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The only positive to accrue to the Main Street economy during the lost decade (2007-2016) is the unprecedented financial strengthening of America's small business sector, which, just last month, br... » More
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Remember Blasingame's Law of Difficult Customers and don't put your business in jeopardy by not charging customers what their level of service requires, whether it’s delivered to a customer who’s a... » More
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Small business fundamentals are good habits that are fun because they work – every time. Practicing bad habits is the opposite and essentially a business death wish, which isn't fun. Everybody know... » More
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As a small business, you have only one differentiator: the positive personal experience the customer attributes directly and uniquely to your business. Which won't happen if your employees blow a v... » More
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If your small business is bankable and you need a loan, you'd go to a bank. But, Jim Blasingame warns, if you aren't and are considering online alternatives, be sure you fully understand the requir... » More
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In the 21st century, Professional Selling Skills (PSS) are an essential, non-negotiable business fundamental. Here are three key components. » More
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Email continues to be the workhorse of choice by serious professionals of all industries and disciplines. But in many ways, it’s the killer app that never got the disruption respect it deserves. » More
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What do some businesses have in common with supersonic transportation? Jim Blasingame reminds business owners to remember the lessons learned from the Concorde Fallacy. » More
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Jim Blasingame reveals his 2019 predictions for small business, the economy, technology, and more. Stay tuned - last year his predictions were over 85% accurate. » More
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In the economy and in small business, information can become dangerously disconnected from reality. Jim Blasingame reminds us to spend less time listening to talking heads and more time listening t... » More