This Week's Show Schedule
Monday - August 31, 2015
Morag Barrett joins Jim Blasingame to explain why otherwise smart people can fail professionally if they aren’t aware of the emotional intelligence factor.
Morag Barrett joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the concept of an emotional ecosystem in all organizational cultures and why your contribution to it impacts your success or failure.
Debra Fine joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the human factor that all organizations have and why successful managers recognize and focus on this.
Debra Fine joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the power of management by walking around and demonstrating to your people that you see them as people, not just employees.
Debra Fine joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the problem with teenagers lack of face-to-face skills due to smartphone addiction, and how to help them develop more people skills.
Kita Szpak joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how making yourself available thought networking – in-person or online – can lead to your next big idea.
Kita Szpak joins Jim Blasingame to reveal three factors to consider to lead you to your next big idea, including what you love, what you’re good at and if it contributes.
Cliff Ennico joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the things to pay attention to if you have someone else write and/or post to your business’s social media accounts.
Cliff Ennico joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the securities laws that must be complied with when seeking investors or you’ll go to jail, plus whether crowdfunding for equity will ever catch on.
Cliff Ennico joins Jim Blasingame to report on the lack of progress by the SEC to allow small firms to raise investor equity by crowdfunding, and to talk about why you probably shouldn’t care.
Tuesday - September 01, 2015
Susan Sokol Blosser joins Jim Blasingame to tell her entrepreneurial story about how she became a winery owner, which really meant she was a farmer, and how it became a family business.
Susan Sokol Blosser joins Jim Blasingame to tell her story about reinventing herself from a family winery owner to creating and operating an important non-profit organization.
Joanne Black joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the stupid excuses salespeople use to try to justify not getting referrals.
Joanne Black joins Jim Blasingame to report on more excuses salespeople make to avoid getting referrals, plus how to ask for and get referrals instead of making cold calls.
Joanna Black joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the damage cold calling does today to your brand image and why getting referrals has the opposite effect of delivering goodwill for your brand.
Jim Blasingame reports on the difference between the current stock market correction and the financial crisis that occurred in 2008.
Jim Blasingame checks in during his vacation to do an hour of live programming and talk about the beauty of the country, people and trout in and around Livingston, Montana.
Ivan Misner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why in the Age of the Customer, with cold calling virtually dead as a prospecting practice, referrals are more important than ever before.
Ivan Misner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why being specific is the key to achieving the highest quantity and quality of referrals, including a great referral story.
Ivan Misner joins Jim Blasingame to tell another story about the power of asking for referrals, especially the “asking” step.
Wednesday - September 02, 2015
Rex Caswell joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what the landscape looks like for veterans who are looking for work, as well as those who want to start a business.
Rex Caswell joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the landscape for government contracts available to veteran-owned businesses, including where to look for help.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the breakthrough in producing graphene that will make this unique material affordable for many more applications.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on a proposed ocean-going community, plus a robot that can lay bricks very fast.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to reveal new electric applications that use electrical stimulation to improve the healing process, plus new discoveries on how to slow the aging process.
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.
Thursday - September 03, 2015
Michael Cusumano joins Jim Blasingame to talk about what we can learn from the great entrepreneurs, like Steve Jobs, including what from his success and mistakes.
Michael Cusumano joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how Bill Gates predicted the future of technology, but couldn’t get his company to move in that direction.
Janet Christy joins Jim Blasingame to help you avoid the mistake of thinking a tactic is a goal and measuring the wrong thing as success.
Janet Christy joins Jim Blasingame to share tips and best practices on how to measure your operational activity, including individual customer performance.
Janet Christy joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the difference between forecasting a prospect that isn’t ready to buy and a fully qualified prospect.
Jim Blasingame reveals how the prospecting step of professional selling has changed and how you can adapt to take advantage of that change.
Jim Blasingame reports on the results of a recent online poll about what you think about the state of the American Dream. You might be surprised to hear what our respondents said.
Gordon Chang joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the ugly facts that China is dealing with that are is disrupting their economy and potentially the global economy.
Gordon Chang joins Jim Blasingame to report on the challenges the Chinese communists have to deal with, including having to choose between allowing a more free market economy, or doubling down on more communist steps.
Gordon Chang joins Jim Blasingame to report on why the current systemic challenges of China are both a threat to its stable future, as well as to all the global equilibrium.
Friday - September 04, 2015
Will the people you have get your business to where it needs to go?
Jay Myers joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how to think about the make-up of your team so you can determine if those employees who got you here can take the business where it needs to go.
The 21st century definition of retirement
Chris Carosa joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how the concept of retirement has changed in the 21st century, demographically, financially and culturally.
Do you know all the ways your online security is exposed?
Erik Knight joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how much more involvement is necessary today to keep your data and connections secure from the bad guys, and how to manage that increasingly difficult task.
How a great entrepreneurial story turned into a successful sale
Kirk Cheyfitz joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how he sold the company he founded to a larger player and how that process worked.