Thursday, May 17, 2012
The workplace is evolving away from the classic job. John Bradberry joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the end of the classic “job” and how the workplace is evolving based on demographic and technology forces.
Small businesses are becoming a more attractive employment option. John Bradberry joins Jim Blasingame to discuss changes in the workplace and the reasons small businesses are more competitive employers.
Small businesses have not been optimistic about the future for several years. Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report although the April NFIB Optimism Index is up, there has been no real gain for over a year.
Still not much for small businesses to be optimistic about. NFIB’s Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report some job creation is occurring, capital spending and credit availability are steady, plus slightly higher sales.
What’s happening in Europe could also happen in the U.S. if the federal debt is not addressed. Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the economic upheaval in Europe and how that will ultimately impact U.S. small businesses.
The economy and the planet are forever linked. Bob Doppelt joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why economic growth and environmental sustainability are not mutually exclusive.
What are the long-term global challenges of Earthlings? Bob Doppelt joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the interconnectedness of carbon consumption and providing food and water to a growing global population for the next century.
What is the ethical condition of Earthlings? Len Marrella joins Jim Blasingame to appraise the ethical condition of planet Earth and, recent behaviors indicate it is less than positive..
What is the role of character in the future of humanity? Len Marrella joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why character matters for the future of humanity and contemporary humans have a lot of work to do.
What does American exceptionalism look like? Len Marrella joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the concept of American exceptionalism and what we have to do to not lose this unique national trait.