Monday - June 01, 2020

Chris  Carosa
Chris Carosa joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how business models will be revealed from the coronavirus pandemic that are not unlike the unlikely origins of the legendary hamburger.
Chris  Carosa
Chris Carosa joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why the fact that we’ve had a coronavirus pandemic will, by definition, cause surviving businesses to learn lessons and make adjustments.
Barbara Weltman
Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why her new book on starting a home-based business is well-timed for the current work-from-home era we’re currently in because of the pandemic.
Barbara Weltman
Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the pandemic shutdown caused the adjustment of when tax payments to be due were moved forward to help small businesses.
Barbara Weltman
Barbara Weltman joins Jim Blasingame to report on how tax deductions for home-based businesses are currently being treated, plus some upcoming new allowances.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals why post-pandemic small businesses must reboot their operations to the three Prime Fundamentals of customers, cash and profit.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals why he and others think America is currently fighting World War III in cyberspace and now on our streets, as un-American forces are attacking us online and on our shores.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to report on the current Trump-era regulatory landscape and that the reduction and removal of regs is much greater than any other time in our history.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to report on the regulatory state, including identifying never-needed regs that can be ended, as well as cutting others that are created only by the deep state bureaucrats.
Wayne Crews
Wayne Crews joins Jim Blasingame to debate whether big tech companies – including Google, Facebook, Amazon, etc. -- have gotten too big to contribute to the general well-being of American ideals and liberty.

Tuesday - June 02, 2020

Jim Alampi
Jim Alampi joins Jim Blasingame to remind us that while we’re fighting for our lives tactically, we still have to spend some time thinking strategically about where we’re going.
Jim Alampi
Jim Alampi joins Jim Blasingame to teach us how to think about the implications for tomorrow of the things we can see happening today, and discover future opportunities and avoid train wrecks.
Tom Borg
Tom Borg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the steps that are required of managers leading remote teams, especially how to communicate.
Tom Borg
Tom Borg joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the imperative of staying close to customers and ask them what they need, but especially to discover what they want from your business.
Tom Borg
Tom Borg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why being the futurist of your business is the job of the CEO – that’s you – and why this job is more important now than ever.
Bryan Mattimore
Bryan Mattimore joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what ideation is, and how to take it to the next level by conducting this team-driven activity in a virtual environment.
Bryan Mattimore
Bryan Mattimore joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to identify those trends that are part of the New Regular, not just a fad, and that will become the forces that will heavily influence the direction of your business.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame discusses the pandemic response we’ve endured, including the initial information that turned out to be incorrect, plus why what we now know to be true must guide our response to the next COVID threat.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reports on what you need to know about how the PPP began, was modified, and is now being reformed to make it less onerous on small employers.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reminds us about the continued disconnect between Wall Street trading and Main Street investing, and why the behavior of the former hasn’t been, and currently isn’t, good for America.

Wednesday - June 03, 2020

Robert Grede
Robert Grede joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the reasons why anyone – including Main Street business owners – should consider becoming the author of a book, including some of the issues of getting it published.
Robert Grede
Robert Grede joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the steps involved in getting your book written, edited, and published in a form that can be sold or given away, including how to use the book for more than to just sell it.
Ravi  Hutheesing
Ravi Hutheesing joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how the pandemic stranded him in Chile, why it hasn’t been a bad thing, and how Chile is handling the coronavirus challenge.
Ravi  Hutheesing
Ravi Hutheesing joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the future of education, including exposing the broadband and technology deficiencies in our ability to conduct distance learning successfully.
Ravi  Hutheesing
Ravi Hutheesing joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how our thinking about the future of education has become our conversations about the new reality of distance learning, and how school systems are having to pivot to that new world.
Jim Canterucci
Jim Canterucci joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to think about becoming more effective as an organization by organizing into problem solving task forces, instead of committees.
Jim Canterucci
Jim Canterucci joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to convert your teams and committees into task forces with the expectation of making specific operational improvements as their goals.
Robert Levin
Rob Levin joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the fact that managing time for a small business owner is arguably more important than managing cash.
Robert Levin
Rob Levin joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the power of learning how to delegate, by accepting the fact that seeking excellence in your people is better than doing it perfectly yourself, plus how to find those to delegate to.
Robert Levin
Rob Levin joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the lessons he’s learned about time-management as he’s started and grown businesses, especially the power of delegation.

