Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Failure is successfully identifying what doesn’t work. Rick Newman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why some people are able to rebound from setbacks and what can be learned about this behavior.
Sometimes hard work and desire just isn’t enough. Rick Newman joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how to not let optimism become dangerous and how to make decisions so that you fail productively.
Training and mentoring women entrepreneurs to help build stable democracies. Dr. Terry Neese and Dr. Kevin Fegan join Jim Blasingame to discuss their program to educate women business owners about entrepreneurship in Afghanistan and Rwanda.
Economically stable societies have a greater potential for peace. Terry Neese and Dr. Kevin Fegan join Jim Blasingame to discuss the curriculum of the Peace Through Business Program and how they mentor women in leadership and democracy.
The color of ethics is gray. Dr. Terry Neese and Dr. Kevin Fegan join Jim Blasingame to discuss the connection of risk and ethics and why teaching this is more important today than ever before.
Hispanic small businesses are the fastest growing sector in the economy. Hector Barreto joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how the Latino Coalition is supporting Small Business Week.
Small businesses are truly the engine of the economy. Jim Blasingame celebrates Small Business Week in Washington, D.C. and talks about why this week is important.
Why small business startups aren't flourising in the current economy. Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the decline in growth trends of small businesses, especially startups.
Congress needs to stop enacting policies that are detrimental to small businesses. Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to discuss small business tax issues currently considered in Congress, plus policies that hurt small business.
Like private equity firms, small businesses are founded to create wealth, not jobs. Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the debate on private equity and why jobs are the by-products of capitalism.