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Insight on Business a production of our advertising agency about the Des Moines business community and news-maker interviews.

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Insight on Business a production of our advertising agency about the Des Moines business community and news-maker interviews.

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Business News Headlines 20 February 2019

2/20/2019
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Thanks for coming by! We've got the top business news stories for you all on your time. No waiting...you can learn more about all of this by clicking through: The Fed minutes had Wall Street guessing;Southwest Airlines say the recent federal shutdown cost them millions;But, that's just the start of troubles for Southwest;There is a bank in Germany that is worried...very worried;A new smartphone is coming and it's cool but can you afford it;How smartwatches are helping save lives;In Des...

Duration:00:10:20

The High Cost of Workplace Harassment

2/20/2019
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There are so many areas of concern when it comes to workplace harassment. Here we talk about the rise of the Me Too Movement, the high cost of legal expenses, the rising cost of out of court settlements not to mention lost productivity and lousy public relations...it's enough to make you re-think business. And, maybe that's the idea. Here I visit with Cynde Cronin and Ned Flynn from Aureon HR about all of that and more. Plus, Cynde has a story that you are not going to believe. There is an...

Duration:00:23:12

The Business News Headlines 19 February 2019

2/19/2019
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The Business News Headlines starts out with a stall on Wall Street as our lead story and then we'll get into: Getting a tax return or...gotta pay up? It's the reality of many Americans;Walmart bucks the poor holiday sales trend;What is Netflix becoming? We think we might know;Des Moines, Iowa comes in as the 10th best Capital City in America.Also today we're going to be talking with Carl Voss from the RAGBRAI Founders Project about the very cool statue headed to Water Works Park but they...

Duration:00:07:10

The RAGBRAI Founders Statue with Carl Voss

2/19/2019
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It will soon be 50 years since the first Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) and a group of people have banded together to raise money for the RAGBRAI Founders Project a statue of John Karris and Donald Kaul. Here Carl Voss from the committee talks about the effort and the location in a new area of Water Works Park in Des Moines. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The...

Duration:00:05:41

Congresswomen Cindy Axne on Key Legislative Goals

2/19/2019
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I sat down with freshman Congresswoman Cindy Axne (D-IA) who represents Iowa's Third Congressional district. We talked about her legislative priorities that she feels will impact not only her district but all of Iowa. She also offered a pledge to work with members of the GOP to get things done. Here is our conversation. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local...

Duration:00:13:58

The Business News Headlines 18 February 2019

2/18/2019
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Wall Street may have been shut down today due to the President's Day Holiday but there was still some markets to watch and business to report on: U.S. Markets Closed but Asia and Europe are open;The Wall and Texas landowners not a good mix;Oops - Google Earth shows secret military sites;The top ten states that created small businesses and jobs last year;A new building for the Harkin Center at Drake University;Des Moines businessman and former Democratic Candidate Fred Hubbell hit by a...

Duration:00:09:20

The Citizens Climate Lobby with Rick Smith

2/18/2019
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A couple of nights ago I was at a meeting where Rick Smith presented a riveting talk about climate change and it's impact on individuals, businesses, and communities. It was so good that I had to ask him to be part of our broadcast. It doesn't really matter if you believe in climate change but what science believes and the impact is huge. Here from the Citizens Climate Lobby is Rick Smith: The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long...

Duration:00:17:52

Business Networking and Education in the DSMUSA Metro

2/18/2019
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Each Monday Laura Kinnard from Drake University and DMBizMixer.com joins me to talk about upcoming business education and networking events. We kick this Monday off by chatting about the AMA-Iowa Experience which will be held this coming Friday in West Des Moines. Hope to see you there. Check out the entire line up... The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local...

Duration:00:15:37

Jeff Pitts and Cityview Stuff to DO this Weekend and Next Week

2/16/2019
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At the end of each week Jeff Pitts the managing editor for Cityview Magazine joins me to chat up "Stuff to DO in the Greater DSMUSA Metro". Music, sports, critters the works...enjoy! And, we're just having fun so we apologize in advance. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday...

Duration:00:18:13

The Business News Headlines 15 February 2019

2/15/2019
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It was all China, China, China today and the market reacted. It's the Business News Hour for Friday the 15th of February and here is what we've got on tap: We told you it was China;The power behind Amazon taking a pass on New York City;How does immigration impact Social Security? Some facts;Big trouble for Cognizant and some big fines;Just what you need a new Twitter feature;Buying out flood prone areas...the impact of climate change?What happened on Wall Street and why.Those stories plus...