Thursday - June 04, 2020

Jeff Zbar
Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the long-time process of moving toward teleworking, plus what employers and employees have to do to be successful with this management practice.
Jeff Zbar
Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why anytime is a good time to start a home-based business, especially post-pandemic, but also how to start it the right way, including understanding the neighborhood rules.
Dawn Fotopulos
Dawn Fotopulos joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why cash is the daily essential of your business, and why failing to manage cash, especially collecting from customers, is the primary reason businesses fail.
Dawn Fotopulos
Dawn Fotopulos joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the direct connection between having enough cash to fuel the operation of your business and how you price your products, especially understanding the margin method of gross profit.
Dawn Fotopulos
Dawn Fotopulos joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the essentialness of having an online presence – including a mobile site – as we shift into the post-pandemic economy.
Juan Hindo
Juan Hindo joins Jim Blasingame to report on the World Community Grid, how it contributes to solving world problems, like finding cures for diseases, and how you can be part of that process with very little effort.
Juan Hindo
Juan Hindo joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that you can choose a global initiative to contribute a small part of your computer power to, as a way of being part of the solution to many of the world’s great challenges.
Arky Ciancutti
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the essentialness of trust in our society, especially today, and why trust cannot prevail unless both sides are prepared to discuss established facts over ideology.
Arky Ciancutti
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why rioting and looting does not contribute to honest debate and establishing trust, and steals the moral high ground from those who have real grievances.
Arky Ciancutti
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that trust must be undergirded with good intentions, dealing in good faith, facts in evidence, none of which is possible when the terms “racist” or “racism” are attributed to every grievance.

Friday - June 05, 2020

Matthew Owenby
Matthew Owenby joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the practices to use as you bring your employees back to work, including constant communication, and allowing individual adjustments to when and how to return.
Matthew Owenby
Matthew Owenby joins Jim Blasingame to report that since Aflac has much of their business in Asia, particularly Japan, they were already dealing with coronavirus issues in the workplace by January, well ahead of everyone else.
Gerard Scimeca
Gerry Scimeca joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the U.S. initial plan to flatten the coronavirus curve and why it seemed like a good idea, but now we’ve learned that there were many incorrect indicators and assumptions.
Gerard Scimeca
Gerry Scimeca joins Jim Blasingame to report on the excesses of some politicians in their lockdown plan which shows that they’re more interested in control than in solutions that work best for their citizens.
Gerard Scimeca
Gerry Scimeca joins Jim Blasingame to report on politics of credit scoring for those who’re negatively impacted by the coronavirus shutdown, and differentiate them from those who were already not credit-worthy.
Beverly Inman-Ebel
Beverly Inman-Ebel joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the power of maintaining constant communication with your various tribes, including employees, vendors and especially customers.
Beverly Inman-Ebel
Beverly Inman-Ebel joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why being positive – while living in reality – is a powerful way to communicate in a quality way.
Chris Moschovitis
Chris Moschovitis joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the levels of pandemic associated cyber-crime, and how to avoid becoming a victim.
Chris Moschovitis
Chris Moschovitis joins Jim Blasingame to report on the plan to include cyber-crime for business and government as part of a country's legitimate economic GDP.
Chris Moschovitis
Chris Moschovitis joins Jim Blasingame to forecast how we’ll use technology in the post-pandemic marketplace, including an increased emphasis on making broadband more ubiquitous out to the last mile customers.

