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Gary Shapiro
Gary Shapiro joins Jim Blasingame to share his thoughts on the future of the U.S. technology industry, including trade, innovation and the impact of AI.
Bill Brandt
Bill Brandt joins Jim Blasingame to report on the many challenges currently facing the government of China, and whether these will cause them to come to the trade negotiations table as motivated negotiators.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to report on how Russia, and likely other players, are using unsecure Internet of Things things to break into your network and create chaos.
Stephen Moore
Stephen Moore joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why the economy is doing so well on so many levels, and whether his trade strategy with China is going to work.
Stephen King
Stephen King joins Jim Blasingame to explain the difference and the relationship between a financial and a management report, and why you need both.
Christopher McDaniel
Christopher McDaniel joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how Blockchain is and will impact the insurance industry, including products, policies and performance.
Sharon Hartung
Sharon Hartung joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that your retirement and death planning must now include aspects of addressing your assets and associations with the digital, cyber and crypto universe.
Tony Uphoff
Tony Uphoff joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the U.S. now has as many manufacturing jobs as it did in 1949, due largely to the trend in reshoring.
Steven Mintz
Dr. Steven Mintz joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the erosion of ethical behavior in the marketplace, as we deal with the increased velocity of the digital age.
Doug Barry
Doug Barry joins Jim Blasingame to report on the continued backing by key market sectors in his quest for a trade deal with China, and its connection to the current cyber-war being waged by China against the U.S.
Karen Kerrigan
Karen Kerrigan joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the current negotiations on the U.S./Mexico/Canada trade deal to replace NAFTA, and where it’s stuck in Congress.
Chad Moutray
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to report that in general, the U.S. manufacturing sector is still behind President Trump’s efforts to negotiate trade deals that are more favorable to our country.
Adam  Brandon
Adam Brandon joins Jim Blasingame to reflect on what we already know about how socialism drains the life out of a nation and leads to oppression and decline, like we see in Cuba and Venezuela.
George Levy
George Levy joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how Blockchain works and to apply that to the supply chain sector of the marketplace.
Rob Jolles
Rob Jolles joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that big business knows how to differentiate from sales training and product training, and why that’s a good distinction for small business.
Darrell Esch
Darrell Esch joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the role of PayPal as a member of the Fin-Tech sector responding to the evolving capital requirements of small businesses, including types of capital solutions.
Gordon Chang
Gordon Chang joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how Google has refused to help the U.S. government and military, while expanding its business with various Chinese entities who have declared the U.S. to be their enemy.
Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the scenarios that would have to play out if the U.S. reverted back to the gold standard, how easy that would be, and whether we would need the Fed after that.
Sean  Worthington
Sean Worthington joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the global monetary implications of large tech platforms launching their own cryptocurrency across their ecosystem.
John Huber
John Huber joins Jim Blasingame to report on recent research showing a large part of America favors socialistic policies, but a big part of the sample was Millennials.
Marco  Provvidera
Marco Provvidera joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the difference between how Big Tech companies and the government view our privacy, and why the difference could become dangerous.
Robert Litan
Robert Litan joins Jim Blasingame to reveal his idea for how to solve the privacy challenge we all have with Big Tech, which would minimize the involvement of the government.
Grace-Marie Turner
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to report on the new HRA health insurance policies that the Trump administration is making available that will be a great program for small businesses after the Obamacare nightmare.
Barbara Weltman
Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the cash management tasks that must be practiced if your business is to survive, sometimes even if you have plenty of sales.
Hayim Herring
Hayim Herring joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why the younger generations are quite different from the older ones, much more so than in the past.
Ivan Misner
Ivan Misner joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the cautionary tale of how Kodak and Blockbuster allowed themselves to be disrupted when they owned the tools to become the disruptor.
Marlo Lewis
Marlo Lewis joins Jim Blasingame to report on the amazing progress the U.S. has made on cutting carbon emissions, but you wouldn’t know it listening to the climate change zealots.
Erin  Ennis
Erin Ennis joins Jim Blasingame to offer her analysis of how President Trump is doing as he attempts to build a trade relationship with China that is fair for the U.S., including whether tariffs are a useful tool.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism, which indicates that Main Street businesses are increasingly optimistic about their business and the economy.
Hector Barreto
Hector Barreto joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the many reasons why right now is the most opportune time for the U.S. to get a trade deal done with China and others.
Michael Harrison
Michael Harrison joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the existential assaults on radio over the past 75 years, from TV to Internet, and yet it continues to morph and flourish.
Beau Henderson
Beau Henderson joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the key elements of the new model of retirement planning, including both financial and non-financial steps.
Leo Haviland
Leo Haviland joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the declining price of oil and the condition of the dollar in the evaluation of the near-term global economic trajectory.
Mike Daniels
Mike Daniels joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the Trump administration has taken the most steps to protect the U.S. from security breaches – especially China -- over the new 5G networks, and why there is still much to do.
Sarah Hiner
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to report on research that shows consumers increasingly like online bank service, and as handy as it can be, for small businesses, online must be blended with a face-to-face relationship with a banker.
Dr. Eric Cole
Dr. Eric Cole joins Jim Blasingame to report that the U.S. still isn’t fully engaged in the current world war of cyber-crime, as it’s being waged by our enemies, like China, Russia and Iran.
Tiana Laurence
Tiana Laurence joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why in terms of chronology, where we are now with blockchain is the equivalent of 1994 or 1995 for the Internet. Don’t miss this timing.
Deb Calvert
Deb Calvert joins Jim Blasingame to identify the most critical soft skills – listening and being self-aware – and why these are unique gross profit drivers for small businesses.
Peter Meyer
Peter Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that helping your people grow as professionals will contribute greatly to your company’s growth performance.
David Epstein
David Epstein joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how in the digital age, in an era when everything is moving faster than ever, being good at more than one thing will likely make you more competitive.
Steven Russo
Steven Russo joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how non-fiat money issued by non-state entities could ultimately undermine the relevance of and replace fiat money.
David Dawsey
David Dawsey joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that timing elements of your intellectual property strategy must be considered and included in your plan proactively.
Bob Dilenschneider
Bob Dilenschneider joins Jim Blasingame to discuss whether our fallen heroes would have poured out their last measure of devotion if they knew that the ideal of liberty they were fighting for would one day turn into socialism.
Colleen Stanley
Colleen Stanley joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the key elements of emotional intelligence as it is applied in the sales process, including being self-aware and noticing the intangible indications from customers.
Bart McDonough
Bart McDonough joins Jim Blasingame to report on how using a two-step authentication system for important online accounts, especially email, is one of the most powerful defenses against the cyber bad guys.
Jack Ogilvie
Jack Ogilvie joins Jim Blasingame to report on how a new law allows the SBA to guarantee loans to fund an Employee Stock Option Plan for small businesses much smaller in size than before.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to report that thanks to a Verizon report, small businesses now know they’re being heavily targeted by cyber-criminals for activity that gets them quick cash.
Brian  Marcel
Brian Marcel joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how the next level supply system technology, blockchain, will revolutionize this discipline in an unprecedented way.
Joe Tankersley
Joe Tankersley joins Jim Blasingame to discuss whether the digital leverage – AI, blockchain, etc. – aspect of the Fourth Industrial Revolution will have a disruptive effect on job creation, or counter-intuitively, create more jobs.
Geri Stengel
Geri Stengel joins Jim Blasingame to report on how women business owners who have achieved over $1million in sales is the fastest growing business sector.
Grace-Marie Turner
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to report on a new bill designed to provide “Medicare for all” and do away with private insurance, and why this plan won’t work in reality.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the Deep State is also an abuser of its regulatory power, irrespective of political party, and how that becomes a dangerous impediment to business and the economy.
Ray Keating
Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the top 10 and worst 10 states in the U.S. so ranked because of the policy behavior they have with regard to small businesses.
George Levy
George Levy joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how blockchain works as a way to deliver value and sustain trust in the digital age.
Joe Cleary
Joe Cleary joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the downward demand for single family housing by the younger generations is creating opportunity for the multi-family residential construction sector.
Karen Kerrigan
Karen Kerrigan joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that a number of House Democrats will have to vote for the U.S. Mexico Canada trade deal in order for it to become law, but will they do the right thing or play partisan politics?
Cyrus Ansary
Cyrus Ansary joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how President Washington set the U.S. on an entrepreneurial path by allowing for redemption when people failed, instead of putting them in prison.
Stephen King
Steve King joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the single most important management element that would save most failing companies, establishing a successful pricing strategy.
Andrew J. Sherman
Andrew Sherman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how to determine the real economic condition in your future from the negative tendencies of “click-bait” reporting you see from the media.
Pete Sepp
Pete Sepp joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the good, the bad and the ugly of the Tax Cut Jobs Act of 2017, which while lowering taxes overall on small business, still creates filing challenges for many because the law hasn’t been fully promulgated.
Leo Haviland
Leo Haviland joins Jim Blasingame to report that the global economy is doing well, but is not robust, with certain elements that are holding it back, like trade negotiations with China, oil prices, debt and other factors.
Stephen P. Williams
Stephen Williams joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how blockchain works as a digital ledger distributed across a global network, how it is being applied to our world, and why you should care.
