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Jim Blasingame
Entrepreneurial impatience can be channeled into organizational excellence, but it must be coupled with strong and effective communication skills. After all, your employees aren't mid-readers. » More
Jim Blasingame
What’s behind an entrepreneur’s decision to take a risk? It's a combination of due diligence, faith, and, sometimes, a little serendipity. » More
Jim Blasingame
Ever wonder why we're increasingly anxious about technology? While digital leverage is sexy and compelling, it’s simultaneously disrupting our analog expectations and troubling our requirement of t... » More
Jim Blasingame
Even though you can never really eliminate fear, you can minimize it through performance. But performance only happens when you use fear-fighting tools. » More
Jim Blasingame
Small businesses represent over 98% of all U.S. businesses and produce over half of the U.S. GDP. Plus, we sign the FRONT of the paychecks of over half of all U.S. workers. So why don't we have a n... » More
Jim Blasingame
Ever wonder why some people are more effective than others? In a word: cousciousness. And with the honest practice of self-analysis, you can achieve the same level of consciousness as successful hi... » More
Jim Blasingame
Negotiating is a process of communication between two or more parties to reach an agreement – like purchasing a small business, leasing an office, hiring an employee, selling a product, or trying t... » More
Jim Blasingame
Thomas Edison called failure, “successfully discovering what doesn’t work.” It’s true, you learn more from failures than you do from successes because when you succeed, you’re not inclined to be in... » More
Jim Blasingame
Whether the unemployment rate is zero or 10%, good people are always in demand. Find and keep the best people by correctly answering these three human resource (HR) questions. The success of your s... » More
Jim Blasingame
A small business CEO’s job is to carve out and commit the time, energy, and assets to develop the strategies that ensure the business is sustainable and successful. Who's doing that job in your com... » More