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Jim Blasingame
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
Jim Blasingame
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
Jim Blasingame
Prior to every presidential race since 2000, Jim Blasingame has compared the policies and performance of the two major party presidential candidates based on what keeps small business owners up at ... » More
Jim Blasingame
A small business startup searching for investor capital must have their corn flakes together because the process is more complex than just writing a business plan. Don't make these common mistakes. » More
Jim Blasingame
It’s true that capitalizing a startup isn’t easy. And even though outside investment sources are more robust and multi-faceted than ever before, the process can be complex. Don't make these mistakes. » More
Jim Blasingame
Successful professional salespeople are gold miners, and the gold they seek is in the heads of prospects. So, why do so many salespeople spend so much time running their mouths? Here are three tips... » More
Jim Blasingame
Small business ownership has privileges that are real and compelling. Are you taking advantage of these benefits? » More
Jim Blasingame
The new prime differentiator in today's marketplace isn't how competitive you are, but rather a customer's appraisal of a seller's relevancy. So, does this mean that sellers no longer have to be co... » More
Jim Blasingame
Education and instincts are important, but it's the relationships you build with people that will ultimately lead to your success in business. » More
Jim Blasingame
Being a small business owner is one of the hardest jobs in the world because they "live by their wits." Here are lessons learned from three decades of small business ownership. » More