updated 3/9/2007 3:28:33 PM ET 2007-03-09T20:28:33

  • Do you seek information about overseas trends?
  • Should the boss get a share from the tip jar?
  • If you had "tried out" your business before starting, would you have ...
  • Why did you start your business?
  • Business owners, are you satisfied with your take-home pay?
  • How do you feel about your business?
  • Have you ever had to use a debt collector to get money a customer owed you?
  • Have you ever masked your identity to get information from one of your competitors?
  • Have you protected your business idea or your invention with a trademark or patent?
  • What is your experience with dating in the workplace?
  • Do you have a formal agreement with your partners on how to dissolve your business relationship?
  • Has a financial backer ever dropped out at the last minute on you?
  • Did you take customers or ideas from your old employer when you started your own business?
  • Do you want your children to take over your business?
  • What do you do with your yearly budget?
  • Which political party is better for small businesses?
  • Would you rehire an employee who quit and wants to come back?
  • Should cities allow neighborhoods to ban franchise and chain stores?
  • Where did you get the start-up money for your business?
  • What's harder for you as a business owner?
  • Did you have another career while you were starting your business?
  • How do you expect this year's holiday sales to be when compared to last year's?
  • Does your small business offer health care benefits for employees?
  • Do you belong to your local chamber of commerce?
  • How do you expect this year's holiday sales to be when compared to last year's?
  • Have you ever sought business guidance from a consultant, SCORE or another outside adviser?
  • Would you consider moving your company to a more business-friendly community if you thought it would make your business more successful?
  • 'Your Business' airs Sundays at 7:30 a.m. ET on MSNBC. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Search MSNBC.com at the top of this page.


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