Category: Family Businesses and Partnerships
What is one of the primary reasons small businesses fail? They don't ask questions when they don't know something, and Nora Klaver talks with Jim Blasingame about why this this kind of attitude could cause a business to fail.
If you don't operate with financial fundamentals, you won't survive in 2009. Jim Blasingame talks about some of the things small businesses must do on to stay afloat during this recession.
Are there unique issues in this recession regarding buying or selling a small business? Russell Brown joins Jim Blasingame to explain how this downturn changes the way a small business sale is financed. They also answer the question, is this a good time to try to sell your business?
How does a small business owner balance the survival of the business with what really matters. Julie Lenzer Kirk joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how to balance customers and family.
People are valuing time more than money, and Chantal Boxer and her husband leverage this phenomenon in their new business, as she explains to Jim Blasingame. This is a great American small business story.
How does a home-based business keep itself in front of customers during the winter holiday period? Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to deliver tips and best-practices how year-end activity for home-based businesses.
A perspective on the American automobile industry from a home-town dealer. Brother Blackburn lays it on the line in his visit with Jim Blasingame as he broadcasts live at the Vicksburg, MS Chamber. Later in the interview, they're joined by Christy Kilroy and they talk about the value of a chamber of commerce.
Can you grow your business by sharing the success? Guy Hinkler talks with Jim Blasingame about the keys to his company's success, including sharing ownership and the power of outsourcing. He also offers a few technology success tips.
What can you do to keep your employees engaged in their work? Michael Stallard talks with Jim Blasingame about three things you can ask your teams that will identify the engagement answer.
Here is a 21st century way to share information about an illness. Sona Mehring talks with Jim Blasingame about how she created and has grow her non-profit website resource which allows family and friends to stay informed -- and leave messages -- when someone is going through an illness or other personally difficult time.
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