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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


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Episodes

Replay Latest Broadcast of The Small Business Advocate

11/21/2017
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Click here to listen to an unedited REPLAY of our most recent show in its entirety, or go to the individual interviews below. This feature changes between 9 and 10 a.m. Eastern, Monday through Friday, and is available 24 hours.

Duration: 02:03:57


Live Broadcast of The Small Business Advocate

11/21/2017
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The LIVE show is available here weekdays from 7–9am Eastern. If you tune in other than during the two live hours, go to the Recent Interviews or Archive Options.

Duration: 02:00:00


Want to initiate change? Train your people

6/21/2017
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Brad Huisken joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that two of the elements of successfully initiating change is to train your people, and helping them see the justification of the new direction.

Duration: 00:07:30


Initiate change by establishing it as a policy

6/21/2017
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Brad Huisken joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the first of five elements of establishing change is to make it a non-negotiable policy. Period.

Duration: 00:06:32


What you should teach your children about finances

6/21/2017
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Douglas Eze joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the lessons to teach your children about having and using money, including earning your keep.

Duration: 00:07:15


What the wealthy know that you can learn

6/21/2017
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Douglas Eze joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the cash management fundamentals that wealthy people know that you can learn, such as when to pay your mortgage down and when not to.

Duration: 00:08:30


How the Fed had failed the Main Street economy

6/21/2017
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Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the poor monetary policy decisions of the Fed over the past several years, which have allowed interest rates to remain out of equilibrium with market forces.

Duration: 00:06:15


NFIB Index: Small business optimism at highest in decades

6/21/2017
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Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism, which is at its highest level in decades, including hiring, earnings and sales.

Duration: 00:07:31


Do you know when to discuss benefits on a sales call?

6/20/2017
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Robert Jolles joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why the order in which a salesperson should make with the introduction of benefits is after the customer has indicated what’s important to them.

Duration: 00:08:31


Main Street retail: It was the best of times – it was the worst of times

6/19/2017
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Jim Blasingame reveals why Main Street retailers are operating in a time that could be great for them, or devastating, and however it goes is largely in their hands.

Duration: 00:08:28


Why Wall Street is rigged against the average investor

6/16/2017
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Leland Faust joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the ways Wall Street has become a place where the little investor is at a disadvantage.

Duration: 00:08:31


Using stewardship of information to serve customers

6/15/2017
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Peter Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to differentiate between stewardship of information regarding customer expectations that you know in advance and what you learn after contact.

Duration: 00:07:30


Are you a good steward of the information you access?

6/15/2017
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Peter Meyer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the definition of stewardship, and how that discipline is used to manage data and information you receive.

Duration: 00:06:32


How outsourcing has helped his business

6/15/2017
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Gary Lowery joins Jim Blasingame to offer his opinion on how the economy is going, plus how he uses outsourcing to help him leverage his internal staff and resources.

Duration: 00:07:15


The 21st century machine tool industry

6/15/2017
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Gary Lowery joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the manufacturing sector has created changes in the machine tool industry for molds, extrusions and injection molding.

Duration: 00:08:30


You Can't be a Leader if You Aren't Being Followed

6/14/2017
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Rick Maurer joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how corporate values can affect every branch of your company.

Duration: 00:06:15


What do customers and employees say about your corporate values?

6/14/2017
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Rick Maurer joins Jim Blasingame to encourage you to learn what your customers and employees have to say about the values you espouse and the way you operate your business.

Duration: 00:07:27


Do you deliver on the corporate values you espouse?

6/14/2017
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Rick Maurer joins Jim Blasingame to identify what corporate values looks like, and why you have to be prepared to live up to the ones you say you have, which is likely either transactional or relational.

Duration: 00:06:25


The expensive implications of making a bad hire

6/14/2017
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Bob Prosen joins Jim Blasingame to reveal some of the reasons why you should be more deliberate, professional and patient when making your next key employee hire.

Duration: 00:07:14


How much profit are you wasting?

6/14/2017
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Bob Prosen joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that you may be allowing lots of profit flow out of your business every day because you aren’t focused on the most profitable activity.

Duration: 00:08:27

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