Fri, 28 December 2018
Jason Hartman talks with Steven Blue, author of Metamorphosis, about changing your business in today's economic environment. Steven explains what's happening in the Rust Belt, the impact tariffs are having, and the state of manufacturing in the United States.
[1:48] What's going on in the Rust Belt?
[4:27] Even with even tariffs, the circumstances each country allows their companies to have makes trade unequal
[9:20] The mainstay of the US is still manufacturing, but it's eroding because of fat, happy CEOs
[16:21] Can the "Rust Belt businesses" play the same game as the high tech companies?
[19:12] A quick tip on company culture: have a Cirque du Soleil culture
[22:58] The new way of going to trade shows
Direct download: AMA_252_Steven_Blue.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:29pm EDT
Sat, 22 December 2018
Jason Hartman talks with Steven Landsburg, Professor of Economics at Rochester and author of Can You Outsmart an Economist, about the big economic questions of the day. Steven explains why central planning will never work, the "Economic Berlin Wall" Jason proposes, and why more sex is safer sex (and how that applies to economics).
[5:25] It's virtually impossible for central planners to get economic issues right
[9:55] How minimum wage is taken care of by the Earned Income Tax Credit
[13:14] The "Economic Berlin Wall" in today's society
[22:55] Using economics when considering the world's population
Direct download: AMA_251_Steven_Landsburg.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:39pm EDT
Fri, 14 December 2018
In this off topic 10th show, Jason Hartman talks with Jeffrey Gitomer, New York Times Best Selling Author of The Little Red Book of Selling and Truthful Living: The First Writings of Napoleon Hill, about some of the great mentors that the two have had in their lives which include Napoleon Hill and Earl Nightingale. They look at what history can teach us, the right way to approach sales, and the challenges we have to face to do the right thing in today's world.
[5:56] The challenge to do the right thing in our society has never been at a higher level than it is today
[10:38] The 5 point rule
[15:59] The 7 Success Rules
[19:53] If you have the right service and attitude heart, sales will be easy
[26:06] If you want to learn something new, read a book that's 60 years old
Direct download: AMA_250_Jeffrey_Gitomer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT