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The Business News 8 April 2019

We're kicking off the second quarter and corporate earnings were on the minds of investors. Inside you'll learn about that and...

  • Stocks ended the day mixes;
  • Climate change to CRUSH the real estate market?
  • Best state to find a job;
  • Worst 10 states to find a job;
  • GE hits a wall;
  • Boeing stock tanks;
  • Bank CEO's headed to congress...pop the popcorn;
  • Jack Dorsey of Twitter gets....paid!
  • What happened today on Wall Street

Those stories plus Val Hoeppner a media strategist talks about consumers. How to reach them why newspapers should start podcasting, why businesses might want to ramp up their blogging efforts, what social media sites seem like a win and more. You can hear Val right here.

Also, because it is Monday, Laura Kinnard is in talking about business events where you can go to learn, be seen and see new ideas from finance to social media to starting a business. Laura Kinnard from DMBizMixer.com is in the house. Listen to Laura here

Thanks for coming by! 

The Business News Headlines 4 April 2019

We're in New York for the New York Press Association Spring Convention...but, we're still workin'.  Today:

  • Wall Street stutters as we wait for a U.S./China trade deal;
  • The Bezos divorce is done..who got..what...we'll tell;
  • The median price of a U.S. home hit a record today;
  • Tesla stock tanked;
  • Motel 6 settled a lawsuit and at it's core was immigration;
  • Target employees to get a raise;
  • What happened and why on Wall Street.

Those stories and our guest for The Interview is Paul Allen. Paul was one of the original founders of Ancestry.com and now is the founder of something called SOAR.com. We'll be talking about strengths...did you know there are 34 of them? How knowing what your strengths are or better yet the strengths of your fellow workers or employees can give you a leg up in business. Strap in it's a great conversation. You can hear that here!

Thanks for listening!

Video, Business, Tero International and Kyle Plummer

If you've been with the Business News Hour for the past dozen years you know we love to put up some video. We believe it adds to the engagement level and it's good for business. That's the feeling of the people behind Tero International an organization that, according to our guest Kyle Plummer, provides their clients with "confidence". Here Kyle talks about video, video production and their brand new video production studio. It's really amazing and yes...we have video. Should your company get into video?  We think it's a great idea...even if you start small which is what Tero did originally...

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 5pm Central. You can subscribe on Google PlayPlayerFMPodbeaniTunesStitcher 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. 

The Business News Headlines 25 March 2019

Welcome to Monday and the Business News Headlines. Click through to hear these stories that made the cut today:

  • Hmmm...that Inverted Yield Curve...again;
  • Suit sellers scramble as more companies relax their dress code;
  • Apple wants you to know they do other stuff than make iPhones;
  • Boeing working at getting their fleet of 737's back in the air;
  • Coal - It's just a matter of time;
  • What happened today on Wall Street and why.

Also today we'll have you meet Ken Chester and Sasha J. Little from the transportation and technology podcast Roadworthy Drive. We met Ken and Sasha at the recent Podcast Iowa gathering and sat down with them to find out what it is they talk about. Ends up cars, trucks, technology and more. Click here to listen.

And, because it's Monday Laura Kinnard from Drake University and DMBizMixer.com is with us talking up business networking and educational events happening in the Metro...and we've got a full plate. To listen to that list, click here

Thanks for listening! 

Business Networking and Education with Laura Kinnard

Each week Laura Kinnard from Drake University and DMBizMixer.com joins me to chat it up about some business education and networking events you should know about. From startups to established businesses it doesn't hurt to learn and meet/greet others. If you want your event listed just hit us up on Twitter with #DMBizEvents. 

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 5pm Central. You can subscribe on Google PlayPlayerFMPodbeaniTunesStitcher 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.

Podcast USA with Stephen Meader

Podcasting is a big, big deal. In 2018 alone there were 200,000 podcasts started. Also last year Stephen Meader, who lives in New England, thought it might be a neat deal to aggregate podcasts by states and so he launched Podcast USA and then connects with various states to aggregate those state podcasts. Podcast New Hampshire, Podcast Iowa and so on....currently there are 10 states in the group. Recently Stephen held a "meet-up" of Iowa podcasters and we caught up with him and talked...podcasting. 

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 5pm Central. You can subscribe on Google PlayPlayerFMPodbeaniTunesStitcher 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.

The Business News Headlines 7 March 2019

Equities fell for the fourth day in a row but this time it wasn't trade talks between the United States and China. It's the business news headlines for Thursday the 7th day of March...let's go:

  • Americans have enjoyed some extra "jingle" in their pocket but that soon may disappear;
  • A Disney heiress says that corporations are paying their executives way too much;
  • Amazon is going to cut ties with the majority of their suppliers forcing an panic among many;
  • Philadelphia is taking a stand against cashless retail operations, not without pushback;
  • What happened and why on Wall Street.

Those stories plus a conversation about a topic most people surveyed fear more than death.  Maureen Burger from Tero International is with me to offer up some tips to help you relax and make sure the next time you get up to make a presentation it is believable and drives home your  point. Click right here to listen in. 

Thanks for listening!

You Know That Thing You Fear More Than….Death?

Today for The Interview we welcome back to our studio Maureen Berger from Tero International. We're going to be talking about getting up in front of people and offering a presentation. Something most people surveyed say they fear more than...death. Maureen will offer up tips and ideas to help you transform your presentation into something powerful and memorable while helping you with the jitters. Click through for more....

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 5pm Central. You can subscribe on Google PlayPlayerFMPodbeaniTunesStitcher 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.

 

Just How Do Successful Entrepreneurs Think with Jason Feifer

Early this morning I got to welcome Jason Feifer the Editor in Chief of Entrepreneur Magazine to Iowa. He was in the Des Moines Metro to headline a breakfast meeting with the Greater Des Moines Partnership and then off for CI-Week with our friend Tony Paustian of DMACC-West. His topic this morning was "How Do Successful Entrepreneurs Think". Before he took the mic he sat down behind our mic and talked about change. More to the point the history we have in refusing to accept change be it a bicycle (not kidding) or recordings of music. In addition he chatted a bit about his new book he wrote with his wife, Jennifer Miller, "Mr. Nice Guy".  Click through for more. 

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 5pm Central. You can subscribe on Google PlayPlayerFMPodbeaniTunesStitcher 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.

Keeping You Relevant and Top of Mind with Sima Dahl

You are going to like this...recently my new friend Sima Dahl flew into Iowa to chat with AMA-Iowa during their annual AMA-Experience. She was here to talk about personal branding and how you, yes you, can remain top of mind among those who matter...like, the folks you want to do business with. How do you get there how do you remain consistent. The woman behind The Sway Factor steps into our studio with answers. 

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 5pm Central. You can subscribe on Google PlayPlayerFMPodbeaniTunesStitcher 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.