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Sarah Hiner
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to report that the nasal flu medicine doesn’t work as well as the injection, plus that you can use your 529 education savings for computers and housing.
Judith Glaser
Judith Glaser joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how she developed technology that helped people inside of companies connect with each other on higher levels.
Andrew  Neitlich
Andrew Neitlich joins Jim Blasingame to talk about why a professional coach could help you get yourself established as the true CEO of your small business.
Phyllis Korkki
Phyllis Korkki joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the road blocks that prevent you from accomplishing that special project that’s on your mind, including how to get out of your own way.
Jim Ballard
Jim Ballard joins Jim Blasingame to compare our response to life and the world, to how white water kayakers deal with various parts of the river.
John Harrison
John Harrison joins Jim Blasingame to reveal five practices you can control that will help you gain more control of your future, including get up early, read more, and work harder, to name a few.
Ilise Benun
Ilise Benun joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to set yourself up for success when pricing a project to a customer who is clueless about how much time it takes to finish the job.
Doug Tatum
Doug Tatum joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the dangers to entrepreneurship that are posed by the federal government, including oppressive regulations.
John Dini
John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to identify some of the things to look for in a business that could be sustained past the exit of the founder, including certain management practices.
Doug Tatum
Doug Tatum joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the dangers to entrepreneurship that are posed by the federal government, including oppressive regulations.
Rick Mathieson
Rick Mathieson joins Jim Blasingame to report on how some large organizations are using the Internet of Things concepts and technology to ramp up service levels, and how to compete in this environment.
John Dini
John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to identify some of the things to look for in a business that could be sustained past the exit of the founder, including certain management practices.
Nellie Akalp
Nellie Akalp joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what your rights are regarding intellectual property when you’re an employee or a contractor.
Heather Lechner
Katie Schenck
Katie Schenck and Heather Lechner join Jim Blasingame to reveal what they’ve done to help create a successful partnership, including using outsourcing to help them with non-core competency tasks.
Ivan Misner
Ivan Misner joins Jim Blasingame to introduce a new system that shows you how to take three specifically timed steps to follow up with a prospect in 24 hours, seven days and 30 days, and what to do at each step.
Paul  Angles
Paul Angles joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the first of the four-part online marketing process is using paid search to advertise your offerings, and how to get that first step right by testing.
Joanne Black
Joanne Black joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the traits of women salespeople and how those contribute to a stronger, more profitable business.
Joanne Black
Joanne Black joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the traits of women salespeople and how those contribute to a stronger, more profitable business.
Joanne Black
Joanne Black joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the traits of women salespeople and how those contribute to a stronger, more profitable business.
Joanne Black
Joanne Black joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the traits of women salespeople and how those contribute to a stronger, more profitable business.
Diana Furchtgott-Roth
Diana Furchtgott-Roth joins Jim Blasingame to report that contrary to some government indicators, comprehensive research shows that women earn closer to 5% less than men, not 20%.
Eva Rosenberg
Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to report that the IRS is going to increase scrutiny for late payroll tax remitters, but may also offer assistance to help you get out of trouble.
Ed McLaughlin
Ed McLaughlin joins Jim Blasingame to talk about why every small business owner must know what the gross profit needs to be for every product/transaction and what the monthly GP needs to be.
Walter Kiechel III
Walter Kiechel joins Jim Blasingame to compare notes on different models of strategy to use, with Jim reminding him that the problem for small businesses is not which model, but getting out of the trenches long enough to focus on strategy.
Ed McLaughlin
Ed McLaughlin joins Jim Blasingame to talk about why every small business owner must know what the gross profit needs to be for every product/transaction and what the monthly GP needs to be.
Ed McLaughlin
Ed McLaughlin joins Jim Blasingame to talk about why every small business owner must know what the gross profit needs to be for every product/transaction and what the monthly GP needs to be.
Ed McLaughlin
Ed McLaughlin joins Jim Blasingame to talk about why every small business owner must know what the gross profit needs to be for every product/transaction and what the monthly GP needs to be.
Jared Meyer
Jared Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the threat that the peer-to-peer economy poses to the control ideology of the progressive movement.
