Wednesday - October 01, 2003

Jim and Phil talk about financial planning techniques and the results of a survey conducted by the Million Dollar Round Table.
Governor Pete du Pont
Pete joins Jim as they answer the question, Do the steel tariffs hurt small business?
Stephanie Vance
Stephanie joins Jim to give some tips on connecting with your elected representatives.
Jorian Clarke
Jorian joins Jim for another technology tune-up from one of our top experts. She shares some great information on how to put your best foot forward online.

Friday - October 03, 2003

Mary Cantando
Mary joins Jim to talk about the growing role of women in the marketplace.
JoAnna Brandi
Jim and Joanna talk about "Customer Service Week", a nationally recognized week focused on customers. They discuss the difference between customer service and customer care.
Dr. Dobson joins Jim to talk about the effects of multi vitimins on people over 50. They talk about what you can do as you get older to continue working.
Ken Blanchard
Ken joins Jim to talk about his new book about two leaders with different managing skills. They discuss what the younger generations want from leaders.

Monday - October 06, 2003

John Dini
John joins Jim to share some tips on how to avoid being lonely at the top.
Russell Brown
Jim and Russell talk about the many laws of the business buying and selling jungle.
Ida joins Jim to share some advice for getting your share of success.
Rich Galen
Rich joins Jim to discuss the 10 Democrats who want to run for President and how they compare to the current administration.

Wednesday - October 08, 2003

Ron Zemke
Ron joins Jim during Customer Care week to spend some time on how to better take care of customers.
Barbara Weltman
With the deadline approaching, Barbara and Jim discuss small business tax issues.
Karen Cortell Reisman
Karen helps Jim solve the Equation for Change during her visit. They discuss the importance of moving forward with your small business.
Philippa Gamse
Philippa joins Jim to give some tips on maximizing the performance of your business's web site.

Thursday - October 09, 2003

Jeff Zbar
Jim and Jeff talk about the interest in new business that is turning office workers into home based business owners.
Sam Norwood
Sam joins Jim to report on good news from the most recent Tatum Business Conditions Survey.
Joan Pryde
Jim and Joan discuss the issues in the latest Kiplinger Letter. They talk about the difficult issue of housing.

Friday - October 10, 2003

John McKechnie
Jim and John talk about the re-authorization of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Doug Barry
Doug joins Jim to talk about Small business exporting with help from the U.S. Commerce Department.
Leslie Kossoff
Leslie shares with Jim the value of executive thinking for small business owners.

Monday - October 13, 2003

Andrew Langer
Andrew joins Jim to talk about small business public policy issues including the affects of regulatory compliance issues on economies.
Beverley Williams
Jim and Beverley talk about how home-based business week began about nine years ago and what the AAHB is doing to promote home-based business.
Jim Ballard
James joins Jim to share some tips on gaining and maintaining balance in our lives.
Burton Folsom
Our resident historian joins Jim to talk about Christopher Columbus, on his day.

Tuesday - October 14, 2003

Carol joins Jim to share how to better communicate with kids. They talk about using new technologies to communicate with them as well as the traditional methods.
Floyd Hurt
Jim and Floyd talk about having fun and being creative in your organization.
Sandra joins Jim to share some ideas for appetizing meals for kids (and grown-ups) on the go.
Eugene Griessman
Jim and Gene talk about how to get the most out of every day.

Wednesday - October 15, 2003

Jim and Price talk about how to maximize the energy level in your organization.
Tim Berry
Tim explains the difference between a business plan and a strategic plan, and how to combine the two for your small business.

Thursday - October 16, 2003

Gary Zukav
Linda and Gary join Jim to discuss he power of choice: responsible decision-making.
Alan Freedman
Jim and Alan talk about the technology that you can use to be successful in a homebased business.
Ken joins Jim to discuss topics covered in this week's Kiplinger Letter, including hiring and the good news about the unemployment figures.

Friday - October 17, 2003

Steven Gaffney
Steven and Jim discuss honest communication and how it can benefit your organization.
Arthur joins Jim to talk about the evolution of journalism.
Don Cooper
Jim and Don talk about the comeback of direct mail because of the increase of SPAM in e-mail and the tools needed for successful prospecting.
Brad Huisken
Jim and Brad talk about developing personal trade and repeat customers.

Monday - October 20, 2003

Joan Pryde
Nancy, a cancer expert, and Joan, a cancer survivor, join Jim during Breast Cancer Awareness Month to talk about the affects cancer has on people. They also talk about treatment and how it varies from patient to patient.
John Fox
Jim and John talk about the merits of mediation over litigation.
Stefan joins Jim to talk about how to implement the process of experimentation in a business.
Stephen joins Jim to talk about the growth of the roll that small businesses play in the economy.

Tuesday - October 21, 2003

Rob Jolles
Robert, one of the masters of salesmanship, joins Jim to talk about how to use a presentation to make a sale.
Bill Dunkelberg
Jim and Bill talk about the NFIB's most recent small business survey.
Phyllis joins Jim to talk about how to identify and resist "time thieves."
Barry Moltz
Barry joins Jim for the first time to talk about the passion that fuels an entrepreneur's dream.

Wednesday - October 22, 2003

James Copland
James joins Jim to give a new report on the litigation industry.
John Berthoud
Jim and John talk about if there is a taxpayer revolt beginning in America.
Rosalene Glickman
Rosaline joins Jim to talk about how negative thinking <i>can</i> help small business owners.
Lois Geller
Lois joins Jim to talk about the power of "thank you."

Monday - October 27, 2003

Ilise Benun
Ilise shares tips with Jim on how to use technology to reach out to customers.
John Dini
John and Jim continue their series on growing your personal services business.
Jack Mitchell
Jim and Jack talk about customer care where the rubber meets the road.
Governor Gilmore joins Jim to give an update on our national bio-defense plan.

Tuesday - October 28, 2003

Bill Dunkelberg
Elinor and Bill join Jim to talk about what the Fed are saying, and what they are actually doing.
Jim and Adam talk about the dangers of Internet taxation.
Tim joins Jim for the first time to talk about the television series about wildlife he produced.

Wednesday - October 29, 2003

Nancy Michaels
Nancy joins Jim to talk about creative marketing and how to market your business without spending a fortune.
Wally Bock
Wall joins Jim to share online strategies for small businesses.
David joins Jim to talk about the 20th century power women of our nation's capital.
Jim and Walter talk about what can be learned from America's first entrepreneur, Benjamin Franklin.

Thursday - October 30, 2003

Beverley Williams
Beverley joins Jim to share some success tips for home based businesses. They talk about holidays that might get in the way of business.
John Stanton
John joins Jim to talk about how important ethics is in running small businesses.
Joan Pryde
Jim and Joan talk about the most recent Kiplinger Letter. They talk about the attempt by congress to push new energy legislation.

Friday - October 31, 2003

Jim Blasingame
Connie joins Jim to talk about the myths of which gender does what, in terms of talking and gesturing.
Beverly Inman-Ebel
Jim and Beverly talk about why you should not be afraid to say you are a salesperson.
Gary Moore
Jim and Gary talk about some news about the U.S. and global economy that he learned from Sir John Templeton.
Doug Stives
Jim and Doug talk about how the tax bill that was passed during the summer has helped the economy.