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J. Norman Baldwin's "Winning at Following" & Charles Read's Small Biz Tax Tips

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Leadership is an overrated and often unappealing role in contemporary organizations, says Political Science Professor J. Norman Baldwin. He is the author of Winning at Following, in which he addresses how to be a great follower, a road less traveled that, ironically, affects far greater numbers of people than the millions of epistles directed at the few who are leaders. He says, "I will always contend that followership is an awful position when subordinates are subjected to growth-depressing jobs, incompetent leaders, and abusive bosses…However, in healthy work environments…a follower can head home each night with a sigh of contentment, if not a giddy grin, knowing that much was accomplished without the yoke of unpleasant responsibilities that shackle the time and emotions of leaders." /nbaldwin.people.ua.edu

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Whether you're already a small business owner or contemplating starting your own company, tune in for a return visit from Charles Read, expert on "The Thrills and Spills of Small Business Ownership. Based on his 26 years as a nationwide business owner, Charles addresses top questions from small business owners: Do I really need a website for my business? What is the best tax entity for my small business? What is the biggest fallacy in dealing with the IRS? Should I hire independent contractors or employees? How can I avoid tax "horror stories"? And Charles will explain his "Simon" payroll app, the first complete paperless payroll app available in the US. on a small business owner's smartphone. getpayroll.com