Interviews

Jessica Moser
Jessica Moser joins Jim Blasingame to report on the MetLife/USChamber Index which shows that most small business owners are still concerned about keeping employees and customers safe from pandemic exposure.
Jessica Moser
Jessica Moser joins Jim Blasingame to report on the MetLife/USChamber Index which shows that most small businesses are still concerned about the immediate future.
Sean Doyle
Sean Doyle joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the fact that customer expectations about how they interact with businesses will continue to shift over the next year, and how to develop a more sensitive antenna.
Cliff Ennico
Cliff Ennico joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the fact that every customer in the post-pandemic economy will have a different sensitivity to health safety practices, and you’ll have to stay attuned to them.
Terry Jones
Terry Jones joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that during the pandemic, U.S. broadband last mile distribution was exposed as being cause for a major infrastructure commitment.
Terry Jones
Terry Jones joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that while we were dealing with a pandemic, the economy and marketplace shifted from analog to digital at a much faster pace, especially in the direction of Big Tech.
Terry Jones
Terry Jones joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that while we were dealing with a pandemic, GM announced the end of internal combustion engines and Shell announced their “peak oil” moment.
Ami Kassar
Ami Kassar joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how the post-pandemic economy will continue to evolve over the next two or three years, and what you’ll have to do to adjust to those changes.
John Tamny
John Tamny joins Jim Blasingame to report on his book about how politicians at all levels overreacted and overreached in their panic and presumption to shut down the economy and impinge on our Constitutional rights.
David Stebenne
David Stebenne joins Jim Blasingame to report on the SBA’s program to provide grants for operators of in-person venues which were hit hard as a result of the pandemic shutdown.

Articles

Jim Blasingame
Whether you’re a veteran steeped in Old School or a New School newbie, employ these 11 timeless, THE School fundamentals to reset your post-pandemic small business. » More
Jim Blasingame
An unfortunate reality that small business mariners experience on their marketplace voyage is a condition Blasingame named professional scurvy, which can be cured with Professional Vitamins. And th... » More
Jim Blasingame
Seeking perspective for the past 12 months, Charles Dickens’ perfectly paradoxical preamble of "A Tale of Two Cities" continues to serve, as his 19th-century words overlay our 21st-century reality:... » More
Jim Blasingame
The coronavirus arrived in our lives at the speed of analog organic, but created digital disruptions traveling at the speed of light. Businesses that survive and thrive post-pandemic are those who ... » More
Jim Blasingame
Here's an update on the “Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act’’ – or PPP2, for short – which includes some excellent new provisions for small businesses. » More
Jim Blasingame
Here is a running conversation millions of Main Street business owners have every day – mostly with themselves – while operating on the edge of existence during a global pandemic. » More
Jim Blasingame
Every small business owner has to move back and forth between two universes every day: the marketplace and the business's operating tasks. Here are five critical operating tasks required for long-t... » More
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame reviews his 2020 predictions and reconciles them with what happened, including Main Street optimism and the economy. » More
Jim Blasingame
The post-pandemic marketplace will impact the growth of your small business differently than ever before. Here are six articles of faith you must believe to successfully grow your business in the N... » More
Jim Blasingame
Since the end of March, Congress appropriated $659 billion for the PPP which helped small employers make payroll during the government shutdown. Since March, the rules have changed several times. H... » More