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The Hotel Grinnell Story with Angela Harrington

It started with a request from the Grinnell Business Community, "We need an events center..." What they got was the Hotel Grinnell a re-purposed 1921 school building in the heart of the town of 10,000. Meet Angela Harrington the person behind nearly eveything from design to picking out the furniture for this amazing property. And, she's not done yet. In this conversation she tells us where her next hotel will be. This is a great story...enjoy! 

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.

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Iowa Women Lead Change with Tiffany O’Donnell

Recently Tiffany O'Donnell the Chief Executive Officer of Iowa Women Lead Change made a trip to the Des Moines Metro and carved out some time to be with us on the Business News Hour. Here you'll learn more about what the organization is attempting to do when it comes to leadership, economic opportunity for all Iowans and women in business. We talk about economics, the culture of board rooms and so much more. Also IWLC has opened up nominations for the Woman of Achievement Award, learn more with a click. In addition IWLC has two conferences in on the calendar. The first is October 16th in Dubuque and then the two-day conference will be held in Des Moines November 6 and 7.

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.

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The Business News Headlines 29 August 2018

Each day we bring you the business news headlines and what happened on Wall Street and why. Toay we'll take a look at these stories...and some great interviews:

  • Forget Trade Wars we've got Mattress Wars;
  • Campbell's Soup up for sale? A big fight is looming;
  • Elon Musk and his haters...gonna hate;
  • We head west for Burning Man....what?
  • The Markets had a good day...and we'll detail

Also today Laura Rowley will be speaking in Des Moines next week about the Future of Retail but we...got her first.

In addition Tiffany O'Donnell the CEO of Iowa Women Lead Change was in Des Moines so we sat down to talk about workforce efforts, leadership efforts and getting the economy to work for everybody. 

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Business Education and Networking with Laura Kinnard

Learning about business? It's what we do each Monday with Laura Kinnard of Drake University and DMBizMixer. Here we talk a bit about the classes she is teaching for budding entrepreneurs at Drake and DMACC. Also we fill out your calendar with some upcoming networking events that are a Must Go.  Click ahead for Laura! 

 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.

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Rural that Works - Out to Lunch with Deb Brown Rural Town Expert

We waited to try something new until we were with a friend. This is Out to Lunch with Michael Libbie...thanks for coming by. Today we spend our lunch with Deb Brown from SaveYour.Town who is bringing to Rural Iowa in September "Rural That Works". Listen in as we have lunch at The Grid Iron and talk about rural economic growth. How some communities see that they have in front of them and then create businesses and wealth for the people who choose to live there. Lot's of stories that point to success. Out to Lunch with Deb Brown....now!

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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Business Education and Networking with Laura Kinnard

Each week we get to sit down with Laura Kinnard from DMBizMixer.com and talk about business education and networking opportunities in the Greater Des Moines Metro. Laura, who teaches at Drake University, headed to our mobile studio at Grounds for Celebration in Windsor Heights to talk...business. Enjoy! 

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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TECNA - What It Is & How It Supports Technology

The month the TECNA (Technology Councils of North America) Summer Conference was held in Des Moines, Iowa and nearly 200 tech related workers showed up to hone their skills and learn more about the ever changing world of technology. Made possible with the support of a slew of sponsors the Technology Association of Iowa put on a great conference. We wanted to learn more so we sat down with the incoming President of TECNA, Douglas Robertson from VENN Innovation based in New Brunswick, Canada and Ryan Weber from the Kansas City Tech Council. What's it all about?  Click in 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 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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The Business News Headlines 31 July 2018

You might say that today Apple had a good day...a very good day. That story and a look at affordable housing and the fact that more and more people are living in their...cars. What? $1,000 iPhones and living in the sedan? On the housing front we've got another issue. Young people do not want to build houses...so guess what fewer houses are started. We'll check the activity on Wall Street on this final day of July 2018, take a look at something called "Heartland Headwinds" and then a conversation about Dwolla and a look behind the curtain at Tero International. Go on...click through. 

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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The Business News Headlines 30 July 2018

Rising interest rates, lower collected taxes and a ballooning deficit...what could go wrong?  That's our lead story today and then we'll get into some housing issues...might that too spell trouble? Shopping for health care? Nope, people are not doing it. Those stories the markets and a conversation with Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA) a visit with Ned Flynn from Aureon HR with some big news and Laura Kinnard from Drake University with networking and small business development thoughts all up today. Thanks for coming by! 

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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Business Education and Networking with Laura Kinnard

Each Monday we join Laura Kinnard, MBA from Drake University and the founder of DMBizMixer.com so she can share with you some thoughts about small business, entrepreneur events, networking and business education. So many things happening as we roll into August!

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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