Sarah Hiner
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how the large tech platforms are working together to stalk you and provide you with opportunities to click on their advertiser messages, and that your privacy is lost in the process.
Greg Kozera
Greg Kozera joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the stupid new energy idea being proposed by Rep. Ocasio-Cortez that is so stupid and baseless in logic and economics it’s nothing more than click-bait by the news media.
Bill Brandt
Bill Brandt joins Jim Blasingame to discuss whether there is any expectation of the socialist wing of the Democrat party being able to gain control of the direction of the county.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index which shows small businesses are continuing to hire in the face of a limited prospect pool, and they’re paying their people more and investing in capital equipment.
Steve Martin
Steve Martin joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the operating fundamentals that haven’t and won’t change, regardless of how much new stuff we get, including cash flow, profitability, and growth is not self-funding.
James Harter
Jim Harter joins Jim Blasingame to report on how research indicated that by improving management quality you increase employee engagement and therefore, your level of profitability.
Candid Wueest
Candid Wueest joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that having strong passwords that you don’t use over and over, plus system updates and vigilance are all key practices that protect you from cybercrime.
Christopher Bishop
Chris Bishop joins Jim Blasingame to report on the future of quantum computing, including how it will be used, such as to speed up modeling, like for drug testing.
Barbara Weltman
Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to report on the adjustment to overtime pay for salaried employees which sets the minimum amount much lower than the Obama-era rules.
Jessica Melugin
Jessica Melugin joins Jim Blasingame to discuss whether the new digital leverage is something we should be extraordinarily concerned about in the hands of major corporations.
Jeff Ramson
Jeff Ramson joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the history of cash equivalent assets, and how cryptocurrency fits with that history, including whether it is or will become an investment asset or a store of value.
Soulaima Gourani
Soulaima Gourani joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the different ways that the tech industry creates unique extra challenges for women, and not just in pay discrepancy.
John Horvat II
John Horvat II joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the clarifying effect the Mueller report will have on what really happened during the last election, which was that the Trump campaign wasn’t the one doing the colluding with Russia.
Bill Schley
Bill Schley joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that there are three “Ws” that define your brand, including, what is it, why do I need it and why should I buy it from you.
Stephen Moore
Steve Moore joins Jim Blasingame to discuss recent mistakes by the Fed, and to indicate that the 300 “deep state” bureaucrats inside the Fed are not likely to help President Trump.
Bernard Kerik
Bernard Kerik joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the challenge facing the FBI and Justice Departments as they struggle to restore confidence by the citizenry as organizations that seek justice and are blind to politics.
Craig Roach
Craig Roach joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why, after decades of failed socialist experiments, including millions of people killed, starved and subject to other socialistic failed policies, it’s actually being promoted as an alternative to capitalism.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the most recent NFIB Index that shows overall that small business owners are still optimistic about their business’s future.
Sean  Worthington
Sean Worthington joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how global central bankers reacted to his Athens, Greece speech on cryptocurrencies, because this asset class doesn’t fit their paradigm.
Rob Jolles
Rob Jolles joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how to use artificial intelligence so that it contributes to the sales lead generation process, without preempting the human contribution.
Grace-Marie Turner
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez is not a serious thinker and her policies shouldn’t be taken seriously because they’re based on bad information at best and lies at worst.
Gary Pittsford
Gary Pittsford joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the challenge of funding a growing business while simultaneously funding a personal retirement plan from the same funding source.
Grace-Marie Turner
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez is not a serious thinker and her policies shouldn’t be taken seriously because they’re based on bad information at best and lies at worst.
John Harrison
John Harrison joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how far the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King has been derailed by progressives espousing identity politics and victimization.
John Harrison
John Harrison joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how far the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King has been derailed by progressives espousing identity politics and victimization.
Doug Barry
Doug Barry joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why the current negotiations to improve trade relationships with China are of historical importance on many levels.
Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the unprecedented growth that the US economy could experience by accomplishing an effective trade deal with China.
Chris Moschovitis
Chris Moschovitis joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the most dangerous state-owned cyber-war efforts, and why it’s important to know that Russia has the most dangerous cyber-war operation.
Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the unprecedented growth that the US economy could experience by accomplishing an effective trade deal with China.
Donald Hunter
Clara Villarosa
Don Hunter and Clara Villarosa join Jim Blasingame to reveal what they wish someone had said to them when they were young adults, including believing in yourself – the strength of spirit inside of you.
Jeff Ramson
Jeff Ramson joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what an Initial Coin Offering and a Security Token Offering are, and how they will increasingly become part of our financial world.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the strength of the U.S. economy, that there is no indication of even one negative GDP quarter on the horizon, let alone two, and that we need to start celebrating 2.5% growth in a $21 trillion economy.
Arky Ciancutti
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the reasons why America – Americans – are so divided today, and how returning to a devotion to trust could turn this unfortunate condition around.
Paul J. Sarvadi
Paul Sarvadi joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the definition of “force multiplier” as it relates to your teams working in a good culture, and how that dynamic can increase sustainability and profitability by getting more out of every effort.
Grace-Marie Turner
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the misguided actions by Congressional Democrats in trying to reverse the beneficial and successful alternatives to Obamacare that have occurred in the past two years.
Tracy Eden
Tracy Eden joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the steps to take – and not to take – if you’re in need of capital but aren’t currently bankable.
Dr Marilyn Singleton
Dr. Marilyn Singleton joins Jim Blasingame to propose that had Dr. Martin Luther King lived, race relations in the U.S. would be much better because he held all sides responsible for their behavior and contributions.
Guy Sorman
Guy Sorman joins Jim Blasingame to report that the break between Great Britain and the EU – Brexit – is going to happen, but possibly without England’s ability to trade with the EU afterwards, which would not be good for GB on many levels.
Sarah Hiner
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the lack of values, standards and ethics of people in formerly leadership positions has caused a dangerous leadership gap in America and regular people have to now be the leaders of America, not someone we’ve put on a pedestal.
Guy Sorman
Guy Sorman joins Jim Blasingame to report that the break between Great Britain and the EU – Brexit – is going to happen, but possibly without England’s ability to trade with the EU afterwards, which would not be good for GB on many levels.
Guy Sorman
Guy Sorman joins Jim Blasingame to report that the break between Great Britain and the EU – Brexit – is going to happen, but possibly without England’s ability to trade with the EU afterwards, which would not be good for GB on many levels.
Guy Sorman
Guy Sorman joins Jim Blasingame to report that the break between Great Britain and the EU – Brexit – is going to happen, but possibly without England’s ability to trade with the EU afterwards, which would not be good for GB on many levels.
Geri Stengel
Geri Stengel joins Jim Blasingame to report on examples of how women are growing their businesses and seeking the corresponding capital.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals one of his predictions about how far tech companies like Facebook will go to gain access to personal data, and why this was just a test run for something more sinister and cynical in the future.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame laments the passing of two very important members of his Brain Trust, Dr. Judith Glaser and Andy Gause, and why the world is worse off from their passing.
John Huber
John Huber joins Jim Blasingame to address the snowflake effect caused by hearing certain spoken words, and say that the real world and marketplace are indifferent to your very existence, let alone your relative success – deal with that fact or starve.
John Sculley
John Sculley joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the key points that show how AI is impacting how we work and produce the 21st economy, especially humans integrated with smart machines.
George Levy
George Levy joins Jim Blasingame to report on why small businesses must start offering the cryptocurrency option of payment for customers by using a clearing technology like BitPay.
Christopher Bishop
Chris Bishop joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how augmented reality – AR – is possible on Main Street and offers real examples of how it’s being used.
Ted Fishman
Ted Fishman joins Jim Blasingame with a report on the likelihood of success in the trade negotiations between the U.S. and China, and the different ways it could happen and how each side could declare victory.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the recent tendency of the Fed to listen more to Wall Street than to Main Street where the real economy is practiced.
Paul  Angles
Paul Angles joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the options available to one small business user of Google AdWords were limited and manipulated to the degree that it cost her money, to the benefit of Google.
Kathy Perry
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to report on how Google is using its virtual digital assistant to compete with Amazon by distributing its products across platforms, including Apple.
Mike Daniels
Mike Daniels joins Jim Blasingame to report on the current state of cyber-war, where the U.S. is essentially in World War III, and why we’re losing that war.
Tiana Laurence
Tiana Laurence joins Jim Blasingame to remind you what blockchain technology is, why it was created, and how it will continue to be a part of our lives and business for a long time.
Gene Siciliano
Gene Siciliano joins Jim Blasingame to report on a true story about small business owners who had an opportunity to divest of their business very profitably, but procrastinated doing it until it was too late.
Ari Smith
Ari Smith joins Jim Blasingame to report that there still isn’t enough being done to incorporate ethical parameters in the digital leverage that is increasingly dominating the world we live and work in.
John Dini
John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some ideas on how to put yourself in a position of becoming comfortable with one day not being the leader of the organization you founded.
Michael  Layman
Michael Layman joins Jim Blasingame to report on the multi-year assault on the fundamental structure of franchising by Democrats, regulators like the NLRB and the courts.
