This Week's Show Schedule
Monday - November 23, 2015
Mary Cantando joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the calendar she publishes every year that come with 365 inspirational and motivational messages.
Mary Cantando joins Jim Blasingame to talk about some of the motivational messages in her 2016 calendar for women, including several that help you focus on seeking excellence.
Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to review the economic and political evidence that has cost the American economy a decade of economic growth.
Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to report on the sentiment of consumers and small businesses as a factor in why the economy is still growing very slowly.
Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to report that there are no indicators that would predict a better 2016 economy than 2015, including the upcoming presidential election.
Patricia Greene joins Jim Blasingame to report on the Babson Global Index of Women Entrepreneurship that shows this sector is growing around the world.
Patricia Greene joins Jim Blasingame to report on the Babson Index of Women Entrepreneurship which makes a direct connection between entrepreneurship and education, especially among women.
BIll Brandt joins Jim Blasingame to report on his participation in a conference to discuss global distressed investments and what this has to do with Main Street small businesses.
Bill Brandt joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the factors that are causing the immigrant crisis in the middle East and Europe, including whether the U.S. will take any in.
Bill Brandt joins Jim Blasingame to report on how global demographics will impact the world, plus the electability of Hillary Clinton.
Tuesday - November 24, 2015
Mark Babbitt joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the impact of social media as a marketing paradigm shift and how a call-to-action is now less impactful than demonstrating relevance to prospects.
Mark Babbitt joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the fact that the term social media is unintuitive for small business owners and why they should think of it more in terms of different ways to connect with customers.
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to offer some suggestions about how to use social media to maintain relevance on Small Business Saturday.
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the shear enormity of eyeballs that are using social media to inform themselves on many levels.
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to report on how Instagram and Facebook have increased the security for all associated apps.
Kita Szpak joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the barnacles of life that attach themselves to you and how to avoid them.
Kita Szpak joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how to live your life with authenticity by being in reality what you appear to be.
Gene Siciliano joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some intangible business factors that can contribute to driving the valuation of your business.
Gene Siciliano joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how markets, products, customers and prospects contribute to how your business will be valued in a sale.
Gene Siciliano joins Jim Blasingame to identify how gross profit and your organization contribute to how a buyer will value your business.
Wednesday - November 25, 2015
Chester Elton joins Jim Blasingame to introduce the concept of compassionate conservatism, how it works and a website to help you practice it.
Chester Elton joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the way American small businesses give back to their communities with their time and resources.
Leslie Grossman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to keep your business practices simple with three management fundamentals.
Leslie Grossman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how managing processes in your organization will help you attain a new level of excellence.
Leslie Grossman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal three ways to think about delivering product and service to customers as a way to seek a higher level of excellence.
AmyK Hutchens joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why all entrepreneurs keep deep secrets about themselves due to a kind of insecurity, which is very likely unfounded.
AmyK joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how we let stress and fears get out of hand because we keep them secret as if we’re the only ones who have them.
Jim Blasingame reveals the parallel universes of the Age of the Seller and The Age of the Customer, how the former is being replaces by the latter, and how that is impacting your business.
Jim Blasingame reveals that the energy driving The Age of the Customer is from the new expectations of customers provided by the increased availability of information.
Jim Blasingame reveals how to manage the balance between traditional marketing and new media in The Age of the Customer.
Thursday - November 26, 2015
Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to share their thoughts on how they’ve been thankful for their small businesses, good times and bad times.
Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the allure of Black Friday and Cyber Monday and not buy something you don’t need just to save a few bucks.
Tamar Jacoby joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the history of immigration in America from the originals to latter day newcomers.
Tamar Jacoby joins Jim Blasingame to report on the history of immigration in the U.S., including how high school drop out rates and government welfare have impacted it.
Tamar Jacoby joins Jim Blasingame to debate whether Syrian refugees should be allowed to enter the U.S.
Jim Blasingame tells the classic story of how America’s first immigrants were saved by an unlikely human being.
Jim Blasingame shares some thoughts on being thankful, including a special list from Mother Teresa and why he’s thankful for small business owners.
Bob Dilenschneider joins Jim Blasingame to reflect on their Thanksgiving Days as children and what it’s meant to their lives.
Bob Dilenschneider joins Jim Blasingame to reflect on recent terrorist attacks on Paris, and how it could have been prevented with better leadership, especially from President Obama.
Bob Dilenschneider joins Jim Blasingame to talk about his new book, “Fifty Plus” which reveals how the workplace and marketplace rules have and are changing for Baby Boomers.
Friday - November 27, 2015
How to tell if a special offer is a good one or a scam
Barbara Luther joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to evaluate some of the offers you get in the mail and by email, as to whether they’re illegal or just not a good deal.
How to finish the year with a strong fourth quarter
Olalah Njenga joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the best practices that will help you have a great year-end finish in sales, including making sure you focus on those customers who can close this year.
When you let the perfect be the enemy of excellent
Marsha Egan joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how small business owners think their perfect way of doing things holds their company back when they need to delegate to employees who can only do excellent.
Do we really need more patent reform?
David Dawsey joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why helping small businesses is not the reason why some politicians want more patent reform.