Insight On Business the News Hour

Voices from LeadN15 - Liz Nead, Adam Carroll, Sarah Noll Wilson & Kevin Pokorny

This week ten speakers had fifteen minutes to bring their “A Game” on Leadership and Business to an audience eager to learn about both. The event was put together by Tom Henrickson…sort of a mini-Ted talk. After the event, which lasted only three hours…I sat down with four of the presenters and asked them about a quote they offered during their presentation. Meet Liz Nead, Adam Carroll, Sarah Noll Wilson and Kevin Pokorny

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IOB Extra! Brandon T. Adams on the Young Entrepreneur Convention This Week!

He is a connector and for the third year Brandon T. Adams is bringing the Young Entrepreneur Convention to Des Moines this week. Hey, we know it's late in the game but there are still places available Listen to what is packed into the event and then head here to register

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 starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour

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Four Steps to Impact Sales with Tero International

We open up our conversation about Impact Sales Training with Maureen Berger admitting that we ALL sell something. Here Maureen, from Tero International, shares with us the process behind Outcome Driven Selling a course that starts with the idea it's best to begin by building and then preserving relationships. Here are the four steps in effective selling:

  • Build/Preserve the Relationship and Clairify Goals;
  • Identify Desired Outcomes;
  • Generate Options;
  • Evaluate and Make Decisions.

Have a 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 Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

 

 

 

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LeadN15 with Tom Hendricksen

We've all been to leadership seminars where the speaker or speakers go on for an hour, take questions and leave. So, how did that work out for you? Speaker, coach and business professional Tom Hendricksen says LeadN15 is something different. Multiple speakers given fifteen minutes to share their best stuff. It's rapid fire leadership about a wide range of topics and it takes place at the Windsor Heights Community and Events Center on April 19th. You can get tickets and learn more about the speakers right here. But first, listen to Tom as he explains what you can expect.  

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 Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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The Fourteen Myths of Presentations

We've all heard them, "Start every presentation with a joke because it puts your audience at ease". That is just one of the Myths of Presentations we talk about. Here we visit with Wayne Bruns one of the Tero International trainers about that and 13 additional items that could put your presentation at risk. Some great tips to help you succeed...

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 Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour

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Blu Opal - Our Small Business Spotlight

This is a conversation about history, culture and of business. Meet Bruce Kawahara the principal of Blu Opal a company that deals with coaching, consulting and, perhaps most important, listening. We start our visit by learning about the impact the attack on Pearl Harbor had on the family of this Japanese-American who lived in Hawaii at the time. We then talk about what he and his team do for business professionals to help them realize what specific steps it takes to succeed. The focus tends to be a mixture of listening and discovery. Spend some time in our Small Business Spotlight with Bruce Kawahara....

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 Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour

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Black Business Empowerment - Clair Rudison

We met Clair Rudison at the recent Martin Luther King Jr. event in Des Moines where he offered a passionate address about building black owned businesses that would lift the economics of his neighborhood. With Gov. Kim Reynolds sitting behind him he turned and said, "We need to create a way to encourage and build business opportunities for our black citizens. That is a true path to economic security." Mr. Rudison recently started Rudison Consultancy Group something he says works to promote understanding and economic growth in a cross cultural manner. Contact information is Rudison2010@gmail.com and by phone 515-745-7021. Meet Clair Rudison...

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 Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Robert Vedral and The Vistage Board

Several weeks ago we met Robert Vedral at a business meeting, exchanged cards and promised to re-connect. Frankly, it was something about his first impression that was intriguing. (Remember first impressions count!) Here Robert explains what he does with Vistage, what it is, who comes, what he hears,  why it exists and who fits. You may never have heard of Vistage before but, now you have.

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 Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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We Talk Executive Coaching, Leadership and More with Ro Crosbie

I started out this interview with an observation that you can't swing a dead cat and not hit an "executive coach"...blunt but in our business it seems like we know dozens. Here Ro Crosbie the president of Tero International shares with me and you what executive coaching is, how they work it and what benefits come from learning. This isn't "life coaching" this is executive coaching. Listen in and if you want more head to the Executive Coaching Section on the Tero website.

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 Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Impact - Speaking Your Way to Success 12 Tips

Many people fear public speaking over death. If you look at the statistics 74% of Americans have significant anxiety over speaking while 68% have a fear of death. In this segment we visit with Carlos Alveraz a Senior Training Consultant at Tero International. We talk about speaking anxiety, offer some tips to better control it and become a better speaker which is what their two-day session called Impact - Speaking Your Way to Success is all about. Listen in...  

 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 Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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