Peter Meyer
Peter Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that by understanding the aspirations of talented people, many who work for large firms, you may be able to entice them to join your company.
Rich Galen
Rich Galen joins Jim Blasingame to focus on some of the political positions and policy negotiations that will take place in Washington in 2019, now that the Democrats control the House.
Steve Martin
Steve Martin joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that any plan to weather the next, inevitable economic downturn must include a full knowledge of your gross margin amount and percentage for each customer.
Stephen Moore
Steve Moore joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the current Trump trade negotiations and how much of an unprecedented economic boost is possible from achieving these new trade deals, especially with China.
Barbara Friedberg
Barbara Friedberg joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the practice of using your success and wealth to bless others who have less, and not just during the holidays.
Andrew Gause
Andy Gause joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the fact that Corporate America and the U.S. government are dangerously profligate with borrowed money, and why the small business sector has become the opposite model for operating prudence.
Kevin Werbach
Kevin Werbach joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the role that blockchain technology will have in establishing trust and ethical elements to the digital marketplace.
John Horvat II
John Horvat II joins Jim Blasingame to offer suggestions on how to conduct a debate about anything, among disagreeing parties, in a civil and productive way.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the Index internals which show that almost all of the internal factors are up, including hiring and sales capital spending.
Sarah Hiner
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal shifts in the home ownership paradigm, rent or own, in the U.S. due largely to behavioral changes in the younger generations.
Steven Russo
Steven Russo joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how Micro-Token Exchange is becoming the next force to protect yourself in the cyber-war battlefield, including operating outside your network.
Jessica Moser
Jessica Moser joins Jim Blasingame to report that among small business employers, finding and hiring employees that are fully qualified, including as functioning citizens with drivers licenses, etc., is still difficult.
Christopher Bishop
Chris Bishop joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how corporate America has contributed to the growth of the gig economy, and how to price our products as they become our customers.
Jessica Moser
Jessica Moser joins Jim Blasingame to report that among small business employers, finding and hiring employees that are fully qualified, including as functioning citizens with drivers licenses, etc., is still difficult.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame celebrates the life of our 41st president and that of another member of his generation, both of whom were demonstrating character when they were 18, not whining about needing a safe space.
Chris  Prefontaine
Chris Prefontaine joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the financial advantages for a small business owner to personally own the real estate the business operates in, and become the landlord.
Rich Galen
Rich Galen joins Jim Blasingame to contribute to this celebration of the life of former President Bush (41), including his early years and his many years of service to America.
Janice Kephart
Janice Kephart joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the actual definition of what is required to qualify for U.S. asylum, and when and where you can legally seek it, which is important considering the invasion of so-called asylum seekers in Mexico.
George Magnus
George Magnus joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the reasons China has more to fear from its own internal challenges than it does from outside, which gives leverage to outside trade negotiators, like Trump.
John  Chambers
John Chambers joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what it looked like when he could see the future and plan for it, and what happened when he failed in that endeavor a decade later.
Bob Dilenschneider
Bob Dilenschneider joins Jim Blasingame to report on the things America and Americans have done and are doing to benefit the rest of planet earth.
Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the Federal Reserve Board’s job should not be involved in something the marketplace should be doing, which is setting interest rates.
Karen Kerrigan
Karen Kerrigan joins Jim Blasingame to report on the health care bills and regulatory controls that the Lame Duck Congress could pass that small businesses need.
Karen Kerrigan
Karen Kerrigan joins Jim Blasingame to report on the health care bills and regulatory controls that the Lame Duck Congress could pass that small businesses need.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on why the U.S. has regained its position at the top of the ranking of 140 competitive nations, after having lost it during the Obama era.
Arky Ciancutti
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to use trust to accomplish civility in a world that is increasingly moving from miles per hour to billions of bits per second.
Kenneth Davis
Kenneth Davis joins Jim Blasingame to report on the history of Armistice Day, how it became Veterans Day, and why we still celebrate it today.
Bill Brandt
Bill Brandt joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the reasons why both parties didn’t do any better than they did in the mid-term election.
Grace-Marie Turner
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the health care reform steps that can be completed even in a divided Congress, including more executive orders by President Trump.
Joe Tankersley
Joe Tankersley joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that humans have the ultimate control over how intrusive and dangerous artificial intelligence is in our lives and future.
Rick Maurer
Rick Maurer joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the role that intellectual honesty plays in whether we can have productive and civil conversations among people with disparate opinions.
John Warrillow
John Warrillow joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why you need to have several numbers to consider when selling a business, including what it’s worth, and what you need to retire.
Suzanne Paling
Suzanne Paling joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the role of a sales compensation plan that motivates your sales team to deliver the kind of sales that accomplishes the company revenue and profit goals.
John Warrillow
John Warrillow joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why you need to have several numbers to consider when selling a business, including what it’s worth, and what you need to retire.
Ruth Sherman
Ruth Sherman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the issue of why women tend to not ask other women for help, for referrals and for business, when it seems to be second nature for men.
Joe  Galvin
Joe Galvin joins Jim Blasingame to report that big companies are going to start poaching small firms for their best talent, unless small business CEOs take preemptive action.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame explains why the U.S. has many elements that will allow us to sustain our position around the globe, while China will not be able to keep up.
Joan Pryde
Joan Pryde joins Jim Blasingame during Breast Cancer Awareness Month to tell her story of discovery, diagnosis, treatment and 18-year survival of breast cancer.
Jessica Moser
Jessica Moser joins Jim Blasingame to report on the survey MetLife and the U.S. Chamber conducted with small businesses that indicates optimism is way up and they’re increasingly looking at borrowing for growth opportunities.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame explains why what’s good for small business is good for the world, and why small business owners should be single-issue voters for their businesses.
Ellen  Wald
Ellen Wald joins Jim Blasingame to report on the increasing ability of the U.S. to be energy independent and that our challenge is with infrastructure, not production.
Eva Rosenberg
Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to report that the IRS is allowing disaster victims – fires, hurricanes, etc. – to extend their tax filing dates for many weeks without penalty or interest.
Steve DelBianco
Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to report on the results of polling that indicates most people don’t want tech giants to be subject to anti-trust, and debate whether it’s in the nature of those companies to operate ethically.
George Giaglis
George Giaglis joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the way businesses should think about how to define blockchain and how they can use it to their advantage.
Sarah Hiner
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal from her first-hand knowledge that it’s tough operating a family business and what is required to do it successfully without creating a casualty list.
Ruth King
Ruth King joins Jim Blasingame to report on how employees can steal from you when they use your remote, mobile payment systems, like The Square.
Charles Wheelan
Charles Wheelan joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why Amazon’s plan to pay a minimum of $15 per hour for employees has a number of negative implications for small businesses.
Greg Kozera
Greg Kozera joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the global geopolitical and economic leverage the U.S. accrues from the strength of our energy resources, especially natural gas.
Hector Barreto
Hector Barreto joins Jim Blasingame to report on the brand new agreements between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada that creates a new NAFTA trade deal that's fair to all parties.
Christopher Bishop
Chris Bishop joins Jim Blasingame to report on his observations of the impact of quantum computing, and that any challenges it should pose for businesses likely will be offset by the availability of incremental quantum tools.
Andrew Gause
Andrew Gause joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the weakness of the U.S. dollar as an intrinsic store of value since the country’s fiat money was disconnected from being backed by gold or silver, as the Constitution requires.
Chad Moutray
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to report on the condition of the U.S. manufacturing sector, which is reporting great performance and optimism, but also a crisis of finding qualified employees.
Bill Brandt
Bill Brandt joins Jim Blasingame to offer a report on why and how the global economy is booming, but to caution that this may not last much longer.
Pete Sepp
Pete Sepp joins Jim Blasingame to report on reforms being debated in Congress that would prevent the IRS from having unfettered access to the funds of small businesses without any appeal.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame announces the death, and celebrates the life of John Fox, one of Jim’s original Brain Trust members, and explains why he was so important and why he will be greatly missed.
Leo Haviland
Leo Haviland joins Jim Blasingame to review the causes of the 2008 financial crisis and discuss whether what we learned since then will prevent another such disaster.
Skip Miller
Skip Miller joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why you must be even more specific and realistic about a prospect’s closing chances during the last quarter of the year.
Gary Moore
Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to discuss what was happening at the time of the 2008 financial crisis that caused so much financial and economic damage.
Tamar Jacoby
Tamar Jacoby joins Jim Blasingame to report on how politics will be used as a football by both parties in the next few months instead of as a problem we need to fix.
Rich Galen
Rich Galen joins Jim Blasingame to discuss what real courage looks like, and what it isn’t, and why we need to prevent the wrong people from defining it down.
George Levy
George Levy joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the most likely first step for small businesses with blockchain will be when a big business creates one and asks you to join it with performance evidence.
Barbara Friedberg
Barbara Friedberg joins Jim Blasingame to review some of the reasons why the stock market it too high, but also some reasons why you shouldn’t sell – yet.
Guy Sorman
Guy Sorman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why the western world should join forces in concert to hold back the aggression of China against our interests, especially theft of intellectual property.
Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes joins Jim Blasingame to report on a number of contributing factors that should bode well for a continued growing U.S. economy, at all levels.
