Home-grown businesses: Plano, Texas

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December 28, 1997

Home-grown businesses: Plano, Texas; Orlando, Fla.; Tucson, Ariz.; Naperville, Ill.; and Chesapeake, Va., are the best places in the country for starting a company out of your home, according to Home Office Computing magazine. The magazine cited those locales because of their population and economic growth, demographics, infrastructure, zoning flexibility and other attributes.

Happy part-timers: Many managers who work part time say they're happier and more productive than when they worked full-time hours, even though their job duties may not have been reduced. Just 7 percent of the 2,000 men and women surveyed work part time and nearly 75 percent of the managers were women, according to Catalyst, a New York research organization.

Pub Date: 12/28/97

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