Slathering mayonnaise and spreading fresh roasted turkey on a handmade sub can be a mundane task, but for Augustin Nemet itâ€™s a symbol of ownership and purpose.
â€œCurrently weâ€™re running the store, just me and my wife,â€ he said. â€œItâ€™s a true mom and pop.â€
â€œIf youâ€™re there you can oversee whatâ€™s going on, see whatâ€™s running, interact with customers and see that the culture of the company is one thatâ€™s positive,â€ said Sandra Kauanui, director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship at Florida Gulf Coast University.
Itâ€™s often better to be a hands-on business, but it depends on how the owner manages his or her control and how many employees the company is responsible for, she said.
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