Adam Baratta
Adam Baratta joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the price of gold is likely to rise as the cost of debt service to the government increases with interest rate rises.
Geri Stengel
Geri Stengel joins Jim Blasingame to report on the American Express 2018 Women-Owned Business research which shows that regardless of age, race or other background, women-owned businesses are growing faster than ever.
Olalah Njenga
Olalah Njenga joins Jim Blasingame to report on the 30th anniversary of HR5050, which made it illegal to deny anyone credit based on their gender, and why this was necessary.
Grace-Marie Turner
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how Association Health Plans and temporary plans are giving choice back to small businesses and individuals and really are, in fact, affordable.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the recent NFIB Index which shows small businesses are hiring more people and paying them more, and have been able to raise prices to cover inflated costs.
Grace-Marie Turner
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how Association Health Plans and temporary plans are giving choice back to small businesses and individuals and really are, in fact, affordable.
Nik Vargas
Nik Vargas joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what the Dark Web and the Deep Web are, and why you need to know how to avoid the cyber-bad guys who do illicit business there, perhaps at your expense.
Arran  Stewart
Arran Stewart joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how an initial coin offering works, as opposed to an initial public offering, as a way to capitalize a business from public funds.
Cliff Ennico
Cliff Ennico joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the impact of Trump’s trade reset – especially with China – on small businesses and farmers, and how much pain they can withstand.
Pam Danziger
Pam Danziger joins Jim Blasingame to report on recent research that reveals the influence of testosterone on buying decisions, and to conclude that men therefore are more prone to make luxury purchases.
Christopher Bishop
Chris Bishop joins Jim Blasingame first to offer drone application suggestions, and then to share his thoughts on how blockchain will become part of our future, especially regarding ethics in the digital age.
Karen Kerrigan
Karen Kerrigan joins Jim Blasingame to report on the new Labor Department rulings on the creation of Association Health Plans and other health insurance plans that more closely fit how people need coverage.
Arky Ciancutti
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the current convergence of divergent forces -- high tech leverage and high touch humanity -- and that a digital interface must be created, because “humans require trust.”
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how “deep fakes” technology gives people the ability to manipulate facial images to create false reproductions for destructive purposes.
Andrew Gause
Andrew Gause joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the possibilities of unprecedented economic expansion in the wake of a successful Trump fair trade strategy.
Pete Sepp
Pete Sepp joins Jim Blasingame to report on what the IRS needs to do to give small businesses some clarity about how to do tax planning in 2017 under the new tax law.
Barbara Weltman
Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that we still don’t know what we need to know about the new tax bill in order to do proper tax planning.
Greg Kozera
Greg Kozera joins Jim Blasingame to report on the carbon evolution from the old energy economy to the new one that is defined by the explosion of natural gas availability and products.
Dror  Liwer
Dror Liwer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to protect your business from being a victim of cyber-crime that penetrates the weak link in your network connection.
John Dini
John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the current demographic reality of millions of Baby Boomers who will be exiting their businesses one way or another, with an unprecedented lack of acquirers.
Kathy Perry
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to report on a new tool small businesses can use with customers through Instagram’s Live Chat platform.
Eva Rosenberg
Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the benefits of a flat tax, and report on how even small businesses can now take advantage of a new family leave credit.
Chip Kahn
Chip Kahn joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the research on what tech experience customers expect from the businesses they use, especially being mobile ready.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that as small businesses have improved their balance sheets, it’s allowed them to grow organically, and not borrow as much money for growth.
Peter Meyer
Peter Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the things found in the execution of the Tour de France that we can learn from, including team work, engagement and sharing.
Ellen  Wald
Ellen Wald joins Jim Blasingame to report on the current state of crude oil as the most influential commodity in the world, how it has become a geopolitical lever, and why the U.S. has a better lever than anyone else.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to compare the difference in the regulatory approach of the Obama and Trump administrations, and the bureaucratic Deep State that is never elected.
Stephen King
Stephen King joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that pricing is the first of the Four Core steps a business owner must address with data supported decisions.
John Harrison
John Harrison joins Jim Blasingame to recommend investment strategies in a nine-year-old bull market and trade war fears for those with long term or short term horizons.
Rich Galen
Rich Galen joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the concept of standing on the shoulders of those who were the founders and past stewards of the great nation of America, and why we can never forget them.
Chad Moutray
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to report on another survey of U.S. manufacturers which shows they are very happy with the current economic state of affairs, including the prospects of tariffs.
Chad Moutray
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the two biggest problems facing manufacturers is a dearth of qualified workers, and increases in raw materials cost.
Steve DelBianco
Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to report on the damage caused by the Supreme Court’s ruling allowing states to collect sales tax on Internet purchases of their citizens from your business, and why this will be a nightmare for small businesses.
Ray Keating
Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to report on the ruling by the majority of the Supreme Court in the Janus v AFSCME case, which essentially made all government workplaces a right-to-work state.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals the challenge we face transitioning from the Analog Age to the Digital Age, and at least one early leadership success indicators.
Stephen Moore
Stephen Moore joins Jim Blasingame to remind us that the dysfunction in Washington isn’t the big story, it’s that the economy continues to expand.
Joel Barker
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on a new kind of cellulose – nanollose – that is a new fiber made from waste into clothing, packaging, etc.
Doug Tatum
Doug Tatum joins Jim Blasingame to report on an unprecedented opportunity by Main Street businesses to be acquired by larger firms, including what they’re looking for and how the game is played.
Anne Zimmerman
Anne Zimmerman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the IRS has yet to provide small businesses with the rules for the new tax bill, and that if you make a mistake on rules you don’t know, you’ll still likely pay a penalty and interest.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index that indicates small business sentiment toward not borrowing money for growth may be softening, which coincides with sales and capital expenditure increases.
Anne Zimmerman
Anne Zimmerman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the IRS has yet to provide small businesses with the rules for the new tax bill, and that if you make a mistake on rules you don’t know, you’ll still likely pay a penalty and interest.
Andrew Gause
Andrew Gause joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the Fed’s policy and reporting activity, plus why the economic impact by Wall Street fluctuations may be coming to an end.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index that indicates small business sentiment toward not borrowing money for growth may be softening, which coincides with sales and capital expenditure increases.
Ted Fishman
Ted Fishman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss if the ultimate terms of the Trump/Kim meeting change the way we deal with other despots, like Iran and Russia.
Mike Daniels
Mike Daniels joins Jim Blasingame to provide a report on why the world is changing in unprecedented ways, and what we have to do to deal with the digitization of the globe.
Bill Brandt
Bill Brandt joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the global grassroots revolts and whether they could have an impact on countries like Russia and China. Plus could such a revolt impact the trading mentality on Wall Street?
Caleb Barlow
Caleb Barlow joins Jim Blasingame to reveal several tips and best practices that a small business can take to protect their digital assets from cyber-criminals, including beefing up the password strategy.
Sean  Worthington
Sean Worthington joins Jim Blasingame to report on the similarities and differences between electronic currency and crypto-currency, and the reckoning that will eventually happen between the two.
Pamela Harper
Pam Harper joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that entrepreneurial passion must be focused on business fundamentals that leads to sustainability.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame delivers his traditional story on how Memorial Day began, and why it’s such an important American Holiday. This is Jim’s 21st consecutive, live Memorial Day Show.
Grace-Marie Turner
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why small businesses need help with the oppressive Obamacare rules, and how the proposed policies reconcile with the exec orders by the Trump administration.
Pete Sepp
Pete Sepp joins Jim Blasingame to report on the progress of a new welfare bill moving through the House, which is not unlike the successful law that was passed in the late 1990s.
Grace-Marie Turner
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why small businesses need help with the oppressive Obamacare rules, and how the proposed policies reconcile with the exec orders by the Trump administration.
Gerald Celente
Gerald Celente joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how geo-politics is impacting the price of oil, and how the current and future increases could jeopardize the global economic expansion.
Julie Thomas
Julie Thomas joins Jim Blasingame to report the findings of a new study that almost two-thirds of business customers don’t trust what your salespeople tell them at worst, and not helpful at best.
Jim Clifton
Jim Clifton joins Jim Blasingame to explain why the United States, warts and all, is still the world’s best hope for spreading freedom and opportunity through business and trade relationships, by business builders, large and small.
Cliff Ennico
Cliff Ennico joins Jim Blasingame to discuss that the reasons humans are so anxious about technology today is because we haven’t figured out how to establish digital ethics.
Jack Uldrich
Jack Uldrich joins Jim Blasingame to report on how a lack of qualified workers, and a failure to install digital ethics in our technology, could derail economic growth.
Andrew J. Sherman
Andrew Sherman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the unprecedented level of small businesses that are going to be for sale, and why this creates merger and acquisition prospects that are also unprecedented.
Hilarie Gamm joins Jim Blasingame to discuss their belief that the next jump in technological capability will be achieved by a small group of companies and countries, and it result in a quantum advantage.
Bruce Piasecki
Bruce Piasecki joins Jim Blasingame to report on the growth of alternative energy, combined with hydro-fracking has created a new carbon paradigm for being energy competitive.
Hilarie Gamm joins Jim Blasingame to discuss their belief that the next jump in technological capability will be achieved by a small group of companies and countries, and it result in a quantum advantage.