Bill Brandt
Richard Galen
Rich Galen and Bill Brandt join Jim Blasingame to discuss the importance of Ohio to both candidates, and why Trump couldn’t or wouldn’t make nice with Ohio’s Governor Kasich.
Chad Moutray
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to review how some of the policies of the presidential candidates will impact manufacturers, including tax reform and especially the impending overtime rules.
Bob McTeer
Bob McTeer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal all the reasons why the Fed needs to raise interest rates this time, as well as all the reasons why it can’t.
Chad Moutray
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to review how some of the policies of the presidential candidates will impact manufacturers, including tax reform and especially the impending overtime rules.
Chad Moutray
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to review how some of the policies of the presidential candidates will impact manufacturers, including tax reform and especially the impending overtime rules.
John Swanciger
John Swanciger joins Jim Blasingame to report on recent polling that shows Trump has a lead over Clinton, but just barely, with a large undecided.
Mary Cantando
Mary Cantando joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the steps to take to identify, establish, and lead the corporate culture you’ve decided is best.
Richard Galen
Bill Brandt
Bill Brandt and Rich Galen to compare notes on what Trump has to say in his acceptance speech in order to get the most bang for the buck from the convention.
Mary Cantando
Mary Cantando joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the steps to take to identify, establish, and lead the corporate culture you’ve decided is best.
Sarah Hiner
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to report on a study by Glassdoor.com, that the true pay gap between the genders, when all variables are considered, is actually about 5%.
Richard Galen
Bill Brandt
Bill Brandt and Rich Galen to compare notes on what Trump has to say in his acceptance speech in order to get the most bang for the buck from the convention.
Richard Galen
Bill Brandt
Bill Brandt and Rich Galen to compare notes on what Trump has to say in his acceptance speech in order to get the most bang for the buck from the convention.
Jackie Dryden
Jackie Dryden joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how Boomers and Millennials are at once different and similar, and offer some perspectives on how to help the two generations work more productively.
Grace-Marie Turner
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that Trump will focus on giving people more health care options with market solutions, while Clinton has vowed to pursue a single payer, government run health care system.
Rick Lepsinger
Rick Lepsinger joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how decision-making is impacted by understanding your brain response factors, including being deliberate, automatic, emotional or reasoned.
Thomas Reahard
Tom Reahard joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how his entrepreneurial journey began, including how he founded and grew two successful technology businesses.
Rick Lepsinger
Rick Lepsinger joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how decision-making is impacted by understanding your brain response factors, including being deliberate, automatic, emotional or reasoned.
Tim Berry
Tim Berry joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the three step approach to strategic thinking, including the first, which is the need to identify the single greatest thing that is unique about your business.
Ray Keating
Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the factors that have held back the U.S. economy, including regulations that impede businesses from growing.
Sam Norwood
Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the U.S. economy will not convert from recovery to expansion this year, but will likely not go the other way into a recession.
Ray Keating
Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the factors that have held back the U.S. economy, including regulations that impede businesses from growing.
Jim Canterucci
Jim Canterucci joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that context varies with the perception of the individual, which has to be accounted for when you’re leading change with a team.
Sam Norwood
Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the U.S. economy will not convert from recovery to expansion this year, but will likely not go the other way into a recession.
Barbara Weltman
Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that states are increasingly making it easier to connect remote sellers to their state as a nexus for sales tax purposes.
Chris Voss
Chris Voss joins Jim Blasingame to reveal several forms of rejecting an offer that not only keeps you in the negotiation, but delivers a win.
Jared Meyer
Jared Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the peer-to-peer economy and how it has democratized business options for both providers and customers.
Burton Folsom
Burton Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to talk about historic examples when there were genius clusters, like America’s Founders, and ask where are the geniuses of the current era?
Jared Meyer
Jared Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the peer-to-peer economy and how it has democratized business options for both providers and customers.
Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes joins Jim Blasingame to handicap the Trump campaign against the Clinton effort, including what Trump has to do to beat Hillary.
Michael Glauser
Mike Glauser joins Jim Blasingame to report that the key to the future success of the U.S. economy lies in our ability to promote entrepreneurship at the Main Street level.
Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes joins Jim Blasingame to handicap the Trump campaign against the Clinton effort, including what Trump has to do to beat Hillary.
