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Monday - October 14, 2019

Jim Canterucci
Jim Canterucci joins Jim Blasingame to explain why an employee promotion should serve the organization and not be a form of performance reward.
Jim Canterucci
Jim Canterucci joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why in a small business, where promotions are rare, it’s best to not hire people who need a title to achieve professional fulfillment.
Kenneth Davis
Ken Davis joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the real background, motivations and actions of Christopher Columbus, one of the most important historical figures in history.
Kenneth Davis
Ken Davis joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the reasons why many people today think we shouldn’t celebrate Columbus Day, and to also point out that historical facts aren’t something we should disregard.
Kenneth Davis
Ken Davis joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the inherent and future problems that will arise from a generation of Americans having a lack of knowledge and even less regard for history and the lessons already learned.
Kate Hodel
Kate Pope Hodel joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the positive economic news in the recent Missouri Jobs Report that shows entrepreneurship is responsible for 40,000 new jobs in the past year.
Kate Hodel
Kate Pope Hodel joins Jim Blasingame to report on how entrepreneurs fund their ventures regarding the sources of capital, whether bootstrapping for full control and limited growth, or investor capital with diluted ownership and faster growth.
Steven Mintz
Steven Mintz joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the fact that the facets of human life is not a binary, black or white proposition, which requires the imperative of well established ethical behavior, which is gray.
Steven Mintz
Steven Mintz joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the loss of human interaction that was the essence of society for thousands of generations to the impersonal social media methods of communication.
Steven Mintz
Steven Mintz joins Jim Blasingame to report on the U.N.’s world happiness report that shows the U.S. is #19, and discuss some of the reasons, while also discounting the always questionable methodology of anything the U.N. does.

Tuesday - October 15, 2019

Steven Gaffney
Steven Gaffney joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the first of the three pillars of sustainable growth, which is to identify customer contacts into who will really be making the final decision to buy from you.
Steven Gaffney
Steven Gaffney joins Jim Blasingame to reveal two more sustainable growth pillars, including how to grow during a slow economy and being a relentless executer on what customers expect.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index of small business optimism that shows small businesses are less enthusiastic than last month, but still at record levels.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index that shows individual economic indicators have slipped – hiring, cap-ex, etc. – but remain in record territory.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the dangers of thinking that lower economic optimism that remains in record territory is an indicator of an economic correction.
Jeff Kreisler
Jeff Kreisler joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how to train your brain to help you minimize emotions in decision-making, and negotiate with yourself for making better choices.
Jeff Kreisler
Jeff Kreisler joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how to recognize that we all have tendencies toward making bad choices or poor performance, and how to train your brain to make alternative choices that are better for you.
Joel Barker
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on new research that uses metal dynamics to produce cooling properties that could shift the current gas-based refrigeration paradigm.
Joel Barker
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on a new system to clean flotsam pollution from our oceans, self-sterilizing products, and a bio-degradable wild fire retardant.
Joel Barker
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on a new electric airplane with vertical take-off and landing capability, and 100+ mph performance for 100 miles.

Wednesday - October 16, 2019

Jeff Zbar
Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how to be a professional networker, and that networking isn’t supposed to be conducted as a prospecting exercise.
Jeff Zbar
Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to remind you about the imperative of securing your data and connectivity from the cyber-criminal elements.
Ed Marsh
Ed Marsh joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the steps and practices to use when traveling abroad and taking your technology with you.
Ed Marsh
Ed Marsh joins Jim Blasingame to recommend using a virtual private network when connecting online abroad, plus other steps like avoiding public Wi-Fi and disconnecting Bluetooth devices.
Ed Marsh
Ed Marsh joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the many support resources available to small businesses that want to expand into exporting and importing.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals reveals that Financial Mystery Number Two is that you can be profitable and not be cash positive, and Number Three means that the cash in hand isn’t profit you can spend.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame discusses the loss of the Democratic Party that dates back to Jefferson, and how progressive presidential hopefuls represent something different from what their party originally stood for.
Sean  Worthington
Sean Worthington joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what Blockchain is, how it works, and how it will be part of our future.
Sean  Worthington
Sean Worthington joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how the advent of cryptocurrency trading is shifting the paradigms of Wall Street and other financial sectors on a global level.
Sean  Worthington
Sean Worthington joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the applications of Blockchain at the micro level out here on Main Street, especially across the current supply chain landscape.

Thursday - October 17, 2019

Tim Irwin
Tim Irwin joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the organizational and emotional challenges of firing an employee, or worse, not firing them soon enough.
Tim Irwin
Tim Irwin joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the issues that should be considered when making the decision to fire an employee, including legal, policy and organizational.
Gerd Leonhard
Gerd Leonhard joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the current challenges 21st century humans are having with technology as our world increasingly becomes digital on the way to quantum.
Gerd Leonhard
Gerd Leonhard joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the issues of making the most of our digital world, including how to incorporate our human ethical imperative.
Gerd Leonhard
Gerd Leonhard joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the unprecedented power and influence the Big Tech companies have in our lives, and whether it’s time for governments to rein them in.
Bob Negen
Bob Negen joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why you gotta have soul today to run a successful face-to-face retail operation, and he defines what that looks like.
Bob Negen
Bob Negen joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why engaging customers with the combination of soul and professionalism is the key to success in 21st century retail.
Ray Keating
Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to discuss recent research showing a resurgence of entrepreneurship, and to discuss if some of this is what we’re calling the gig economy.
Ray Keating
Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to report on recent research that indicates small business owners are more satisfied with their circumstances, and discuss why that is the case.
Ray Keating
Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the reasons why becoming a small business owner today is more and also less challenging today than in the past.

Friday - October 18, 2019

Ken Tencer
Transitioning your business to the next generation
Ken Tencer joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the natural and manufactured challenges that family businesses have when transitioning ownership and operation to the next generation.
David Dawsey
Having a trademark and trade secret strategy
David Dawsey joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the power of recognizing and valuing the trademarks you’ve created and commercialized, as well as the trade secrets you must guard and protect.
Mark Babbitt
How to get your social media strategy going
Mark Babbitt joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the many great – and sometimes intimidating -- ways to communicate your marketing message today, and how to lessen the intimidation and get your strategy going.
Sarah Hiner
Do you know about power napping?
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to report on the belief that a short – no more than 30 minutes – nap, likely after lunch, can give you a productivity boost and improve your health.

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