Hector Barreto
Hector Barreto joins Jim Blasingame to report on the new policies from the Dept. of Labor that will create association health plans, allowing small businesses to purchase health care products across state lines, the way big business and labor unions have been able to do for decades.
Ami Kassar
Ami Kassar joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why every couple who is involved with a startup should discuss the challenges and timing together, so there are no surprises when there’s high risk, and/or when a return takes longer than expected.
Hector Barreto
Hector Barreto joins Jim Blasingame to report on the new policies from the Dept. of Labor that will create association health plans, allowing small businesses to purchase health care products across state lines, the way big business and labor unions have been able to do for decades.
Andrew Gause
Andrew Gause joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the challenges ahead with a dearth of qualified employees potentially causing the economy to languish below its potential.
Skip Miller
Skip Miller joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why you should check to see which customers are making progress and which ones are lagging, in order to determine who to put your energy into.
Scott Powell
Scott Powell joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the unnatural and unprecedented advantage companies like Facebook, Google, and especially Amazon have over Main Street small businesses, and what can be done to level the playing field.
Ruth King
Ruth King joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how online phishing scammers have been able to insert themselves between a business and a customer to redirect payments to the bad guys, and how to avoid this.
Camden Fine
Camden Fine joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the challenges and opportunities ahead for Community Banks, including the imperative of growing their numbers to keep up with attrition and consolidation.
Chuck Martin
Chuck Martin joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the seven internet-of-things transformers, including sensors, A/I, robots, voice assistants, etc., and why you need to know about them.
David Gage
David Gage joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that long-term success in a partnership requires that the partners’ commitment, intensity and skills are aligned and complementary.
Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the U.S. does indeed have a so-called Deep State of entrenched bureaucrats who think their idea of how America should work supersedes that of its citizens.
Jerry Ripperger
Jerry Ripperger joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the steps involved in a small business owner allowing employees to purchase all or part of the business, including the minimum parameters for size.
Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the U.S. does indeed have a so-called Deep State of entrenched bureaucrats who think their idea of how America should work supersedes that of its citizens.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report that small businesses have helped the U.S. economy perpetuate the first 3% growth for four consecutive quarters in over a decade.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame uses the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica controversy to reveal who’s really at fault – you might be surprised – and to explain the difference between analog ethics and digital ethics.
Eva Rosenberg
Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the many different tax records and remittances that are due soon, including how to manage your cash against the various obligations.
Bruce McClary
Bruce McClary joins Jim Blasingame to report on a new survey that indicates more Americans are under a greater credit burden and payment challenges than ever, especially young women.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame to reveal the reasons why blockchain is what you should be watching as part of your future, more than crypto-currencies.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals that the initial blame for 50 million Facebook accounts being lost is due to the behavior of those same users, when they didn’t practice digital ethical behavior.
Ted Fishman
Ted Fishman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the full extent of the level of theft of the intellectual property of American businesses by China, including how corporate America has been complicit in allowing that to happen.
Pete Sepp
Pete Sepp joins Jim Blasingame to report on whether some of the flaws and inequities in the new tax law will be addressed this year.
Steve DelBianco
Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to report on the lack of control and contract breaches that led to Facebook allowing millions of their users’ information being compromised and distributed without their permission.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals how his new book, The 3rd Ingredient, shows why the problems Facebook has created can’t be solved by government regulations.
Kathy Perry
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to report on the Facebook/Cambridge Analitica controversy, and how it could have been prevented by merely applying analog ethical standards.
Andrew Gause
Andrew Gause joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the issues the Fed is weighing as it considers raising interest rates, and to predict that they will raise at least a quarter point, but possibly a half point.
Grace-Marie Turner
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to report that the logical solution to healthcare insurance problems is to allow the states to take care of their own citizens, with block-grant help from the federal government.
Sean  Worthington
Sean Worthington joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the ways that Bitcoin can be breached, especially when quantum computers proliferate.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism, which shows Main Street businesses are as excited about the present as they’ve ever been.
Chad Moutray
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that becoming energy independent may be promoting the growth of manufacturing in the U.S.
Mike Daniels
Mike Daniels joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the U.S. is in a full-fledged, global war being waged in cyber-space, and we have to mount a strategy that defends our nation and interests.
Chad Moutray
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that becoming energy independent may be promoting the growth of manufacturing in the U.S.
Annie Duke
Annie Duke joins Jim Blasingame to share her story about how she became a world-class, professional poker player and turned that experience into helping executives make better decisions.
Arky Ciancutti
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that often a crisis you don’t want to address is telling you about a failure of trust, which you cannot let go without addressing.
John Warrillow
John Warrillow joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the three types of small business owners and discuss the different ways they think about growth and funding it.
Karen Kerrigan
Karen Kerrigan joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how ugly politics caused the NLRB to reverse a ruling that was an assault of small businesses – especially franchises. Plus will Congress fix the ugly parts of the Dodd-Frank law?
Leslie Grossman
Leslie Grossman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the difference in how women and men think about taking risk, including that men “don’t care if it breaks.”
Ray Keating
Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to review what the bottom 10 states had to do to achieve the ignominy of being the worst in the country for small business and entrepreneurs.
Charles Hughes
Charles Hughes joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that automobiles, energy and dairy products are among the new data points being negotiated in the review of NAFTA.
Dawn Fotopulos
Dawn Fotopulos joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that most small businesses don’t know what their break-even gross profit level is and why that number is the key to keeping your business open.
Patrick  Deneen
Patrick Deneen joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how the evolution of liberalism has led its modern-day adherents to propose policies and attitudes that diminish liberty, rather than promote it.
Dr. Carl J. Schramm
Carl Schramm joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that entrepreneurs come in many shapes, sizes and motivations, and most are found outside of Silicon Valley.
Donald Hunter
Clara Villarosa
Donald Hunter and Clara Villarosa join Jim Blasingame to celebrate Black History by discussing how most of America gets along much better than the media and the grievance merchants want us to believe.
David Dawsey
David Dawsey joins Jim Blasingame to encourage you to not fall in love with a prospective business purchase until you’ve looked at certain essential components.
Greg Kozera
Greg Kozera joins Jim Blasingame to report on his trip to Japan to sell them on buying natural gas from Ohio/W.Virginia/Pennsylvania, plus the new way Japan is thinking about manufacturing.
Sean  Worthington
Sean Worthington joins Jim Blasingame to explain the advantages/disadvantages of his cloud-based crypto-coin and crypto-currency like Bitcoin, which are driven by blockchain technology.
Grace-Marie Turner
Grace-Marie Turner Joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the ways Obamacare is being dismantled, including Trump executive orders that provide for basic health care policies to become legal.
Sarah Hiner
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the blog she wrote about how American businesses are losing their institutional memory and wisdom by too many Baby Boomers retiring early .
John Berlau
John Berlau joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how crypto-currencies may ironically become more acceptable due to the growth and adoption of the underlying technology, blockchain.
Sarah Hiner
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the blog she wrote about how American businesses are losing their institutional memory and wisdom by too many Baby Boomers retiring early .
Rob Jolles
Rob Jolles joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the reasons why professional sales people should be celebrated, since nothing happens in the marketplace until someone makes a sale.
Ivan Misner
Ivan Misner joins Jim Blasingame to report on the many events happening around the world in celebration of International Networking Week, including a podcast he’s conducting on Facebook.
Hector Barreto
Hector Barreto joins Jim Blasingame to report on the debate over immigration in Washington, and some of the issues around dealing with the Dreamers and their possible path to citizenship.
Manny Avramidis
Manny Avramidis joins Jim Blasingame to define sexual harassment in the workplace in two major examples.
Jay Mincks
Jay Mincks joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that successful sales management is more about leadership than managing, and why sales leadership has to protect their teams.
Stephen King
Stephen King joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why and how to develop and manage a cash flow projection so you know when you’ll be in danger of having negative cash.
Tim Berry
Tim Berry joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what Jim calls the Tim Berry Razor: “Deliver value to customers,” and why following that premise will serve every generation in any age.
Deb Calvert
Deb Calvert joins Jim Blasingame to reveal three critical questions to begin a conversation with a prospect that takes into consideration that they already know a lot about what you sell.
John Dini
John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to reveal another direct attack on small businesses from the new tax law, whereby self-created intangible assets were taken from capital gains status to ordinary income.
John Swanciger
John Swanciger joins Jim Blasingame to on how Amazon is filling the vacuum left by the retreating legacy retailers with actual stores, which is shrinking the grace period for Main Street retailers to claim their turf.
Barbara Weltman
Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to report on the new tax law and small businesses, especially how the 20% deductions for pass-through business income will be applied.
Chad Moutray
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to report on the good news of economic expansion in almost all quarters around the globe, and why this is occurring.
Grace-Marie Turner
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to report on new health insurance policies that will be available this year, like basic policies, association plans, and buying insurance across state lines, all to replace the scourge called Obamacare.
Mark Babbitt
Mark Babbitt joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the concept of digital ethics, why it’s important, but not easy to discuss.
Kathy Perry
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what a micro-influencer is on social media, and whether associating with one is the right thing to do for your business.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals that Blockchain will evolve in two waves, the first being very exciting and useful, and the second being very disruptive, even more so than the Internet.
