What's the next step after successful networking? Building strategic alliances. That's the idea discussed by Trish Rubin and Jim Blasingame about how to turn connections into relationships you can leverage in your career. They also talk about how men and women network differently.
Do men have a "code" that works against women in the marketplace? Michael Johnson talks to Jim Blasingame about what women need to understand about men in order to successful in the workplace.
Why do sales people lie to customers? Why do customers lie to sales people? Can you find ROI in honesty? Steven Gaffney joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the return on an investment of being honest with customers.
One of the most powerful business skills is just knowing when to shut up. Rick Maurer and Jim Blasingame talk about how to do this, when to do this and offer several scenarios of how shutting up can make a difference.
Do you have all of the right networking tools? Debra Fine talks with Jim Blasingame about how networking tools, including online social media, is critical to professional and small business success.
Is having face-to-face meetings becoming a lost art? Have older professionals forgotten something the younger folks have never mastered? Jim Blasingame poses this question and then offers a number of tips on how to initiate, plan and conduct a successful meeting.
The words we use matter. What we say and how we say it matters, according to Ruth Sherman, who joins Jim Blasingame to talk about why it's important to learn how to use words that best convey what we want to accomplish.
Do you know if you're an introvert, an ambivert or an extrovert? Small business owner, do you know this about your employees? Patricia Weber talks to Jim Blasingame about the difference between these three personalities and why you need to know.
Seek excellence in "we", not the perfection of "I", according to Judith Glaser, who joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the best practices that help small businesses do a better job of leveraging their staff, working with customers and collaborating with others.
Take charge of your small business by taking action, according to Beverly Inman-Ebel, who joins Jim Blasingame to reveal three action steps that will help you get your business plans in motion.
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