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Jim Blasingame
The coronavirus pandemic has required small business to adapt to marketplace adjustments. Make sure you differentiate between those adjustments that were inconvenient - some extremely so - and thos... » More
Jim Blasingame
On Main Street, a niche is your customers’ evolving expectations looking for a home. And if there were ever two things perfectly suited for each other, it’s the niche and small business. Does your ... » More
Jim Blasingame
The wake of the coronavirus pandemic will offer opportunities previously unrevealed, just as the plague gave birth to the eras of Reformation and Enlightenment. Here is 2020 perspective clarity fro... » More
Jim Blasingame
As we pass through this mid-pandemic wormhole into whatever's next, marketplace paradigms will shift all around us. And, as we know, when a paradigm shifts everything goes back to zero. Are you pre... » More
Jim Blasingame
Business owners on Main Street are experiencing a New Normal because the coronavirus pandemic moved their cheese. If you plan to be in business in 2021, you'll need to make adjustments based on new... » More
Jim Blasingame
As the CEO of your small business, it's your job to prepare for being impacted by the next Black Swan – whether local or global – and develop a contingency plan. Are you ready? » More
Jim Blasingame
Small business customers - like the electorate - have evolving expectations. In the 21st century, politicians and businesses can fall in love with what they do, but not how they do it. Here's why. » More
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame offers his predictions for small business trends for 2020, plus for the economy - both global and U.S. - technology, demographics, and his prediction for the NCAA Championship game. » More
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reconciles his 2019 Predictions from a year ago – his 20th edition – with what actually happened. Up to now, his accuracy is 73%. » More
Jim Blasingame
Some form of digital trust technology, like blockchain-type applications, will ultimately become ubiquitous. Make sure your small business is ready for its close encounter of the first kind. » More