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Des Moines, IO

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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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5 Things Employers Need to Know - Employment Law

8/17/2017
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It doesn’t matter what size of company you are running there are pitfalls, and they are ever changing, when it comes to employment law. Here Jaki Samuelson of the Whitfield & Eddy Law Firm previews “Top Five Things Managers and Owners Need to Know About Employment Law” which she will present to attendees at the Greater Des Moines Partnership on Wednesday the 23rd of August. Good content here… The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday,...

Duration: 00:14:45


Iowans Supporting Israel An Event

8/17/2017
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This is not political but it is economics. On Thursday the 17th starting with a lunch at 11:30am Iowans Supporting Israel will meet at the Iowa Bar Association on Court Street in Des Moines. (While this conversation with Harlan “Bud” Hockenberg talks about “tomorrow” the event is Thursday.) Here “Bud” talks about the economics of the Iowa/Israel relationship and invites you to attend the event on Thursday the 17th where Rep. David Young (R-IA) will speak about his recent trip to Israel. The...

Duration: 00:11:00


Networking Events with Laura Kinnard

8/15/2017
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This week Laura Kinnard has some new events she talks about and that you can also see on her site DMBizMixer. Each Monday Laura gives her top new and existing networking and social media meetups where you can learn and be seen. If you would like to have your event listed just head to Twitter and #DMBizEvents she’ll pick those up, talk about them and post. Thanks for listening! The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business...

Duration: 00:08:39


Non-Profit Board Responsibilities

8/15/2017
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Here is a timely and valuable conversation about the responsibilities of being a member of a non-profit board of directors. Sam Kreamer of the Kreamer Law Firm talks about doing more than simply “showing up and voting”. He also talks about issues of conflict the law, board minutes and more. If you are on a board or run one spend some time and learn more about those responsibilities. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long...

Duration: 00:18:45


RoCA - Restaurant of the Week

8/14/2017
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Our restaurant of the week is RoCA of Court Avenue and with us is executive chef Aaron Holt who has been with the company since it opened nearly four years ago. Here we talk about the decor, the design of the menu, the importance of professional training, the “back-of-house”, chain saws (yep!) and smoking cocktails. No, not “smokin’” but smoking… Enjoy our Restaurant of the Week, RoCA! The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long...

Duration: 00:16:45


Stuff to DO with Cityview and Jeff Pitts

8/12/2017
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It’s the WEEKEND and Jeff Pitts is with us from Cityview with his unique list of “Stuff to DO in the Des Moines Metro” this weekend and into next week. He does find some out of the ordinary…stuff. Listen in go to Adel or the National Guard or…just listen. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard...

Duration: 00:13:03


Kyle Hopkins - Making an Impact with Tero International

8/11/2017
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He was raised overseas and he has a unique perspective on culture and communication. Meet Kyle Hopkins a Tero International trainer who works on the Impact Series there. Kyle not only has an interesting personal story but he’s on the mark when he talks about communication, negotionions and personal interaction. We always learn something from our friends at Tero…spend a few minutes and learn some great tips from Kyle. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is...

Duration: 00:16:12


IPERS and Iowa Workers

8/10/2017
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There is a saying in the media world that “bad news sells”. When it comes to the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS) there has been so much bad information that it’s hard to figure out if IPERS is on the verge of collapse or if it is a healthy vehicle that, founded in 1953, continues its mission to provide not only a good retirement but also a positive vehicle to hire and retain top quality teachers. Here Donna Mueller the CEO of IPERS and Matt Carver an IPERS Advisory Board...

Duration: 00:16:12


The Des Moines Water Works Foundation

8/10/2017
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We’ve all heard about the Des Moines Water Works, the folks who bring water to thousands of Metro businesses and residents but…what do you know about the Des Moines Water Works Park Foundation? Here Sam Carrell the Executive Director of the foundation and Hannah Inman the Board Chair talk about the fifth largest municipal park in the nation, a bit of surprising history and the multi-million dollar campaign to upgrade and redevelop some 1,500 acres in the middle of Des Moines. Think economic...

Duration: 00:14:15


Live2Lead with Monte Wyatt

8/9/2017
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Coming back to the Des Moines Metro is Live2Lead an opportunity for you to hear from some of the greatest leadership and management minds…John Maxwell, Dave Ramsey, Sheryl Bachelder and Warrick Dunn share insights and tools to help you become a better leader. Here Action Coach Monte Wyatt, who is bringing Live2Lead back to Des Moines, talks about leadership, business, and how to get two-for-one tickets to the October event. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael...

