Friday, April 20, 2012
Charisma is about how you connect with other people. Ruth Sherman joins Jim Blasingame to explain why charisma can be learned, and how to use it to your advantage.
One of the best parts of charisma is keeping your mouth shut. Ruth Sherman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to become more charismatic by being a good listener and developing good interpersonal skills and techniques.
Relationship banking is still possible with independent community banks. Camden Fine joins Jim Blasingame to explain why the difference between big banks and independent community banks is a big deal to small businesses.
Community banks make 60% of small business loans and 75% of farm loans. Camden Fine joins Jim Blasingame to report how new regulations hurt the ability of community banks to help small businesses grow their business and the economy.
Small businesses need to support S.1600 and HR.1697 Communities First Act. Camden Fine joins Jim Blasingame to report how the JOBS Act will help community banks, plus why the Communities First Act is important for small banks and small businesses.
A brand is more than a name or a logo. Laurence Vincent joins Jim Blasingame to report even though there are more brands today, people still want to do business with those they can count on.
Brand value is in the customer experience. Laurence Vincent joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how the value of the customer experience defines your brand, plus how to think about naming your brand.
Are wooden pallets a thing of the past? Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on a new way to make shipping pallets out of paper instead of wood, and why a small business owner should care.
Why should you care about Nike's new knit shoe? Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on the multi-faceted impact of a new knitted shoe that Nike is offering and why small businesses should care.
Giving with a glad heart may result in a healthy heart. Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on research that shows when we give to others, it actually contributes to better health.