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What's your dream? The Jims talk about how to ask this question of your employees in order to build a closer bond with them. They agree that it's also a good idea to ask yourself, "What's MY dream?" and check to see if you're living it.
How would your life change if you didn't have the ability to be critical or judgmental about others? Jim Ba talks with Jim Bl about what would happen if we decided to first look for the good in others, and their good performance, instead of what we thing is wrong.
How does a small business owner determine when to try to make things happen and when to just let things happen? The Jims talk about this very important topic of how to leverage small business energy in the most productive and healthiest way.
How are you at ebbing and flowing between your personal life and your business? Jim Ballard talks with Jim Blasingame about how to know when to push and when to let life happen.
Dealing with the transitional stage of our aging parents has become a national conversation, according to Barbara, who along with her husband, co-author and long-time Brain Trust member, Jim Ballard, joins our Jim B to talk about this very important topic.
The Jims talk about how to recognize all of the love we're capable of and all of the love we receive, and then turn it into something productive in our small businesses.
Jim talks with our Jim about how emotions are important to include in our management style.
Two of our favorite Jims get together to talk about making sure you take care of your internal customers first, and why that philosophy is so important in to those other customers.
The Jims talk about how to make sure you hire the right people based more on attitude and values rather than just on skills and experience qualifications.
James puts a new spin on the best way we should take care of our customers. He goes on to say that there needs to be a balance between employee care and customer care because your employees come between you and your customers.