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Jim Blasingame
Entrepreneurs are a lot like cowboys - they're not wrong, they're just different. They have a unique drive, a special kind of intelligence, and take risks others avoid - and the world can't do with... » More
Jim Blasingame
Buying a business is likely the most important transaction you’ll ever make, So be patient, conduct the proper due diligence, and remember these four critical elements. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports inflation, supply chain issues, and labor shortages continue to be a problem for small businesses. » More
Jim Blasingame
If you're thinking about buying a business, here are a few principles you need to consider. And don't forget, information, an orderly process, and patience are your friends. » More
Jim Blasingame
With rising inflation, you’re not only justified in raising prices, you must raise prices. But be sure that action is based on a pricing strategy informed by your actual and projected numbers, and ... » More
Jim Blasingame
In the Age of the Customer, a successful brand message meets customer expectations, an unsuccessful one may cause customers to leave negative reviews or social media posts. Remember, User Generated... » More
Jim Blasingame
A CEO’s primary job is to determine the long-term direction of the company, but unfortunately, most small business CEOs spend too much time managing and too little time on executive thinking. » More
Jim Blasingame
Small business owners and Olympic athletes are both worthy heroes. They are dedicated to what they love, work hard, take great risks and seek excellence, against all odds. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports many small businesses started 2022 raising prices in an attempt to pass on higher labor, supplies, and inventory costs due to inflation. In addition, th... » More
Jim Blasingame
As the 16th U.S. President, it’s generally accepted that Abraham Lincoln’s leadership was a profile in courageous genius. But look at the list of his setbacks and you’ll see that the difference bet... » More