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More reporting on globalization
Ted Fishman joins Jim Blasingame to continue the discussion on globalization including why Apple is the only global company thriving in mobile phone industry, and why B2B business is often a more profitable and reliable option that B2C business.
Globalization and the unintended consequences
Ted Fishman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the bargain American companies like Motorola have made with globalization and the unintended consequences.
Reporting on Joko Widodo, President-elect of Indonesia
Ted Fishman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss Indonesia's President-elect Joko Widodo and his history as a reformer opposed to the corrupt elements of Indonesian politics.
You must become the CEO of your company
Marsha Egan joins Jim Blasingame to explain that you must become the CEO of your company and that mastermind groups and strategic alliances are important for CEOs to have a safe place to discuss issues in their business.
Building alliances to succeed in your small business
Marsha Egan joins Jim Blasingame to discuss building mastermind groups and strategic alliances and why it's important to work with others, ask for feedback, and help others succeed in their businesses.
It’s the desire of humans to value trust
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that trust was present at the birth of markets and is even more valuable today than 10,000 years ago.
Demonstrate trust by dealing in good faith
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to explain that dealing in good faith in business relationships and negotiations is how to demonstrate the power of trust.
Have you harnessed the power of trust?
Arky Ciancutti joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the role that trust plays in a purpose-driven organization.
How strategy and innovation create competitive advantage
Rich Horwath joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how your competitive advantage is heavily dependent upon how well you develop a business strategy and an innovative culture.
Combining strategy and innovation is the CEOs job
Rich Horwath joins Jim Blasingame as the CEO of your business, it’s your job to develop the strategy that creates an innovative environment in your business.
What do great teams have in common?
Bob Kustka joins Jim Blasingame to talk about some of the teams he has worked on and led, and reveal what the best ones had in common that made them perform at a high level.
Why a customer who complains is an important customer
John Patterson joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the value of customers who take the time to let you know when they’re not happy, whether they’re high-maintenance or pointing out a problem you need to fix.
Small business: The best boots to put on the ground
Jim Blasingame proposes that joining small business owners around the world could be the best boots to put on the ground to create and maintain peace and good will among nations and cultures.
Should the Export-Import Bank charter be renewed?
Burt Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to debate whether the Export-Import Bank’s charter should be renewed in the face of evidence it is a tool for crony capitalism.
Why is the Export-Import Bank so controversial?
Burt Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to debate the uses of and possible abuses by the Export-Import Bank as a government entity that helps finance trade activity by large and small businesses.
What is the Export-Import Bank and why should you care?
Burt Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the origins and roll of the Export-Import Bank as a government entity that helps finance trade on behalf of U.S. businesses.
Different ways to protect your intellectual property (IP)
Mary Cantando joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the different options you have for protecting and defending your intellectual property (IP).
What is your intellectual property (IP) strategy?
Mary Cantando joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the ways small businesses create intellectual property (IP) and why it must be used, protected and defended.
What Apple has to do to remain relevant
Kevin Paul Scott joins Jim Blasingame to report on the efforts Apple is taking to remain relevant and whether it will be enough.
- Florence, AL