Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Connect with customers by telling your business’s story. Karen Reisman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss making deeper connections with customers by telling the “why” story of your business, instead of just what you sell.
Connecting your business's story to what is relevant to customers. Karen Reisman joins Jim Blasingame with tips on telling customers the story of your business as if you were telling stories about your children.
Partnerships are better when they're formed organically, not forced. David Gage joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why the most successful way to form a partnerships is to do it with patience and intention, not by forcing people together.
Most people don't know how to create a successful partnership. David Gage joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the successful collaborations of partnerships when values, roles and finances are clearly defined and discussed in advance.
Successful business partners compare their values early and often. David Gage joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to discuss scenario planning with your potential business partner to compare values and expectations.
How far have you gotten in your dreams? Jim Blasingame compares the dreams of pro golfers, small business owners, and the rough reality that they both face in order to find success, against all odds.
When you raise tax rates on job creators, they invest less. Jim Blasingame talks about the proposed Buffet Rule that would increase taxes on the wealthy, and why small business owners don't agree with paying extra taxes on success.
Do people have a different opinion of their own networking ability and that of others? Ivan Misner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why most of us think we're good at networking, but we don't think other people are.
Like sales performance, networking activity should be tracked and measured. Ivan Misner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that when it comes to tracking and analyzing networking activity, women are better than men, and why.
Why do women think of business in relationship terms?Ivan Misner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why women think of business in relationship terms while men are more transactional, and which approach is better.