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Jim Blasingame
For generations, corporate culture contributed to organizational productivity and sustained success. Has that once-immutable concept become just another victim of the pandemic? » More
Jim Blasingame
Thanks to a new crop of Internet Geniuses, small businesses have an embarrassment of riches in communication options. So, why does email continue to be the workhorse of choice by serious profession... » More
Bill Dunkelberg
According to NFIB Chief Economist, Bill Dunkelberg, small business owners are struggling to deal with inflation pressures and are pessimistic about the next six months. » 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 coronavirus pandemic has required small business to adapt to marketplace adjustments. Make sure you differentiate between those adjustments that were inconvenient - some extremely so - and thos... » More
Jim Blasingame
On Main Street, a niche is your customers’ evolving expectations looking for a home. And if there were ever two things perfectly suited for each other, it’s the niche and small business. Does your ... » More
Jim Blasingame
The wake of the coronavirus pandemic will offer opportunities previously unrevealed, just as the plague gave birth to the eras of Reformation and Enlightenment. Here is 2020 perspective clarity fro... » More
Jim Blasingame
As we pass through this mid-pandemic wormhole into whatever's next, marketplace paradigms will shift all around us. And, as we know, when a paradigm shifts everything goes back to zero. Are you pre... » More
Jim Blasingame
Business owners on Main Street are experiencing a New Normal because the coronavirus pandemic moved their cheese. If you plan to be in business in 2021, you'll need to make adjustments based on new... » More
Jim Blasingame
As the CEO of your small business, it's your job to prepare for being impacted by the next Black Swan – whether local or global – and develop a contingency plan. Are you ready? » More