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Two communication myths to avoid in the workplace08/28/14
Steven Gaffney joins Jim Blasingame to reveal two communication myths that must be avoided by management when working with employees.
Can we be saved from Obamacare?
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the likely next effects of Obamacare and what it will take to rid ourselves of this monumental government takeover of our lives.
How Obamacare is hurting small businesses and the economy
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to report on recent research that shows how small businesses are changing their growth and employment plans to avoid as much Obamacare damage as possible.
Obamacare: the Big Lie
Grace-Marie Turner joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how Obamacare was pitched as reform and would bend the cost-curve down, and that we now know all of that was a big lie.
Operating two small businesses in Big Sky country
Dale Sexton joins Jim Blasingame to talk about his two small businesses that are dedicated to helping people get outdoors and enjoy Big Sky country.
What entrepreneurship looks like in Livingston, Montana
Dale Sexton joins Jim Blasingame to talk about growing up in Livingston, Montana and operating two small businesses in Big Sky country.
Does your management style work in today's complex workplace?
Jane Hyun joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how to be a flexible manager in the current multi-cultural, multi-generational workplace.
Four options for doing business on Facebook
Jay Baer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal four options businesses can use to maximize the effectiveness of marketing on Facebook while growing a customer list.
How Facebook changed the rules for your Fanpage
Jay Baer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the changes Facebook has made that impact how many of your followers actually see your content and offerings.
Don't build your business on rented social media land
Jay Baer joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the balance between using social media platforms successfully without putting all your customer relationship eggs in their baskets.
How big is your management power gap?
Jane Hyun joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the concept of a power gap in your management style, identify how big the gap is and whether it's working for you and your organization.
The challenge of pricing in a new product launch
Robert Brands joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the key elements of pricing your newly launched product so that it sells in a way that is profitable.
What are innovation keys to new product development
Robert Brands joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the roles that concept and market testing are two of the eight big steps in successful new product development.
Being innovative is not options, it's imperative
Robert Brands joins Jim Blasingame to explain why your attitude about innovation has to be forward looking and connected directly to customer expectations.
Taking control of your own social media communities
Jan Andersern joins Jim Blaisngame to reveal technology that will allow small businesses to create their own social media platforms and communities on their websites, so prospects don't have to leave.
Build and engage your online community
Jan Andersern joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how small business owners should balance using the free social media platforms, like Facebook, while limiting the exposure to policies that are negative to your community.
Could President Coolidge be elected in 2016?
Amity Shlaes joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why Calvin Coolidge's philosophy of thrift and saving would not be a successful message in the current political landscape, plus why small business owners would have voted for him.
Three reasons President Coolidge was a great president
Amity Shlaes joins Jim Blasingame to reveal three reasons why President Coolidge should be considered a great president, he reduced the size of government, lowered taxes and reduced regulations.
Coolidge: America's most underrated president
Amity Shlaes joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why Calvin Coolidge, America's 30th president, is perhaps our most underrated president because he actually decreased the size of government.
What can we learn about e-commerce from Decluttr.com?
Brett Lauter joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the business model of his online company, Decluttr.com, and offer lessons from how this business was launched in the U.S.
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