Jim Blasingame

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On Memorial Day, amidst picnics and other gatherings, we honor all who paid the ultimate price in service to this country – including small business owners and employees – in defense of our freedom... » More
Thanksgiving in America celebrates one of the great moments in the annals of serendipity: Squanto and the Mayflower pilgrims working together to become a critical part of the foundation of the most... » More
Thank you to ALL who swore the military oath, served honorably, and made themselves available to a grateful nation. Happy Veterans Day! » More
Smart small business owners understand the direct link between motivating employees to be successful in their assignments and the success of the business. Here are six motivational best practices. » More
With the increasing global instability and society running off the rails, people of faith wonder whether it may not be a matter of if, but when the "sorting out" will be taken out of the hands of h... » More
In the last of a three-part series covering The Five Financial Mysteries of running a small business, you'll learn about the relationship between vendors and customers, and why profit is important,... » More
In the second installment of the Five Financial Mysteries for Small Businesses, Jim explains how you can be profitable and not be cash-positive, and why cash in hand isn’t profit you can spend. » More
Do you know the difference between cash flow and accounting? Hint: Cash and profit are not the same. Avoid becoming a business mortality statistic by becoming an expert on the relationship between ... » More
With a GDP of $25 trillion, a national debt of $33 trillion and growing, political in-fighting, and our national representatives not doing the job for which they were elected, Jim posed this questi... » More
In response to a recent poll question on the younger generations' ability to take possession of and manage America's business, Jim comments that there is hope. » More