Category: Management Fundamentals
If you had to, is your business ready to sell -- today? Russ Brown and Jim Blasingame talk about why you should be prepared to sell your business at any time, even when you don't want to during an interview on the small business radio program, The Small Business Advocate Show.
Is the quality movement dead? Leslie says absolutely not and she talks with Jim about how small businesses can improve their bottom line significantly by merely adopting at least some elements of the quality process.
What's it like being a small business wine maker? Kelly talks with Jim about this and how her winery does it with a twist.
What is the most important word in the lexicon of the marketplace? Bob says it's "customer," and he and Jim talk about how to treat them, plus Bob's 4-step approach to successful growth.
What do you do when a prospect just won't take action? Paul and Jim talk about some of the selling skills you need to make sure you've done everything possible to make the sale.
If you had to miss several weeks -- or even months -- of work running your small business due to an illness or injury, would you be prepared? Kelle and Jim talk about what to do when the unexpected happens, including the financial, organizational and emotional steps.
How do you know when to do a task or project for your small business yourself and when to hire someone to do it? Jeff Zbar talks about this with Jim Blasingame, small business expert and host of The Small Business Advocate Show.
What can small business owners learn from one of the leaders of the hospitality industry? Frederik joins Jim to talk about how loyalty programs are important, but they only work in tandem with excellent customer service.
Do you know what positive deviant means? Rick talks with Jim about this and explains to identify the positive deviants in your small business and then clone that behavior around your organization.
How much does motivation play in successful small business management? Dave talks with Jim about this and explains how to look in the mirror to determine if you're a successful motivator.
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