Interviews

Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reports on the new money and new rules associated with the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program, including new forgiveness and tax elements.
Gordon Chang
Gordon Chang joins Jim Blasingame to report on the growing evidence that China did create the novel coronavirus in a lab and allowed it to spread around the world while denying involvement.
Pam Danziger
Pam Danziger joins Jim Blasingame to report on the devastation Main Street retailers had in 2020 as a result of the coronavirus shutdowns.
Eric Groves
Eric Groves joins Jim Blasingame to report on the new bill being passed in Congress to extend a new round of PPP funds to small businesses, including how this round is different from the last.
Eric Groves
Eric Groves joins Jim Blasingame to report on their recent fourth quarter polling of small businesses that show an alarming number may close for good as a result of the lockdowns, if they don’t get financial relief from the government soon.
Dror  Liwer
Dror Liwer joins Jim Blasingame to report on their research showing that half of respondents indicated that spear-phishing and phishing attempts had increased, while 11% said they saw no attempts.
Dror  Liwer
Dror Liwer joins Jim Blasingame to report on their research showing the significant revenue toll that companies experienced since the pandemic began, as well as the extent to which they have remote workers.
Ben Richmond
Ben Richmond joins Jim Blasingame to report on recent research on the mental health of remote workers during the pandemic lockdown, and what leadership can do to minimize the stress levels.
Ben Richmond
Ben Richmond joins Jim Blasingame to report on recent research showing the mental health toll being taken on employees who’re in extended remote-work situations.
Faith Whittier
Dr. Faith Whittier joins Jim Blasingame to report on the increasing demand and supply of telemedicine as we move forward out of the pandemic, and that this has exposed broadband connectivity holes across America.

Articles

Jim Blasingame
As a small business owner, you’ve accrued a rare pandemic present arising from the increased velocity of the New Regular economy: Trust is now more valuable and more powerful than ever. And since s... » More
Jim Blasingame
The already accelerating shift to more IP leverage was punched into overdrive by the coronavirus pandemic. Main Street businesses that survive and thrive will blend the two types of intellectual pr... » More
Jim Blasingame
In a year that now defines unprecedented, we risk losing our grip on what really matters. Jim offers advice on how to maintain perspective during a pandemic. » More
Jim Blasingame
Every Main Street business owner had a business plan when they opened in January 2020. But now they’re going to need a new one. Here are tips to help get you started on your post-pandemic business ... » More
Jim Blasingame
The coronavirus pandemic has required small business to adapt to marketplace adjustments. Make sure you differentiate between those adjustments that were inconvenient - some extremely so - and thos... » More
Jim Blasingame
Even when operating a business is fun, it usually isn’t funny, except when we're laughing at ourselves. But perhaps we can learn something from the simple truths that are foundational for all good ... » More
Jim Blasingame
As you relaunch your business post-pandemic, brainstorming could be the essential difference between surviving and, well … you know. Here are some tips to quickstart your team's creative juices. » More
Jim Blasingame
Blasingame’s 2nd Law of Small Business states: “It’s redundant to say undercapitalized small business.” With limited financial resources the potential for bankruptcy is always hard by. To gain a be... » More
Holly  Wade
NFIB Director of Research and Policy Analysis Holly Wade reports the Index increased 6.2 points in June, as small business owners continue to be optimistic about future business conditions. » More
Jim Blasingame
Small business owners have managed stress and challenges since the marketplace began, but things here are different. Neuroscientists have coined the term "COVID Brain" to describe this 2020 phenome... » More