"The Master value is trust. There are no relationships that can survive for very long without it."

- Jim Amos

Archive for the ‘TV & Radio Appearances’ Category

Setting the Stage for a Rebirth of American Capitalism

on November 20th, 2013 Leave a Comment

It’s up to business leaders to educate the public about what free trade really means. Capitalism is in pretty rough shape in America. The Great Recession was horrible enough — forcing business owners to scramble and work even harder to keep their businesses open — but the aftermath of the recession has been appalling. The […]

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Government Shutdown Reveals a Complete Lack of Leadership

on October 15th, 2013 Leave a Comment

Relationships, trust and fruitful negotiation all missing For the first time in two decades, much of the federal government has ground to a halt. Perhaps it was inevitable. While the current debate is centered around the future of Obamacare, government spending and the debt ceiling, I believe there are larger forces at play than the […]

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Business Speakers Jim Amos and Lauren Miller Discuss How Faith, Attitude Help Leaders Conquer Obstacles, Handle Setbacks

on May 23rd, 2013 Leave a Comment

Former IFA chairman, frequent business speaker and commentator, shares thoughts on faith and leadership with Lauren Miller of Stress Solutions University I recently had two wonderful opportunities to speak with Lauren E. Miller, an inspiring woman who has written a series of books on ways to overcome stress and a cancer survivor who found strength […]

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Fox Business Asks Tasti’s Jim Amos: Are Businesses Too Scared to Speak Out?

on December 7th, 2012 Leave a Comment

Opposition to Obamacare and other regulations carries risk — but staying silent carries even more   The main function of any business is to make money by serving customers in their community, so its uncomfortable when businesses find themselves caught in political or cultural battles. Two recent high-profile examples have happened this year: Chick-fil-A became […]

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Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren: If Small Business People Are Heroes, Where is Their Support?

on August 21st, 2012 Leave a Comment

Fox News host asks why franchisees are heroes Greta Van Susteren interviewed me Monday on her Fox News show and asked a question entrepreneurs have been asking for the last few years: Why has support for small businesses seemingly dried up and why has there been so much shrill rhetoric, finger pointing, and blame casting […]

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CNBC asks: Why Are Small Business Owners Heroes?

on August 17th, 2012 Leave a Comment

Most people don’t realize how big a role franchising plays in the economy CNBC invited me to speak about the franchise industry’s impact on the economy this morning — and why small business owners, especially franchise owners, are the real heroes of the economy. Here’s an excerpt from CNBC’s report: Franchise owners and small businesses […]

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