Monday - June 08, 2020

Grant Leboff
Grant Leboff joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why before you reopen your business to customers you should revisit and reconfirm with customers whether your pre-pandemic value proposition is still valid and important post-pandemic.
Grant Leboff
Grant Leboff joins Jim Blasingame to first report on the toll of the coronavirus on the U.K., and then to explain how to talk with customers about doing business when you first start asking for business.
Neil Hare
Neil Hare joins Jim Blasingame to report on the details of the original Paycheck Protection Plan, and how it’s now being reformed to make it more realistic for small business owners to operate and benefit from it.
Neil Hare
Neil Hare joins Jim Blasingame to report on the Paycheck Protection Program’s audit process, how recipients will go about justifying the loan into a grant, and what would be the likely parameters if you are ever audited.
Neil Hare
Neil Hare joins Jim Blasingame to report on the fact that there is still money available under the Paycheck Protection Program, and the likelihood that there will be another round of government support for small businesses post-pandemic.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals how the digital and analog universes are currently colliding in a more disruptive way than ever, and what you must do to be able to adopt technology while still being relevant to analog customers.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals what may be the real motivation behind the calls to defund police departments, and why even such a suggestion is both dangerous and irresponsible.
Janice Kephart
Janice Kephart joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the two kinds of facial biometric technology that may be increasingly used for security screening in airports.
Janice Kephart
Janice Kephart joins Jim Blasingame to discuss advances in biometric screening, especially facial and thermal imaging, how they may be used in the future, and where they could cross the line between security and invasion of privacy.
Janice Kephart
Janice Kephart joins Jim Blasingame to report on the two kinds of thermal imaging – crowd and individual technology – how both work, which is the most effective, and how your rights can be abused by their use.

Tuesday - June 09, 2020

Leo Haviland
Leo Haviland joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the reality of our now entrenched acceptance of deficit spending and national debt levels, and what reconciling all of that in the future is likely to look like.
Leo Haviland
Leo Haviland joins Jim Blasingame to report on the wages of globalization as Wall Street has created it in their image, and how that model has decimated the American middle class, and widened the wealth gap immensely.
Leo Haviland
Leo Haviland joins Jim Blasingame to report on the varied forces – political and geopolitical – that are imposing themselves on the American experience in the name of ideology, and without regard for honesty and dealing in good faith.
Ross Kimbarovsky
Ross Kimbarovsky joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that our human customers receive our digital marketing attempts with human responses and we must focus on that with practices like “priming” with a key word, and leveraging the power of reciprocity.
Ross Kimbarovsky
Ross Kimbarovsky joins Jim Blasingame to reveal three more analog human behavior principles to help you restart your business, including using proof sources, the seductiveness of scarcity, and anchoring.
John Harrison
Donald Hunter
Donald Hunter and John Harrison join Jim Blasingame to offer their assessment of race relations in America prior to the current protesting and vandalism taking place across the U.S.
John Harrison
Donald Hunter
Donald Hunter and John Harrison join Jim Blasingame to discuss John’s point that many black Americans see an unbroken line between what happened to George Floyd and systemic racism, while whites see a one-off crime by a rogue police officer who should have already been fired.
John Harrison
Donald Hunter
Donald Hunter and John Harrison join Jim Blasingame to discuss whether there is more that the black community/culture can do to improve their condition, in addition to continued reforms to prevent racism.

Wednesday - June 10, 2020

Douglas  Obey
Doug Obey joins Jim Blasingame to offer his thoughts on what’s in store for the economy once we’re fully post-pandemic, and he’s not too optimistic about a quick bounce.
Douglas  Obey
Doug Obey joins Jim Blasingame to warn about a potentially long period of economic recovery as a result of the pandemic impact.
Linda Conlin
Linda Conlin joins Jim Blasingame to report on the work that the 300 World Trade Centers do around the world to assist in global business for Main Street businesses.
Linda Conlin
Linda Conlin joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the dysfunction of past supply chain practices, and how post-pandemic these will have to be redundant without the Western Hemisphere.
Linda Conlin
Linda Conlin joins Jim Blasingame to report on the process that small businesses pursue to do business in other countries, including how they get paid when they deliver.
Sean Doyle
Sean Doyle joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the challenge of being so overcome by the pandemic shutdown that you wind up with regrets about opportunities you missed, including delegating more.
Sean Doyle
Sean Doyle joins Jim Blasingame to recommend looking at how your organization is structured operationally post-pandemic to avoid having regrets about missed opportunities.
Curtis Ellis
Curtis Ellis joins Jim Blasingame to report on the unprecedented steps the Fed is taking to shore up the post-pandemic economy, and how some of them will ultimately have unfortunate consequences.
Curtis Ellis
Curtis Ellis joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the potential economic impact – short and long-term -- for the Fed to return to Zero interest rates and the potential to have negative rates.
Curtis Ellis
Curtis Ellis joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the concept of Trump Derangement Syndrome, and why even those who aren’t Trump supporters will be harmed by the extremes to which some forces will take that condition, like defunding police.

