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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

Contact:

719-579-6676


Episodes

Research: How small businesses are acquiring growth capital

10/18/2018
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Jessica Moser joins Jim Blasingame to report on the new MetLife and U.S. Chamber research of small business sentiment that reveals how this sector is finding the banking environment for acquiring growth capital.

Duration:00:06:14

Research: Why small businesses are so optimistic

10/18/2018
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Jessica Moser joins Jim Blasingame to report on the survey MetLife and the U.S. Chamber conducted with small businesses that indicates optimism is way up and they’re increasingly looking at borrowing for growth opportunities.

Duration:00:07:25

Four elements that lead to more successful networking

10/18/2018
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Andrea Nierenberg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal four of seven fundamentals of networking that enhance your success chances, including using social media, just being social, being strategic and knowing your style as well as the other person.

Duration:00:07:14

Financial management resources you should consider

10/18/2018
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Dawn Fotopulos joins Jim Blasingame to describe the financial management resources she has created for small businesses to allow them to become proficient by studying online.

Duration:00:06:15

You must be a financial manager, but not an accountant

10/18/2018
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Dawn Fotopulos joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why every business owner must become a proficient financial manager and that you can do that without learning accounting.

Duration:00:07:31

Why you should keep your technology up to date

10/18/2018
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Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the many reasons you should update the software of all of your processors, not only for performance, but also for protection.

Duration:00:07:13

Why big businesses should be helping small businesses

10/18/2018
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Jessica Moser joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the many reasons why a large company, like MetLife, would want to help small businesses have the maximum opportunity to be successful.

Duration:00:06:26

Three networking elements that lead to more success

10/18/2018
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Andrea Nierenberg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal three of seven networking fundamentals that will help you become a more professional and successful networker, including being structured, allowing for serendipity and the sub-conscious.

Duration:00:08:31

Why financial forecasting from financials is non-negotiable

10/18/2018
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Dawn Fotopulos joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why every small business must manage their financials by forecasting future activity off of budgets and financial statements.

Duration:00:06:25

Two entrepreneurs discuss their start-up experiences

10/18/2018
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Jeff Zbar joins Jim Blasingame to share their stories about what it was like as they started their businesses in 1989, including how to build a pipeline of business and adopt all the new technology.

Duration:00:08:30

Selling your business? Put the right team together.

10/17/2018
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John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why every business owner who’s selling should put together a team of experts to help with the many steps in this complicated transaction and transition.

Duration:00:05:46

Do you know how much your business is REALLY worth?

10/17/2018
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John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to recommend that you determine the most likely valuation you should expect from your business before you offer it for sale.

Duration:00:07:23

What the small business sector thinks about advocating for their business

10/17/2018
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Jim Blasingame reports on the recent online poll that shows over 70% of small businesses intend to vote for candidates that support policies that are good for small businesses.

Duration:00:07:15

Research: Who’s going to work is changing customer profiles

10/17/2018
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Pam Danziger joins Jim Blasingame to report on recent research that shows Millennial women are less likely than their mothers to go to work full time, partially because they seem to be less materialistic.

Duration:00:06:14

Research: Beware household shifts on several levels

10/17/2018
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Pam Danziger joins Jim Blasingame to report on new research that shows shifts in how people are living, sheltering and marrying.

Duration:00:07:30

How to handle stress as a leader

10/17/2018
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Jim Canterucci joins Jim Blasingame to recommend three ways to deal with stress so it doesn’t create poor leadership behavior, including being self-aware.

Duration:00:07:13

The most unique business ownership generation comes of retirement age

10/17/2018
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John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the reality elements facing Baby Boomer business owners as they anticipate divesting of their businesses.

Duration:00:06:27

Why you should be a single-issue voter

10/17/2018
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Jim Blasingame explains why what’s good for small business is good for the world, and why small business owners should be single-issue voters for their businesses.

Duration:00:08:31

Research: The impact of fewer customers on Main Street

10/17/2018
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Pam Danziger joins Jim Blasingame to report on recent research that indicates demographic changes are reducing some customer profiles on Main Street, especially regarding the Middle Class.

Duration:00:06:26

Leaders don’t use stress as an excuse for bad behavior

10/17/2018
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Jim Canterucci joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how leaders build trust by taking responsibility for what’s happening around them without making excuses about “being stressed.

Duration:00:08:30