the day to get it all done. Summer interns can be a great way for a small business owner to get an extra set of hands for little or no money. Most colleges have summer intern programs for students who are interested in getting real world, practical experience. They get the benefit of building their resume’ and you get the help you need. If you think an intern might be right for your business here are a few tips to keep in mind.

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