Thursday - June 11, 2020

Rick Maurer
Rick Maurer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why words matter, as well as the timing of them, and how to not lose the opportunity to say the right thing at the right time.
Rick Maurer
Rick Maurer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to be prepared for a moment of truth with customers and employees, and how to know what to say when that happens.
Holly  Wade
Holly Wade joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism that shows while sentiment has improved, it’s still in a diminished state from pre-pandemic conditions.
Holly  Wade
Holly Wade joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB small business index which shows that while unemployment is still high, it’s improved significantly from April, no small thanks to the PPP support from the government.
Holly  Wade
Holly Wade joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the role that consumers will play in economic recovery based on how quick and to what degree they return to the marketplace and spend money.
Rebeca Romero Rainey
Rebeca Romero Rainey joins Jim Blasingame to report on the awesome job community banks did to step up and fulfill the unprecedented Paycheck Protection Program for millions of small businesses, including former non-customers.
Rebeca Romero Rainey
Rebeca Romero Rainey joins Jim Blasingame to urge Congress to simplify the Paycheck Protection Program forms that convert the loans into grants, which currently require most small businesses to hire an accountant to complete.
Barbara Friedberg
Barbara Friedberg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why you must know the options, including tax and penalty implications, between a 401K loan to yourself, and taking a regular withdrawal.
Barbara Friedberg
Barbara Friedberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on new allowances for taking withdrawals and loans from your retirement funds due to hardship brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
Barbara Friedberg
Barbara Friedberg joins Jim Blasingame to offer advice on how to consider making investments in the stock market during the current period of volatility caused by the pandemic, including considering index funds.

Friday - June 12, 2020

Sean  Worthington
Sean Worthington joins Jim Blasingame to report on the progress of his Cloudcoin, which is on a cloud-based platform, and why this method of crypto-currency has many advantages over a currency on blockchain.
Sean  Worthington
Sean Worthington joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the reasons why the Raida-based Cloudcoin is inherently safer from loss, theft and hacking – even from quantum computers – than other crypto-currencies.
Kelley Vlahos
Kelley Vlahos joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the stories about having to justify your pandemic shutdown movements with “essential business” papers, and why that doesn’t fit with any part of the U.S. Constitution.
Kelley Vlahos
Kelley Vlahos joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the many ways governors and local authorities have assumed control during the pandemic, and why we now have to notify them that we’re no longer going to allow them that control – ever again.
Kelley Vlahos
Kelley Vlahos joins Jim Blasingame to report on the federal level of pandemic response, and why allowing the states so much latitude was the right thing to do.
Greg Kozera
Greg Kozera joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the implications of the coronavirus pandemic on global supply chains and manufacturing, and why this U.S. energy independence will contribute to this shift.
Greg Kozera
Greg Kozera joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why the pandemic will shift the supply chain paradigm from sourcing to more hemispheric and regional sources.
Ruth King
Ruth King joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the revenue, cash and profit practices you should focus on as we emerge into the post-pandemic marketplace.
Ruth King
Ruth King joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how to achieve revenue recovery from the pandemic shutdown by the end of the year, including raising prices and resubmitting past proposals.
Ruth King
Ruth King joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the importance of finding a way to not only survive 2020, but also to be profitable even if it’s just a dollar.

Monday - June 15, 2020

Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame makes the case for why America’s small business owners must become outspoken against the cries to defund police departments.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals how single events and resources can be blown out of proportion in a way that is disproportionate, like some of the coronavirus predictions, and torching our country because of one bad cop.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to report on a recent outbreak of the networks and data of small cities being held hostage for ransom by cyber-criminals, and what they have to do to save themselves.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how Facebook and Twitter made the decision to not allow “state” actors from other countries to set up accounts that produce un-American content.
Scott Aurnou
Scott Aurnou joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how Facebook helped law enforcement arrest an elusive purveyor of online child pornography.
Tom  Lehman
Tom Lehman joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the original Paycheck Protection Program’s terms and conditions were established and how they have now been liberalized to make it easier to achieve grant status.
Tom  Lehman
Tom Lehman joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the legal implications for small businesses that have found themselves facing bankruptcy due to the coronavirus shutdown, including new reforms that will help.
Tom  Lehman
Tom Lehman joins Jim Blasingame to continue his report on businesses taking bankruptcy due to the coronavirus shutdown, as well as how the courts are dealing with landlord lawsuits to collect rents due during the shutdown.