Ilise Benun
Ilise Benun joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the good and bad about making your pricing available on your website.
Doug McCormick
Doug McCormick joins Jim Blasingame to explain how to use business practices to improve the performance of your career and therefore your family prospects and finances.
Shawn Murphy
Shawn Murphy joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that providing feedback to the Millennial generation is different than for other generations.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals the steps of an economic cycle, and why it’s important to differentiate between a recovery mode and an economic expansion.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to explain how the Obama administration used an executive “guidance” tool to push their transgender issue to any entity connected to government financial support.
Gordon Chang
Gordon Chang joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the current trend toward a regulatory and capital constrains environment in the U.S. as we now see in China and the Euro Zone?
Charles Collins
Charles Collins joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how the company he runs has used outsourcing at multiple levels to get the most out of other firms so his company, Airway Labs, can focus on their core competencies.
John Swanciger
John Swanciger joins Jim Blasingame to reveal a new, higher level of support for Manta’s community members that delivers a personal touch to help with marketing decisions.
Steve DelBianco
Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to report that he’s concerned about the future of the Internet as it continues to be assaulted by government attempting to control and tax it.
Steve DelBianco
Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to report that he’s concerned about the future of the Internet as it continues to be assaulted by government attempting to control and tax it.
Steve DelBianco
Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to report that he’s concerned about the future of the Internet as it continues to be assaulted by government attempting to control and tax it.
Steve DelBianco
Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to report that he’s concerned about the future of the Internet as it continues to be assaulted by government attempting to control and tax it.
Chad Moutray
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to report that U.S. manufacturers have lost tens of thousands of net jobs just in 2016, which can’t be a good sign for the overall economy.
Steve DelBianco
Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to report that he’s concerned about the future of the Internet as it continues to be assaulted by government attempting to control and tax it.
Dawn Fotopulos
Dawn Fotopulos joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the twin challenges every business owner has to deal with, which is whether to focus on cash or profit.
Chad Moutray
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to report that U.S. manufacturers have lost tens of thousands of net jobs just in 2016, which can’t be a good sign for the overall economy.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame identifies the names and his memories of three friends who died in Vietnam, and to lament the fact that we’ve lost thousands of Americans in wars politicians weren’t committed to finish.
Olalah Njenga
Olalah Njenga joins Jim Blasingame to report on the ugly consequences that will befall small businesses if the Obama administration goes forward with its ill-conceived overtime rule making.
Ramon Ray
Ramon Ray joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the importance of understanding the analytics of your online activity as Google reports will tell you, and how to get help with this.
Diana Furchtgott-Roth
Diana Furchtgott-Roth joins Jim Blasingame to report on the Labor Dept.’s Persuader Rule, which, incredibly requires any company to report any activity with any labor advisor, who then has to report their entire client list. 1984 anyone?
Nellie Akalp
Nellie Akalp joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the legal and online issue and resources to consider when naming your business.
Skip Miller
Skip Miller joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the power of a devotion and commitment to metrics as a way to establish an effective sales culture.
Richard Galen
Rich Galen joins Jim Blasingame to remind us that Memorial Day is one of America’s most special holidays because it celebrates the lives of very special people.
Karen Kerrigan
Karen Kerrigan joins Jim Blasingame to propose some common sense reform ideas that can reduce the unreasonable regulatory burden on small businesses.
Greg Kozera
Greg Kozera joins Jim Blasingame to report that the U.S. has one of the highest reserves of natural gas in the world that can be harvested by fracking for years to come.
Joel Peterson
Joel Peterson joins Jim Blasingame to report on the deterioration of trust at the Corporate America level, why this has occurred and how to recover from this dysfunctional condition.
Leo Haviland
Leo Haviland joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the fact that corporate America may be running out of earnings sources without returning to investing in the marketplace.
Catherine Kaputa
Catherine Kaputa joins Jim Blasingame to report on the difficult environment college graduates are going to find when they look for work this year.
Joel Barker
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to say that even the best futurists would not have been able to forecast the current state of the 2016 presidential primary process.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the reasons the economy is still stagnant seven years after the end of the Great Recession.
