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NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports the Uncertainty Index rose four points in August, and the lack of qualified workers is still the main impediment to growth. » More
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Successful professional salespeople are gold miners, and the gold they seek is in the heads of prospects. So, why do so many salespeople spend so much time running their mouths? Here are three tips... » More
Jim Blasingame
The 18th-century Irish philosopher, Edmund Burke said, "All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing." In a post-9-11 world, there is no greater army of good people than ... » More
Jim Blasingame
Entrepreneurs unite! As the signers of the front of paychecks, it's time we had a day to honor small business owners. » More
Jim Blasingame
Small business ownership has privileges that are real and compelling. Are you taking advantage of these benefits? » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports uncertainty levels fell 10 points, reversing the surge in June that reached the highest level since March 2017. » More
Jim Blasingame
As the CEO of your business, if your enterprise is to survive and flourish, you have to deal with each metaphorical alligator that pops up. Slay your alligators by practicing business fundamentals,... » More
Jim Blasingame
The new prime differentiator in today's marketplace isn't how competitive you are, but rather a customer's appraisal of a seller's relevancy. So, does this mean that sellers no longer have to be co... » More
Jim Blasingame
The careers of at least a billion Earthlings still working today have spanned carbon paper to cryptocurrency. And, unlike the younger generations, they have had to adapt not with baby steps, but by... » More
Jim Blasingame
Education and instincts are important, but it's the relationships you build with people that will ultimately lead to your success in business. » More