Monday - December 01, 2003

Nancy Rosanoff
Nancy shares with Jim how to use intuition to improve all of our relationships.
Stephanie Vance
Jim and Stephanie talk about how to connect properly with your elected representative without wasting their time.
Gene Siciliano
Gene shares some tips with Jim on improving the way you manage your business's finances.
Steven Gaffney
Steven joins Jim to talk about telling the truth, no matter how harsh, to keep your business reliable.

Wednesday - December 03, 2003

Ron Zemke
Ron joins Jim to talk about making a good first impression on new customers during the holiday shopping season.
Nancy Michaels
Jim and Nancy talk about perfecting your pitch.
Steve Chandler
Steve joins Jim to continue sharing 50 powerful ideas to improve your sales.

Thursday - December 04, 2003

Beverley Williams
Beverley and Jim try to wrap up this year and make plans for next year before it's too late.
Joan Pryde
Jim and Joan talk about issues covered in this week's Kiplinger Letter, including if there is relief in sight for benefits costs.

Friday - December 05, 2003

John joins Jim to talk about paying attention to spending during the holiday season.
Phyllis shares with Jim the seven cardinal virtues, as opposed to the seven cardinal sins.
Ed Yourdon
Jim and Ed talk about the loss of American computer programming jobs to companies overseas.

Monday - December 08, 2003

Mary Hessler Key
Jim and Mary talk about preparing for the year ahead by looking at the trends.
Russell Brown
Russell joins Jim to share some laws of the business buying and selling jungle. They discuss issues relating to buying from an older, more reluctant seller.
Jim Donovan
Jim joins our Jim to talk about living with Wal Mart in your community. They discuss how small business survive in the same community as a Wal Mart.

Tuesday - December 09, 2003

Elinor and Jim explain what the Federal Open Market Committee does and their meeting.
Hector Barreto
David and Hector join Jim to talk about the SBA's Business Matchmaking event in Houston and how it is helping small businesses get access to government contracts.
Brad Huisken
Brad joins Jim to talk about training salespeople like big businesses do to keep customers.

Wednesday - December 10, 2003

Suzanne Mulvehill
Jim and Suzanne share ideas on how to do some last minute marketing during the holiday season.
Mike Stewart
Mike joins Jim to talk about dealing with changes in a time when change is a constant thing.
George and John, two business owners, join Jim from the SBA Business Matchmaking event in Houston, TX to talk about how the event has helped their small business.
Daniel Burrus
Jim and Dan discuss what the future holds for technology.

Thursday - December 11, 2003

Jeff Zbar
Jeff joins Jim as they decide how much to spend on Christmas presents, who to buy them for, and when to get them.
Donald Boudreaux
Don shares with Jim his thoughts on free trade and the trade deficit and what it really means.
Joan Pryde
Jim and Joan talk about this week's Kiplinger Letter and what they are predicting for the economy next year.

Friday - December 12, 2003

Don Lambro
Don joins Jim to talk about his interview with Bill Clinton's former Chief of Staff. They discuss the Democratic Presidential candidates and the concerns of the leadership in Democratic party.
Alan Freedman
Jim and Alan discuss the news in the world of technology and how it is contributing to productivity.
Karen Kerrigan
Karen joins Jim to share about her trip to Jerusalem for a meeting with women business owners.
Tim Berry
Jim and Tim break down how to start a business and plan for the long term into three lists.

Monday - December 15, 2003

Rick Pinion
Rick joins Jim to talk about the impact of the new medicare bill. The discuss the specifics of how it will affect prescrition costs.
Jim Camp
Jim joins our Jim to talk about how important it is to you and your business to be an effective negotiator. He gives some tips on how to be a more effective negotiator.
Hamilton Beazley
Jim and Hamilton give tips on how to live in the moment and how it will improve your life.

Tuesday - December 16, 2003

Sam Norwood
Sam joins Jim to give a report on the most recent Tatum Business Conditions Survey.
Daniel Kehrer
Jim and Daniel talk about some of the best small business resources and how to find the information that is appropriate for <i>your</i> business.
Leslie Kossoff
Jim and Leslie talk about the value of executive thinking for small business owners.

