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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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The Business News Headlines & More 23 August 2019

8/23/2019
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Once upon a time Friday was known as a slow news day. Like if you wanted to bury something that might not be flattering you could release it on Friday. Well, that's not the case any more. Welcome to the Business News Headlines for Friday the 23rd day of August and thanks for being here. On tap: President Trump calls Fed Chair Jerome Powell an "enemy;President Trump orders U.S. businesses to get out of China;A Major Chinese company says sanctions against them not too bad;The Great Recession...

Duration:00:07:27

Stuff to DO with Cityview and Jeff Pitts

8/23/2019
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Each Friday we bring you Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro with our friend Jeff Pitts the Managing Editor for Cityview Magazine. Here we chat it up about some local events that may just rival the Iowa State Fair...oh, and we talk about that flame up a bit as well. Special Events for you and yours are just a click away! Enjoy! 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:00:16:20

The Business News Headlines & More 22 August 2019

8/22/2019
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It was predicted that the markets would open lower this morning and they did and then started to claw their way back above the flatline. It's the Business News Headlines for Thursday the 22nd of August. That story and these: Dick's Sporting Goods wins but takes a pass on gun sales;Jobless claims are in and it's a mixed bag;The Affordable Care Act is back in the news and growing;Thousands leave the private health care insurance world;Retail numbers are good, unless you are a department...

Duration:00:10:27

Door To Door Sales Training in Video

8/22/2019
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My first question to Kim Robinson the owner of D2D Training was, "What? You mean people still sell stuff door to door?" OK, so maybe I'm not home enough to notice. In this segment we're talking about the door to door selling business and how the videos created by Kim help corporations all over the country. From huge corporations that employ thousands to smaller companies who want to teach sales training. We had some fun doing this...give it a listen. The award winning Insight on Business...

Duration:00:22:03

The Business News Headlines & More 21 August 2019

8/21/2019
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Wall Street showed up again today in spite of global concerns, the trade war and more. That's first up today and then we'll dive into these stories: Target and Lowes did well in the second quarter;The Fed Minutes and what it may mean going forward;Health Insurance and family/business costs;The U.S. Budget Deficit...lots of zeros at the end of "1";A Nebraska woman scammed out of over $162,000. No, it's a story.Those items and a conversation with Deborah Rinner the Chief Learning Officer at...

Duration:00:09:55

The Employee Entitlement Quiz with Deborah Rinner

8/21/2019
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If you were with us last month you may remember the conversation I had with Ro Crosbie of Tero International about employee recognition/celebration that can, if not carefully crafted, can cause employees to become less engaged and more...gulp...entitled. Today the Chief Learning Officer at Tero International, Deborah Rinner, doubles down on that conversation with a quiz for me (and you) about things that can create entitlement and how to guard against it. The award winning Insight on...

Duration:00:15:13

The Business News Headlines & More 20 August 2019

8/20/2019
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They say that "hope springs eternal" and investors, before the bell where hoping for a good day on Wall Street. In the end the major markets were all down with the Dow off by 173 points as financials took it in the shorts. In other business news today: Home Depot beats estimates but...there is a but;A major retailer considers getting out of the gun sale business;Trouble brewing for American consumers;What? Guns being sold on Facebook Marketplace;Disney whistleblower says the company has...

Duration:00:11:09

Marketing for Business with Phil K. James

8/20/2019
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We're back with Marketing for Business and our friend Phil K. James with Good Milkshake Digital. Yeah, it's been several months but, we've hooked up again. Today we're talking about Facebook, data, sales and how you can master some pretty simple tricks to allow you to boost your engagement and collect data allowing you to re-market your product or service. Now, while Phil works a bunch in the hospitality industry his method, we prove, can be used along other verticals as well. Click...

Duration:00:19:19

The Business News Headlines & More 19 August 2019

8/19/2019
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The markets recovered some of their August sell-off today with the Dow up 249 points, the Nasdaq gaining 106 points and the S&P 500 up by 34 points and change. The reason? Bond yields rose, the government is giving U.S. businesses 90 days to do business with Huawei and President Trump telling everybody that the trade talks are going well. It was enough to boost stocks. In other news: Target to launch yet another private brand;The problem for restaurants with food delivery companies;Major...

Duration:00:09:05

Laura Kinnard on Business Events, Social Media and More!

8/19/2019
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Each Monday we kick off our week with a conversation about business networking, education and special events in the Greater Des Moines Metro with Laura Kinnard of Drake University and the Des Moines Area Community College and the author of DMBizMixer.com. Here we chat a bit about the business of the Iowa State Fair and then launch into The Hashies for 2019. And, if you have not yet gotten your tickets you can do that here. It's also Money for Mondays, Million Cups and more. Enjoy.... The...