Tuesday - June 16, 2020

Karen Cortell Reisman
Karen Cortell Reisman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the power of leadership that’s focused in empowering others, including the practice of listening, being empathetic.
Karen Cortell Reisman
Karen Cortell Reisman joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the power of finding clarity that sometimes is unattainable until there is a crisis.
Michele Wucker
Michele Wucker joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the concept of a metaphorical gray rhino, which is a challenge on your horizon that you should be – have been – able to anticipate and deal with before it takes – took – you down.
Michele Wucker
Michele Wucker joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that there are five steps we pass through on the way to coming to terms with the Gray Rhinos coming at us, including denial and panic.
Michele Wucker
Michele Wucker joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how by failing to get out of our own way, and be introspective, we may actually be riding on our Gray Rhino, which means we can’t see what’s knocking down our business.
George  Troy
George Troy joins Jim Blasingame to reveal six of the practices you’ll need to employ to survive 2020, including accepting the new velocity of change, invest in better tech, especially ecommerce, and have a financial (cash) plan.
George  Troy
George Troy joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the elements of surviving the next six months, including don’t ghost customers, and be prepared to take advantage of a 2nd half bounce.
Ted Fishman
Ted Fishman joins Jim Blasingame to provide an update on how China is handling a new coronavirus outbreak in the capital city, plus the issue of withering Hong Kong sovereignty, and what that means for future relations with the U.S.
Ted Fishman
Ted Fishman joins Jim Blasingame to report on the current revenue deficits that the pandemic has created for state and local governments, hampering their attempts to deliver services to citizens going forward.
Ted Fishman
Ted Fishman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the need for level-headed, fact-based leadership and discussion about how to solve the social and policy challenges facing America today, including support of law enforcement.

Wednesday - June 17, 2020

Kristin  Zhivago
Kristin Zhivago joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that state of mind is the most important factor in what motivates someone to seek a purchase, choose a supplier and what they buy, and what you have to do to learn what that is.
Kristin  Zhivago
Kristin Zhivago joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the things you must know about competing with Amazon when it comes to appealing to customer state of mind.
John Bradberry
John Bradberry joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the factors that are critical to understand and know about yourself before you pursue the high-risk effort of becoming an entrepreneur.
John Bradberry
John Bradberry joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the motivators of being a successful entrepreneur, including when to start, how much of the elements you can do yourself, and how much you need others to help.
John Bradberry
John Bradberry joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that you must do your homework on opportunity and your own abilities, but by definition, starting a business means you have to begin even when you don’t have all the answers.
William Hubbartt
William Hubbartt joins Jim Blasingame to report on the many factors that have pushed the legacy workplace into a 21st century, remote-heavy model, and why you’ll have to manage this landscape going forward.
William Hubbartt
William Hubbartt joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the elements of a successful manager of remote workers, including thinking about the other person(s) involved, and especially practicing with the technology.
Pete Sepp
Pete Sepp joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the new federal funding programs that will be focused on relief for the economy, as well as for infrastructure issues to promote recovery.
Pete Sepp
Pete Sepp joins Jim Blasingame to report on results of a poll that shows most don’t want their states to pursue anti-trust actions against Big Tech, as Jim weighs in on the many 21st century reasons these companies must be broken up.
Pete Sepp
Pete Sepp joins Jim Blasingame to report on their new taxpayer defense center that is designed to help small taxpayers, like small businesses, defend themselves against IRS claims, plus needed 401k reform.

