Recent Interviews: Startup - Home-Based - Franchising
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.
Nick Choat joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what he learned about big data during his corporate tenure, and why small businesses have access to their own big data.
Nick Choat joins Jim Blasingame to reveal his path from corporate America, to becoming a small business franchise owner, and how that led him to write a book about small business marketing.
Tom Asacker joins Jim Blasingame to talk about an insidious, self-defeating condition called negative capability, which is essentially when your performance is impacted because of your inability to get out of your own way.
Tom Asacker joins Jim Blasingame to explain why so many people fail to achieve their optimum performance, because you can’t get out of your own way.
Bob Negen joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the process of transitioning from the manager of your business to the CEO, plus why the collapse of the irrelevant retail monsters is good news for Main Street retailers.
Doug Campbell joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the reasons why reinvention is more a rule today than an exception, and what it takes to do it successfully.
Joel Libava joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that now that the Obama war on franchising is over, the IFA industry report is projecting significant growth.
Joel Libava joins Jim Blasingame to report that the fastest franchising sector is food, and that the days of finding a franchise opportunity you can make a living from for under $200,000 down is over.
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.