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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

719-579-6676


Episodes

How is the price of oil impacting construction in Texas?

5/3/2017
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Joe Cleary joins Jim Blasingame to report on how businesses in Texas are handling a steady mid-range of oil prices in their construction planning, plus how golf tournaments contribute to local charities.

Duration: 00:08:28


Get ready for the state “tattle-tale” laws on remote sales tax

5/3/2017
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Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to report on how several states have passed “tattle-tale” laws that require businesses that sell online to customers outside their states.

Duration: 00:27:24


Who’s winning the Internet sales tax collection war

5/3/2017
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Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to report on the efforts of his organization to stop states from imposing onerous tax collecting, accounting and remitting on Internet sales by small businesses across the U.S.

Duration: 00:07:26


The history of taxing remote sales in the U.S.

5/3/2017
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Steve DelBianco joins Jim Blasingame to report on how states have tried to tax remote transactions, like from a catalog, by their residents when the seller was out of state.

Duration: 00:06:25


How a CEO roundtable works and how to work with a coach

5/3/2017
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Bob Kustka joins Jim Blasingame to explain what to expect if you decide to join a CEO roundtable, or if you decide to hire an executive coach.

Duration: 00:07:14


Where do you get your advice and counsel from?

5/3/2017
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Bob Kustka joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the ways to gain from the contributions of others, including forming your own board of outside directors, or joining a CEO roundtable group.

Duration: 00:08:29


What will Secretary Acosta bring to the U.S. Labor Dept.?

5/2/2017
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Hector Barreto joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how the relationship between labor and management has evolved, requiring a different kind of approach by the government.

Duration: 00:08:29


Eliminating bad working habits that impact your quality of life

5/1/2017
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Leigh Stringer joins Jim Blasingame to recommend several things to do if you work in an office that can help you improve your health and quality of life.

Duration: 00:08:29


What is at the heart of your entrepreneurial motivation?

4/26/2017
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John Bradberry joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the elements of what motivates entrepreneurs to take risks and try what often are things no one else has done or would do.

Duration: 00:06:15


Increase your sustainability by better risk management

4/26/2017
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John Bradberry joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the risk management practices to take to increase your business staying power, including minimizing risk and doing your research.

Duration: 00:07:25


Boost your success chances by launching close to customers

4/26/2017
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John Bradberry joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that one of the best business launch practices is to have as much customer input and involvement in your new venture as possible.

Duration: 00:06:23


What one African farm operation taught her about business management

4/26/2017
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Mary Cantando joins Jim Blasingame to report on how watching an African farm operation reinforced her understanding that treating people right is one of the best business practices.

Duration: 00:07:14


What she learned on an African safari

4/26/2017
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Mary Cantando joins Jim Blasingame to report on her trip to Africa and business by watching how the migration camp operated around wild life movements.

Duration: 00:08:27


When you sell, what will your role in the company be?

4/19/2017
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John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to ask business founders to think about what they will do after they sell or give their company to the next generation of owners.

Duration: 00:07:25


Why small business founders don’t want to leave their businesses

4/19/2017
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John Dini joins Jim Blasingame to remind that we’re all going to leave our businesses one day, one way or another, and why the best practice is to have a plan that gets you out the door head first.

Duration: 00:06:25


Why face-to-face business delivers irreplaceable context?

4/19/2017
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Debra Fine joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why failing to take advantage of the power of face-to-face as a way to learn and deliver context is one of the great 21st century mistakes.

Duration: 00:07:15


Why the future of your small business is in the power of face-to-face?

4/19/2017
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Debra Fine joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the importance of small businesses and why too often they don’t appreciate the power of their face-to-face advantage over big box competitors.

Duration: 00:08:27


How to use influence is critical to every professional career

4/19/2017
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Rick Lepsinger joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why understanding how to use influence with customers and co-workers is a critical skill for every profession.

Duration: 00:06:15


How the research shows men and women use influence differently

4/19/2017
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Rick Lepsinger joins Jim Blasingame to discuss to reveal further research results that show how men and women wield influence and power depending on whether they’re influencing up, down or across the org chart.

Duration: 00:07:25


How men and women approach power and influence

4/19/2017
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Rick Lepsinger joins Jim Blasingame to discuss to reveal results of his research on over 200 leaders that shows that when influencing others, men and women don’t always do things differently.

Duration: 00:06:23

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