Thursday - June 18, 2020

Jeff Zbar
Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the coming expansion of remote working and how this is going to provide both challenges and opportunities, depending on your ability to pivot.
Jeff Zbar
Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the lessons learned and how the pandemic is causing us to pivot to new ways to do business.
Pamela Harper
Pam Harper joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the power of observing the actions of customers, beyond what they tell you they’re going to do, and then be ready to shift to that post-pandemic reality.
Pamela Harper
Pam Harper joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the keys to reframing your strategic focus to discover new opportunities in a rapidly changing world.
Pamela Harper
Pam Harper joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that as customer expectations evolve, we have to shift our strategy beyond facts and figures, to include the emotional elements.
Catherine Kaputa
Catherine Kaputa joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the key steps to take to get your business and your brand ready to restart, including an audit of your website and physical store, and staying in touch with customers even when they aren’t buying.
Catherine Kaputa
Catherine Kaputa joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the ways the post-pandemic marketplace will be different, and how to use the best branding techniques, including letting technology help you.
Mark Cohen
Mark Cohen joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why the legal world is not going to be prepared for how different the post-pandemic marketplace will be, and why that won’t be good for small business clients.
Mark Cohen
Mark Cohen joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the tech innovations that will help small businesses navigate the legal aspects of the post-pandemic marketplace.
Mark Cohen
Mark Cohen joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the increasing use of remote court proceedings, especially for business disputes, which will increase the adoption of mediation.

Friday - June 19, 2020

Juan Hindo
Juan Hindo joins Jim Blasingame to report on the World Community Grid, how it contributes to solving world problems, like finding cures for diseases, and how you can be part of that process with very little effort.
Juan Hindo
Juan Hindo joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that you can choose a global initiative to contribute a small part of your computer power to, as a way of being part of the solution to many of the world’s great challenges.
Arky Ciancutti
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the essentialness of trust in our society, especially today, and why trust cannot prevail unless both sides are prepared to discuss established facts over ideology.
Arky Ciancutti
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why rioting and looting does not contribute to honest debate and establishing trust, and steals the moral high ground from those who have real grievances.
Arky Ciancutti
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that trust must be undergirded with good intentions, dealing in good faith, facts in evidence, none of which is possible when the terms “racist” or “racism” are attributed to every grievance.
Robert Grede
Robert Grede joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the reasons why anyone – including Main Street business owners – should consider becoming the author of a book, including some of the issues of getting it published.
Robert Grede
Robert Grede joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the steps involved in getting your book written, edited, and published in a form that can be sold or given away, including how to use the book for more than to just sell it.
Ravi  Hutheesing
Ravi Hutheesing joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how the pandemic stranded him in Chile, why it hasn’t been a bad thing, and how Chile is handling the coronavirus challenge.
Ravi  Hutheesing
Ravi Hutheesing joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the future of education, including exposing the broadband and technology deficiencies in our ability to conduct distance learning successfully.
Ravi  Hutheesing
Ravi Hutheesing joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how our thinking about the future of education has become our conversations about the new reality of distance learning, and how school systems are having to pivot to that new world.

Monday - June 22, 2020

Ken Tencer
Ken Tencer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the four essential elements of sustaining an entrepreneurial endeavor, including passion and integrity.
Ken Tencer
Ken Tencer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the new attitude we all must have if we’re going to be able to mount a restart in the New Regular of the post-pandemic marketplace.
Anna Murray
Anna Murray joins Jim Blasingame to report on the thousands of sources from state actors who are distributing undermining misinformation so as to make Americans of all political leanings fight with each other.
Anna Murray
Anna Murray joins Jim Blasingame to point out the enormous power and unprecedented leverage big tech companies have, and the many ways they wield it in troubling and dangerous ways.
Anna Murray
Anna Murray joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the role of every consumer of any service of the Big Tech companies to check their increasingly monopolistic practices in information creation and distribution.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame shares his thoughts on the difference between a mother’s love and a father's love, and why the latter is the harder job.
Jim Blasingame
Jim reveals that America is a great – but not perfect – country for all citizens. That the list of our greatness is much longer than the short list of our mistakes and we can’t find solutions unless we focus more on the former.
Sanjeev Menon
Sanjeev Menon joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the reasons why being mobile has never been more essential to your business than it is now, in the post-pandemic marketplace, with renewed emphasis on remote business.
Sanjeev Menon
Sanjeev Menon joins Jim Blasingame to review the technology considerations every small business must be using to be relevant in the post-pandemic marketplace, including mobile, flexibility, redundancy, and security.
Sanjeev Menon
Sanjeev Menon joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the four key factors that are involved for you to digitally transform your business and re-establish relevance in the New Regular of the post-pandemic marketplace.

