Interviews

Marc Lieberstein
Kitt Shipe
Marc Lieberstein and Kitt Shipe join Jim Blasingame to report on how the American Relief Act is designed to assist the restaurant industry with federal grants, first for disadvantaged owners, and soon for all restauranteurs.
Marc Lieberstein
Kitt Shipe
Marc Lieberstein and Kitt Shipe join Jim Blasingame to report on how the American Relief Act is designed to assist the restaurant industry with federal grants, first for disadvantaged owners, and soon for all restauranteurs.
Patricia Greene
Patricia Greene joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the coronavirus pandemic imposed unique extra disruptions and challenges for women as nurturers of their families and founders of businesses.
Jeff Zbar
Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to report on his belief that the economy is improving every day, and how the future of business will return to face-to-face, but also retain much of the virtual elements of the pandemic era.
Jeff Zbar
Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how the state of Florida went its own way on dealing with coronavirus management, and is not a profile in how to handle the next pandemic.
Terry Neese
Terry Neese joins Jim Blasingame to report on how her organization handled the pandemic as they continued to educate and motivate women entrepreneurs in Rwanda and Afghanistan.
Pete Sepp
Pete Sepp joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the provisions in the new relief bill for employers, including full deductibility of the PPP funds, and extension of a worker tax credit.
Faith Whittier
Dr. Faith Whittier joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the three major vaccines being distributed in the U.S., and why where you live and when you get it determines which one you’ll get, rather than making a choice.
Brian  Marcel
Brian Marcel joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why leaving the EU was a good decision for the UK, particularly in terms of vaccinations for their citizens.
David Rubin
David Rubin joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the Israeli government has imposed extended lockdowns on people and businesses, while providing essentially no financial support.

Articles

Jim Blasingame
One of the markers of the 2020 coronavirus pandemic is its disruptiveness, both on society in general and the marketplace in particular, illuminating the need for more redundancy. To help you budge... » More
Jim Blasingame
The coronavirus pandemic has contributed to redefining the value proposition by accelerating e-commerce expectations by five years. Is your business ready for the new Moment of Relevance? » More
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