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Jim Blasingame to Speak at Florida SBDC
FT. PIERCE, FLA MAY 6, 2019 – The Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Indian River State College (IRSC) in Fort Pierce announced that Jim Blasingame will be the keynote speaker at their 7th Annual Entrepreneurship and Small Business Conference on May 7, 2019. Blasingame is one of the world’s leading experts on business and entrepreneurship.
Jim Blasingame to Speak at the 2019 SOBIE Conference
SANDESTIN, FLA APRIL 11, 2019 – The Society of Business, Industry and Economics (SOBIE) announced today that award-winning business expert, Jim Blasingame, will deliver the keynote at their 21st annual conference in Sandestin, FL. Blasingame will reveal the source of our anxiety as we transition from the Analog Age to the Digital Age. Blasingame says, “We’re adopting these sexy new tools with great success. But the fact that this unprecedented leverage comes without the benefit of corresponding digital ethics is troubling our ethical expectations and primal nature. And that’s why anxiety about the implications of technology is increasing.”
Jim Blasingame’s to speak on civility in the Digital Age at The Ferguson Library in Stamford, CT
STAMFORD, CONN. OCTOBER 24, 2018 – The Ferguson Library announces the next speaker in their Civility in America series. Jim Blasingame, award-winning author, business expert, and futurist will speak on Thursday, October 25, at 6:00 pm. Blasingame will reveal the source of pressure on civility and our increasing anxiety about technology: An unprecedented convergence of 21st-century digital leverage and the ethical imperative of humans, beginning with trust. Blasingame’s presentation will be based on his new book, “The 3rd Ingredient: The Journey of Analog Ethics into the World of Digital Fear and Greed” (SBN Books 2018), which has won five international awards.
Jim Blasingame’s “The 3rd Ingredient” received multiple awards during New York’s Book Expo 2018 week
NEW YORK MAY 29, 2018 – On May 29, 2018, Jim Blasingame’s new book, “The 3rd Ingredient—The Journey of Analog Ethics into the World of Digital Fear and Greed,” will receive the prestigious Gold Medal at the Axiom Business Book Award ceremony. The Axiom Awards are the largest and most respected guidepost for business books in the world of publishing.
Award-winning author, business expert, and futurist releases new book, “The 3rd Ingredient”
NEW YORK MAY 09, 2018 – SBN Books announces the release of “The 3rd Ingredient: The Journey of Analog Ethics into the World of Digital Fear and Greed” by award-winning author, Jim Blasingame. In this his fourth book, Blasingame reveals a once-in-10-millennia shift is at the heart of the unprecedented anxiety we’re experiencing as we make the transition from an analog world to a digital one.
Jim Blasingame to Reveal the Unprecedented to Newburyport Chamber: The simultaneous shifting of two 10,000-year-old paradigms
BOSTON April 25, 2018 – At the annual meeting of the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry this week, award-winning business expert, Jim Blasingame, will reveal why there is so much anxiety in the marketplace today for both customers and businesses: For the first time in history, technology is shifting two 10,000-year-old paradigms at the same time.
J. Crew and Ralph Lauren: The Hard Lessons Consumers Are Teaching the Fashion Industry
by Pamela N. Danziger
June 7, 2017
The recent management upheaval at J. Crew bears many similarities to those at Ralph Lauren Corporation, besides the obvious difference that as a public company, Ralph Lauren’s struggles are more transparent. Both companies have been led by fashion industry visionaries, who for years had the golden touch bringing to market clothing that American consumers, especially the economically well-endowed affluents, favored.
Why Customer Satisfaction Surveys Are (Still) Useless
by Dave Sutton
May 26, 2017
Simply put, happy customers do not necessarily equate to a profitable business. If you’re relying on traditional customer satisfaction surveys to track and improve your performance, it’s almost guaranteed that you will not learn enough to make meaningful changes that will impact your business and bottom line.
Staying in Business in The Age of the Customer
by John Horvat II, tfp.org
January 23, 2017
A good book is one that provokes good questions in the mind of the reader. It need not provide all the answers. The important thing is to challenge the person to think about things differently. This is how one feels upon reading The Age of the Customer: Prepare for the Moment of Relevance.