Monday, July 09, 2012
Small business owners know how to sell, but stumble on communicating their goals to their team. Dean Brenner joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the ARROW formula of team building, Alignment equals Responsibilities, Respect, Ownership and Willingness to work.
The most powerful ownership-building tool for employees is "What do you think?". Dean Brenner joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how to use key phrases to help team members develop ownership, achieve goals, and move projects forward.
Is China being impacted by the global economic slowdown? Frank Lavin joins Jim Blasingame to report on the Chinese economy and business sector, including the impact of a recession in Japan and Europe.
Here's a growth strategy you might not have thought about. Frank Lavin joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how his company connects U.S. small businesses with Chinese consumers to sell their products online and then make the delivery.
How much opportunity is there in China for U.S. small businesses. Frank Lavin joins Jim Blasingame to report on the 400 million users of Tmall.com, a Chinese consumer website, and how your small business can connect with them.
In the Age of the Customer there are more ways to market and more people to reach. Rob Levin joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the multi-faceted components of marketing and connecting with prospects in the 21st century.
How has branding changed in the Age of the Customer? Rob Levin joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how social media has made it easier to define your brand, plus the pricing advantages of good branding.
Can we think of immigrant worker policy like we do a trade agreement? Tamar Jacoby joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the immigrant worker challenges in the U.S. and whether a trade agreement type solution could work.
What is the impact of the Supreme Court ruling on the Arizona illegal immigrant?Tamar Jacoby joins Jim Blasingame to discuss what the impact of the recent ruling by the Supreme Court on the Arizona illegal immigrant case.
When will small businesses get some clarity on immigration laws? Tamar Jacoby joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the bind small business owners find themselves in between finding employees and the Federal government's dysfunctional immigration policies.