Paul Merski
Paul Merski joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the inequity of the new tax law regarding small businesses, and why community banks are trying to help improve how this low rolls out.
Pamela Harper
Pam Harper joins Jim Blasingame to reveal three ways that the expectations of mentoring have developed in the past few years.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the steps you can take to patch the hardware glitch in your computers with a software solution.
Thomas Sullivan
Tom Sullivan joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the steps the U.S. Chamber can take to make the new tax bill more valuable and less perilous.
Leo Haviland
Leo Haviland joins Jim Blasingame to report on why corporate America got most of the tax cuts and small businesses got temporary, qualified crumbs. Can you say “oligarchy?”
Barbara Friedberg
Barbara Friedberg joins Jim Blasingame to recognize that the stock market is overbought right now, if not in a bubble, and what to do, depending you’re your stage in life.
Karen Kerrigan
Karen Kerrigan joins Jim Blasingame to report on the tax bill in Congress and what elements in it are going to be good for small businesses.
Geri Stengel
Geri Stengel joins Jim Blasingame to report on the AmEx survey of women business ownership which has grown faster than any other small business sector, in numbers, GDP and payroll.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on his thoughts on how the Fed is managing inflation, plus what he thinks will happen with the economy next year.
Andrew Gause
Andrew Gause joins Jim Blasingame to report on the recent Bitcoin bubble and why it’s essentially a Ponzi scheme waiting to collapse, and why it’s worse than the 17th century Tulipomania.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on his thoughts on how the Fed is managing inflation, plus what he thinks will happen with the economy next year.
Sean  Worthington
Sean Worthington joins Jim Blasingame to debate why Bitcoin isn’t a Ponzi scheme and why the current run-up in price is any different than the Tulipomania scheme.
John Berlau
John Berlau joins Jim Blasingame to debate whether the current forms of crypto-currencies, especially Bitcoin, and really Ponzi schemes, worse than Tulipomania. At least you could eat a tulip bulb.
Michael Sonnenfeldt
Michael Sonnenfeldt joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the key success elements for entrepreneurship, which includes grit and focus over intelligence, plus the need to believe in yourself.
Hector Barreto
Hector Barreto joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the likely elements in the tax reform bill for small businesses, including the pass through levels, and how these will compare to the corporate elements.
Joel Barker
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report two breakthroughs in graphene science that has this amazing material being used to contribute to targeting and killing cancer cells, plus the commercialization of it as a shoe.
Joel Barker
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report two breakthroughs in graphene science that has this amazing material being used to contribute to targeting and killing cancer cells, plus the commercialization of it as a shoe.
Walter Kiechel III
Walter Kiechel joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the reasons you might want to have an office holiday party, including as a morale builder and inter-office networking event. Plus, they take on the sexual stuff too.
Jon  Clifton
Jon Clifton joins Jim Blasingame to reveal Gallup research that shows people around the world want one thing more than anything: a good job and what people say about working at a great place.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to report on the upcoming tax reform bill that adds a new tax level for small businesses, and therefore, could give the IRS a new lever against small business decision-making.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to reveal examples of when and how government regulators use their own political ideology to promulgate and enforce laws into regulations.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to report on the upcoming tax reform bill that adds a new tax level for small businesses, and therefore, could give the IRS a new lever against small business decision-making.
Tiana Laurence
Tiana Laurence joins Jim Blasingame to report on how some are going to the global market to raise startup capital using blockchain technology, how it works, and some of the risks.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to reveal examples of when and how government regulators use their own political ideology to promulgate and enforce laws into regulations.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to reveal examples of when and how government regulators use their own political ideology to promulgate and enforce laws into regulations.
Bob Dilenschneider
Bob Dilenschneider joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the many reasons why America, warts and all, is the most unique and benevolent country in the world.
Gary Moore
Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the proposed tax reduction for corporate America and whether they will invest that windfall in the economy, or practice more financial capitalism.
Rich Galen
Rich Galen joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how the new tax proposals aren’t dealing equitably with small businesses, and why the imbalance won’t drive the economy.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame celebrates his 20th anniversary on the radio by revealing that in the next 20 years, we’ll have to focus on the ethics of using digital leverage.
Pete Sepp
Pete Sepp joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the tax bill being debated may not be finished until after January 1, 2018, but it will include several reform elements, like ending the AMT, and ending the Obamacare penalty.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on reasons why the NFIB Index shows small business optimism remaining strong, including not having a president that acts like the enemy and associated regulation reductions.
Camden Fine
Camden Fine joins Jim Blasingame to report on the direct connection between independent banks and small businesses, plus a report on important new small bank regulatory relief.
Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes joins Jim Blasingame to report that capitalism is still the best economic system after a century of proving that communism and it’s little brother, socialism, are big losers for the people.
Ken Tencer
Ken Tencer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that a scale-up entrepreneur founded a company with the intention of growing it to a point where someone else can take over and grow it even more.
Ruth King
Ruth King joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the math she recommends to help calculate a logical and fair way to divide the bonus pool.
Charles Wheelan
Charles Wheelan joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that a “rent seeker” is someone who influences the behavior of government in order to carve out a unique financial gain for themselves.
David Dawsey
David Dawsey joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that fear of the unknown causes too many small businesses from having a functioning intellectual property plan, and the solution is to just take the first step.
Rich Galen
Richard Galen joins Jim Blasingame to reveal whether it’s possible to end the double-dealing, corruption and influence-peddling by the new special counsel, Mueller, and whether he’s the man for the job.
Andrew Gause
Andrew Gause joins Jim Blasingame to discuss what’s informing President Trump regarding choosing the next Fed Chairman, including his most likely choice, Jerome Powell.
Dawn Fotopulos
Dawn Fotopulos joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how profit and cash work in your business, how to create both, and what happens if you don’t have enough of one or the other.
Debbie Meyer
Debbie Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to report that even on social media, we have to know who our specific audience is just like when using traditional marketing.
Karen Kerrigan
Karen Kerrigan joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the small business elements of the current tax reform debate and whether we’ll get a bill this year.
Steve DelBianco
Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to report the new top domain options, including branded domains like .Amazon, instead of .com, especially when it’s the same name as say, a river in Brazil.
Judith Glaser
Joan Pryde
Judith and Joan join Jim Blasingame to offer advice based on their experience on how to be screened for breast cancer and why regular self-exams are critical.
Anita Rosen
Anita Rosen joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the concept of digital leverage being the over-arching terms to encompass digital applications, such as artificial intelligence, social media, etc.
Stephen King
Stephen King joins Jim Blasingame to emphasize the essential focus on profitable pricing, why it drives what ultimately happens to your business, and how to do it right.
Kim  Scott
Kim Scott joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how what to expect from multiple generations of people when radical candor is applied in management, especially with Millennials.
Cliff Ennico
Cliff Ennico joins Jim Blasingame to reveal three practices that will give an employer more control over the political speech in their workplace, including talk with a local attorney, discuss concerns with all employees, and how to take action against offending employees.
Adam Levin
Adam Levin joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that because of the multiple elements of personal information lost, the Equifax breach is the worst in terms of extreme consumer exposure in history.
Ivan Misner
Ivan Misner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how most people are surrounded by quality referrals but aren’t taking advantage of them.
Vicky Oliver
Vicky Oliver joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to determine if your company has a bad boss, and it’s you, what to do about that.
Ilise Benun
Ilise Benun joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how conceptual selling will help you get all the answers from a prospect so you don’t tell them your pricing before you’re ready.
Robert Bethel
Robert Bethel joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the three most important things a business owner should do to keep their business from failing.
Rick Newman
Rick Newman joins Jim Blasingame to report that Russia did, in fact, conduct significant ad buys on Facebook alone during the 2016 election cycle, which most of it was anti-Clinton, but no indication of Trump collusion.
John Dini
John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how many years in advance you should take to prepare your business for sale, and the reasons why it takes years.
Pete Sepp
Pete Sepp joins Jim Blasingame to take Jim’s questions and concerns about whether the new pass-through tax rate will end up hurting small businesses.
Pamela Harper
Pam Harper joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that many of her small business CEO clients are most concerned about trying to be the disrupter, not being disrupted themselves.
Jim Canterucci
Jim Canterucci joins Jim Blasingame to reveal three tips on how to install and keep the group dynamic healthy, all involving healthy dialogue within the group and self-analysis by the leadership.
Barbara Weltman
Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to report on the likely elements of the tax changes being proposed and whether they could actually wind up hurting small business owners.
Kirk Cheyfitz
Kirk Cheyfitz joins Jim Blasingame to recommend to small business owners that they focus on the expectations of the customer to determine the direction of their company.
Andrew Gause
Andy Gause joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the uses of crypto-currencies, like Bitcoin, and to predict that they’ll always be marginalized, but that the underlying blockchain/distributed ledger technology is here to stay.
Joel Barker
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to reveal new progress in quantum computing which is going to increase processing power by literally quantum leaps, and will change our world.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index that shows small businesses optimism continues to be strong and rising.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to reveal several steps that victims of the Equifax breach can take to minimize their exposure.
Ruth King
Ruth King joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why funding a savings account for your business every month is a way to prepare for a business interruption event, like a hurricane.
