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Jim Blasingame
Small businesses survive with a kind of "I GOTTA make it" resolve, but resolve alone isn't enough. To overcome the reality of their numbers they have to combine grit with a focus on operating fund... » More
Jim Blasingame
Giant sequoia redwood trees grow very tall. Bradford pear trees, not so much. It's all in the genes. But there’s no genetic code for a business, which can become whatever its owner makes it. And th... » More
Jim Blasingame
In The Age of the Customer, where value is now presumed, the prime differentiator is no longer competitiveness, but rather relevance. Today the question every business must focus on when they go to... » More
Jim Blasingame
When customers are empowered, businesses are disrupted and barbells are likely. » More
Jim Blasingame
Quality service can create a hit to cash flow so quickly it’ll take your breath away: “OMG! Get out there and fix this!” Lots of drama. A quality process is commitment to profitability, requiring d... » More
Jim Blasingame
Jim reveals the results of a recent online poll on the traits of a great leader. » More
Jim Blasingame
Establishing trust as a best practice in your small business will not only create customers for life, but also increase your bottom line. » More
Jim Blasingame
Jim reflects on the life and legacy of Arnold Palmer, both on and off the golf course. » More
Jim Blasingame
This is Jim's traditional Independence Day article on similarities between the courage of America's founding fathers and the American dream of entrepreneurship. » More
Jim Blasingame
Being a father is a tough role with a long-term ROI. Jim Blasingame compares a father's love with the primal force of a mother's love. » More