Bill Brandt
Bill Brandt joins Jim Blasingame to compare the candidacies of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and discuss how that head-to-head matchup will go.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some tips and best practices on how to secure your online information with stronger encryption from pass phrases instead of passwords.
Bill Brandt
Bill Brandt joins Jim Blasingame to compare the candidacies of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and discuss how that head-to-head matchup will go.
Bill Brandt
Bill Brandt joins Jim Blasingame to compare the candidacies of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and discuss how that head-to-head matchup will go.
Michael Saltsman
Michael Saltsman joins Jim Blasingame to report on the many bad things that will result for employers and low wage workers if the minimum wage is increased to $15 per hour.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame joins us to report on the news that Facebook is not including politically conservative posts in their trending feeds, in favor of more liberal posts, and to remind you he told you not to trust the big social media platforms.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame joins us to report on the news that Facebook is not including politically conservative posts in their trending feeds, in favor of more liberal posts, and to remind you he told you not to trust the big social media platforms.
Tom Salonek
Tom Salonek joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what engagement is and what it isn’t, and how to create the intangible of organizational special sauce.
Gretchen McCracken
Gretchen McCracken joins Jim Blasingame to deliver an update on how her company is doing now that it’s grown to almost 150 employees.
Joe Cleary
Joe Cleary joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how his 2nd generation construction company diversifies its customer industries so that they can survive a downturn in any one of them.
John Swanciger
John Swanciger joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that a minimum wage increase impacts the entire wage structure of a business, not just those at the bottom of the organization.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the illegal, lawless and unconstitutionality of how the Obama administration has used “executive guidance” to make laws that Congress has rejected.
Paul Hogan
Paul Hogan joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the numbers that show how the population of the planet is aging, and especially how the U.S. population demographics is a megatrend with many implications.
Jack Uldrich
Jack Uldrich joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the power of taking time periodically to step outside the four walls of your business and think about the future as it’s presenting itself, not as you wish it were.
Vicky Oliver
Vicky Oliver joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the current controversy about transgender people using a bathroom that isn’t the gender of their birth, and Jim predicts this will wind up hurting small businesses.
Steve Case
Steve Case joins Jim Blasingame to talk about what it was like when he founded AOL eight years before the Internet was available to the public.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to discuss whether it’s still reasonable to expect 3% growth out of a $17 trillion economy, or if 2% is the new 3%.
Brad Huisken
Brad Huisken joins Jim Blasingame to reveal several questions to ask customers and prospects that will lead them to giving you more referrals.
Scott St. Germain
Scott St. Germain joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how his family business began, the industry they’re in, how they’ve grown into the second generation of owners, and what it took to be successful.
Brad Huisken
Brad Huisken joins Jim Blasingame to reveal several questions to ask customers and prospects that will lead them to giving you more referrals.
Rick Newman
Rick Newman joins Jim Blasingame to report on polling that shows many Americans think our country is still great, however, there is plenty of evidence of greatness erosion.
Douglas  Obey
Doug Obey joins Jim Blasingame to discuss evidence that shows why the U.S. is now under the control of a group of oligarchs, private and elected individuals, rather than our democratic republic with a capitalistic economy.
Bill Wooditch
Bill Wooditch joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how the focus on numbers in sales activity is still relevance, but with a slight variation in the direction of focused and quality numbers.
Joe Knight
Joe Knight joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to calculate receivable days and payable days from your financial statements, and explain their relationship to each other.
Eva Rosenberg
Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal all of the issues around filing your taxes on time or taking advantage of an automatic filing extension, which does not extend the requirement to pay taxes due.
Eva Rosenberg
Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal all of the issues around filing your taxes on time or taking advantage of an automatic filing extension, which does not extend the requirement to pay taxes due.
Diana Furchtgott-Roth
Diana Furchtgott-Roth joins Jim Blasingame to expose the oligarchy relationship that has developed between Wall Street, the political class in Washington, and the main stream media.
Richard Galen
Richard Galen joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how the conventions of both parties will be interesting this year, especially if the GOP has a contested convention with several delegate votes.
