This Week's Show Schedule
Monday - April 14, 2014
Bill Treasurer joins Jim Blasingame to report on what he learned about leadership development and improvement by spending time with the Pittsburgh Pirates during spring training.
Bill Treasurer joins Jim Blasingame to report on what he learned from the Pittsburgh Pirates organization about character building and leadership accountability.
Cliff Ennico joins Jim Blasingame with an update on the current plan of the Obama administration to divest the U.S., of it's ownership and control of the Internet.
Cliff Ennico joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the contractual and legal implications that could arise if the Obama administration divests the U.S. of it's ownership and stewardship of the Internet.
Cliff Ennico joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the potential damage that proposed changes to ICANN could cause and whether it become worse than Obamacare.
Ken Davis joins Jim Blasingame to report on the interesting way American's view the legacy of presidents past, including Lincoln and Kennedy.
Ken Davis joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the way Americans extend redemption even to our most flawed presidents, including Nixon and Clinton, as they seek to burnish their legacies.
Alan Maites joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the variable that caused him to rename, rebrand and retool his multi-decade old company so that it fit customer expectations.
Alan Maites joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that changes in customer expectations was the key driver behind rebranding, retooling and renaming his company.
Alan Maites joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how he rebranded, retooled and renamed his company by starting the process with his internal customers, the employees.
Tuesday - April 15, 2014
Aaron Hurst joins Jim Blasingame to reveal a new level of business creation and practices that are being driven by Generation Y and based on their values and world-view.
Aaron Hurst joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the trend among Generation Y to create start-up businesses that are non-profits focusing on causes more than commerce.
Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the concept of smart capital, which originates from a source and with terms that match the application of the money.
Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame to talk about mistakes he has seen -- and made -- in capitalizing the growth of a business, plus how to use retained earnings as capital.
Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the power of developing a cash flow projection as a management tool as well as a key document in the relationship with your bank.
Stephen King joins Jim Blasingame to relate his entrepreneurial journey as he grew his financial outsourcing business into the largest in the nation.
Stephen King joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how outsourcing the accounting and financial record process can help a small business focus resources on core competencies.
Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to report how the shadow banking system played a role in the way the 2008 financial crisis came to a head and almost took down the U.S. economy.
Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the role of dark pool financial markets, how they differ from the way retail investors buy stocks and why you need to know.
Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the practices and dangers of the high-frequency trading sector of Wall Street, and how they create an uneven investing environment.
Wednesday - April 16, 2014
Lois Geller joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how our marketing messages have to be developed to deliver a relevance message, rather than our business message.
Lois Geller joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how we should think of our marketing effort and strategy the way Olympic champions go about seeking the level of excellence that produces gold medals.
Andrew Sherman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what a Tedx Talk is, how he got invited to deliver one, what he had to do to deliver it, and why we should care.
Andrew Sherman joins Jim Blasingame to explain how you can grow your business by realizing that you have powerful intangible assets in your business that you're not using.
Andrew Sherman joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the fact that businesses are using much more intellectual property than physical in The Age of the Customer, and how that can contributes to small business growth.
John Patterson joins Jim Blasingame to explain why today our customers are wired and dangerous, how this is impacting our relationship with them and what to do about it..
John Patterson joins Jim Blasingame to offer tips on what small businesses should do to cultivate and nurture relationships with customers who have new expectations and corresponding new power.
David Gage joins Jim Blasingame to recommend several conflict resolution steps to take when you're forming a business partnership, including family businesses.
David Gage joins Jim Blasingame to tell a real story about how one family-owned business is dealing with succession conflict resolution, and how they could have avoided it.
David Gage joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the steps that need to be taken early in the life of a partnership that allows the venture to dissolve successfully when the time comes.
Thursday - April 17, 2014
Jim Blasingame offers insight into the world of entrepreneurialism.
An Obamacare update
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to discuss Obamacare.
Establishing goals for our free will
Jim Ballard joins Jim Blasingame to discuss establishing goals for our free will.
Friday - April 18, 2014
Engaging the humans in your business
Chester Elton joins Jim Blasingame to discuss engaging the humans in your business.
Is the American middle class in danger?
Burt Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to discuss whether the American middle class is in danger.
Simplifying small business invoicing and financial challenges
Jordan Lampe joins Jim Blasingame to discuss simplifying small business invoicing and financial challenges.
Americans' experience with the ACA
Frank Newport joins Jim Blasingame to discuss Americans' experience with and perspectives on topics related to the ACA and healthcare.