Jim Blasingame

Building better business banking relationships

Small business success depends on having a successful banking relationship. Jim Blasingame talks about the importance of creating a close relationship with a bank, for small businesses preferably with an independent community bank or credit union.

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Jim Blasingame identifies the difference between managing change historically and the current requirement that you lead change to keep from getting run over.
Jim Blasingame talks about the challenges small businesses have when a disaster happens, like a fire, flood or storm, and how to prepare so you don’t go out of business.
Jim Blasingame reports on a recent online poll of small business owners on how the job President Obama has done has impacted their business, and the number of failing grades may surprise the president, but probably not you.
Jim Blasingame offers several indicators and data points that should make you be prepared in case 2016 becomes the next year we put two negative GDP growth quarters together.
Jim Blasingame reveals the last five of eleven financial fundamentals that a small business must understand to be successful, including the need to fund growth.