Diana Furchtgott-Roth
Diana Furchtgott-Roth joins Jim Blasingame to expose the oligarchy relationship that has developed between Wall Street, the political class in Washington, and the main stream media.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the growing cyber-security threat called ransomware, how it works and how to avoid it.
Richard Galen
Richard Galen joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how the conventions of both parties will be interesting this year, especially if the GOP has a contested convention with several delegate votes.
Greg Kozera
Greg Kozera joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the factors that have contributed to gas prices going up significantly since the first of the year, and to say that the U.S. is nowhere near peak oil.
Bruce Piasecki
Bruce Piasecki joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the specifics about the Paris Accords climate change conference, and how it could impact your small business.
Connie Certusi
Connie Certusi joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the presidential candidate currently favored, in order of preference, among small business of all party affiliation.
Mike Daniels
Mike Daniels joins Jim Blasingame to report on the elements and partners in the Global Internet Strategy (GIS) project and why its success is critical for all businesses.
Diane DiResta
Diane DiResta joins Jim Blasingame to help women recognize the tendency to put higher standards on themselves than is necessary, and why such judgment and often guilt can hold them back.
Chad Moutray
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the concept of business owners of all types being single-issue voters for their businesses.
Sam Norwood
Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the protectionism rhetoric coming out of the mouths of the leading presidential candidates, and why that thinking is not good for small business.
Janet Bodnar
Janet Bodnar joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the ways that women think and behave can cause them to make better investment decisions, but other behaviors not so much.
John Warrillow
John Warrillow joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the reason most small businesses should not take on investors as a way to capitalize their growth.
Sarah Hiner
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the publishing business her father began from nothing over 40 years ago, and how the family has grown it and reinvented it in the digital age.
Beverly Flaxington
Beverly Flaxington joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how much of confidence is art, as in just the way you are, or science, a in something you can learn how to do.
JoAnna Brandi
JoAnna Brandi joins Jim Blasingame to offer insights she’s learned from starting and operating a small business for over a quarter century.
Chester Elton
Chester Elton joins Jim Blasingame to identify four questions great leaders ask their people in order to assure engagement and performance.
John  Chisholm
John Chisholm joins Jim Blasingame to review the fundamental elements of what makes the U.S. economy the most vibrant and largest in the world, and what we need to do to protect it.
Dan Pilla
Dan Pilla joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the rights you have when you’re being audited by the IRS, including the appeal process.
John Harrison
John Harrison joins Jim Blasingame to report on whether America’s first Black President had a positive or negative impact on Black America.
Dave Anderson
Dave Anderson joins Jim Blasingame to remind you that employees today don’t give good service on their own – they have to be trained to make excellent service their default level.
Steve DelBianco
Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why the FBI can’t get in the terrorist’s iPhone and how the problem could be solved if the FBI would give the phone to Apple for a one-off, data recovery solution.
Clara Villarosa
Donald Hunter
Donald Hunter and Clara Villarosa join Jim Blasingame to talk about how some Black Americans have found a way to build an achievement bridge and whether more mentoring by these individuals is needed.
Joel Barker
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on how researchers have found a way to block the aging process in cells in mice, and how this could be applied to humans.
Marc Glazer
Marc Glazer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the different in loan underwriting and risk management between online lenders and the traditional banking industry.
Rick Maurer
Rick Maurer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the value of organizational resistance when you’re trying to make changes.
Robert Brands
Robert Brands joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how an Internet-of-things handshake will increasingly become part of the expectations of your business customers and how to comply.
Diana Furchtgott-Roth
Diana Furchtgott-Roth joins Jim Blasingame to talk about her relationship with Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and how he should be remembered.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that one of the first online security steps to check is to make sure software has the latest security updates and patches.
Bill Brandt
Richard Galen
Rich Galen and Bill Brandt join Jim Blasingame to discuss and debate which candidates would likely be standing after the Super Tuesday primaries.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the concept of negative interest rates as a central bank strategy, and why it isn’t a high percentage play for reviving an economy.
Bill Brandt
Richard Galen
Rich Galen and Bill Brandt join Jim Blasingame to discuss and debate which candidates would likely be standing after the Super Tuesday primaries.
Nellie Akalp
Nellie Akalp joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the process of making your business a legal entity of some kind, including the advantages and protections that provides.
