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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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Senator Kamala Harris in Iowa

10/23/2018
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If her name sounds familiar it should. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) was one of the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee that held hearings regarding the Justice Kavanaugh appointment to the Supreme Court. She made a stop in Iowa to, as she says, "Help turn out the vote for some amazing Democratic Candidates..." Following a meeting with the Iowa Asian Latino Coalition, reporters gathered for some questions... The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the...

Duration:00:08:05

The Business News Headlines 22 October 2018

10/22/2018
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Today we've got the business news headlines and something extra. As many of you know we don't do politics on a daily basis. However, it is the season and we are based in Iowa. So, today, along with some of the headlines we've got a press event from today with Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) who is in Iowa stumping for various democratic candidates. In that section we'll talk about the Justice Kavanaugh hearing and the potential backlash, the economy and who is winning, her support for Iowa...

Duration:00:14:32

The Design Atlas for Climate Resilience with RDG

10/22/2018
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This is quite an event being sponsored by RDG Planning & Design. The Design Atlas for Climate Resilience happens this week and it is deep dive into creating structures that will be able to withstand the effects of climate change. The event runs Wednesday through Friday the 26th of October and interested parties are invited to attend the final presentation at the RDG offices downtown Des Moines. Click through to learn more from David Dahlquist, Rennee Thomas and Graham Hanson. The award...

Duration:00:20:42

Business Networking and Education with Laura Kinnard

10/22/2018
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Each Monday Laura Kinnard from Drake University and DMBizMixer joins us to run down her top networking and business education events in the Metro and beyond. Today was such a great day we sat outside for the interview on the beautiful Drake Campus. Click through and learn what is happening to Million Cups this week and more. 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:00:13:24

The Business News Headlines - 19 October 2018

10/19/2018
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The end of the business week and we've got the Friday Edition of the Business News Hour. On tap today it's sort of an Amazon day with three stories that touch on the company: Amazon seems to be closing in on the location of its second headquarters;The pay increase for Amazon workers is not working out so well;Has Walmart found a way to battle back Amazon?Ford Motor Company is in trouble so the CEO had to calm dealers down;The Savery Hotel in downtown Des Moines is open, $20 million...

Duration:00:10:30

Medical Treatment Choices with Cannabis - Meet Lucas Nelson

10/19/2018
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Soon there will be five dispensaries for Iowans who choose to use cannabis for the treatment of their ills. Here we visit with Lucas Nelson who is opening two MedPharm locations in Iowa. One in Sioux City and the other in Windsor Heights serving all of Central Iowa. Learn more about what MedPharm is and is not as well as why they picked their locations, the culture of the business and answers to questions so many people have. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael...

Duration:00:19:12

Let's Have Some Fun with Cityview and Stuff to DO!

10/19/2018
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Each Friday afternoon we ditch the heavy news in favor of "Stuff to DO in the Metro with Cityview Magazine". Here Jeff Pitts and Parker Reed talk about music, the arts, entertainment, dogs and more. It's what we do for "Friday Fun" each week. Oh, and the Word of the Day is..."frivolity". 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...

Duration:00:18:34

Business News Headlines 18 October 2018

10/18/2018
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Back on the 1st of October we reported that, over the years, October is a lousy month for the markets. And, know what? That still holds true. This is what's just a click away: Something we bet you didn't know about StarKist Tuna;Oil prices that just a few weeks ago were thought to be headed for $100 a barrel but nope;More dollars in the lottery jackpots. Why? We'll share;J.C. Penny is offering something unique as they attempt to hire 39K holiday workers;Aldi is doing online ordering and...

Duration:00:11:57

Culture, Compassion and Human Resources - Meet Melissa Ness

10/18/2018
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In for The Interview is the president of Aureon HR, Melissa Ness. Here you'll learn more about who she is and why what she says is so important when it comes to recruitment and retention of employees. You'll learn about how she worked her way through the company, what she believes when it comes to corporate culture and how she and the people from Aureon HR work to help their clients "get it" when it comes to the softer side of HR. Melissa Ness for The Interview: The award winning Insight on...

Duration:00:20:07

The Business News Headlines 17 October 2018

10/17/2018
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Yesterday's party on Wall Street ended today as investors took a look at the Fed Meeting Minutes...yeah that interest rate stuff. Here's what we shareing today: We take a deep dive into the tax cuts...are they paying for themselves?Last week it was Ford that announced layoffs today it's drug giant Pfizer;In what nations do people retire younger...and older? We've got a list;West Des Moines, Iowa is getting a major sports complex;A North Central Iowa manufacturer produces some record revenue...