Duration:00:10:39

Stuff to DO in the DSMUSA Metro

2/15/2019
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Each week Jeff Pitts the managing editor for CityView Magazine joins me to talk up "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro. We have fun talking about sports, music, critters and so much more. It's all light and laughter and we apologize in advance. Have a listen and then get out there. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with...

Duration:00:20:48

The Business News Headlines 14 February 2019

2/14/2019
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We've got the business news headlines and a bit of extra today. Let's start with the hot business stories: A lousy retail sales report means...Amazon makes official it's "NEYT" to NYC;Airbus gives up;Sweetheart candies. Hey, it's Valentine's Day;An app that tracks...women;What happened on Wall Street and why.Those stories plus a a conversation about transportation and what could be the future in many communities around Des Moines, a conversation about a "road diet" for University Avenue in...

Duration:00:10:39

DART, Transportation, Road Diets and the Western Suburbs

2/14/2019
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This week there was a celebration in Windsor Heights to mark what could be a model for other communities around Des Moines. The Des Moines Area Rapid Transit (DART) partnered with the Windsor Heights Chamber to say thank you to the players in the new Transit Hub which is under construction between the Apple Valley Shopping Center and Sam's Club. I spoke with Amanda Wanke, External Affairs Officer for DART, Zac Bales-Henry, City Council of Windsor Heights and Josh Mandelbaum from the Des...

Duration:00:08:26

The Business News Headlines 13 February 2019

2/13/2019
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The markets came off session highs today but still pulled out a gain. It's the business news headlines for Wednesday the 13th of February. Here is what we've got for you: Wall Street is, again, hoping for good news;The Universal Basic Income program by Andrew Yang gets tested;A supplier of talc for Johnson & Johnson has filed for bankruptcy protection;Beefing up benefits to attract and retain workers; we've got two stories;What happened and why on Wall Street, we've got the numbers.Those...

Duration:00:10:19

THe Business News Headlines 12 February 2019

2/12/2019
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The word "hope" helped Wall Street bounce up. Now the test will be if that hope is realized. Here are the top business news stories from today: Hope and Wall Street;The IRS and the Partial Government Shutdown;Bill Gates has no problem with the wealthy paying more;Prices at Whole Foods are going up;Katy Parry shoes pulled. Why? Concerns of "blackface";Amazon may be going to NYC after all;Wall Street and the Numbers.Those stories plus a conversation about communication with Wayne Bruns of...

Duration:00:10:30

Effective Communication Starts With Listening...

2/12/2019
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Our topic today is effective communication and it all starts by being an "active listener". Wayne Bruns of Tero International and I chat about tips you can use everyday to improve your skills at not only listening but also encouraging conversation and discussion at work or at home. I think you'll enjoy what you'll be "actively" listening to.... The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The...

Duration:00:16:54

The Business News Headlines 11 February 2019

2/11/2019
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It's Monday and here are some of the biggest business news stories of the day and we'll start out by looking at how the markets...stalled out. The Dow came off it's session high to end the day down;Ten healthy retail brands that are expanding brick & mortar;Five thoughts as you start your own business;Revive the shopping mall with...cannabis;Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) was in #DSMUSA some thoughts;What happened and why on Wall Street.Those stories and Laura Kinnard from Drake...

Duration:00:13:00

Laura Kinnard on Business Networking and Education Opportunities in the Greater Des Moines Metro

2/11/2019
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Each Monday Laura Kinnard from DMBizMixer.com joins me to talk about upcoming business and education events in the Greater Des Moines Metro. This week we've got some regular events along with some new items plus more about the AMA-Iowa Experience that happens on the 22nd. We also break some news about a new restaurant coming to the Metro. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national,...

Duration:00:13:05

Cityview, Jeff Pitts and Stuff to DO!

2/9/2019
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Each week Jeff Pitts the managing editor for Cityview Magazine stops by our studio to chat it up about "Stuff to DO in the Metro" this weekend into next week. Here we've got sports, a home show, an RV show, art, music and so much more. It's Friday FUN with Jeff. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be...

Duration:00:11:51

The Business News Headlines 8 February 2019

2/8/2019
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It was sort of a "Meh" day on Wall Street. Why? We'll share that with you in today's edition of the Business News Headlines that include: Is Amazon pulling out of New York City?Wells Fargo another day of woes;Wisconsin based Shopko to close hundreds of stores;Finland and the Universal Basic Income report;What happened on Wall Street and why.Also, that list of store closings for Shopko is right here. In addition we're talking with Del Marion from the ZTL Foundation about the upcoming Black...

Duration:00:08:43