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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.

 

The Business News Headlines 6 March 2019

For the third day in a row equities fell as investors keep mulling over the signals they are getting about the U.S. China trade talks. In other news today:

  • The economy simply isn't working for everybody;
  • Big banks are fleeing poorer parts of the country spelling trouble for business;
  • Facebook and Business and "The Sleaze Factor";
  • Amazon to close more stores...wait a minute;
  • Net Neutrality is back in play say House Democrats;
  • What happened and why on Wall Street.

Those stories plus a fast-paced conversation about change with the Jason Feifer the Editor in Chief of Entrepreneur Magazine. You'll learn some interesting things about how we avoid change to our own peril and how successful entrepreneurs...think. Also a shout out about a new("racy") book by Jason and his bride Jennifer Miller called, "Mr. Nice Guy".  Good stuff a click away. To hear that conversation click here

THe Business News Headlines 12 February 2019

The word "hope" helped Wall Street bounce up. Now the test will be if that hope is realized. Here are the top business news stories from today:

  • Hope and Wall Street;
  • The IRS and the Partial Government Shutdown;
  • Bill Gates has no problem with the wealthy paying more;
  • Prices at Whole Foods are going up;
  • Katy Parry shoes pulled. Why? Concerns of "blackface";
  • Amazon may be going to NYC after all;
  • Wall Street and the Numbers.

Those stories plus a conversation about communication with Wayne Bruns of Tero International. Did you know that the first step in effective communication can be "active listening"? To hear that conversation click here.

Thanks for listening! 

Effective Communication Starts With Listening…

Our topic today is effective communication and it all starts by being an "active listener". Wayne Bruns of Tero International and I chat about tips you can use everyday to improve your skills at not only listening but also encouraging conversation and discussion at work or at home. I think you'll enjoy what you'll be "actively" listening to.... 

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.

Becoming an Effective Communicator with Carlos Alvarez

Becoming an effective communicator doesn't always come naturally. But, once you master the techniques your efforts at communicating ideas, direction and purpose there's a positive impact on your career and personal life. In this segment I'll visit with Carlos Alvarez a Senior Training Consultant with Tero International. Carlos has, for years, taught something called "Impact - Speak Your Way to Success" and we'll talk about who takes the course and why. Plus Carlos will offer some tips to help you better understand effective communication.

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.

Self Awareness, Cultural Bias and Business with Kyle Hopkins

Coast to coast business is facing quickly changing demographics. Here we visit with Kyle Hopkins a trainer with Tero International about ways in which we can create a better business climate by becoming more self aware. Of recognizing what might be cultural bias and then channel ways in which to better understand ourselves and others. In the end it leads, according to Kyle, to improved relations and more business. 

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 9 January 2019

We've got some interesting stories from the business world just a click away. For example we'll talk about the four day win for the Dow. Also:

  • There are mountains of this stuff sitting in cold storage...mountains;
  • What are the economics of the government shutdown? We'll share;
  • What? No more Marlboro cigarettes?
  • Tom Steyer isn't running for president in 2020 but he had some interesting things to say.

Also today, speaking of politics, we're going to spend some time with Mark Langgin a partner in GPS Impact a political messaging business. You'll learn more than you may want to know about you, your data, how it is used in politics and who is paying attention to what.  All critical things as we head into 2020. To hear that conversation click here.

Thanks for listening! 

Social Media…Unsocial? Plus Business Networking Events with Laura

Each week we feature Laura Kinnard from Drake University and DMBizMixer as we talk about business networking and education events in the Des Moines Metro. But, today we start off with a different discussion about what seems to be the unsocial reality of social media. Then we get into the business of networking. 

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 17 December 2018

It seems like we are awash in disturbing news both on the business and political front. However, 5G is coming. Here are the business news stories that are just a click away:

  • The Dow was off again today. That makes a 900 point slide in two days;
  • T-Mobile is getting closer to its take over of Sprint;
  • Twitter had some problems today as their stock slipped by 7 percent;
  • You were clearly being manipulated in 2016 and the proof is out;
  • Amazon is having some problems with some of the stuff you buy from them;
  • 5G is coming...so what is it?  We'll tell;
  • Wall Street today was a mess and we'll share why.

Those stories and Laura Kinnard joins us to talk about connectivity, personal relations, social media and the lost art of face to face communication. We'll also try to break that mold by sharing some business networking and education events coming  up in the Greater Des Moines Metro. To listen to that segment click here

Thanks for listening.

Out to Lunch with Callista Gould Part Two

Welcome back as we go "Out to Lunch" with writer, speaker Callista Gould of the Culture and Manners Institute. Here we talk more about her work and her book The Exceptional Professional and I recommend it highly. Callista Gould "Out to Lunch" at Table 128 Bistro & Bar.

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