Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Women compete differently than men do. Katherine Crowley joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that women are designed to be more collaborative with each other, which can be challenging in competitive situations.
Never mind high school, why are there mean girls at work? Katherine Crowley joins Jim Blasingame to explain why women find it difficult to maintain friendships when competition and management promotions are involved.
Managers are concerned about Europe and U.S. politics. Steve Martin joins Jim Blasingame to talk about a slowing economy due to managers' concerns about European problems and U.S. political direction.
Be proactive with marketing plans as the economy softens. Steve Martin joins Jim Blasingame to discuss things you can do to hold on to customers, even if they cut their budgets.
The best way to keep a customer is to become their partner. Steve Martin joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how to stay close to customers if the economy is softening, and find out how you can do more than serve them, but become a vendor partner.
How is manufacturing doing in Asia and Europe? Mitch Free joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how the downward economic trend in Europe is impacting manufacturing demand in China.
Is there a wave of U.S. "on-shoring" happening? Mitch Free joins Jim Blasingame to discuss trends in the American manufacturing sector that is creating a move to "on-shore" more work and we have technology to thank.
Sure, you're an entrepreneur, but can you manage what you built? Richard Hooker joins Jim Blasingame to explain that the entrepreneurial skills used to start a business isn't what you'll need to manage and grow it.
Do you have a management manual? Richard Hooker joins Jim Blasingame to explain how to begin building a management manual that will help you get on the right track and stay there.
Does your team understand your business' brand story? Richard Hooker joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how to create, document and train your team on how to tell your brand story to customers.