Duration: 00:12:54


Real Estate Artificial Intelligence Meet Holmes

8/9/2017
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Time is one of the biggest enemies of real estate agents. Most agents spend loads of time with paperwork, showing homes, making appointments, doing open houses and managing what leads they can, when they can. Meet Holmes by Structurely and co-founder Nate Joens who joined Mike Colwell on our Newsmaker Line from San Francisco. Structurely and it’s Holmes product were born here in Iowa and Nate with co-founder Andrew Dickelman will present at the upcoming Startup Stories hosted by SquareOne...

Duration: 00:15:31


Social Media and Business Networking with Laura

8/9/2017
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Each week Laura Kinnard joins us for a conversation about marketing, social media and business networking. Lots of information and places to see…and be seen. If you want to head to the site Des Moines Biz Mixer here you go and you can log your own business event on Twitter using #DMBizEvents. See how easy this is? The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business...

Duration: 00:13:57


Amy Keiderling with Modville Tours - Get On The Bus With Us!

8/8/2017
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She is BACK! Always a fun and informative conversation with Amy Keiderling of Modville based in Adel, Iowa. Here we talk about her tour business that grew out of her love of travel, “picking” and having a great time. Modville Tours is not only Amy but her Mom…Jane. If you’ve got a yen for the different and the fun have a listen to this startup and to connect on Facebook here you go! The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long...

Duration: 00:13:00


Le Jardin - Our Restaurant of the Week!

8/7/2017
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It’s a return visit from our friend Tag Grandgeorge the founder and chef at Le Jardin a French bistro located in the Beaverdale Neighborhood. Here we talk about his seasonal menu, farm fresh food, Restaurant Week (coming up August 18 - 27) and working with spices and seasonings that bring a unique flavor to his offerings. Great wine, great service and open for dinner Thursday - Saturday with brunch served Saturday and Sunday. For faster service you can call Tag at 515-255-5787 for...

Duration: 00:16:00


Stuff to DO with Cityview and Jeff Pitts

8/7/2017
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Each week our lifestyle contributor comes by to share his top picks of “Stuff to DO in the Des Moines Metro”. Jeff Pitts is from Cityview Magazine and nobody knows more about what’s going on. This week Jeff brings with him Adam Rogan an intern at Cityview for his input and some added fun. Enjoy. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with...

Duration: 00:17:30


Talking Music with Gary Williams of L.A.M.E. Nation

8/5/2017
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When we answered the phone and Gary Williams asked about appearing on The Business News Hour we had to dig deeper into exactly ‘what’ his business is. We’re grateful we asked the question. Here Gary shares with us his work as a music promoter, artist and devoted son who does what he does so his Mom can someday retire from being a Certified Nursing Assistant. To connect with Gary here is his Facebook Page for L.A.M.E. Nation and Duke The Truth. We asked our producer Tyler Hackenmiller to...

Duration: 00:11:44


Welcome to Des Moines - Closetbox

8/5/2017
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Everybody has “stuff” what to do with it when downsizing or when there is just too much of it is a problem Marcus Mollman believes he has solved. Enter Closetbox a system where your “stuff” is picked up, stored and when you want something they deliver. Recently Closetbox opened in the Des Moines Metro. Here we talk to founder Marcus, from his Denver office on our Newsmaker Line, about how he and his wife developed this idea, his national expansion and who fits into the idea of...

Duration: 00:12:29


The Harkin Institute - Connecting People with Policy

8/3/2017
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The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement is housed at Drake University and it part of a process that provides leadership and study into four key areas. With us to explain and share the work of the Harkin Institute is Joseph Jones the Executive Director of the non-profit, education and policy study group. We think you’ll enjoy learning more about what former Sen. Tom Harkin and Mrs. Ruth Harkin have accomplished and continue to advocate for…it does matter. The award...

Duration: 00:17:25


Clay & Milk with Joey Aguirre

8/3/2017
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There is a new media in town writing about technology and business. Meet Joey Aguirre of Clay & Milk. We’ll talk about that name in a moment. When other media outlets cut down on their coverage of technology and business and art Clay & Milk was born. We talk about that, their business model, the founders and more with Joey…enjoy! The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional...

Duration: 00:12:00


Iowa Student Loan - The Back-Story

8/2/2017
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If you have listened to the news portion of the Business News Hour you’ve heard many stories about the debt load so many have due to their student loans. You’ve heard that Iowa ranks in the top ten when it comes to loans for college and you’ve heard about how this debt can cripple graduates, parents and even grandparents. We reached out to Iowa Student Loan a non-profit that oversees the process here and Steven McCullough the President and CEO of the organization carved out some time to be...

Duration: 00:17:00

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