Tuesday - June 23, 2020

Eric Groves
Eric Groves joins Jim Blasingame to report on their new survey which reveals the many reasons that, especially now, communities must support locally-owned small businesses as they attempt to survive the pandemic shutdown.
Eric Groves
Eric Groves joins Jim Blasingame to report on their most recent survey which indicates that in the reopening, customers are returning, but not fast and not with as much intention to spend.
Don  Stenberg
Don Stenberg joins Jim Blasingame to establish that, regardless of religion, there are evil forces at work in the world, and they have taken a toll on America.
Don  Stenberg
Don Stenberg joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how evil works in the world, and how it plays the long game to use otherwise good people to unwittingly become complicit in defining deviancy down.
Don  Stenberg
Don Stenberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the destruction of public property and associated crimes that are hiding behind reasonable civil protests, and why we must differentiate the civil from the forces of evil that mean harm to all of America.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals the enormity of the cost on many levels of the recent pandemic shutdown, and why we must learn from it – mistakes and successes – so we never shut down the economy again.

Wednesday - June 24, 2020

Jim Ballard
Jim Ballard joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the power of self-talk with the focus on what’s really important in your post-pandemic world better than before.
Jim Ballard
Jim Ballard joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the power of asking yourself questions about what you really want to accomplish, and what’s really important to you going forward, post-pandemic.
Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the two economies in evidence in the U.S., the financial economy practices on Wall Street, and the real economy practices by Main Street businesses.
Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the current attack on the U.S. Constitution’s beloved 1st Amendment, and why by definition that assault is a direct attack on the essence of America.
Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes joins Jim Blasingame to discuss what business and the marketplace will look like in a post-pandemic world, including the new ways we’ll work and do business.
David Weisenfeld
David Weisenfeld joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the recent LGBT case before the Supreme Court got there and how it came to have such a surprising conclusion.
David Weisenfeld
David Weisenfeld joins Jim Blasingame to report on what employers need to know about the recent Supreme Court ruling on LGBT rights, including the number of employees that make it apply.
Jack Uldrich
Jack Uldrich joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the many ways our world and business will be different now that we’ve emerged on the other side of a global pandemic and the political shutdown of business.
Jack Uldrich
Jack Uldrich joins Jim Blasingame to offer his perspective on the challenges of the Chinese government post-pandemic, as well as the same questions for the U.S.
Jack Uldrich
Jack Uldrich joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the many ways the global supply chain will be influenced by the pandemic, including making sourcing much closer to the product consumption.

Thursday - June 25, 2020

Bob Negen
Bob Negen joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the unprecedented challenges Main Street retailers have had during the pandemic, and offer suggestions on how to pivot, including some real life examples.
Bob Negen
Bob Negen joins Jim Blasingame to offer his perspective on the post-pandemic retail landscape, including more focus on combining face-to-face with virtual, remote business, and all of that as customers define relevance.
Christophe Uzureau
Christophe Uzureau joins Jim Blasingame to report on how things have been and are in France as they deal with the challenges of the global coronavirus pandemic.
Christophe Uzureau
Christophe Uzureau joins Jim Blasingame to report on the application of blockchain in a post-pandemic world, as it matures into a ubiquitous and essential tool for large and small businesses.
Christophe Uzureau
Christophe Uzureau joins Jim Blasingame to report on the surprising lack of growth of crypto-currencies during the pandemic period, and to discuss how this new store of value will play a transformative role in the future economy.
Paul  Dandurand
Paul Dandurand joins Jim Blasingame to reveal importance of establishing a plan that will help you weather the next pandemic – or whatever – that we will have one day, including a free tool from his website to help you.
Paul  Dandurand
Paul Dandurand joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the key elements that your major disruption plan should include, like HR policies, supply chain factors, etc., and to prepare to be asked about this by larger customers.
Beau Henderson
Beau Henderson joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the challenges he’s seen with his clients as they reacted to an uncertain financial environment during the global pandemic.
Beau Henderson
Beau Henderson joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the elements you should include in your retirement plan, especially for younger people who have longer to prepare, but also may have to weather another pandemic-like disruption.
Beau Henderson
Beau Henderson joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the challenges and opportunities brought on by the pandemic, and decisions to be made by those who are at or near retirement age.

