Insight On Business the News Hour

Future Employment Issues - Junior Achievement Part of the Answer?

Nearly every business executive or owner tells us the same thing, "It's tough finding talented employees in this tight labor market". Maybe Junior Achievement, which has been around since 1919 and in Central Iowa since 1955, might be part of the answer. Meet Ryan Osborn the president of Junior Achievement of Central Iowa who details how the program can be a willing partner in everything from job training to money management.

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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University of Northern Iowa Business Development with Paul Kinghorn

Here we spend some time with Paul Kinghorn the Director of the Center for Business Growth and Innovation at the University of Northern Iowa. We spend some time talking about succession planning, what the group offers existing or emerging businesses and more. Business in Iowa with Paul Kinghorn on our News Maker Line. 

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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Networking and Social Media for Business

We welcome Laura Kinnard from DMBizMixer back to the studio! The markets have been closed for the past two Mondays so it was reunion time. Here we talk about networking opportunities in the Metro the Business Record Book of Lists, the number of groups available for women seeking business assistance and a host of other programs that are starting to hit in the New Year. If you would like your business networking event listed online or here during our weekly conversation use Twitter and #DMBizEvents. 

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 Difficulty of Change - Wayne Bruns - Tero International

It's that time of the year when many people make up their mind to change something in their personal or professional life. At the same time the very act of change can bog us down. Here Wayne Bruns from Tero International offers us several tips about how to make positive changes in our career or personal lives and then make them...stick. 

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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Young Women’s Resource Center at Forty

Founded in 1978 the Young Women's Resource Center works with girls and young women ages 10 - 21 on a host of items all designed to help them become strong, self-confident and successful. Here we visit with Kristin Griffith about the history of the organization, what the center is all about and detail an upcoming year of celebration marking 40 years of service.

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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Holidays and Business - Tips for Socializing

The holidays can be a minefield when it comes to your career. Even if it is a holiday business gathering it''s still business says Deborah Rinner of Tero International. Here we explore that minefield while offering up some solid tips that will help you navigate through to a successful conclusion both personally and professionally.

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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Networking in the DSM Metro with Laura

It's a busy time for holiday and business gatherings and we have no lack of opportunity this week. Here's Laura Kinnard from DMBizMixer with a list of networking events that might help you meet more people, learn a new skill or simply get out and have a little fun. If you want your event on her calendar use #DMBizEvents on Twitter. Let's get into it!

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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Grinnell College Award to Rob Barron

This year Grinnell College has awarded the Joseph F. Wall Alumni Service Award and $30,000 to Rob Barron a 2002 graduate who co-founded the Latino Political Network. Listen as Rob shares the fact that out of 7,500 elected positions in Iowa there are only twelve Latinos serving their communities. "Something was not right so we created a vehicle in which we could offer some basic education regarding public service..." There will be a celebration reception starting at 1:00PM on 2 December at El Fogon 1250 8th Street in West Des Moines. You are invited...

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 Holidays, Leadership and Business

The holidays are here and how do we, in business, fight through all of the distractions? After all, for some of us the final month of the year is most critical. We asked that question of Jason Kiesau from Aureon and he has a number of suggestions from leadership style to being engaged with the people you work with.  Here is Jason... 

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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Iowa Immigrant Entrepreneur Summit with Ben Jung

The Iowa Immigrant Entrepreneur Summit is ten years old and it all kicks off on Saturday in Ankeny at the FFA Enrichment Center. Here we welcome back our friend Ben Jung to tell us more about the event, how Iowa has changed over the years, who should come and what to expect. All of us should be proud of the opportunities Iowa continues to hold for people who choose to come here. Want to go? Here is the 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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