In The Age of the Customer™, the best way to get the most out of the public social media sites, according to Jim Blasingame, is participate on them while thinking of how to build your own online customer communities.
There is a debate on health care reform being conducted that will result in changes that could harm small businesses. Jim Blasingame reveals two of the key issues of the debate and offers his ideas about them, from a small business perspective.
How much of a toll is fear taking on employees and why could that ultimately benefit small businesses? Jim Blasingame reveals his take on recent employee research that he thinks could provide a competitive advantage for small businesses.
If you're a small business owner, time is not on your side. There are three clocks in small business that are working independently to impact your level of success. Jim Blasingame talks about how these three clocks work and what you can do to influence their impact.
President Obama has said he will choose judges who have "empathy" as they rule from the bench. Jim Blasingame knows first-hand what judicial empathy looks like and he talks about his personal experience as a business owner who proved his case in a lawsuit, but was denied justice because the judge made a final ruling - admittedly - based on empathy, rather than evidence, testimony, facts and the law.
Celebrating his 20th anniversary as a small business owner, Jim Blasingame reflects on why he became a small business owner, how he started up from scratch and how he got his first customers.
Celebrating his 20th anniversary as a small business owners, Jim Blasingame continues his reflections with his thoughts on what he didn't know when he started his business, and why this is an important part of the start-up process.
Celebrating his 20th anniversary as a small business owner, Jim Blasingame reflects on who to take advice from. You should definitely seek counsel from others, especially senior business owners, but in the end, you have to make the go or no-go decision. No one can make that decision for you.
Celebrating his 20th anniversary as a small business owner, Jim Blasingame reflects on what it takes to grow your business, including how to acquire and keep customers. Jim also talks about some of the things that will surprise you about being a small business owner.
For the 12th consecutive year, Jim Blasingame broadcasts his show in honor those who paid the ultimate price on behalf of a grateful nation. Jim talks about the contribution of America's small business owners all the way back to the Minutemen, and about the fact that freedom isn't free.