Monday - March 01, 2004

Don Lambro
Don joins Jim on the eve of Super Tuesday to talk about what it means to the U.S. They also talk about what a Kerry presidency would mean to small business.
Mark Mayberry
Jim and Mark talk about why this year is going to be a good year. Mark gives some advice on how to go for the gold in 2004.
Peter Meyer
Peter tells Jim what an optimization audit is and how it can help small businesses.

Tuesday - March 02, 2004

Wilma joins Jim to talk about what's going on in the world of women's business and what the future holds.
Jon Gordon
Jim and Jon talk about the difference between calling attention to a negative situation and having negative energy.
Ivan Misner
Jim and Ivan talk about his new book. They also talk about the three levels of business conversations and the one that helps establish relationships.

Wednesday - March 03, 2004

Karen Post
Karen joins Jim to talk about how to build a brand.
Steven Gaffney
Jim and Steven talk about the critical strategies in honest communication.
Rick Maurer
Jim and Rick talk about how to convey your message so that people are receptive to your idea.
Leslie Kossoff
Jim and Leslie talk about the value of executive thinking for small business owners.

Thursday - March 04, 2004

Rob Jolles
Jim and Robert talk about making sure that you talk to your customers effectively.
Joan Pryde
Jim and Joan talk about women who don't vote, and what might bring them to the polls. They also talk about the controversial issue of gay marriage and what it means in the marketplace.

Friday - March 05, 2004

Beverley Williams
Beverley joins Jim to talk about the importance of having a plan of business.
Beverly Inman-Ebel
Beverley joins Jim to explain why a small buisiness owner can not afford to miscommunicate.
Steven Van Yoder
Steven joins Jim to talk about how to write a book without having good writing skills.
Brad Huisken
Jim and Brad talk about developing personal trade and repeat customers.

Monday - March 08, 2004

Jim and Kathleen talk about the increase in women small business owners in the United States.
Ilise Benun
Ilise joins Jim on International Women's Day to talk about being a woman in the marketplace.
Lois Geller
Lois joins Jim on International Women's Day to talk about the importance of women having opportunities in business. They also talk about capitalizing on the fact that your business is small.

Tuesday - March 09, 2004

Sam Norwood
Sam joins Jim to give a report on the most recent Tatum Business Conditions Survey.
Kristin Arnold
Kristin joins Jim to talk about how communication helps build team strength in a small business. They also discuss why small business owners take advantage of their employees and how to remedy that.
Karen Cortell Reisman
Karen joins Jim to talk about how to communicate with customers to develop a relationship with them.

Friday - March 12, 2004

Barbara Weltman
Barbara joins Jim to give some advice on taxes for your small business.
Jim Ballard
Jim and James talk about developing the people in your small business so you don't have to do everything.
James Berges
This is the first visit with Jim Berges. Armed with a recent small business survey, he joins Jim to explain why electrical backup power is important for small business, and how to acquire this important level of business continuation protection.

Monday - March 15, 2004

Richard DeKaser
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill and Richard join Jim for our Fed watch show to talk about the key issues of the small business survey from the NFIB.
Suzanne Mulvehill
Suzanne joins Jim to talk about having the emotional endurance to succeed in small business.
Doug Stives
Jim and Doug help organize your business tax planning for 2003 and 2004.

Tuesday - March 16, 2004

Jim Blasingame
Jim wraps up his series of resolutions talking about the personal side of operating your small business.
Russell Brown
Russell and Jim continue their series on what to look for when buying or selling a business.
Don Cooper
Jim and Don talk about how to use your services to make your customers loyal.
Donald Boudreaux
Don and Jim talk about free trade and the evidence that suggests there is actually job creation in the United States.

Monday - March 22, 2004

Kathleen joins Jim to talk about the findings of a Million Dollar Round Table survery on tax season.
Beverley Williams
Jim and Beverley talk about having a marketing plan to get the word out about your brand.
Joan Pryde
Joan joins Jim to talk about the latest Kiplinger Letter and current events in Spain. They also talk about small health plans for employers.

Tuesday - March 23, 2004

Gary Moore
Jim and Gary talk about the world events that might affect investing and whether or not it is a good idea to invest in the stock market right now.
Ray Keating
Ray joins Jim to talk about what's really happening with jobs in America.
Chad Moutray
Chad joins Jim to talk about the current conditions of the economy and the future of small businesses.
Tim Berry
Tim joins Jim to talk about the changes to business plans over the years and how the computer makes the plan come alive.

Wednesday - March 24, 2004

Jeff Zbar
Jeff joins Jim to talk about how to make a good impression, even if you aren't having a great day.
Jane Howard
Pierce Howard
Jane and Pierce join Jim to make sure that we understand how personality plays a part in how successful we are.
Alan and Dean join Jim to talk about the Idea Revolution that is going on and how it is helping companies.
Bill Brandt
Jim and Bill talk about the American economy and how it isn't as bad as some economists might think it is.

Thursday - March 25, 2004

Jim and Ryan talk about one of the most important development in small business Human Resources, Health Savings Accounts.
Andrew J. Sherman
Jim and Andrew talk about the concern about what happened to the momentum in the marketplace.
Joan Pryde
Jim and Joan talk about the latest Kiplinger Letter. First up is the good news and the bad news on cost. Joan explains that higher costs will hit businesses hard this year.

Friday - March 26, 2004

Giovanni Coratolo
Giovanni joins Jim at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Building in Washington, D.C. to explain what the Chamber of Commerce does for small businesses nationally and locally.
Zoltan Acs
David Audretsch
Zoltan and David join Jim in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce building in Washington D.C. to talk about small business macroeconomics in this century.
Patricia Greene
Patricia joins Jim in Washington, D.C. to talk about small business and demographics, especially women in the marketplace.
Robert Litan
Robert joins Jim at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce building in Washington, D.C. to discuss the future of global entrepreneurialism.

Monday - March 29, 2004

Jim and Andre talk about the evolution of intellectual property. They discuss how to take your know-how and turn it into value.
Steve Forbes
Steve joins Jim to talk about various topics including the jobs debate and Forbes 2000. Steve explains what Forbes 2000 is and how it gives a 21st century look at the marketplace.
Phil Holland
Phil joins Jim and talks about how he began as an entrepreneur and how he succeeded.
Philippa Gamse
Jim and Philippa talk about how to maximize the performance of your business' website and a program that will help you do that.

Tuesday - March 30, 2004

Jim and Jack give some tips on improving your organization's sales performance.
John Fox
John Fox joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the tax questions the candidates don't want you to ask.
Joyce Weiss
Jim and Joyce talk about the mistakes small business owners make and how they can learn from those mistakes.
Matthew Cartwright
Matthew and Jim take a look at the 9-11 litigation now in the courts.

Wednesday - March 31, 2004

Jim Blasingame
Jim talks about how the United States is fighting the War on Terrorism and the direct effect it has on small business.
Jonathan Zuck
Jim and Jonathon discuss current I/T public policy issues concerning small business.
Eva Rosenberg
Eva joins Jim to talk about getting taxes done right and why it sometimes takes so long.
Bob McTeer
Bob, the maverick member of the FOMC, joins Jim to give a Mid-cycle FED report.