Insight On Business the News Hour

The Business News Headlines 12 September 2022

Welcome back to a brand new week of the business news headlines! The U.S. Dollar is worth more…and what that means for you, the markets continued to rally today and the bets are in that inflation numbers will drop.  It’s the business news headlines for Monday the 12th of September, thanks everybody for being with us again.  Also, remember that you can hook up with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram.  Here's what we've got for you today: 

  • The strong U.S. Dollar means what?
  • Markets continued to rally and oil was up;
  • Bets are that inflation will deflate;
  • Ford wants to bring down the cost of EV's so...
  • College textbooks are pricy. 4 ways to lower that hit;
  • The Wall Street Report
  • The "Queen and Her Final Journey.

Those stories plus you'll hear from Liz Cooney the Director of Training at Tero International as we talk about "Fact or Fiction" when it comes to creating and then delivering a masterful presentation. And, we have some fun doing it.  To listen to that conversation, just click here

Thanks for listening!

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFMPodbeaniTunesSpotifyStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday Noon 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. 

 

About That Presentation….Facts and Fiction with Liz Cooney

You've been asked to do a presentation. Perhaps this is your first time or maybe you're a seasoned pro but willing to listen to improvement tips. Here, Liz Cooney the Director of Training at Tero International offers some solid suggestions on how to best get your message across to your audience. It doesn't matter if the group you're speaking to is small or large, this "give and take quiz" about fact or fiction when it comes to preparing and delivering your presentation is spot on. Enjoy!

Thanks for listening!

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFMPodbeaniTunesSpotifyStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday Noon 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. 

Building a Better Business with Claudia Schabel

What might help your business become even more productive even more profitable? Would you believe that embracing diversity can do just that. Here we visit with Claudia Schabel, who not only has an interesting personal story, but is the President/CEO of Schabel Solutions specializing in diversity, equity and inclusion. Want proof as to how embracing this might benefit your business and your personal life?  Spend some time with Claudia...

Thanks for listening!

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFMPodbeaniTunesSpotifyStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday Noon 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 22 August 2022

Welcome back to a fresh week.  In the hour ahead: The markets tumbled, suppliers have halted shipments to Bed Bath and Beyond…and workers over at Twitter may get just half a bonus…it’s the business news headlines for Monday the 22nd of August, thanks for being with us. Also, remember that you can hook up with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram.  Here's what we've got for you today:

  • The Bears came out to play today and why;
  • More bad news from Bed, Bath & Beyond;
  • If you get Social Security a big bump is on the way;
  • Meanwhile Twitter employees might see bonuses cut;
  • Folks in China are cutting back but for a different reason;
  • Should you lease a vehicle and then buy it? Some thoughts;
  • Ford is slapped with a $1.7 Billion Dollar judgement and why;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Eating is getting confusing when it comes to  price.

For the interview you'll hear from Ro Crosbie the President/CEO of Tero International as we discuss employee motivation. It's a great thing to start that process but, as Ro suggests, you also need to be mindful of how and what you are doing. It does have an impact on...business. To listen to that conversation just click here. 

Thanks for listening!

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFMPodbeaniTunesSpotifyStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday Noon 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. 

Motivating Employees - Be Careful with Ro Crosbie

One of the major issues among many businesses is how to keep your employees motivated. After all, motivated workers produce a better product and they have a better feeling about their employer. As quality and productivity raises so too does the bottom line. But, yes, there is a but.  You need to be a bit careful is what is being offered. Here Ro Crosbie the President/CEO of Tero International talks to us about that very topic. Not going far enough is discouraging but going too far?  That too may have a negative impact on business. Interested?  Let's go! 

Thanks for listening!

