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Success in games, life, and business requires that you understand the rules, even if – especially when – you’re bending them. Here are five that are especially relevant post-pandemic. » More
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There are many reasons why the federal government shouldn’t be in the business of setting wages between businesses and employees, but mainly because it disproportionately hurts small businesses. » More
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Make your bank your business’s best friend by showing them that you understand and support what they have to do to help you. Improve your loan chances by understanding the Six Cs of Credit. » More
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Since 1997, U.S. GDP has quadrupled while CO2 emissions have risen less than 2%. In an intellectually honest world, we’d be able to have a productive climate debate that recognizes and builds on th... » More
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Selling is about elbow grease, shoe leather, and perseverance. It's also a numbers game. If you want to work smarter, not harder, focus on your referral strategy and ask the Magic Question. » More
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In his traditional holiday message, Jim Blasingame admits he might be a scrooge, explains why, and defends that position for all of his fellow scrooges. » More
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Every small business owner has to move back and forth between two universes every day: the marketplace and the business's operating tasks. Here are five critical operating tasks required for long-t... » More
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Want to start the New Year fast and clean? Take these proactive steps to help your small business get ready for a quick start in 2021. » More
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Jim Blasingame reviews his 2020 predictions and reconciles them with what happened, including Main Street optimism and the economy. » More
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Jim challenges us all this Thanksgiving to make a difference by focusing on our shared humanity instead of our differences. » More