How is your resiliency level these days? Pam Harper talks with Jim Blasingame about how to acquire the "art of resiliency," and use it to insure that you're business doesn't just survive, but thrives, even during the tough times.
How do we keep productivity levels high when the alligators are biting? Jan Yager talks with Jim Blasingame about some of the things we can do to maintain and increase productivity, including how to become better delegators.
What are you doing to prepare for a tough economy? Gail Kaspar talks with Jim Blasingame about some things we can do to strengthen our businesses, including spending more time talking with our customers, listening to the concerns from our employees and acquiring as much 21st century training as we can.
Is this a good time to start a new retail small business? James Dion tells Jim Blasingame that this actually is a good time to start certain retail businesses. They also talk about how to survive and thrive in a tough economy.
If you don't have the knack for business, can you learn it? Norm Brodsky says you can, and he talks with Jim Blasingame about how to learn how to be a successful business owner by focusing on the fundamentals and learning from the mistakes of others.
Is there a simple and relatively short explanation for how we got into this financial crisis of 2008? Jim Blasingame explains in terms as simple as possible what gave rise to the crisis, where the momentum came from, who really created the excesses that are now having to be dealt with and his thoughts on government involvement.
How does a 21st century economic development organization work. Broadcasting live from the Hampton Roads, Virginia, Jim Blasingame talks with Warren Harris about the local vision for economic development.
Broadcasting live from the Hampton Roads, Virginia, Jim Blasingame talks with Steve Coplan about his small business, his efforts to give back to the community, personal setbacks and his recent award. Later in the interview, Jack Hornbeck, President of the Hmapton Roads Chamber of Commerce congratulates Steve on his award.
How does it work when a chamber of commerce and an SBDC are together? Broadcasting live from the Hampton Roads, Virginia, Jim Blasingame talks with Jack Hornbeck, president of Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce about the organization, why chambers matter and how his works so closely with the local Small Business Development Center.
Broadcasting live from the Hampton Roads, Virginia, Jim Blasingame talks with Ron Ritter about the history of the local Small Business Development Center and the impact it has had on local businesses and therefore, the local economy.
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