Duration:00:11:50

Meet House Member Ruth Ann Gaines

10/17/2018
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We've spent some time interviewing several rural candidates for the Iowa House this time we're on the near northeast side of Des Moines with incumbant Ruth Ann Gaines (D-Des Moines). In the opening you'll hear me say that I'm a fan of Mrs. Gaines for several reasons and then launch into a wide ranging interview. We met at a local coffee shop and had a conversation about her district, her hope for the future of the Metro and much more. Meet Ruth Ann Gaines of House District 32. The award...

Duration:00:19:47

The Business News Headlines - 16 October 2018

10/16/2018
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Each weekday we bring you the big business news stories of the day along with interesting business interviews with local to international business leaders. Today is no exception: Strong earnings (like we told you) pulled the markets back;UBER to go...public?Elon and Tesla pay a total of $40 million and they are back in business;Chickens, Tariffs and Lawsuits;The Des Moines River Project just got a big check;Retail loses a leader as Richard B. Von Maur Jr. dies at 86;The Market Report and it...

Duration:00:10:49

Boost Your Personal and Professional Life - Meet Jennifer Gracey

10/16/2018
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People will pay thousands of dollars learning the lessons of personal and professional success. What if I were to tell you to save your money and invest just a fraction of that cash with a group that not only boosts your success level but also does great things for your community. Meet Jennifer Gracey and we're talking about the Junior Chamber International an organization that has been around for over 100 years but is still a leading force in building success among young people 18 to 40....

Duration:00:21:48

Branding Your Business with Chuck Mefford

10/16/2018
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We aired this piece three years ago and then again this past Sunday on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. It's all about small business branding using a formula that has had proven success. Chuck Mefford is from Brands Formation and he speaks to business people all over the nation about the power they own...but rarely use. Looking for the "secret sauce"? Click through for Chuck... The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in...

Duration:00:10:29

The Business News Headlines - 15 October 2018

10/15/2018
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Each weekday about 5pm Central we post up the Business News Headlines...often with some commentary. Today it was Sears that stole much of the days business news: Sears files for Chapter 11 - What happened, how might this end and where are the most stores closing;What might happen to oil prices if the U.S. puts sanctions on you know who...Gold is coming back. Can the Gold Guys be far behind?Well, looks like the U.S. has lost lots of money...but we told you that would happen.What happened on...

Duration:00:09:38

Running for President Meet Congressman John K. Delaney

10/15/2018
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He is the first Democratic candidate to announce a run for president in 2020. Congressman John K. Delaney (D-MD) has been in Iowa a number of times. On his most recent visit he cut out some time to talk with us about his candidacy, his story, his business world and his passion to build unity. Why is that important? In his words, "So we can actually get things done to benefit the American people." Have a listen...he makes a strong case. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour...

Duration:00:32:46

Business Networking, Education and Trade Shows with Laura Kinnard

10/15/2018
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Each Monday afternoon Laura Kinnard from Drake University and DMBizMixer joins us for a conversation about networking, social media, marketing and education events going on in and around the Des Moines Metro. Today we'll talk about Million Cups, AMA-Iowa, a small business conference and trade show marketing. DO NOT GET ME started...but too late. We're already there. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the...

Duration:00:11:36

Cityview Stuff to Do with Jeff and Parker

10/13/2018
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Wondering what to do this weekend and into next week? So much going on and that is why we turn to Cityview Magazine to share with us some top picks. Here Jeff Pitts and Parker Reed join us for some laughs and reviews of what they think stand out here in the Greater Des Moines Metro. From Fun Home to Fleetwood Mac to the Des Moines Symphony to comedy...click through and then get out there! The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long...

Duration:00:15:24

The Business News Headlines 12 October 2018

10/12/2018
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The final day of the week and what a week it has been. The markets today were like a yo-yo. We'll have that story plus a look at these national headlines: Sources say that Sears is winding down...or are they?Some say Sears has inked a deal to stay open until after Christmas;High interest rates and the impact on home buyers;If the new postal rates go through...Obamacare rates to go...down?Tough to fill job positions? We've give FIVE tips;The markets and what the heck happened today.Those...

Duration:00:11:45

Something Special at the Des Moines Botanical Garden with Kelly Reilly

10/12/2018
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We're going to take the edge off the hard news and share some information about a special event coming to the Des Moines Botanical Garden. Our guest is Kelly Reilly and we're going to chat about the seminar coming up later this month where you'll get to experience several national and international speakers on various topics. We'll tell you all about it...right here. Meet Kelly! The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business...

Duration:00:15:12