This Week's Show Schedule
Monday - September 29, 2014
John Patterson joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the value of customers who take the time to let you know when they’re not happy, whether they’re high-maintenance or pointing out a problem you need to fix.
John Patterson joins Jim Blasingame to point out that when a customer complains you have two jobs: fix the problem and save the relationship.
Pete Sepp joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the results of the performance of the 113th Congress and why it was essentially a failure.
Pete Sepp joins Jim Blasingame to reveal several important bi-partisan bills that should be able to be passed in the lame duck session of this Congress.
Pete Sepp joins Jim Blasingame to report on the growth of tax reform and fiscal conservatism in dozens of countries across the globe.
Ilise Benun joins Jim Blasingame to talk about why most of us start our small businesses, and to reveal a very important question to ask ourselves when we do.
Ilise Benun joins Jim Blasingame to reveal two more critical questions to ask yourself before you become a small business owner.
Ruth King joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that cash is like oxygen for your business and profit is like food, but you have to have both for long-term sustainability.
Ruth King joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the impact on cash when you reduce debt and debt service, and how this impacts profitability too.
Ruth King joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some tips and best practices on how to ask customers for deposits or advances on their order so you can improve your cash flow.
Tuesday - September 30, 2014
Bob Kustka joins Jim Blasingame to talk about some of the teams he has worked on and led, and reveal what the best ones had in common that made them perform at a high level.
Bob Kustka joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how the best teams he’s observed are held accountable for performance and then celebrate accomplishment milestones.
Debbie Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the hidden inflation that’s found in product packaging.
Debbie Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to point out how big business reduces the value of what they sell small business, while demanding full measure from them.
Debbie Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the ways packaging can be used to create price inflation without raising the price you’re used to paying.
Erin Arvedlund joins Jim Blasingame to report on the global LIBOR interest rate manipulation, and how it impacted every business and consumer that uses financial products.
Erin Arvedlund joins Jim Blasingame to report on the LIBOR rate manipulation scandal and show how this global indicator finds its way down to Main Street.
Rick Newman joins Jim Blasingame to report on the good and the potentially scary parts of owning stock in the Chinese online marketplace, Alibaba.
Rick Newman joins Jim Blasingame to report on indicators that show how poorly the U.S. middle class has performed for more than a decade, including the forces that caused it.
Rick Newman joins Jim Blasingame to report on the inclination for Americans to look to the government for solutions, and why this behavior has failed them.
Wednesday - October 01, 2014
Combining strategy and innovation is the CEOs job
Rich Horwath joins Jim Blasingame as the CEO of your business, it’s your job to develop the strategy that creates an innovative environment in your business.
Have you harnessed the power of trust?
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the role that trust plays in a purpose-driven organization.
Building alliances to succeed in your small business
Marsha Egan joins Jim Blasingame to discuss building mastermind groups and strategic alliances and why it's important to work with others, ask for feedback, and help others succeed in their businesses.
Reporting on Joko Widodo, President-elect of Indonesia
Ted Fishman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss Indonesia's President-elect Joko Widodo and his history as a reformer opposed to the corrupt elements of Indonesian politics.
Thursday - October 02, 2014
Jim Blasingame offers insight into the world of entrepreneurialism.
Why foundations haven't kept up with the stock market
Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why foundations haven't kept up with the stock market.
Why the global economy is still broken
Martin Wolf joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why the global economy is still broken.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to discuss future innovations.
Friday - October 03, 2014
Fired at Fifty
Phyllis Green joins Jim Blasingame to offer a survivor's guide to prosperity.
Your customers already know your next innovation
Ken Tencer joins Jim Blasingame to explain that your customers already know your next innovation.
Why being right may be wrong
Alan Fox joins Jim Blasingame to explain why being right may be wrong.
ROI and cash flow from investors
Joe Knight joins Jim Blasingame to discuss ROI and cash flow from investors.