Steve Martin

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Jim and Steve talk about how to maximize your profitablity even through deflation and inflation.
Steve joins Jim to talk about how companies are having problems with raising prices because of the economy.
Steve is one of our most valuable resources in The Brain Trust. He has joined Jim many times to talk about a number of business fundamentals. In this visit, Steve talks with Jim about the what he calls the "Five Generations Of Profit Improvement." Steve says companies take on human characteristics during their lives as they grow and mature. He points out that these changes happen whether we are aware of them or not, and helps us understand how to take advantage of these natural changes, rather than be harmed by them. You won't find a conversation on this unique perspective anywhere else.
We could not do without Steve Martin! He's one of our most valuable and versatile small business resources. During this visit, Steve and Jim talk about the inevitability of change: How it affects us, how we resist it, how we deal with it. Steve says we are encountering more change right now in our lives than any other previous generation. As always, Steve has some excellent tips to help us deal with and embrace change successfully.
Jim welcomes Steve back to the show as they discuss the importance of mid-year reviews for your business, the components, and how to conduct them. Mid-year reviews, or interim reviews, as they can also be called, help you check your position with regard to your annual goals and objectives. You do have goals and objectives, don't you?
Jim and Steve discuss 10 steps for managing inventory costs.
Jim and Steve discuss the real cost of inventory and inventory management best practices.
Steve talks with Jim about the importance and fundamentals of networking to grow your small business, and the concept of Givers Gain.
Jim and Steve discuss tips, tools, and fundamentals of problem prevention and problem solving.
Steve talks with Jim about how to manage the elements of a cost effective organization (CEO), specifically, financial, material, space, time, and several other elements.