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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
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The post-pandemic marketplace will impact the growth of your small business differently than ever before. Here are six articles of faith you must believe to successfully grow your business in the N... » More
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Since World War I, America has honored its military veterans. Again this week, we recognize all who have taken the oath to protect and defend our country, including those who served in the National... » More
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Regardless of how the 2020 election ends, millions of Americans now fear that winning at the polls isn’t enough to overcome a new force Blasingame has named "The Machine," who, like the Pharisees o... » More
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Since the end of March, Congress appropriated $659 billion for the PPP which helped small employers make payroll during the government shutdown. Since March, the rules have changed several times. H... » More
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As noted in Part I, prior to every presidential election since 2000, Jim has compared the two major-party presidential candidates based on their performance and promises regarding top small busines... » More