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Jim Blasingame
Current headlines may lead you to think the economy is slowing dramatically and small business optimism is declining. Jim Blasingame challenges you to put the news in context and be a more discerni... » More
Jim Blasingame
In the 21st century, Professional Selling Skills (PSS) are an essential, non-negotiable business fundamental. Here are three key components. » More
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reveals how, through self-analysis, highly effective people see what they do well and capitalize on it, as well as recognize and evaluate what they don't do well and improve or minim... » More
Jim Blasingame
What do some businesses have in common with supersonic transportation? Jim Blasingame reminds business owners to remember the lessons learned from the Concorde Fallacy. » More
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame shares the reasons for his scrooge-ness and advocates for making the holiday spirit of giving last all year. » More
Jim Blasingame
It's true there are many positive aspects of becoming a business owner. Jim Blasingame dispels some of the myths of owning your own business. » More
Jim Blasingame
Fourteen hundred and forty -- the number of minutes in a day. Since we can make more money, arguably the greatest challenge of any small ... » More
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame tells his annual story of one of the great moments in the annals of serendipity: Squanto, the Mayflower pilgrims, and how the two working together set history on an important path. » More
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reports on the origins of Veterans Day as it changed from Armistice Day and a poignant and practical way to define a veteran. » More
Jim Blasingame
Need a business loan? To improve your chances of approval, do your homework and arm yourself with the answers to these three questions. » More