Jim Blasingame

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This is the final installment of Jim's 3-part series revealing the answers to small business's five financial mysteries. In this article, you'll get a better handle on how to manage your cash, acco... » More
Do you know the difference between profit and cash? If you don't and you think you could use a little help with your financial management, read on. This could be just what you need. » More
This is the first of a three-part series on how to prevent your company from joining those who are driving the increasing mortality of U.S. small businesses. In this installment: the demystificatio... » More
For most of the 20th century, Americans enjoyed what Jim Blasingame calls The Golden Age of Customer Service. Sadly, based on recent research, it appears we're in the Plastic Age. » More
As the Founder of your small business, you were likely the first to do every task. But your business can’t grow until you become a delegator, and you can’t delegate until you stop chasing the illus... » More
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
The 18th-century Irish philosopher, Edmund Burke said, "All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing." In a post-9-11 world, there is no greater army of good people than ... » More
Entrepreneurs unite! As the signers of the front of paychecks, it's time we had a day to honor small business owners. » More
Small business ownership has privileges that are real and compelling. Are you taking advantage of these benefits? » More
As the CEO of your business, if your enterprise is to survive and flourish, you have to deal with each metaphorical alligator that pops up. Slay your alligators by practicing business fundamentals,... » More