Duration:00:12:36

The Business News Headlines & More 16 August 2019

8/16/2019
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We get it...it's Friday and we'll dish this up quickly for you. We'll start with a look at what's going on with Wall Street and then dive into these stories: General Electric stock roars back after the CEO did;More PR troubles for Wells Fargo...oh my;He saved $100,000 in five years. How? We'll share;John Deere is feeling the impact of the trade war and more;Does praise work with employees? Yes but you could be doing it wrong.Those stories plus Jeff Pitts and Trevor Babcock from Cityview...

Duration:00:09:29

Friday Fun with Cityview Magazine

8/16/2019
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Each Friday we get together with our friends from Cityview and chat up "Stuff to DO in the Des Moines Metro" this weekend into next week. Here Trevor Babcock (on his final appearance) joins the Managing Editor Jeff Pitts to talk about music, sports, the Iowa State Fair and more. Do NOT expect anything too serious here...let's have some fun already! 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:00:16:36

The Business News & More 15 August 2019

8/15/2019
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Some days ya just don't know where to start. It was projected that the Dow was going to open strong this morning. That didn't happen but what did happen is our first story: It's enough to make you shiver;To drive customers into its store J.C. Penny will sell....General Electric a "fraud bigger than Enron"? Yikes;Big back to school items are...bullet proof. We're not kidding;Walmart "open" to the discussion of banning assault weapons.Those stories plus a conversation with Dr. Chris Draper...

Duration:00:10:00

Deep Fakes and Protecting Work with Dr. Chris Draper

8/15/2019
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A returning visitor to the Business News Hour is Dr. Chris Draper the author of Violicity Economics and founder of Trokt. We start out talking economics before we launch into the real reason we're together. Dr. Draper, quite by accident, has learned about document and document storage. But, more than that, in a court of law, how do you prove what you have in your hand is original? After all, it could be a "deep-fake". Mind bending? A bit...but listen in as he explains what he learned and how...

Duration:00:30:33

The Business News Headlines & More 14 August 2019

8/14/2019
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The Dow signaled before the bell this morning it was going to open down...and it did. Off by over 400 points. In the end the blue-chips closed off 800 points the worst day of the year. The reason is in our first story: Fear of the "R-Word" is driving a sell off but there is more;Walmart adjusts it's inventory moving 1,000 items out. We'll share why;The Trade War, China & Tourists...and Macy's;Imagine the bank paying YOU to get a home loan. It's a story.Those pieces and we've got a Small...

Duration:00:08:14

Our Small Business Spotlight - A New Look Exteriors

8/14/2019
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We all know that it is the small business that is the back-bone of our local, regional and national economy. On a regular basis we offer up a Small Business Spotlight to share the stories of these entrepreneurs. Today our guest is Justin Williams who, with his wife, founded A New Look Exteriors in October of 2018 and has seen incredible business growth. Recently named the Small Business of the Year by his local chamber Justin talks about the "secret sauce" that spells growth for his new...

Duration:00:18:36

The Business News Headlines and More 13 August 2019

8/13/2019
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All the overnight signs pointed to a down open on Wall Street...but NOPE not today. A strong opening caused by some changes in the U.S. China trade war and some of that had to do with...toys. Thanks for joining us..here's what's on tap: The U.S. and China spat took a breather today;Being rich is...good;Got a Funko-Pop? Don't know? It's a story;Boeing on the other end of business;So, you wanna own a food truck? Some numbers;The job market...explained.Those stories plus a conversation about...

Duration:00:11:23

Central Iowa Business Conference - Year Three

8/13/2019
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There is something to be said about holding a major business event in your back-yard...no travel. Join us as we talk about the Central Iowa Business Conference slated for Thursday, September 19th here in the Des Moines, Iowa Metro. My guests are Leisa Fox and Todd McDonald who will take you through the programming that has been designed to offer maximum input for your time and money. And, yes, tickets are available here. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael...

Duration:00:19:01

The Business News Headlines 12 August 2019

8/12/2019
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The markets started the morning down and just kept heading that way. It's the business news headlines for Monday the 12th of August...thanks for being here to start a new week. Up today: Dare we say the word..."Recession"?This expense is dialing back the lifestyle of Americans;Heard of the term "Wealth Works"? Sounds better than it is;Like pasta? We've got a tip for you;Bayer, the EPA and Roundup;Your career might depend on your..."AQ".Those stories and Laura Kinnard from DMBizMixer.com is...

Duration:00:10:49

Let's Talk Business with Laura Kinnard

8/12/2019
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OK...we'll get to business right after we talk a bit about the Iowa State Fair and politics. The place is covered with 2020 candidates and Laura Kinnard has some thoughts. We also talk a little about what the future may hold for future fairs and the folks that buy stuff there. Then we get into some networking events from DMBizMixer.com. You know, the places where you can go to be seen...and do some "personal campaigning" of your own. Here is that conversation: The award winning Insight on...

Duration:00:15:16