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Insight on Business the News Hour is a daily look at the business news of the nation/region and long form business interviews.

Insight on Business the News Hour is a daily look at the business news of the nation/region and long form business interviews.

Location:

Des Moines, IO

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Insight on Business the News Hour is a daily look at the business news of the nation/region and long form business interviews.

Language:

English

Contact:

5153313206


Episodes

The Business News Headlines 4 March 2021

3/4/2021
It was another down day on Wall Street and it came down to jobless numbers and a heated market for Treasuries. Give us less than nine minutes and we'll get you up to speed. Plus, for the interview, it's Jeff Garrison from Results on Purpose. But first the news: Those stories and my conversation with Jeff Garrison the entrepreneur who helps closely held business to business companies with as few as half a dozen employees to hundreds become the best they can be...and it all takes...focus....

Duration:00:11:27

Business Coach Jeff Garrison on Pain Points and Fixing Them

3/4/2021
It's been several years since we've visited with business coach and entrepreneur Jeff Garrison. Several years ago Jeff started his business Results on Purpose and hasn't looked back. Here we talk about what he does, how those meetings (that happen in cities all over the country) start, what are some common issues he and his clients deal with and then, in the end, I tag on a couple of corporate mission statements that are really powerful. Lots of ground to cover, meet Jeff! Thanks for...

Duration:00:16:45

The Business News Headlines 3 March 2021

3/3/2021
The Mid-Week edition and welcome to Wednesday. It was another down day on Wall Street and we'll share why. Plus, for the interview, former Des Moines Register journalist Kyle Munson will be in to talk about the newly minted Western Iowa Journalism Foundation. But, first the news: Then, as we said, Kyle Munson is in for the interview. Having spent 24 years with the Des Moines Register Kyle is now with Principal Financial but...his love of journalism has led him to become the president of the...

Duration:00:15:39

The Western Iowa Journalism Foundation with Kyle Munson

3/3/2021
What might happen if there are no local news outlets? Who would report on the city council or school board or the local events that go on in every community? Meet Kyle Munson a long-time journalist with the Des Moines Register and who now heads up the Western Iowa Journalism Foundation. While this may sound like a hyper-local story it has implications for journalism across the nation. Here is Kyle... Thanks for listening! The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael...

Duration:00:20:36

The Business News Headlines 2 March 2021

3/2/2021
Following on the heels of a big day on Wall Street the stock market fell today it's enough to make you dizzy. We've dug up some of the most interesting business news stories for you and here's what you'll get in under ten minutes of listening: Thanks for coming by! A reminder that you can follow us all day and most of the night on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:12:35

The Business News Headlines 1 March 2021

3/1/2021
Welcome to a brand new month...where did February go? A reminder that if you want to follow us on Twitter you can do that @IOB_NewsHour. Here are the top business news stories we've got for you today: Those stories plus, for the interview, you'll meet Iowa House Member Ras. Smith (D-Waterloo) who is concerned about workers and worker safety. We talk about that and several other items and the legislation is is proposing this week. He says business groups should support it because it will...

Duration:00:10:58

The Business of Worker Safety with Rep. Ras Smith

3/1/2021
If you missed our exclusive interview with Rep. Ras Smith (D-Waterloo) this past Sunday on News/Talk 1540 KXEL here is that conversation. Rep. Smith tells us he is committed to providing for worker safety in Iowa and to that end is preparing legislation for consideration. We talk about the plight of "essential workers", COVID19, OSHA and why business, for productivity and profit, should be paying attention to worker health and safety. Thanks for listening! The award winning Insight on...

Duration:00:13:55

The Business News Headlines 26 February 2021

2/26/2021
Welcome to the Friday Edition of the Business News Headlines...whew...what a week. You're just a click away from some of the biggest business news stories of the day all delivered in under ten minutes. And, remember, follow us on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour all day long. Here's what we've got for you: Those stories PLUS Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine and I get Hyper-Local with Stuff to do in the Greater Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week. Hey, it's Friday. To listen to all of that,...

Duration:00:12:08

Stuff to DO with Cityview

2/26/2021
Every Friday we get Hyper-Local and focus on Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines, Iowa Metro with Jeff Pitts who is the managing editor of Cityview Magazine. No matter where you are this bit of banter is a departure from the serious news we deliver each day. Today we're talking hockey, the Des Moines Art Center, the Des Moines Playhouse, the start of the Girls State Basketball Tournament. Iowa is turning 175 and the Historical Society has some neat things going on. We'll talk TV shows and...