Rich Galen
Rich Galen joins Jim Blasingame to report on the current state of affairs around America’s national security and to say that he does not think we’re safer today than we were sixteen years ago.
Walter Kiechel III
Walter Kiechel joins Jim Blasingame to recommend that the first thing to do after you’ve been hit by a business-disrupting emergency is to sit still for a little bit and assess the impact and damage, before taking action.
Eva Rosenberg
Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the retirement plans that you can create at the last minute to lower your tax bill before filing.
Hector Barreto
Hector Barreto joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the proper order businesses have to follow when applying for financial assistance from the government.
Kenneth Davis
Kenneth Davis joins Jim Blasingame to explain how Labor Day began as a movement and became a national holiday.
Stephen King
Stephen King joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the incidence of internal and external fraud against small businesses is greater than for large companies, and why.
Chuck Martin
Chuck Martin joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that, like all high tech, our security and privacy will increasingly be in play as we add more connected devices.
David Dawsey
David Dawsey joins Jim Blasingame to reveal four management practices that will help you identify, establish, execute and protect your intellectual property, including observe, orient, decide and act.
Gerald Celente
Gerald Celente joins Jim Blasingame to report the mindless damage that someone who hates President Trump caused, but no media outlets, local or nationals were interested in it.
Rick Newman
Rick Newman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how the failure of Republicans to accomplish health care reform by repealing and replacing Obamacare illuminated why the Washington swamp – with both parties in it – must be drained.
Bill Brandt
Bill Brandt joins Jim Blasingame to lament the proliferation of unfiltered unedited “news” that can be posted by anyone, and the danger that causes when people consume it as if true.
Suzanne Paling
Suzanne Paling joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why of all of the important selling skills, once you get in front of a prospect, active listening is the most important.
Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the inability of the GOP leadership in Congress to hold its caucus together in either house in order to pass health care, and whether the Senate can pass tax reform.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the total epic fail of Congressional Republicans to rid small businesses of the scourge of Obamacare, plus the general condition of the economy.
Charles Hughes
Charles Hughes joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the factors that have gone into making the U.S. energy independent which begs for new transport options.
Frank Sesno
Frank Sesno joins Jim Blasingame to talk about our many national institutions – the belief in things we stand for – and how they’re being eroded.
Steve DelBianco
Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to discuss whether a global entity, not unlike ICANN, could manage a global blockchain environment that would hold digital fear and greed in equilibrium.
Pam Danziger
Pam Danziger joins Jim Blasingame to encourage small businesses to do business with Amazon and other large e-commerce firms, but to never trust them to do anything in your interest.
Gary Lowery
Gary Lowery joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the manufacturing sector has created changes in the machine tool industry for molds, extrusions and injection molding.
Bob McTeer
Bob McTeer joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the unprecedented size of the Fed balance sheet and whether it’s time to begin liquidating it.
Jackie Frank
Jackie Frank joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what she does as a mortgage originator, and how the job has changed as they work closely with real estate brokers.
Peter Meyer
Peter Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the definition of stewardship, and how that discipline is used to manage data and information you receive.
Ken Tencer
Ken Tencer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the elements your business must have in order for the founder to become an entrepreneur again in order to keep the business relevant.
Bob McTeer
Bob McTeer joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the unprecedented size of the Fed balance sheet and whether it’s time to begin liquidating it.
Lennox Cornwall
Lennox Cornwall joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the problem with following the expectations of others when you’re making plans to become a small business owner.
Joel Barker
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on small nuclear power units that can be deployed safely in such a way as to provide independent power to a municipality.
Deb Calvert
Deb Calvert joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that while persistence is an important trait in selling, it’s not as valuable to customers as is demonstrating perseverance.
Diana Furchtgott-Roth
Diana Furchtgott-Roth joins Jim Blasingame to report on the way the Paris Climate Change accords were more about making the U.S. less competitive than saving the planet.
Karen Kerrigan
Karen Kerrigan joins Jim Blasingame to report on the reasons President Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Change accords is the right thing to do for the country, and especially for small business.
Joe Knight
Joe Knight joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that every business must manage their financial progress with key performance indicators (KPI), like cash burn rate, gross profit margins, and many others which differ by industry.
Jeff Goins
Jeff Goins joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why a starving artist, or entrepreneur, is just someone who aren’t offering a product customers will pay for, which is not the customer’s fault.
Rich Galen
Rich Galen joins Jim Blasingame to reflect on the American graves at Normandy, and lament the fact that after 70 years, we still haven’t been able to prevent the need for more American’s to be sent into harm’s way.
Ami Kassar
Ami Kassar joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how unlike reality the Shark Tank TV show is, and why it cannot be used as an example of how businesses are capitalized.
Steve Martin
Steve Martin joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to create a culture of innovation that makes sure employees are engaged properly, whether their ideas are used or not.
Rick Mathieson
Rick Mathieson joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why content marketing, in various applications, is still one of the most powerful ways to engage and retain customers.
Rick Newman
Rick Newman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the reasons President Trump needs to find a more productive balance between being a CEO operating in the political universe.
Ray Keating
Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the many ways that the Obama administration’s anti-business policies and rhetoric resulted in such a poor economy that it cost the U.S. millions of small business opportunities.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the current register that records regulations has essentially stopped thanks to the directive of the Trump administration.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to report that the WannaCry malware that affected hundreds of thousands of computers around the globe in a weekend was really a worm that turned into ransomware.
Anita Rosen
Anita Rosen joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the different manifestations of AI and how these will improve and disrupt our lives and our world.
Adrian C. Ott
Adrian Ott joins Jim Blasingame to report on a survey she conducted that reveals the four current generations in the marketplace have different views of how to define the best leadership traits.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index of small business optimism that shows the overall sentiment is still higher than it’s been since 2007.
John Harrison
John Harrison joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that in addition to your FICO credit score, more merchants are using the Vantage system as a second metric of credit worthiness.
Adam Sonnhalter
Jack Mencini
Adam Sonnhalter and Jack Mencini join Jim Blasingame to reveal that if you don’t know the difference between profit and cash, you’ll spend your business ownership career closer to failing than succeeding.
Paul J. Sarvadi
Paul Sarvadi joins Jim Blasingame to share what he’s learned during his journey from being the founder of a small business to the CEO of a publicly traded company with thousands of employees and customers. Every growing small business CEO should listen to this.
Bob McTeer
Bob McTeer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the challenges that’s facing the economy in 2017, including a low first quarter and lack of tax and healthcare reform progress by the government.
William Conerly
Bill Conerly joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the difference between hard economic data and the soft kind, and when to listen to both regarding taking action and making investments.
Bob McTeer
Bob McTeer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the challenges that’s facing the economy in 2017, including a low first quarter and lack of tax and healthcare reform progress by the government.
David Dawsey
David Dawsey joins Jim Blasingame to celebrate World IP Day, by revealing that the U.S. is not keeping pace with the rest of the world when it comes to intellectual property growth, especially patents.
Karen Kerrigan
Karen Kerrigan joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the elements of tax reform being proposed by the Trump administration, including lowering business tax rates, even for pass-through entities like most small businesses.
David Dawsey
David Dawsey joins Jim Blasingame to celebrate World IP Day, by revealing that the U.S. is not keeping pace with the rest of the world when it comes to intellectual property growth, especially patents.
Robert Levin
Robert Levin joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how one company uses content creation and curation to provide educational videos that make customer buy from them and achieve their margins.
Pete Sepp
Pete Sepp joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that April 23, 2017 is national Tax Freedom Day which means that everything you’ve earned up to that date has gone to pay nothing but your tax bills.
Bob Negen
Bob Negen joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why every business should conduct a customer experience audit by your team, and compare that to what customers are telling you about their experience and expectations.
Tim Beyers
Tim Beyers joins Jim Blasingame to report on the demographic facts that the Millennial generation has lagged previous ones in terms of homeownership, but that that trend may be changing.
Bob Negen
Bob Negen joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why every business should conduct a customer experience audit by your team, and compare that to what customers are telling you about their experience and expectations.
John Dini
John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to remind that we’re all going to leave our businesses one day, one way or another, and why the best practice is to have a plan that gets you out the door head first.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the direct and indirect ways that government regulations make on all job creators, especially the small ones.
John Dini
John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to remind that we’re all going to leave our businesses one day, one way or another, and why the best practice is to have a plan that gets you out the door head first.
Douglas  Obey
Douglas Obey joins Jim Blasingame to discuss and debate when is the best time to begin drawing a retirement check from Social Security.
Joel Barker
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to reveal new innovations in the use of graphene as a way to filter salt water into potable water.
John Berlau
John Berlau joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the progress the Trump administration is making in unwinding as many Obama-era job-killing regulations as possible.
Joel Barker
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to reveal new innovations in the use of graphene as a way to filter salt water into potable water.
Andrea Nierenberg
Andrea Nierenberg joins Jim Blasingame to compare notes on their past bad experiences with United Airlines, and why United won the Stupid Corporation Award this week when it assaulted one of its paying customers for their own convenience.
Chad Moutray
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to report on whether the manufacturing sector will get relief from tax reform that includes treatment of domestic and foreign income.
