Insight On Business the News Hour

Business News Headlines 22 May 2018

The Business News Hour for Tuesday the 22nd of May...thanks for clicking through. From our location on Anna Maria Island we're talking business from Wall Street to Main Street. Today, the shocking difference between JC Penny and Sears, for the first time in its 226 year history the NYSE will be, on Friday, headed by a woman. Legal issues for McDonalds, building swaps in Des Moines and Iowa needs to get on track in the area of Jobs. Those stories and more just a click away. 

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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Bad Behavior in the Work Place with Ned Flynn from Aureon

Bad behavior in the workplace is costly.  It costs productivity, it costs potential legal fees, it costs settlement fees…and it can create great pains for your business brand…even if your company is not found to be liable. Here we talk with Ned Flynn from Aureon HR…about a recent study from the office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)…and some of this will make your hair stand on end.

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 News Highlights from 17 April 2018

Markets ended the day up again today…Toys R Us turns aside an 890 Million Dollar bid for their stories.  We’ll also share with you that the Starbucks CEO met today with the two men who were arrested inside a Philly Starbucks last week… Bon Ton liquidation moving forward…do we say goodbye to Younkers? Iowa Secretary of State failed to disclose a business he is in calling into question some ethics issues. Those stories and the markets coming up next.

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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Software and Human Resources with Ned Flynn from Aureon

"Back in the Day" large corporations were the only businesses that could afford software to help manage their HR tasks. Today small to mid-size companies can dig in and use software to save time, attract and retain top talent. But (you knew there was a "but" coming) who has the time to set up the software? What software should you use? How do you keep it all current and flexible? Some serious considerations and here we visit with Ned Flynn from Aureon HR about saving time and effort by using software. 

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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Real Estate Law with Carl Dietz

Here we welcome back our friend Carl Dietz an attorney here in Des Moines and talk about a host of items as it relates to buying or selling property. Real Estate Law just one of the many things Carl assists people with. Hear our conversation here.... 

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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Going or Growing - Tips on Buying or Selling a Business - Sam Kreamer

Each month Sam Kreamer from the Kreamer Law Firm joins us for a business law discussion. This month Sam discusses "Going or Growing - Tips on Buying or Selling a Business". He looks at the event through the eyes of both a buyer and seller. What things must be covered, who is in charge of what, how do the talks progress and at what point is the deal a bad deal? Strap in...and learn more from Sam! 

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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“When the Party’s Over!” The Business Breakup with Sam Kreamer

Ahhh....the romance!  The new business has hopes and dreams and the heart (and mind) is full of possibilities for the future. But then...something goes wrong. Very wrong and it's time to divorce from the business. Here Sam Kreamer from the Kreamer Law Firm talks about the financial, emotional and business impact that can happen if you don't have a plan.  Sometimes things don't last forever. Solid advice even if you've been in business for years. 

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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Dramshop in Iowa - Does This Make Sense?

This history of dramshop insurance in Iowa is a long story. First enacted following Prohibition the rules of who must carry the insurance has not been updated for...decades. Yet the availability of beer, wine and spirits has evolved to the point where you can buy alcoholic drinks at the local convenience store, grocery store even drug store but only restaurants and bars must carry the very pricey insurance. Here we visit with Jessica Dunker from the Iowa Restaurant Association who is asking the Iowa Legislature to update the language so the rules reflect the times and do so before we drive out a major sector of our economy.  We think you'll find this interesting...

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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Five Tips to Help Avoid Legal Problems - Sam Kreamer

People get into legal difficulties for all sorts of reasons. Here, however, Sam Kreamer from the Kreamer Law Firm offers up the "Five Most Important Things You Can Do to Avoid Legal Problems". We also talk about robots doing your legal work. A good idea?  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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The Business of the Iowa ACLU

Here we have an in depth conversation with Mark Stringer the Executive Director of the ACLU-Iowa Branch. We talk about where he came from, the commitment to upholding the Constitutional Rights of individuals, how they are funded and why there are some who consider the ACLU to be the enemy. It's a great conversation and we hope you'll 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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