How much do small businesses need to know about the social networking sites? John Warrillow tells Jim Blasingame that every small business should include social networking in their marketing strategy, including being available in online communities such as FaceBook and Linkedin.com. John and Jim also talk about the critical relationship between small businesses and big businesses that is becoming more and more symbiotic.
Are you paying attention to the operating fundamentals more this year? Paul Casey talks with Jim Blasingame about why this year it's imperative that you focus on the fundamentals of operating a small business, and they provide examples.
Why have small business obituaries increased by 20% in recent years? Jim Blasingame identifies the reason -- lack of understanding of financial fundamentals -- and the steps to take to obtain and use these fundamentals.
When should you operate your small business with conventional practices and when should you be unconventional? Jim Blasingame talks about what you have to do in a slow economy to be successful, including when to follow the rules and when to be outrageous.
Do you know how your small business will be impacted by the government's economic stimulus package? Jim Blasingame talks about why he things this program is a bad one that will have more bad consequences than good ones.
What does it take to be an entrepreneur? Brian Moran and Jim Blasingame discuss some of the key elements of successful entrepreneurship, including faith, courage, vision and of course, a good plan.
What do you really know about entrepreneurship? Scott talks with Jim about some of the myths of being a small business owner and why we need to know the truth.
Do you have what it takes -- inside -- to be a small business owner? Being an entrepreneur is very difficult and Suzanne talks with Jim about how to determine if you have the guts for it.
Jim is broadcasting from the Arnold Palmer Hospital National Advisory Council meeting. Joe is the visionary and the co-founder of the Golf Channel. He talks with Jim about the entrepreneurial lessons he’s learned as a founder of four start-ups.
How do you make decisions in your small business? Jim talks about what he calls the three realms that influence your decision-making -- the head, the heart and the gut -- and how and when to listen to each one.
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