Dan Pilla
Dan Pilla joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the things you can do to minimize your chance of an IRS tax audit, plus reporting on the statistics that only 2% of tax revenue comes from successful audits.
Eva Rosenberg
Eva Rosenberg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the things you can do to minimize your chances of being audited, including explaining anything unusual in your return.
Barbara Weltman
Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the specific ways that the tax reform effort being proposed could help small businesses.
John Swanciger
John Swanciger joins Jim Blasingame to discuss to reveal some of the things you can do to minimize – which is not remove – any negative reviews your company receives online, including fixing what caused the review, plus others.
Diana Furchtgott-Roth
Diana Furchtgott-Roth joins Jim Blasingame to report on the imperative of tax reform from the GOP in order to get the economy accelerated to the expansion level.
Gary Moore
Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to agree with Jim that the current behavior of Wall Street regarding stock prices and why even a growing economy may not trigger dynamic scoring to reduce the national debt.
John Sculley
John Sculley joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what his company, Rx Advantage, is doing to reform and improve health care through the use of new technological innovations.
Gary Moore
Gary Moore joins Jim Blasingame to agree with Jim that the current behavior of Wall Street regarding stock prices and why even a growing economy may not trigger dynamic scoring to reduce the national debt.
Ray Keating
Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to debate – argue – over whether Wall Street’s overheated bounce could collapse on top of Main Street’s more measure recovery.
Deb Calvert
Deb Calvert joins Jim Blasingame to reveal research that shows business prospects and customers want to do business with salespeople who help them solve problems, not just buy stuff.
Paul  Angles
Paul Angles joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the difference between advertising on Google instead of Facebook and how to use the Google tools and methods to get the most out of your online ad budget.
Jon Wuebben
Jon Wuebben joins Jim Blasingame to identify what a prosumer is, how to work with them and why their knowing their expectations will not only be helpful, but essential.
Grace-Marie Turner
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the steps that are being taken to get the first steps of a market-based health care system in place, and why it won’t happen all at once.
Jason Mendelson
Jason Mendelson joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the basic steps to take when asking a venture capitalist to invest in your business, including the documents to have ready.
Rick Newman
Rick Newman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the obstacles that are in the way of President Trump and the GOP Congressional majority in getting tax and health care reform done this year.
Pamela Harper
Pamela Harper joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the concept of corporate values, how to identify them and how to preserve them during a growth period.
Rich Galen
Richard Galen joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the hysteria – aka Trump Derangement Syndrome –why it’s coming from both sides of the aisle, and how it’s different from Obama Derangement Syndrome.
Bob McTeer
Bob McTeer joins Jim Blasingame to offer his analysis on the economic outlook for the U.S. economy in the face of a Fed hike in interest, the Trump administration, Brexit and other European influences.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals how the concept of serving customers has changed significantly in The Age of the Customer because their expectations make serving them more complicated, but also something you can know.
Catherine Kaputa
Catherine Kaputa joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the role of paradoxes in us and in our lives, and why it’s one of the most interesting aspects of President Trump.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals how the concept of serving customers has changed significantly in The Age of the Customer because their expectations make serving them more complicated, but also something you can know.
Leo Haviland
Leo Haviland joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the direct and indirect ways global currency fluctuations impact small businesses, including the implications it has on our customers.
Joel Barker
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the innovations in power consumption for IOT processors, plus the dangers that are associated with IOT when this power is misused.
John Dini
John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what an unsellable business is, what causes them, and discuss how to change that status.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how much less intrusive the Trump administration will be as a regulator, compared to the record-setting activity of Obama.
John Dini
John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what an unsellable business is, what causes them, and discuss how to change that status.
Karen Kerrigan
Karen Kerrigan joins Jim Blasingame to report on the key policy issues for Trump and Congress, and whether there will be tax and health care reform this year.
Stephen King
Steve King joins Jim Blasingame to introduce his new e-book that shows you how to measure the performance of the five major areas of a business and convert that information to profitable action.
Stephen King
Steve King joins Jim Blasingame to introduce his new e-book that shows you how to measure the performance of the five major areas of a business and convert that information to profitable action.
Stephen King
Steve King joins Jim Blasingame to introduce his new e-book that shows you how to measure the performance of the five major areas of a business and convert that information to profitable action.
Barbara Weltman
Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the beloved Sub S corporation for millions of small businesses may become uncompetitive, depending on how the tax reform rolls out.
Rick Newman
Rick Newman joins Jim Blasingam to review the eight-year economy under President Obama and compare it to the current economic excitement over a Trump presidency, and whether it can last.
Stephen King
Steve King joins Jim Blasingame to introduce his new e-book that shows you how to measure the performance of the five major areas of a business and convert that information to profitable action.
Stephen King
Steve King joins Jim Blasingame to introduce his new e-book that shows you how to measure the performance of the five major areas of a business and convert that information to profitable action.
Diana Furchtgott-Roth
Diana Furchtgott-Roth joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the truth about why Secretary of Labor nominee, Pudzer was attacked without justification just to hurt the Trump administration, and why Acosta will be a good alternative, but not a better one.
Stephen King
Steve King joins Jim Blasingame to introduce his new e-book that shows you how to measure the performance of the five major areas of a business and convert that information to profitable action.
Stephen King
Steve King joins Jim Blasingame to introduce his new e-book that shows you how to measure the performance of the five major areas of a business and convert that information to profitable action.
Stephen King
Steve King joins Jim Blasingame to introduce his new e-book that shows you how to measure the performance of the five major areas of a business and convert that information to profitable action.
Stephen King
Steve King joins Jim Blasingame to introduce his new e-book that shows you how to measure the performance of the five major areas of a business and convert that information to profitable action.
Gerald Celente
Gerald Celente joins Jim Blasingame to report on some unusual global circumstances that may cause gold and bitcoin to react in an different way than in the past.
Herstle Jones
Herstle Jones joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why he thinks the DOL’s expansion of explicit fiduciaries to cover more professionals is the right thing to do.
Jim Clifton
Jim Clifton joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how demographics and technology will blend to play a major role in the creation and availability of jobs in the future.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index of small business optimism which shows that it has increased every month since the election of Donald Trump.
Chad Moutray
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to report on his most recent findings from the manufacturing sectors on their attitude about the economic future, which has been growing consistently since November.
Chad Moutray
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to report on his most recent findings from the manufacturing sectors on their attitude about the economic future, which has been growing consistently since November.
Chad Moutray
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to report on his most recent findings from the manufacturing sectors on their attitude about the economic future, which has been growing consistently since November.
Camden Fine
Camden Fine joins Jim Blasingame to report on the condition of community banks in the U.S. and that they’re finally seeing signs of expansion, after the devastation of 2008 and eight years of the Obama administration.
John Harrison
John Harrison joins Jim Blasingame to celebrate Black History Month, and discuss why promoting business ownership in the black community would be one of the best things that could happen.
Ivan Misner
Ivan Misner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the top three of seven characteristics that were identified by members of BNI, including be a good listener, be positive, and put others first.
John Harrison
John Harrison joins Jim Blasingame to celebrate Black History Month, and discuss why promoting business ownership in the black community would be one of the best things that could happen.
Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the challenges in front of President Trump as he tries to accomplish tax and health care reform with the contentious 115th Congress.
Michael Saltsman
Michael Saltsman joins Jim Blasingame to report on the nomination of Andy Pudzer as Labor Secretary, and why that will be a great appointment for employers and job creators.
John Swanciger
John Swanciger joins Jim Blasingame to report on the Manta survey of small businesses that indicate they aren’t focusing on search engine optimization – SEO – in their marketing strategy.
Suzanne Paling
Suzanne Paling joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the role of a real sales manager and why many small businesses have so much difficulty establishing and committing to that assignment.
John Swanciger
John Swanciger joins Jim Blasingame to report on the Manta survey of small businesses that indicate they aren’t focusing on search engine optimization – SEO – in their marketing strategy.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to discuss a possible method available to President Trump to go back years to end oppressive regulations without any other approval.
Ted Fishman
Ted Fishman joins Jim Blasingame to report that on balance, exiting the TPP was more bad than good, but not if President Trump has a better plan for trade relationships, and not if he wants to send a tough message to China.
Kirk Cheyfitz
Kirk Cheyfitz joins Jim Blasingame to report on his prophecy about being in the post-advertising era, and the current implications of that phenomenon.
Jon Parise
Jon Parise joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how borrowing money from an online lender, like Kabbage.com, compares to getting a loan from a local bank near you.
Jack Uldrich
Jack Uldrich joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what Blockchains – aka distributed ledgerd – are designed to do, and how it will increasingly be part of your financial and online life.
Jay Mincks
Jay Mincks joins Jim Blasingame to share his ideas on the importance and power of the element of trust, when you’re managing a sales organization.
Jack Uldrich
Jack Uldrich joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what Blockchains – aka distributed ledgerd – are designed to do, and how it will increasingly be part of your financial and online life.
Jay Mincks
Jay Mincks joins Jim Blasingame to share his ideas on the importance and power of the element of trust, when you’re managing a sales organization.
Jay Mincks
Jay Mincks joins Jim Blasingame to share his ideas on the importance and power of the element of trust, when you’re managing a sales organization.