This Week's Show Schedule
Monday - June 27, 2016
Doug McCormick joins Jim Blasingame to explain how to use business practices to improve the performance of your career and therefore your family prospects and finances.
Doug McCormick joins Jim Blasingame to explain how to manage your family budget similar to how a business uses financial reports, plus some retirement advice.
Jim Blasingame explains some of the details around the Brexit vote and whether it will impact Main Street small businesses.
Jim Blasingame shares a letter he wrote to President Obama about taking credit for good economic conditions that simply aren’t in evidence.
Jim Blasingame joins us to offer evidence of anti-business, anti-job creator behavior produced by the Obama administration.
Jim Dewald joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the definition of entrepreneurship and explain how an organization can be entrepreneurial and innovative.
Jim Dewald joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the challenges publicly traded companies have in being entrepreneurial, and whether that’s going to be a challenge for them in the 21st century.
Patti Greene joins Jim Blasingame to report on the state of growing small businesses and how their big challenges are finding qualified employee applicants.
Patti Greene joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the results of a study showing small businesses that want to grow are opportunity obsessed, are continually innovative, and focus on training.
Patti Greene joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the challenges growing small businesses have in accessing capital, including getting terms they can handle, as well as using alternative lending sources, like crowdfunding.
Tuesday - June 28, 2016
Ilise Benun joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the good and bad about making your pricing available on your website.
Ilise Benun joins Jim Blasingame to reveal three things to do to encourage customers to have a pricing conversation with you that contributes to acquiring the right kind of customer.
Nellie Akalp joins Jim Blasingame to reveal several tips and parameters to consider when deciding what to name your company.
Nellie Akalp joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the legal and online issue and resources to consider when naming your business.
Nellie Akalp joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the online parameters and resources to consider when choosing a name for your business that also works online.
Tom Asacker joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the illuminating power of your mistakes, and why you shouldn’t be afraid to make them.
Tom Asacker joins Jim Blasingame to report on a customer care fail by a major corporation and how they delivered a clinic on how to NOT treat customers.
Ramon Ray joins Jim Blasingame to report that the cyber-bad guys are increasingly looking down-market to see what kind of damage they can do at the Main Street small business level.
Ramon Ray joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how he sought and got help with professionals who helped him better understand the financial management of his company.
Ramon Ray joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the importance of understanding the analytics of your online activity as Google reports will tell you, and how to get help with this.
Wednesday - June 29, 2016
The primordial power of trust
Joel Peterson joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the laws of trust and explain why trust is the lubricant of everything we do in life and business.
The fine seam between your personal life and your business
Tim Berry joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the intention and commitment we have to have in order to have some separation between our businesses and our personal lives.
The power of fearing failure
Mitzi Perdue joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how one person’s abiding fear of failure prevented him from following his dream.
Will you be a disruptor or will you be disrupted?
Pamela Harper joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the difference between being disrupted and being the disruptor and it depends upon your attitude about being a game changer.
Thursday - June 30, 2016
What is the condition of entrepreneurship in the U.S.
Mike Glauser joins Jim Blasingame to report that entrepreneurship in the form of new startups is down in recent years, partially because the Millennial generation is not starting businesses at the rate of past generations.
Your email marketing campaign and mobile
Rick Mathieson joins Jim Blasingame to remind you that most emails are opened on a mobile device and to make sure your email marketing campaigns take that into consideration.
Motivate employees by being specific
Motivate employees by being specific Marsha Egan joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that when you’re encouraging and praising employees be specific about what they did well, instead of just saying “good job.”
Is an Internet sales tax inevitable?
Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to report that in spite of years of efforts, it looks like the forces behind an Internet sales tax will become a reality soon.
Friday - July 01, 2016
Connecting Your Business Culture
Mike Stallard joins Jim Blasingame to reveal tips for connecting your business culture.
What influences your financial decisions?
Ami Kassar joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the different influences that can affect your financial decisions.
The 7 Steps to a Business that Serves You
Ted Gravlin joins Jim Blasingame to discuss his new book, "Shift: The 7 Steps to a Business that Serves You."
Steve Forbes joins Jim Blasingame to discuss his book, "Reviving America: How Repealing Obamacare, Replacing the Tax Code and Reforming The Fed will Restore Hope and Prosperity."