Tuesday - August 05, 2003

Noah St. John
Noah joins Jim to talk about what business owners need to know in order to succeed.
John Fox
John Fox joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the issue of state taxes and what states are doing to face the problem of deficits.
Eva Rosenberg
Jim and Eva talk about the complications of starting a business without having money to do it.
W. Michael Cox
Michael joins Jim to talk about China and why it is important to understand how and why China is affecting the U.S. economy.

Wednesday - August 06, 2003

Jim Blasingame
Jim talks about getting a business loan. He explains how it is important to know where the loan is being made and what your banker will need from you in order to make the loan.
Kelle Olwyler
Kelle joins Jim to talk about getting into a rut and what to do when you think you are in one.
Patricia Weber
Jim and Pat talk about putting your best foot forward in front of an audience.
Don Cooper
Don joins Jim to discuss marketing and why small business owners are not good at it. They talk about what a critical role marketing is and how small business owners can do to be better at it.

Thursday - August 07, 2003

Beverley Williams
Jim and Beverley talk about how the home has become the base of many businesses.
Governor Gilmore joins Jim to talk about U.S.A. Secure and what the organization has to do with homeland security. He explains how this organization utilizes small and large businesses in the country.
Joan Pryde
Jim and Joan start off talking about Arnold Schwarzenegger's campaign for governor in California and they compare his career in politics with other celebrities. They go on to discuss the Kiplinger Letter and the economic recovery.

Friday - August 08, 2003

Alan Freedman
Alan joins Jim to talk about how to make information available online and turning it into an e-business. They go on to talk about video conferencing.
Wayne Crews
Wayne joins Jim to explain some regulations regarding SPAM, not only email SPAM, but also unsolicited faxes.
Jim and Peter talk about how celebrity athletes use their game to launch their name brand and what that means to the personal branding of the average Joe.

Tuesday - August 12, 2003

Jim Blasingame
Jim explains the flaw in the Microsoft Operating System that is causing so much trouble with email accounts and computers.
Richard DeKaser
Richard joins Jim to talk about the Federal Open Market Committee's meeting and what he thinks their concerns will be.
Price shares with Jim how owners can manage what they face every day in their small business.
Rebecca Boenigk
Rebecca joins Jim to tell how she achieved success through the failure of her company.

Wednesday - August 13, 2003

Ed Yourdon
Ed joins Jim to talk about the "worm" that is plaguing many microsoft windows users in small businesses and people at home. Ed talks about who may have created it, how it operates, and how to eliminate it.
Marjorie and Jim talk about what parents can do for their children when the are going off to college without smothering them. Marjorie explains how parents can get over the "last time" syndrome.

Thursday - August 14, 2003

Trent joins Jim to explain why his book is a "biased" guide to colleges. They talk about how many factors go into choosing a college for your children.
Sam Norwood
Sam shares with Jim the good news about business conditions in the economy. They talk about the changes in businesses that indicate that the economic recovery is gainin legs.
Joan Pryde
Jim and Joan talk about the 2004 race for the White House and the nine Democrats that want on the ballot. They also talk about the more than 100 candidates in the Governor's race in California.

Friday - August 15, 2003

Rich Galen
Richard joins Jim to talk about the massive black out in the northern part of the U.S.
Jeff Zbar
Jim and Jeff talk about the many benefits of being a home based business owner.
Jeff Zbar
Jim and Jeff talk about the many benefits of being a home based business owner.

Tuesday - August 19, 2003

Fred and Jim discuss the political realities of the recent power blackout and what's in store in the future with regard to public policy.
Floyd Hurt
Mr. Creativity, Floyd talks with Jim about the importance of being creative in our small businesses and has some excellent ideas to offer.
This is a first time visit for Cynthia, and she discusses what she considers to be an inequity in how the SAT test favors boys over girls. She and Jim have a lively discussion about this and other gender issues. <br></["br"]>
Arky Ciancutti
Jim and Arky both believe that trust is going to be more and more important in the marketplace in the 21st century. Arky joins Jim to discuss why this is true and how to install trust in your organization. <br></["br"]>

Wednesday - August 20, 2003

Mark Mayberry
Mark talks with Jim about the importance and value of word-of-mouth marketing and how to create that benefit for your small business.
Adam is one of Jim's telecommunications experts and he joins Jim to talk about how to use the Internet for voice communication and the future of this technology.
Jack Mitchell
Jack is a living example of how to take care of your customers, and he joins Jim to share his very successful method of making customers keep coming back.
Tim Berry
Tim has just returned from working with small business owners in South America and he reports to us how fertile the entrepreneurial soil is in that region.

Thursday - August 21, 2003

Beverley Williams
Another outstanding visit with the world's home-based business expert. Beverley joins Jim to talk about the impact of the recent increase in Internet viruses and how home-based businesses can protect themselves.
Steve DelBianco
Steve and Jim discuss the recent increase in computer worms and viruses and how to protect yourself from them.
Joan Pryde
During this week's coverage of the Kiplinger letter, Joan and Jim discuss issues such as the power blackout, other energy sources such as natural gas heating oil and gasoline, California politics, and the technology industry.

Friday - August 22, 2003

William Hubbartt
Bill, a human resources expert, talks with Jim about how now, when there aren't as many customers to serve, is the perfect time for training.
Karen Post
Jim and Karen talk about the idea of having a brand and how to dominate with your brand. Karen explains how important it is to breed your brand within your organization.
Skip Miller
Skip joins Jim to talk about how to come up with ways to motivate your sales people.

Monday - August 25, 2003

Ron Peterson
Jim and Ron talk about undrcapitalized small businesses. They discuss getting the capital to start a business and keep it going.
Len Marrella
Len joins Jim to talk about ethics and the importance of it in the marketplace.
Joyce Weiss
Joyce, the Corporate Energizer, joins Jim to talk about the importance of renewal in the workplace. They talk about what you, as a business owner, can do to make work more fun.
Hector Barreto
Hector joins Jim to talk about the Business Matchmaker program that matches up small businesses with government contractors.

Tuesday - August 26, 2003

Rose Lee joins Jim to talk about how to get started with a business. Rose Lee talks about the issues she tackles every day on her show that mostly deal with women's issues. They also talk about how to give back to the community as a business person.
Matthew Cartwright
Matthew joins Jim to explain what constitutes employee harassment and discrimination in the workplace.
Rich Galen
Rich joins Jim to discuss current events, including how the new campaign finance reform bill will affect politics.
Anita Rosen
Anita joins Jim to talk about e-commerce and e-learning in plain English. They also discuss the difference between e-commerce and e-business.

Wednesday - August 27, 2003

Wally Bock
Wally joins Jim to talk about online strategies for your small business. They discuss the most recent, fastest moving computer virus to affect the email and networks.
Jim Blasingame
Jim talks about why it is important to focus on motivating your employees and a small business owner.
Steve Martin
Jim and Steve continue their series on improving profitability in a small business.

Thursday - August 28, 2003

Jim and Sandra talk about gaining control of your website. They discuss how you can use your website as a powerful marketin tool.
Steve Forbes
Steve joins Jim to express his views on current events in the economy. They discuss the turning economy and how it is restoring confidence in the marketplace.
Joan Pryde
Jim and Joan discuss this week's Kiplinger Letter. They also discuss current events in the marketplace. Included in this discussion is investors confidence in the economy after SEC regulations are broken.