Mark Siebert
Mark Siebert joins Jim Blasingame to report on the recent assault by the Obama administration’s NLRB on the franchise industry’s relationship between franchisors and franchisees as they employ people across the relationship.
Leslie Grossman
Leslie Grossman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that learning how to be comfortable with being uncomfortable is one of the best ways to deal with and manage stress.
Robert Grede
Robert Grede joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the best point of execution for your marketing strategy is based on who your customers are and how they want to be contacted.
Bill Brandt
Bill Brandt joins Jim Blasingame to report on the results of the Iowa caucuses and what they mean for the front-runners of both parties.
Terry Neese
Terry Neese joins Jim Blasingame to report on the progress of the International Economic Empowerment of Women that’s promoting peace through business in Rwanda and Afghanistan.
Morag Barrett
Morag Barrett joins Jim Blasingame to recommend that you acquire an accountability partner to hold you responsible for your goal settings, whether it’s one person or a mastermind group.
Tim Berry
Tim Berry joins Jim Blasingame to reveal several benefits your business can accrue when you get good at sales forecasting.
Shawn Murphy
Shawn Murphy joins Jim Blasingame to talk about whether Millennials are less optimistic than other generations, and what you have to do to find the optimistic ones.
Ilise Benun
Ilise Benun joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that besides the marketing/prospecting benefit of conducting a podcast, it is also a great way to grow your network.
Henry Hutcheson
Henry Hutcheson joins Jim Blasingame to remind those who are considering whether to continue in the family business that having such a base or business platform is very powerful and shouldn’t be minimized.
Joel Barker
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on the flow storage battery technology that is promising to be used in larger settings, such as commercial and residential applications.
Ramon Ray
Ramon Ray joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the authenticity element of national politics in 2016 and what small businesses can learn from it.
Jay Myers
Jay Myers joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the good, bad, and ugly of starting a business and taking it to the 20th anniversary.
Ray Keating
Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to talk about some of the factors that are causing a declining small business sector, including government policies, and the short and long-term implications.
Joel Libava
Joel Libava joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the entrepreneurial inclination of Gen Y and whether they will be likely to be interested in a franchise.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to review the key factors of the NFIB Index that shows small business optimism has not improved, and why.
Ken Blanchard
Ken Blanchard joins Jim Blasingame to share his thoughts on what he thinks management will need to look like in the multi-generational workplace of the rest of the 21st century.
Joe Knight
Joe Knight joins Jim Blasingame to talk about what a business that’s desirable looks like to a buyer, and one of the ways to calculate its value.
Bruce Piasecki
Bruce Piasecki joins Jim Blasingame to report on six areas of expertise that will define global corporations’ activity if capitalism is to become more relevant to all stakeholders, not just the short-term goals of investors.
Gene Marks
Gene Marks joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the ironic results of research that shows three-fourths of small businesses are feeling financial strong, but only one-third desire to grow. What’s wrong with this picture?
Gene Marks
Gene Marks joins Jim Blasingame to reveal three things that will make your business stronger, including having mentors, outsourcing and being a single issue voter for your small business.
Stephen Moore
Stephen Moore joins Jim Blasingame to reveal who he thinks has the greatest chance of being the nominee for their party, and who will be the next president.
Robert Levin
Robert Levin joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how he reinvented his media business into a different kind of content marketing firm, plus valuable content marketing advice for you.
Len Marrella
Len Marrella joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the concepts of character and leadership as critical behaviors that need to be more in evidence in society and the marketplace.
Morag Barrett
Morag Barrett joins Jim Blasingame to recommend that small business CEOs should focus their resolutions on helping them fire themselves from jobs they don’t have to do, and promote themselves to jobs no one else can do.
Joe  Daly
Joe Daly joins Jim Blasingame to report on Gallup research that shows more businesses are closing today than are starting, and what that means for the American economy.
John Dini
John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to report on the impact of the previously largest generation in American history, Baby Boomers, and how they have and will continue to impact society and the marketplace.
Joe  Daly
Joe Daly joins Jim Blasingame to report on Gallup research that shows more businesses are closing today than are starting, and what that means for the American economy.
