Category: Management Fundamentals
Is there a war on for talent? Bob thinks there is and he and Jim talk about what small businesses should be doing to make sure we get the talent on board that we need.
What management steps must be taken to survive difficult economic times? Tony and Jim talk about some of the fundamental management issues that you must focus on during challenging times.
What does it look like when your business is in jeopardy? Herb Kay and Jim Blasingame talk about the different ways a business can be in trouble, how to see the signs and how to avoid being in the business obituaries during an interview on the small business radio program, The Small Business advocate Show.
Do you have the ability to think like a wealthy person? Jim S talks with Jim B about how much the way we think about ourselves and the world impacts the way we live our lives and whether we are successful or not.
How much is your small business out of business when you take a vacation or trip? Jeff Zbar talks about this with Jim Blasingame, small business expert and host of The Small Business Advocate Show.
How do you focus on profits when your trying to keep sales volume up in a tough economy? Steve Martin tells Jim Blasingame it's working on profitability one step at a time and they talk about some of these incremental steps on the small business radio program, The small Business Advocate Show.
What does it take to be successful in a challenging year. Steve joins Jim to talk about the fundamentals and attitude you must have in order to succeed when others are wringing their hands about all of the problems.
Having trouble executing on your goals? Gail joins Jim to talk about better ways to think about establishing goals and accomplishing them.
What is it going to take to be successful this year? Lois tells Jim she thinks it's just making sure we don't take even the slightest possible prospect or opportunity for granted. She says, "follow up on EVERYTHING," and they talk about how to do that.
At the beginning of each year since 2002 Jim has published the Small Business Advocate Crystal Ball Predictions for the coming year, and at the end of each year he reviews those predictions, compared them with what actually happened and reveals his score. Here is that report from Jim, based on his 2007 predictions. By the way, he's pretty darned accurate, as you'll see.
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