Wednesday - December 17, 2003

Barbara Weltman
Barbara joins Jim to share some of the things small businesses need to do to prepare for next year's taxes.
Steve DelBianco
Jim and Steve talk about the FCC regulations that will protect comsumers against SPAM, especially pornography.

Thursday - December 18, 2003

Beverley Williams
Jim and Beverley talk about things home-based business owners need to think about in order to have a successful year.
Jane Howard
Pierce Howard
Pierce and Jane join Jim to Make sure your personality works for you and not against you. They discuss holiday gift giving and your employees.
Joan Pryde
Joan and Jim talk about Sadam Hussein's capture and what it means to American politics.

Friday - December 19, 2003

William Hubbartt
Bill joins Jim to talk about the do's and don'ts of planning an office holiday party.
Beverly Inman-Ebel
Beverly joins Jim to talk about changes in business and life that require us to alter the way we behave.
Ivan Misner
Jim and Ivan talk about the concept of diversity in networking.

Monday - December 22, 2003

Bob Dilenschneider
Bob joins Jim to talk about what it's going to take to bring Americans into the new year successfully.
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill gives Jim a report on the latest NFIB survey of small business owners. They go on to talk about what keeps small business owners up at night.
Joyce Weiss
Joyce gives Jim some tips on how to get more into a day. She reveals how to add 25 days to a year by adding 100 minutes to every day.
Marc Allen
Jim and Marc talk about the significance of small business to the world in the new year.

Tuesday - December 23, 2003

Jack and Jim talk about concentrating on finishing business before the new year instead of starting something new.
Jan Yager
Jan joins Jim to talk about things small business owners are expected to do, and how these things help improve business.
Doug Stives
Doug and Jim talk about the important dates concerning taxes that are coming up in the beginning of the new year.

Wednesday - December 24, 2003

Noah St. John
Noah joins Jim to talk about giving yourself freedom from goals and permission to just stop and appreciate family.
John O'Donohue
John joins Jim to talk about Christmas traditions in Ireland.
Don Cooper
Jim and Don share how to close a sale without feeling uncomfortable.
Gary Moore
Gary joins Jim to share about a symposium at Harvard that brought together economics and spirituality.

Thursday - December 25, 2003

Jeff Zbar
Jeff joins Jim on Christmas to share what it is like to be a Jew as the rest of the country is celebrating a holiday.
Joan Pryde
Joan joins Jim on Christmas morning to talk about the good news in the economy and the effects of Sadam Hussein's capture.

Friday - December 26, 2003

Tony Paradiso
Tony joins Jim to make sure the people in your organization are pulling in the same direction.
Arthur shares with Jim some of his experiences as a journalist, from D-Day to the Civil Rights revolution.
Karen Cortell Reisman
Jim and Karen talk about how to do a better job communicating like a genius, especially during the holidays.

Monday - December 29, 2003

Kristin Arnold
Jim and Kristin talk about the five deadly sins of teamwork and how to make 2004 better than last year.
Rick Maurer
Rick joins Jim to talk about building support for company goals inside your organization.
Deborah and Lynn join Jim to talk about the 4th Annual Office Depot Success Strategies for Businesswomen Conference. Deborah shares how she started knowing nothing about business, and then became an exceptional entrepreneur.
Jorian Clarke
Jorian joins Jim to help small business owners maximize their online presence in the new year.

Tuesday - December 30, 2003

Georgia Donovan
Georgia joins Jim to talk about how the business world has changed because of the Internet and how this calls for electronic etiquette.
Ben McConnell
Ben shares with Jim the top ten New Years resolutions for turning customers into marketing tools.
Lois Geller
Lois joins Jim to talk about customer care excellence and generating new business for 2004. Lois shares how small businesses may have an advantage over big business.

Wednesday - December 31, 2003

Bill Treasurer
Jim and Bill talk about risks and knowing which risks to take.
Governor Pete du Pont
Governor du Pont joins Jim for a review of events in 2003, and a look into next year.
Sean Doyle
Jim and Sean talk about not making excuses for your business. They discuss how to prepare for the new year.
JoAnna Brandi
JoAnna joins Jim to talk about the importance of being ahead of the curve in order to succeed in business.