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Jim has assembled the largest community of small business experts in the world—he calls them the Brain Trust—and he interviews at least one of them every half hour on his show.

Jim has assembled the largest community of small business experts in the world—he calls them the Brain Trust—and he interviews at least one of them every half hour on his show.
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Florence, AL

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Jim has assembled the largest community of small business experts in the world—he calls them the Brain Trust—and he interviews at least one of them every half hour on his show.

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English

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719-579-6676


Episodes

How Armistice Day became Veterans Day

11/12/2018
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Kenneth Davis joins Jim Blasingame to report on the history of Armistice Day, how it became Veterans Day, and why we still celebrate it today.

Duration:00:06:15

How much did the Spanish Flu impact the outcome of WWI?

11/12/2018
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Kenneth Davis joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the Spanish Flu, that killed millions around the world, also affected the outcome of the First World War, since troops on both sides were unable to fight.

Duration:00:07:27

How demographics may impact the treatment of veterans going forward

11/12/2018
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Jim Blasingame encourages the hiring of veterans, and to report on how the percentage of veterans to the population is declining, including with the elected leaders, like Congress.

Duration:00:07:14

Veteran-owned business success stories

11/12/2018
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Misty Stutsman joins Jim Blasingame to report on several success stories of veterans who’ve created great businesses after – and because of -- their military service.

Duration:00:06:14

Why employers should hire prior service members

11/12/2018
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Misty Stutsman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why prior service members of the military – veterans – who apply for a job should be given extra consideration because their military training makes them excellent employees.

Duration:00:07:33

How should veteran be defined today?

11/12/2018
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Joe Davis joins Jim Blasingame to discuss what is the best definition of a veteran, and to discuss how to best serve the younger generation of veterans.

Duration:00:07:15

The 100th anniversary of Armistice Day

11/12/2018
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Kenneth Davis joins Jim Blasingame to report on the centennial of Armistice Day, which marked the end of WWI, plus how that end was impacted by the Spanish flu.

Duration:00:06:25

What is the definition of a military veteran?

11/12/2018
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Jim Blasingame reports on the origins of Veterans Day, and to propose that anyone who volunteers for the military, including Guard and Reserves, trains and makes themselves available, should be considered veterans.

Duration:00:08:30

Helping veterans return to the workplace and marketplace

11/12/2018
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Misty Stutsman joins Jim Blasingame to report on how her organization helps veterans get jobs and start businesses when they return to civilian life.

Duration:00:06:26

Celebrating Veterans Day in our nation’s capital

11/12/2018
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Joe Davis joins Jim Blasingame to report on what the VFW does to commemorate Veterans Day in Washington, D.C.

Duration:00:08:27

How small businesses use technology to manage customer relationships

11/9/2018
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Ramon Ray joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that customer relationship technology is becoming more useful for small businesses.

Duration:00:06:14

How tech companies can do more business with small firms

11/9/2018
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Ramon Ray joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the things technology companies can do to get closer to Main Street customers.

Duration:00:07:26

How big business should treat small business customers

11/9/2018
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Ramon Ray joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the things big businesses are learning about how to do business with small firms.

Duration:00:06:25

Are women more successful in the gig economy?

11/9/2018
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Tina Kim joins Jim Blasingame to report on why women seem to be more successful in the gig economy, and that it might actually suit them better.

Duration:00:07:16

How to make a better hiring decision

11/9/2018
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Rick Lepsinger joins Jim Blasingame to suggest that avoiding your gut reaction and having systematic processes are two of the best ways to insure you hire the best people possible.

Duration:00:08:30

Are you enough of a stoic to be successful today?

11/9/2018
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Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why being a stoic – taking responsibility – is a discipline that more of us need to consider spending time contemplating.

Duration:00:06:14

The good, the bad and the ugly of operating a family business

11/9/2018
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Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal from her first-hand knowledge that it’s tough operating a family business and what is required to do it successfully without creating a casualty list.

Duration:00:07:24

Are humans hard-wired to not be savers?

11/9/2018
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Sarah Hiner joins Jim Blasingame to report on recent research that shows humans may be primordially predisposed to be earners instead of savers.

Duration:00:06:26

Managing discretion and courage as a leader

11/9/2018
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Dusty Staub joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how certain circumstances as a leader can be difficult when it’s necessary to take a stand and speak truth to power.

Duration:00:07:15

Three reasons leaders fail

11/9/2018
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Dusty Staub joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the three courage deficiencies that are likely present when leaders fail.

Duration:00:08:30