While we don't do politics on the News Hour we do lift up humanitarian efforts. Rabbi David Kaufman is an expert on the issues that confuse many about Israel and the current conflict with Hamas in Gaza. He also breaks some news and mentions a rally for Israel on August 6th in Des Moines.
One of our favorite people to have visit us is Jessica Dunker from the Iowa Restaurant Association. Why? Because she has the greatest job in the world. Eating and drinking herself across the state. Tonight we talked about locally owned restaurants, gave some shout-outs to several and talked about mixing great drinks tonight at Voodoo Lounge and how that mixes with the Mixology Competitions!
Teacher, speaker, motivator and friend of the broadcast, Desmund Adams joins us twice each month with his insight on personal and business development. Today Desmund shared the news about his upcoming webinar, "Tips & Techniques to Overcoming Obstacles in Sales for Emerging Entrepreneurs". Here is that discussion:
It's new and it's in the East Village. Andy Roat loves to run and share his passion with others so why not open a specialty sports store in a special part of the Metro and make it happen? Fleet Feet Sports opened its doors several weeks ago. How does a small brick and mortar work, why this type of store and how to combat on-line shopping were some of the questions we asked. Here is our conversation.
Have you paid attention to your "Contact Us" page? Do you have one? Is it inviting? Do you actually share how to make contact? Here are Seven Tips to Improve your Contact Us Page and how you can better communicate with people who want to do business with you.
What started out in his dorm room has exploded into GopherMods a place where you get "stuff fixed" in five locations. From iPhones to game centers entrepreneur Casey Profita and his crew can get you communicating again. We welcomed him to Urbandale and the Des Moines Metro:
In our continuing series regarding the refugee children fleeing Central America we visited with the President of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Joe Henry. Here he tells us what he knows about the ongoing efforts to provide shelter, in Iowa, for the children and why they are fleeing their homes.
Imagine a place where business people can go, enjoy each others company, listen to interesting speakers who will motivate and entertain and network in an effort to expand business. That is the Des Moines Business Mixer which has a re-launch party (free BTW) on July 29th at the Des Moines Social Club. Here Liz Nead, Laura Kinnard and D.A. Arthur visit about that event and share stories. Fun times with friends of the Des Moines Business Community:
Lots of things to do in the Des Moines Metro and beyond this weekend and into next week and that's why we invite Sheryl Tessier to share our microphone to talk about it. Sheryl is joined by Michael and Mariah. Nothing to do in the Metro? Ohhhhh...no! We Eat, Play, Love Des Moines!
For Iowans battling obesity related diseases there is a new option for treatment. Meet Dr. Todd Eibes who leads a team of specialists in a coordinated effort mixing a surgical procedure with post-surgical care that makes a huge difference in the success of the effort. Here is Dr. Eibes from the Iowa Weight Loss Specialists: