This Week's Show Schedule
Monday - July 18, 2016
Lennox Cornwall joins Jim Blasingame to explain how he thought his success as a high-flying finance exec would extend to his own business, and how partners helped introduce him to the concept of failure.
Lennox Cornwall joins Jim Blasingame to introduce the idea of having a relationship with failure, and putting it in context with your overall success goals.
Debbie Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to talk about being an active listener, and all the things that are required to forgo multi-tasking and become a better listener.
Debbie Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to talk about respecting the other person and being in the moment with them when they’re speaking, especially if you’re selling.
Debbie Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the professional power of becoming an active listener, whether with employees or customers.
Nellie Akalp joins Jim Blasingame to reveal one of the ways to legally structure multiple entities, by making each one it’s own legal entity, like a Sub S Corp or an LLC.
Nellie Akalp joins Jim Blasingame to reveal two options for the legal structure of a growing business organization, including a single legal entity with DBAs for the additional entities, or incorporating each one under a legal holding company.
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the damage Obamacare has created for Americans, and how Republicans have created options that they consider to be better.
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to identify the six areas of reform House Republicans have created under Speaker Ryan, to return America to what made our country great.
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that Trump will focus on giving people more health care options with market solutions, while Clinton has vowed to pursue a single payer, government run health care system.
Tuesday - July 19, 2016
Hector Barreto joins Jim Blasingame to talk about an event his organization is having concurrent with the GOP convention, to highlight Hispanic business leadership.
Hector Barreto joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that more and more Hispanic voters are leaning toward being independents, and what that could mean for this and future elections.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the disparity in progress between the investment industry and the traditional marketplace, why it’s happened and what it means.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that while the overall NFIB Index is up, breaking down the internal components shows a mixed bag of slightly up and slightly down in sales, employment, investment, credit, etc.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on his perspective on how the global economy is doing, and that he does not expect the U.S. economy to worsen this year.
Jackie Dryden joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how Boomers and Millennials are at once different and similar, and offer some perspectives on how to help the two generations work more productively.
Jackie Dryden joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the ways members of Gen Y are motivated differently, and what to accept and how to help them grow up.
Brad Huisken joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the unqualified behaviors that any company or sales professional must demonstrate in order to be successful in the marketplace.
Brad Huisken joins Jim Blasingame to discuss alternative ways to motivate salespeople who are members of generations who are not always motivated by financial rewards alone.
Brad Huisken joins Jim Blasingame to reveal three categories of goals for any business to focus on, including sales, service and operations.
Wednesday - July 20, 2016
RaShaunda Fuller joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how Facebook Live works as a live streaming video platform that you can use to create engaging connections with customers.
RaShaunda Fuller joins Jim Blasingame to explain how to create live streaming video with Facebook Live, and how that can help you reach new customers.
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that there are new term life products that allow older folks to extend their coverage after the original term is over.
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to report on a study by Glassdoor.com, that the true pay gap between the genders, when all variables are considered, is actually about 5%.
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to report on research showing that all of the wireless radiation we’re experiencing may be causing health problems, including cancer.
Jim Blasingame joins us to reveal how to use a referral strategy to grow your business in a way that’s more predictable than your marketing plan.
Jim Blasingame joins us to talk about the sad state where we have elected officials, from the president, to governors, to mayors who don’t provide unwavering support for law enforcement officers.
Jack Uldrich joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how important it is for companies to pursue discussions about blind spots in strategy, and execution that could take you down.
Jack Uldrich joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why your company has to stay current with industry and marketplace trends, and that the best people to help you with this are your customers.
Jack Uldrich joins Jim Blasingame to encourage you to ask your team to help you identify potential threats to the existence of your company, plus to identify what will not change.
Thursday - July 21, 2016
Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to compare notes about their experiences as home-based operators – Jeff still is – and reveal the essential practices and traits necessary to be successful in that model.
Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how to keep up with and manage what people are saying about you and your company online, and how to avoid making ill-advised posts you’ll regret later.
Leslie Grossman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the potential differences and difficulties women may have as entrepreneurs that men don’t, especially in growing a business.
Leslie Grossman joins Jim Blasingame to talk about what holds entrepreneurs back, especially perfectionism in women, causing them to not take enough risks.
Leslie Grossman joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the challenge women have in putting their best and strongest foot forward because of a lack of self-confidence.
Ken Tencer joins Jim Blasingame to identify the concept of entrepreneurship inside of corporations, and what they have to do to accomplish this behavior and performance.
Ken Tencer joins Jim Blasingame to compare the future of entrepreneurship in major corporations, intrepreneurship, with the future of traditional entrepreneurship, and whether they threaten or complement each other.
Rich Galen and Bill Brandt join Jim Blasingame to compare notes on the first three days of the 2016 Republican Convention, and whether it was going to accomplish what Trump needs.
Rich Galen and Bill Brandt join Jim Blasingame to compare notes on whether the tone of the speeches at the 2016 Republican Convention was too aggressive.
Bill Brandt and Rich Galen to compare notes on what Trump has to say in his acceptance speech in order to get the most bang for the buck from the convention.
Friday - July 22, 2016
Anne Deeter Gallaher joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the key realities that today’s graduates must know in order to be successful when they enter the workplace.
Anne Deeter Gallaher joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how to help members of Generation Y increase their level of emotional intelligence to help them be successful in getting a job and contributing to a team of co-workers.
Michael Saltsman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that certain states are passing laws that interfere with a business’ right to schedule workers hours, even though both agree upon the schedule.
Michael Saltsman joins Jim Blasingame to review the obtrusive nature of the DOL’s overtime regulation that prevents an employer and an employee from negotiating a mutually accepted time and compensation schedule.
Michael Saltsman joins Jim Blasingame to report that smaller governments, like cities and states, are passing local minimum wage laws that may be creating national momentum.
Mary Cantando joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the concept of a corporate culture in your business, how to definite it, and how to establish it so you control how your business presents to the public.
Mary Cantando joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the steps to take to identify, establish, and lead the corporate culture you’ve decided is best.
Mike Daniels joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the recommendations of a report that shows why the U.S. is in danger of losing a cyber-war in national defense and the marketplace.
Mike Daniels joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how vulnerable the U.S. is in the current cyber-war and offers the results of a report that shows what we have to do to defend ourselves.
Mike Daniels joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that as the digital age is creating the Internet of things, we have to wage a national cyber-defense simultaneous with a military defense.