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Monday - October 16, 2017

Joseph Semprevivo
Joseph Semprevivo joins Jim Blasingame to tell the story about how he and his family came to create the most successful cookie in QVC history, including mistakes they made.
Joseph Semprevivo
Joseph Semprevivo joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how a tax cut would benefit his company because he would put all of the money he didn’t send to the government back into his business.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to report on the Russia hack of the NSA by breaching the software of the Russian anti-virus software made by one of its vendors, Kaspersky.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the fact that U.S. leadership can’t effectively fight our enemies because they’re too busy fighting with the other side of the political aisle – in other words, no leadership.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the Equifax breach was the most damaging commercial breach because of the breadth of consumer information that was lost.
JoAnna Brandi
JoAnna Brandi joins Jim Blasingame to what most employees need, especially Gen Y, to become engaged, which is a positive sense of meaning and accomplishment, and she offers suggestions on how to make this happen.
JoAnna Brandi
JoAnna Brandi joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the key elements required to have a workplace with positive energy, including being personally positive, fostering a positive environment, and cut down on the criticism.
Kim Scott
Kim Scott joins Jim Blasingame to reveal her thoughts on why being completely candid with peers and direct reports is the best way to seek excellence.
Kim Scott
Kim Scott joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how what to expect from multiple generations of people when radical candor is applied in management, especially with Millennials.
Kim Scott
Kim Scott joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some tips on how to address unacceptable hygiene and inappropriate dress among your employees.

Tuesday - October 17, 2017

Mary Cantando
Mary Cantando joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that every product or process in your business should be evaluated annually to make sure it’s fulfilling the goals you set up for it when it was new.
Mary Cantando
Mary Cantando joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to build an analysis matrix which can be used to evaluate whether you continue to pursue a product or even a customer, based on their performance.
Grace-Marie Turner
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to report on the executive order by President Trump which puts in place the ability of individuals and small firms to acquire health care coverage through professional associations.
Grace-Marie Turner
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to report how President Trump is taking a cue from the courts and dismantling the illegal elements of Obamacare by executive order, thus creating limited duration health care policies, and allowing for new reimbursement arrangements.
Grace-Marie Turner
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the recent steps by President Trump have put pressure on Congress to keep working on an Obamacare repeal and replace legislation.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals that as fear and greed are under assault by digital forces, six other motivators are essentially unchanged.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame discusses why it’s essential that Americans get back to disagreeing instead of fighting about our differences, which is what our enemies are counting on, and indeed contributing to.
John Harrison
John Harrison joins Jim Blasingame to reveal several real examples of how people made investment mistakes, like not being liquid enough, or consolidating in one industry.
John Harrison
John Harrison joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that some people think they’re so smart in one area of business that they can automatically transfer that ability to something completely different.
John Harrison
John Harrison joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that every business should have documents that can help you recover in the event of the 3 Ds, which are divorce, disability and death.

Wednesday - October 18, 2017

Dinesh Kandanchatha
Dinesh Kandanchatha joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how to stay focused as you manage the different aspects of how cash comes in and goes out of your business.
Dinesh Kandanchatha
Dinesh Kandanchatha joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why he took a company public and why the decision was different than it would have been 20 years ago.
Barbara Friedberg
Barbara Friedberg joins Jim Blasingame to explain what an economic cycle looks like, how it occurs and why you should care.
Barbara Friedberg
Barbara Friedberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the position of the U.S. economy in the economic cycle that has been going on for more than a decade.
Barbara Friedberg
Barbara Friedberg joins Jim Blasingame to offer suggestions on what to do with your money if there is a correction coming in the stock market, which we all know is coming.
Troy Tate
Troy Tate joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the elements of the personal aspect of being a small business owner, beyond whether you can actually run the business.
Troy Tate
Troy Tate joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that while personality profile tests provide important information, it’s not enough to determine whether you’re cut out to be a business owner.
Stephen King
Stephen King joins Jim Blasingame to reveal four key areas of management that must be pursued based on analytical data, not your gut or instinct.
Stephen King
Stephen King joins Jim Blasingame to emphasize the essential focus on profitable pricing, why it drives what ultimately happens to your business, and how to do it right.
Stephen King
Stephen King joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the first step to help you fund the investment of a new hire is replacing a low-profit customer with a new, higher profit customer.

Thursday - October 19, 2017

Don Cooper
Don Cooper joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what a customer relationship looks like when it’s so bad you should fire that customer and move on.
Don Cooper
Don Cooper joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that one of the biggest mistakes a salesperson makes is moving on before it's certain there’s no opportunity, plus forecasting prospects who are still suspects.
Paul  Angles
Paul Angles join Jim Blasingame to report on a LinkedIn strategy he conducted to see how much his network could be leveraged by making an offer to help his contacts.
Paul  Angles
Paul Angles join Jim Blasingame to reveal how to avoid cold-calling and other 20th-century prospecting methods by using your LinkedIn network as a way to get face-to-face with a higher level of contact and referrals.
Paul  Angles
Paul Angles join Jim Blasingame to reveal his new data mining technology and how small businesses should think about aggregating data about their prospects and customers.
Leigh Stringer
Leigh Stringer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the surprising factors that cause your employees to not perform at their highest level, including work environment and stress.
Leigh Stringer
Leigh Stringer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how much of a drain stress can have on team members, and research shows it’s worse for women than men.
Robert Levin
Robert Levin joins Jim Blasingame to encourage you to identify ways you can take your offerings to market with the help of digital tools, platforms and strategies.
Robert Levin
Robert Levin joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how much digital resources small businesses have to employ in order to meet the expectations of 21st-century customers.
Robert Levin
Robert Levin joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the power of your original content – blog posts, video, etc. – aimed at contributing to customers before they buy.

Friday - October 20, 2017

Dave Ulrich
Dave Ulrich joins Jim Blasingame to the difference between know what your corporate culture is and developing the right culture that meets customer expectations.
Dave Ulrich
Dave Ulrich joins Jim Blasingame to discuss having the right corporate culture which demonstrates to customers what you want to be known for.
Leslie Grossman
Leslie Grossman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the elements of an executive impression that are important to making a good impression inside and outside your organization.
Leslie Grossman
Leslie Grossman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the typical deficiencies some may have with demonstrating an executive presence, such as voice, mannerisms, etc.
Leslie Grossman
Leslie Grossman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the concept of modifying your behavior to meet the sensibilities of the person you're speaking to, whether a customer or employee.
John Huber
Dr. John Huber joins Jim Blasingame to report on recent research that shows people can’t focus their brainpower completely on a project if they can see their smartphone.
John Huber
John Huber joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how addictive smartphones are, and whether the relationship you have with yours is productive or not.
Charles Wheelan
Charles Wheelan joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the ransomware cyber-hackers have changed their method of payment to crypto-currency, and why.
Charles Wheelan
Charles Wheelan joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the significant potential impact of blockchains / distributed ledgers in our future as an important lever on many levels as well as perhaps the greatestdisrupter .
Charles Wheelan
Charles Wheelan joins Jim Blasingame to report on how he and his wife took their three children around the world in 9 months, covering six continents, and what they learned.

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