We've all had those life stories that molded how we think and do business. Here Desmund Adams tells the tale of hiding the dishes he was supposed to wash and the life lesson he learned about "cutting corners". Thanks to his Mother.
Our regular contributor Desmund Adams began the conversation remembering Dr. Michael Ferrari, the former president of Drake University, who played a major role in Desmund's life. We then spoke about the ABC's of career development from a speaking engagement he did this past weekend in Minnesota. Here is that conversation:
The Business News Hour attended the Working Families Summit recently held in Ames at Iowa State University. Since we've started the News Hour we've talked about the economy, where the economy gets its "juice" and the business/labor divide. Here are some comments from the president of the Communication Workers of America, Larry Cohen about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Fast Track, Hillary Clinton, working with the GOP and a couple of thoughts from our regular contributor Desmund Adams regarding how business and labor might work together.
Twice each month our regular contributor Desmund Adams comes by the Business News Hour with his insight on leadership, career and business advancement. Today we talked about salad...and diversity.
For the past 16 months Desmund Adams, a Clive businessman, has joined us twice each month for his insight on business, consumer trends, leadership and how to better communicate with others. Recently Desmund made some political news by being named as one of the people who may run for the US Congress in the Third District of Iowa. We asked about that and more.
Our focus on the News Hour is business. We asked our regular contributor Desmund Adams to give us his insight on the Selma speech given by President Obama marking the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday. What can business learn from that speech? Some interesting thoughts on change and growth:
Usually our friend Desmund Adams comes in to give us his insight on career growth, business growth or personal motivation. Today we visit about the ZKL Black and Gold Ball which happens in Des Moines this weekend. What is it and why should you know more. Here's Desmund!
Over the past week there has been a fire-storm over what the president said or did not say at the National Prayer Breakfast. We don't do politics here at the Business News Hour but when we learned that our friend and regular contributor Desmund Adams was there we asked him to come and tell us what he experience. Here is that conversation:
Twice a month we share our IOB Microphone with Desmund Adams. And today, while the topic was interesting, the first two minutes where a hoot thanks to a six-year-old. How grateful we are that laughter feels so...good. Enjoy and take in a bit of a Life Lesson...that also works for business.
Our friend and regular contributor Desmund Adams came by the studio to chat about chasing dreams, being happy and what really motivates people. Every time Desmund visits us it's worth a nugget or...five. Have a listen.