Friday - June 26, 2020

Robert Levin
Rob Levin joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the fact that managing time for a small business owner is arguably more important than managing cash.
Robert Levin
Rob Levin joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the power of learning how to delegate, by accepting the fact that seeking excellence in your people is better than doing it perfectly yourself, plus how to find those to delegate to.
Robert Levin
Rob Levin joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the lessons he’s learned about time-management as he’s started and grown businesses, especially the power of delegation.
Jeff Zbar
Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the long-time process of moving toward teleworking, plus what employers and employees have to do to be successful with this management practice.
Jeff Zbar
Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why anytime is a good time to start a home-based business, especially post-pandemic, but also how to start it the right way, including understanding the neighborhood rules.
Dawn Fotopulos
Dawn Fotopulos joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why cash is the daily essential of your business, and why failing to manage cash, especially collecting from customers, is the primary reason businesses fail.
Dawn Fotopulos
Dawn Fotopulos joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the direct connection between having enough cash to fuel the operation of your business and how you price your products, especially understanding the margin method of gross profit.
Dawn Fotopulos
Dawn Fotopulos joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the essentialness of having an online presence – including a mobile site – as we shift into the post-pandemic economy.

Monday - June 29, 2020

Ed Harrington
Ed Harrington joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why the current pandemic disruption is the perfect time to unleash you most creative instincts and pivot to new opportunities, including remote working.
Ed Harrington
Ed Harrington joins Jim Blasingame to report on another Big Bank fail when it came to helping a small business, and how a community bank stepped in to save the day with their PPP package.
Sarah Hiner
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal tips on how to use all the options available today to make a final decision and consolidate them into a smaller list of two alternatives, also, why some auto leasing companies refuse to take back cars at the end of the lease.
Sarah Hiner
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the things we all need to do to upgrade our appearance and behavior as we have more video appearances and meetings, including upgrading your sound equipment.
Sarah Hiner
Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to discuss her blog post about the primal necessity of human beings to need to have the closeness of other humans, regardless of how much digital we adopt.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals the maxim he coined “when it starts going bad, it all goes bad,” and the name he gave it, “The Compounding Effect,” and how to prepare to minimize its effects on your business.
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals why every project or business period must include at least two projections, including one for how you think it will go, and at least one for what happens if you get hit by The Compounding Effect.
George Levy
George Levy joins Jim Blasingame to report on how a number of global institutions are declaring blockchain as an essential element during the pandemic, including those who work with that open source technology.
George Levy
George Levy joins Jim Blasingame to report on how many corporations and institutions are using the blockchain platform to track coronavirus progress and information instantaneously and make it available to all stakeholders.
George Levy
George Levy joins Jim Blasingame to offer his thoughts and a program he’s developed to help you launch a digital business from home without having a lot of capital.

Tuesday - June 30, 2020

Bruce Levitt
Bruce Levitt joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the key steps to take when your business is in trouble and you’re concerned that bankruptcy is an option, including prioritizing who you pay with the cash you have, and communicating with the rest.
Bruce Levitt
Bruce Levitt joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the things that will happen when you determine that bankruptcy for your business is necessary, including whether survival under reorganization is possible.
Kathy Perry
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to report on the steps Google and Facebook are taking to combat the successful efforts of Pinterest, and how it could be a threat to the other two.
Kathy Perry
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to report on a new platform by Snapchat that will create its own ecosystem like the ones enjoyed by Google, Facebook and Apple.
Kathy Perry
Kathy Perry joins Jim Blasingame to report on how Facebook is handling the current pressure from all sides on what kinds of “speech” it will allow to flow freely on its platform.
Janet Christy
Janet Christy joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the service sector has been harmed disproportionately by the coronavirus pandemic, and what these businesses will have to do to succeed post-pandemic.
Janet Christy
Janet Christy joins Jim Blasingame to offer suggestions on some of the steps to take to survive the rest of 2020, including doing a make-over of your business model, based on what customers are expecting from you.
John Berlau
John Berlau joins Jim Blasingame to celebrate the life of George Washington, especially focusing on the way he sought excellence in everything he did, and his business practices that made him one of America’s great entrepreneurs.
John Berlau
John Berlau joins Jim Blasingame to report on the business impingements England put on George Washington’s business ventures before he became the commander of the Continental Army and defeated King George.
John Berlau
John Berlau joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the legendary leadership style of George Washington, which included the practice of surrounding himself with smart people and allowing them to flourish.