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A steelhead salmon flies between Anders Miller, left, and Sam Sampson, at Seattle’s Pike Place Market. For years the flying fish drew tourists; now they’re helping workers lighten up on the job. See story.

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Lowe's scouts for new locations
Lowe's Companies Inc., the relatively new owner of Hawai'i's first big-box home-improvement retailer, Eagle Hardware & Garden, recently put the finishing touches on converting its two local stores, and is considering expanding.

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Digital Island slows growth to focus on profitability
Digital Island Inc., whose shares have plunged 95 percent from their high, says it now will focus on spending less on expansion to become profitable sooner.
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Limit structure

Often, too much structure interferes; you lose money from red tape. You may not need the customer service department if every employee is empowered to make intelligent decisions.
Firms retain eight types of workers
Eight types of workers are most likely to retain their jobs during the economic downturn: Border Crossers, Trouble Seekers, The Great Facilitator, Nonstop Students, Clockless Workers, Job Vacuum, Un-Retirees and Self Managers.
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