This Week's Show Schedule
Monday - March 02, 2015
Kevin Gilroy joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the degree of the impact Gen Y will have on the marketplace, whether you’re selling to them or competing against them.
Kevin Gilroy joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the cloud, mobile, social and big data are all areas you’ll need to be proficient in if you want to be relevant to Generation Y.
Jay Myers joins Jim Blasingame to report on the current condition and disruptors that are impacting small businesses in the video conferencing industry.
Jay Myers joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how he and his organization have made adjustments to the reality of their industry, including keeping the people motivated.
Jay Myers joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how he altered compensation plans when his go-to-market strategy changed.
Jim Blasingame talks about small business capitalization, with an explanation of how crowdfunding works with other options, like bank loans.
Jim Blasingame reveals the original three pillars of the American Dream, including small businesses, community banks and chambers of commerce – not Wall Street.
Tamar Jacoby joins Jim Blasingame to explain why we’re having an immigration debate, and why it’s become so dysfunctional to the point of gridlock.
Tamar Jacoby joins Jim Blasingame to report on the political game Obama played when he issued his executive order on immigration, and how his plan to play Republicans is playing out.
Tamar Jacoby joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how the courts will likely resolve the current gridlock on immigration between Obama and the Republican Congress, and how the latter will likely loose either way.
Tuesday - March 03, 2015
Denise Koslowsky joins Jim Blasingame to tell the story of how one woman decided to start her own insurance agency 45 years ago.
Denise Koslowsky joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how this family business made the transition from the founder to her children and how they make it happen successfully.
Brad Huisken joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the three different kinds of customers.
Brad Huisken joins Jim Blasingame to reveal specific examples of contests and promotional tools to help motivate salespeople to achieve the goals of the company.
Brad Huisken joins Jim Blasingame to introduce a new resource to help small businesses train their sales management and sales staff.
Cindy Miller joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why small businesses must focus their communications on the target customer for their business, including traditional and social media.
Cindy Miller joins Jim Blasingameto reveal some of the steps to take to be prepared to communicate with community and customers in the event of a crisis associated with your business.
John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to say that in a small business, you should wait to promote someone with a new title when the move is obvious to everyone.
John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to help you know when and how to promote an employee into a leadership position with a title.
John Dini joins Jim Blasingameto reveal why upgrading the description of management positions can help when promoting from within or hiring outside.
Wednesday - March 04, 2015
John Patterson joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the five things you can do to take your great service practices to the next level so you have customers you can’t run off.
John Patterson joins Jim Blasingame to make the connection between your two most important customer groups: employees and the ones who pay you money.
Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to tell the story of Sir John Templeton as a legendary investor and why modern investors should study his practices.
Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the values and spiritual basis for the investment philosophy of Sir John Templeton.
Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how long-term investment strategies are being replaced with short-term, trading practices and how it’s damaging classic capitalism because it doesn’t add value.
Jim Blasingame reveals the reason why the National Labor Relations Board is a straw man for the Obama administration in attaching the employment relationships of the franchise industry.
Jim Blasingame to talk about some of the steps to take in order to become a more sophisticated and productive small business CEO.
Peter Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the price we charge customers must be supported by value they believe they’re receiving.
Peter Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the balance between being confident of the value you deliver and confirming it with prospect and customer expectations and experience.
Peter Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the connection between value perceived by the customer and the values they witness you demonstrating.
Thursday - March 05, 2015
Tips on doing a better job of managing your email inbox
Christina Cavanagh joins Jim Blasingame to offer tips on managing your inbox.
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to offer an Obamacare update.
Tax strategies for small businesses
Connie Certusi joins Jim Blasingame to discuss tax strategies for small businesses.
How business plans have evolved over the years
Tim Berry join Jim Blasingame to discuss how business plans have evolved over the years.
Friday - March 06, 2015
Hire the right people with intuitive interviewing
Beverly Inman-Ebel joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how to hire the right people with intuitive interviewing.
How raising minimum wage hurts low wage earners
Diana Furchtgott-Roth joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how raising minimum wage hurts low wage earners.
The key to customer service success
Jack Mitchell joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the key to customer service success.
Upcoming tax deadlines
Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to discuss upcoming tax deadlines.