This Week's Show Schedule
Monday - March 23, 2015
Jeremy Eden joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how too many companies cut expenses to survive the downturn and stay in business, but didn’t make smart cuts.
Jeremy Eden joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how one company saved thousands by avoiding waste and organizing purchases.
Dawn Fotopulos joins Jim Blasingame to talk about why starting a business without a business plan is a recipe for failure, and how to get started on the right path.
Dawn Fotopulos joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how the acquisition of knowledge when you start a business can partially offset the amount of capital you need.
Dawn Fotopulos joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the ways to discover whether you’ve got what it takes to be a small business owner.
Juliet Huck joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the difference between inviting someone to take action and compelling them to.
Juliet Huck joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the power of visuals as a classic influence in persuasion, but how it’s become even more important in the 21st century.
Ellen Rohr joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to ask a business question of an expert in order to get the best and quickest answer.
Ellen Rohr joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that selection, research and approach are three tips to master before you ask a busy business expert a question.
Ellen Rohr joins Jim Blasingame to reveal several sources and types of experts who can and will help you answer business questions without spending any money.
Tuesday - March 24, 2015
Marsha Egan joins Jim Blasingame to talk about some of the different things that motivates a small business owners to come back to work the day after a very bad day.
Marsha Egan joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the difference between managing your business in the trenches and spending time in the CEOs orbit.
John Bradberry joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the limiting effect you get when you talk and manage with absolute language.
John Bradberry joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that just because a word or term is overused, doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be used appropriately.
John Bradberry joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to use storytelling as a powerful tool in sales and management.
Jim Blasingame uses the metaphor of dashboard flashing lights or gauges with needles as a way of explaining how to manage your business more incrementally with financial statements.
Jim Blasingame to report on three years of polling small businesses about their tax filing practices, including whether they file on time or use an extension, plus how to use the IRS.
Rich Galen joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the new presidential candidacy of Ted Cruz and what his participation will mean for the debate.
Rich Galen joins Jim Blasingame to report the unprecedented behavior of President Obama toward the nation and leadership of Israel, even to the possible abandonment of them in the UN security council.
Rich Galen joins Jim Blasingame to report on the possibility that Iran could become a nuclear nation, and, if that happens, what it would mean for the rest of the planet.
Wednesday - March 25, 2015
Marc Ensign joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the power for small businesses of having an online strategy that contributes before asking for the sale.
Marc Ensgin joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the power of keeping your online strategy focused on what your human customers expect from you, instead of Google algorithms.
Steve Martin joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the challenges the rapidly changing global economy is creating and how to handle them on Main Street.
Steve Martin joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the most important source for how your business should address global changes in the economy is your own customers.
Steve Martin joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that your customers, not your competition, are who you should be watching and engaging, more than the competition.
Tom Anastasi joins Jim Blasingame to reveal first steps that small businesses can learn from big businesses about how to successfully bring a new employee onboard.
Tom Anastasi joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the most important questions to ask a prospective employee and how to ask them.
Bob Morris joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the future of non-fiction books, especially business books.
Bob Morris joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how technology and social evolution is changing what is relevant to readers going forward.
Robert Morris joins Jim Blasingame to reveal his thoughts on the kind of changes authors and publishers will have to make to get business people to read more business books.
Thursday - March 26, 2015
Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to compare notes on how they use both new digital organization tools as well as tried and true analog tools, like pen and paper.
Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how they go about deciding what tools – analog or digital – to use when getting organized and being productive.
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to report on the unprofitable condition of YouTube, and try to explain why even with over 1 billion users.
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to report on how Facebook will now be putting a rating on your ads based on relevance and charging you – up or down – as users respond to them.
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to reveal a new attempt by Facebooks to work with users to deliver relevant information if someone posts a message that sound like desperation.
Dr. Curtis Odom joins Jim Blasingame to report on the current multi-generational workforce, especially how Millennials are getting along with their older co-workers and bosses.
Dr. Curtis Odom joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the communication and respect issues that Millennials and Baby Boomers should practice in order to benefit from each other.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on new research that’s bringing us closer to harvesting power from the sun through orbiting collectors that focus the sun’s rays into power receptors and distributors.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on new 3D printing capability that could change the way we use concrete in the construction of high-rise projects.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on new research that shows focusing ultrasound treatment on the brains of rats reversed their Alzheimer’s disease, and human treatment is coming soon.
Friday - March 27, 2015
Managing uncertainty during change
Rick Lepsinger joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how to manage uncertainty when leading change.
What is the future of business funding?
Terry Jorde joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the future of business funding, from traditional to crowdfunding.
Can honesty get you in trouble?
Steven Gaffney joins Jim Blasingame to discuss strategies that can help keep honesty from getting you in trouble.
Donald Hunter joins Jim Blasingame to discuss trends in the world of entrepreneurship.