Michael Stallard
Michael Stallard joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the power of connecting effectively with employees so they can connect successfully with customers.
John Bradberry
John Bradberry joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how the need for resilience morphs when you transition from a startup to the growth stage.
Michael Stallard
Michael Stallard joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the power of connecting effectively with employees so they can connect successfully with customers.
John Patterson
John Patterson joins Jim Blasingame to talk about why establishing a high level of trust with customers is not just the right thing to do, it’s a profit generating best practice.
Andrew Sherman
Andrew Sherman joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the fact that America, warts and all, is the most benevolent nation in history and the world needs us to resume our leadership position.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to report that the three highest years of regulatory activity are all during Obama’s presidency.
Karen Kerrigan
Karen Kerrigan joins Jim Blasingame to report on the good news of Section 179 direct expensing becoming permanent for small businesses.
Doug Tatum
Doug Tatum joins Jim Blasingame to reveal research that shows two-thirds of Gen Y think profit is a bad thing.
Karen Kerrigan
Karen Kerrigan joins Jim Blasingame to report on the good news of Section 179 direct expensing becoming permanent for small businesses.
Jack Uldrich
Futurist Jack Uldrich joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that blockchains are a digital ledger that will increasingly be at the heart of business finance as time goes by, and why small businesses need to understand this.
Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the economic and financial reasons why the U.S. needs to completely scrap the current tax code and replace it with a flat tax system.
Jack Uldrich
Futurist Jack Uldrich joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that blockchains are a digital ledger that will increasingly be at the heart of business finance as time goes by, and why small businesses need to understand this.
Andrew Gause
Bob McTeer
Bob McTeer and Andrew Gause join Jim Blasingame to discuss how Wall Street and Main Street would be impacted, directly and indirectly, by an interest rate hike by the Fed.
Joan Pryde
Jim Ostroff
Jim Ostroff and Joan Pryde join Jim Blasingame to reflect on the abundant and productive life of Austin Kiplinger, who through his long life of curiosity was a witness to a century and through his leadership became no less than a national treasure.
Chad Moutray
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the outlook for manufacturing isn’t good, due to global economic downturn, terrorism, the strong dollar and other issues.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to talk about some of the reasons why the U.S. economy in general, and small businesses in particular, have remained in the doldrums for so long.
Gordon Chang
Gordon Chang joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that while all countries spy on each other, China is the only one that spies on American businesses and gives stolen secrets to competitive Chinese companies.
Robert Jolles
Robert Jolles joins Jim Blasingame to talk about why doing your best, with the time and information you have, is as close to perfection as you’re going to get.
John Harrison
John Harrison joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the long-term challenges of Social Security funding for the younger generations, especially those born after 1970.
Arky Ciancutti
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to buy yourself some trust by the way you establish expectations with those from other societies that you do business with.
Joe  Daly
Joe Daly joins Jim Blasingame to report on Gallup research that shows more businesses are closing today than are starting, and what that means for the American economy .
Giovanni Coratolo
Giovanni Coratolo joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how American businesses have achieved unprecedented carbon reductions but are still being vilified for not doing more.
Peter Meyer
Peter Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to talk about why any small business owner should ask himself or herself why they are growing their business before they do.
Giovanni Coratolo
Giovanni Coratolo joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how American businesses have achieved unprecedented carbon reductions but are still being vilified for not doing more.
Bob Dilenschneider
Bob Dilenschneider joins Jim Blasingame to talk about his new book, “Fifty Plus” which reveals how the workplace and marketplace rules have and are changing for Baby Boomers.
AmyK Hutchens
AmyK Hutchens joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why all entrepreneurs keep deep secrets about themselves due to a kind of insecurity, which is very likely unfounded.
Gene Siciliano
Gene Siciliano joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some intangible business factors that can contribute to driving the valuation of your business.
Patricia Greene
Patricia Greene joins Jim Blasingame to report on the Babson Global Index of Women Entrepreneurship that shows this sector is growing around the world.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame identifies some of the many ways that small business owners contribute directly to a better world and why that contribution is so inspiring.
Pete Sepp
Pete Sepp joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the different ways the U.S. government is structurally corrupted and why that’s costing taxpayers more than we should have to pay.