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFMPodbeaniTunesSpotifyStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday Noon 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 10 August 2022

It was a major surprise as the new inflation numbers came in and shocked Wall Street.  It's the business news headlines for Wednesday the 10th day of August, thanks for being here.  And, stick around for a major story that will have a huge impact on consumers, retailers, farmers and restaurants.  No, really.  Also, remember that you can hook up with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram.  Here's what we've got for you today:

  • The surprising news about inflation;
  • The Ford Lightening price could be scary;
  • Schools resume but where are the teachers;
  • Boeing starts delivery of new aircraft;
  • Biden addresses inflation concerns;
  • Disney adds more streaming customers;
  • Papa Johns is changing...pizza;
  • Coca Cola has a "dreamy" new flavor;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Google tells Apple to get the message.

For the interview you'll meet Chad Tentinger the founder of Cattlemen's Heritage which, in his words, is a way to save the family farm.  Think beef production in a whole new way from technology, to great pay, benefits, increased profit to farmers, less risk and more.  Oh...and his plan will allow you the consumer to know much more about what you are buying or ordering in restaurants right down to the farm the animal came from.  This is...big and you can hear our conversation here. 

Thanks for listening!

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFMPodbeaniTunesSpotifyStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday Noon 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. 

Saving Family Farms with Cattlemen’s Heritage

If you've been associated with the agriculture community you know we've all heard it before...the saving of the family farm. Well, this story might meet that objective. Here is Chad Tentinger a cattle producer from Iowa who, for the past three years had devoted his time and money in the creation of Cattlemen's Heritage a whole new way to do beef production that not only pays producers well but also uses some amazing technology to allow consumers to know exactly where their steak came from. In addition the state of the art facility will pay premium wages, have an in-house daycare, health facility and more. Farmers, Ranchers, Retailers and Consumers need to spend some time with Chad Tentinger.

Thanks for listening!

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFMPodbeaniTunesSpotifyStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday Noon 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 8 August 2022

While it's not really business news this story could impact a decision to move to a state or...not.  We're talking murder rates.  It's the business news headlines for Monday the 8th day of August, thanks for being here.  Also, remember that you can hook up with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram.  Here's what we've got for you today:

  • States that lead in the rate of murders in ten years;
  • You'll find that story amazing and not what you are expecting;
  • The price of oil went up today;
  • No, you can't switch "Made In" labels as this company learned;
  • Two talking  points from the Inflation Reduction Act;
  • A big increase in social security payments?
  • Some surprising inflation news from the New York Fed;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Serious concerns about the housing market.

For the interview we took this one on the road.  My guest is Ken Chester the founder and host of Roadworthy Drive and we did it while we were rolling down the road.  Hey we were talking about cars, technology and transportation so...why not.  To listen to that conversation, click here.

Thanks for listening!

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFMPodbeaniTunesSpotifyStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday Noon 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. 

 

A Small Business Grows to Meet Increased Demand - Meet Pat Russell

We love helping folks tell the story of their business. How they got started, who they serve, what growing pains they've been through. Entrepreneurs the world over know all about each of those issues and more.  Today we're sitting down with Pat Russell the founder of Russell's Tractor Parts located in Scottsboro, Alabama. Pat has been pushing iron for years and he's now in partnership with his son Trey who happens to be the president of the National Tractor Parts Dealer Association. That too is something Pat Russell knows plenty about. Enjoy...we sure did! Also, a remember that you can hook up with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram. 

Thanks for listening!

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFMPodbeaniTunesSpotifyStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday Noon 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. 

Jeff Stein of News/Talk 1540 KXEL on Broadcasting, The Spoken Word and Birthdays

Each Sunday it's Insight on Business the News Hour, Week in Review that airs on News Talk 1540 KXEL based in Waterloo, Iowa.  Recently we were asked to join that staff for an 80th Birthday Party for the station.  It was a great adventure being able to mingle with the many listeners who joined us for the afternoon. We went along with Ken Chester from Roadworthy Drive, and had a great time in an open mic conversation with fans of the station.  Here is a conversation with News Director Jeff Stein about the impact of radio, the spoken word, the future of news and a bit about the birthday.  Enjoy...we sure did! 

Thanks for listening!

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFMPodbeaniTunesSpotifyStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday Noon 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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