This Week's Show Schedule
Monday - July 27, 2015
Stephen Sheinbaum joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how the capital acquisition landscape for small businesses looks these days, including the new online options available.
Stephen Sheinbaum joins Jim Blasingame to report on the growth of crowdfunding loans for small businesses and consumers, and how this is impacting the traditional credit industry.
Janemarie Mulvey joins Jim Blasingame to report on the state of Obamacare now that the Supreme Court has contrived a way to uphold its many structural flaws.
Janemarie Mulvey joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the compliance challenges small businesses with less than 50 employees have to do to comply with Obamacare, including a certain specific notification to employees.
Janemarie Mulvey joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the compliance and health coverage challenges small businesses with more than 50 employees, and over 100 employees have to deal with because of Obamacare.
Katherine Crowley joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the preparation you should do personally before you negotiate for anything, whether a business deal, a job or a raise.
Katherine Crowley joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how expressing anger by a leader is not always a bad thing.
Peter Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to talk about what we can learn from Sky, the winning team at the last Tour de France, and how they used preparation, execution and teamwork to win.
Peter Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal two exercises you can use to grow as much as a whole day every week.
Peter Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to propose that by staying in touch with your principles every day will contribute to making you more effective and efficient with your time.
Tuesday - July 28, 2015
Ravi Batra joins Jim Blasingame to report on the crisis Greece has created for itself and the European Union, and what implications this situation poses for America.
Ravi Batra joins Jim Blasingame to propose that one way to fix the economy and income inequality is to break up the big firms.
Tamar Jacoby joins Jim Blasingame to report on how a sanctuary city is defined, why it seeks that designation and why it’s so controversial.
Tamar Jacoby joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that there are a number of motivations that cause a local government to become a sanctuary city, including financial and compassion.
Tamar Jacoby joins Jim Blasingame to report on how controversy over sanctuary cities will play a role in the 2016 presidential election, especially for the GOP.
Jim Blasingame reveals the first three fundamentals for a small business owner to focus on when asking a bank for a business loan.
Jim Blasingame to report on a recent poll he took of his online audience about what they thought of President Obama’s Iran Nuclear deal, and offer his own skepticism for why it probably won’t be successful.
Ken Gronbach joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the disconnect between Wall Street and corporate America and the Main Street economy and how this has come to pass.
Ken Gronbach joins Jim Blasingame to report on the problems big banks and Wall Street have created for the Main Street economy and whether they can reign in their digital greed practices.
Ken Gronbach joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the oligarchy relationship between Wall Street and Washington, and why they’re endangering the American dream.
Wednesday - July 29, 2015
Emilio Iodice joins Jim Blasingame to propose that America needs leaders who are reformers, on the model of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt..
Emilio Iodice joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the traits of Abraham Lincoln that we should look for in a national leader for 2016.
Emilio Iodice joins Jim Blasingame to talk about his most recent book, the novel, Future Shock, about how things might look in America at the end of the next presidential term under a female president.
Marie Dubuque joins Jim Blasingame to offer advice on how to manage a situation after you’ve said something dumb to a co-worker.
Marie Dubuque joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how men and women deal with situations where they’ve said or done something at work that they might want to think about correcting.
Mark Babbitt joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how big businesses are using “social listening” to find opportunities to join a social media conversation that leads to a sale.
Mark Babbitt joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the real conditions of your relationship with the big social media platforms, and what steps you need to take to prepare for abrupt changes.
Andrew Gause joins Jim Blasingame to reveal several reasons why the Fed will not raise rates during this meeting, and likely not to this year.
Andrew Gause joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why some observers think the Fed is in dangerous waters by not raising interest rates at least to some degree.
Andrew Gause joins Jim Blasingame to review global economic conditions and talk about how they impact our economy in the U.S.
Thursday - July 30, 2015
How is the third Industrial Revolution affecting small businesses?
Tim O'Brien joins Jim Blasingame to talk about what the third Industrial Revolution is and how it is affecting small business.
Small business policy update
Giovanni Coratolo joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the latest in small business policy.
WOMEN, beware the interruption & other power suckers at the office
Dr. Arin Reeves joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why women are more vulnerable to being interrupted and how getting cut off sucks away your power.
Director of Technology Studies, Competitive Enterprise Institute offers insight
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame with expert knowledge on small business and technology.
Friday - July 31, 2015
How to manage a four-generation workplace
Dr. Lori LaCivita joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the challenges of managing employees in a four-generation workforce, plus other diversity found in the 21st century workplace.
Why the Shark Tank TV show isn’t where you should learn about IP
David Dawsey joins Jim Blasingame to report on why you shouldn’t watch the TV show, Shark Tank, to learn about valuing the intellectual property you own.
Is a free agent different from a small business owner?
Katy Tynan joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the concept of a marketplace free agent available for contract work and how that’s different from a small business consultant.
Are you managing your business with all three financial statements?
Ruth King joins Jim Blasingame to identify all three of the key financial management statements of every business, and how to use them to improve performance.