Jim Blasingame

Obama is not watching the same ballgame as small businesses

Small business owners don't agree with what the president is focusing on. Jim Blasingame reports on recent survey results that indicate the president is focusing on climate change when small business owners think he should focus on economic issues.

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Jim Blasingame tells the story of Dave Longaberger as he dealt with personal difficulties and rose to create a significant national business.
Jim Blasingame reports on two recent surveys of small business owners, both revealing continued lack of optimism on Main Street, and his analysis of why this is happening.
Jim Blasingame reports on a recent online poll that shows that less than 10% of respondents think America’s best days are ahead, but three-fourths think we can turn things around.
Jim Blasingame reveals how successful sales growth can create one of the cruelest of marketplace ironies: you can succeed yourself out of business.
Jim Blasingame reflects on the three gifts his mother and father gave him and his siblings simply by living their lives.