Duration:00:17:41

The Business News Headlines 25 February 2021

2/25/2021
Thanks for coming back! Here in under 10 minutes we'll get you up to speed on some of the biggest business news stories of the day. Here's what we've got for you: Thanks for coming by and remember you can follow us all day long for the latest business news stories and the markets on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour. Have a great day!

Duration:00:12:19

The Business News Headlines 24 February 2021

2/24/2021
Welcome back! Today, in under 10 minutes we'll deliver up the biggest business news stories of the day. And then, for the interview Liz Cooney from Tero International will tell the story about how that company had to change everything to meet the demands of their clients. But, first the news: For the interview you'll hear from Liz Cooney the Director of Training at Tero International about the efforts and changes that company went through over the past year to meet the demands of their...

Duration:00:12:16

Evolving to Meet Client Demands with Liz Cooney of Tero International

2/24/2021
As the world enters the second year of dealing with COVID19 business models have had to change dramatically. Here Liz Cooney, the Director of Training for Tero International, is back to talk about the three areas Tero has adapted to meet the needs of their clients. In addition we talk about a new study that looks at CEO "confidence" which in 2020 has hit a new low. Lot's of great information here to help you and your career. Thanks for listening! The award winning Insight on Business the...

Duration:00:17:24

The Business News Headlines 23 February 2021

2/23/2021
Welcome back and do not miss our interview today with June Teasley from the Small Business Administration. It has to do with the rule changes for the Paycheck Protection Program that gives small businesses, those with under 20 employees, preferred treatment. As for the news...here's what we have for you today: Those stories plus this very important conversation about the PPP. June Teasley from the Small Business Administration is my guest and we break down the rule changes that will allow...

Duration:00:12:08

The Paycheck Protection Program - Rule Changes for Small Businesses

2/23/2021
This week President Biden announced some significant rule changes for the Paycheck Protection Program or PPP. In the past many small and micro-businesses were left out so, to get money into the hands of businesses with fewer than 20 employees and to target minority owned businesses the rules from the Small Business Administration have changed. But, the window is only open until March 10. With me is June Teasley a Regional Communications Director for the SBA who explains, in detail, the many...

Duration:00:17:15

The Business News Headlines 22 February 2021

2/22/2021
It's the final Monday of February and thanks for being with us. A reminder that you can follow our news stories all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour. Here is what we've got for you today: Thanks for listening! The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM,...

Duration:00:13:50

The Business News Headlines 19 February 2021

2/19/2021
It's Friday and we've made it to the weekend! Just ahead you'll hear from Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine and our hyper-local look at "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro...no matter where you live it's a lighthearted look...and life. Meanwhile in the business news headlines: Those stories plus Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine. It's a fun look at Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro. To listen, just click here. Thanks for coming by.

Duration:00:08:46

Stuff to DO with Cityview

2/19/2021
We're back with Jeff Pitts who is the managing editor for Cityview Magazine, the monthly that is all about Des Moines, Iowa, with his list of "Stuff to DO". Never at a loss we've got information about "Leaving Iowa" at the Des Moines Playhouse, A GUN SHOW in Altoona, the State Wrastlin' Tournament, The Des Moines Bucs are playing for two nights. a tribute band for REO Speedwagon is at Wooly's, the ARL is back with their fundraiser. Basketball is on this weekend, Botanical Blues at the...

Duration:00:17:57

The Business News Headlines 18 February 2021

2/18/2021
We're continuing our work during National Entrepreneurship Week with our guest and entrepreneur Desmund Adams of Focus and Find. But, before we get to that conversation that is loaded with solid information and advice here are the news stories we've got for you: Those stories plus my conversation with the founder of Focus and Find, Desmund Adams. Learn what drives this entrepreneur, what his firm means to business leaders who are willing to invest in higher productivity and profits simply...

Duration:00:14:31

Entrepreneurship, Profitability and Blue Ocean with Desmund Adams

2/18/2021
In February we celebrate the world of entrepreneurship. Here I visit with Desmund Adams an entrepreneur who has not only two businesses behind him and ran for the U.S. Congress but now is the founder and CEO of Focus and Find the nations only socially responsible board and executive search firm. Here you'll learn what that means, what the driver was to create the company, what businesses rewards can come to corporations who listen with a fresh ear and even some advice for any person seeking...

Duration:00:17:42

The Business News Headlines 17 February 2021

2/17/2021
We're staying with National Entrepreneurship Week and coming up a conversation with entrepreneur Katie Othoff about the exciting new way to purchase beef, pork and poultry plus other items directly from local farmers and ranchers. But, first let's check out the business news stories: Those stories and let us introduce you to entrepreneur Katie Olthoff from Chop Local. It's a great story for National Entrepreneurship Week and to listen, just click here! Thanks for coming by.

Duration:00:09:54