Insight On Business the News Hour

The Business News Headlines 29 November 2022

We kick things off with a story about consumers, confidence and facts that do not make sense. Then yet another company making demands of their workers...will it work? For the interview you'll meet Daniel and Christine Defenbaugh the founders of the national non-profit the 10-42  Project that travels the country in support of first responders and their families. But, how the project started is truly stunning. 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:

  • This story makes no sense:
  • This company is demanding workers come back;
  • They may be out of luck in the long run;
  • Biden, Unions, Congress and a Rail Strike;
  • Housing prices fell...again;
  • Drug store chains closing stores and cutting hours;
  • Some cool food news but you better hurry;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Forced Fun is never...fun it would seem.

For the interview you'll meet Daniel and Christine Defenbaugh from the national non-profit The 10-42 Project and what they do to help first responders cope and heal. And the story about how it came to be is...stunning.  To listen and learn click this link.

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. 

First Responders, PTSD and Hope through the 10-42 Project

Over the years we've had the opportunity to interview thousands of guests. All have a story to tell and they are all important.  This is one of the great stories. Here you will meet Daniel and Christine Defenbaugh the creators of the 10-42 Project a non-profit that travels the U.S. assisting first responders as they deal with the trauma that is so much a part of their day. This story starts out as Daniel talks about taking his own life and where that journey led him. This is truly a remarkable conversation and you can help spread the word. By the way 10-42 is police jargon for "end of the tour". The need is great and it's brought home in this episode. 

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. 

Joshua V. Barr - Raising The Bar on Equality

Today, for the interview, you'll meet entrepreneur Joshua V. Barr who left his paid job to start a new company, Raising the Barr. What is that all about?  We’ll talk about what diversity really means for businesses, individuals and communities. The divisive nature of our society and what he thinks might be the answer that will heal our divisions. Joshua V. Barr for the interview. 

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 11 November 2022

It is the evening of Veteran's Day. We hope you had the opportunity to thank a vet for their service. Just ahead: The confusion over at Twitter is…uhm…still a dumpster fire.  Wakanda Forever is at the box office and Disney hopes it’s a hit. Welcome to the Friday, November 11th edition of the business news headlines.  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: 

  • Is Twitter imploding?
  • Wakanda Forever might be a huge blockbuster;
  • The markets gained and so too did oil;
  • Restaurants raising prices and getting called out;
  • And, yes, we have a list.
  • Consumers still sour on the economy but, there is a but;
  • He went from billions to broke in less than a week;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • What is the right way to quit post pandemic?

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. 

If You SHIP Anything…THIS!

Today we’re talking about shipping and logistics. My guest is Steve Haas from Freight Partners Group…and what he has to say is so vital for any business that is shipping anything and, he has a bit of good news about the supply chain. Seriously, if you are in the business of shipping anything from large items to small things this is a conversation you need to hear.  Steve covers all the bases from offering choice in trucking companies to insurance and what he calls being a "partner in your efforts".  

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 28 October 2022

Welcome to Friday and the upcoming weekend. So, what's up? Record profits and the stock market. Elon Musk will have to pay fired Twitter executives nearly 200 million and anxious Twitter users who wish to leave find they have few alternatives. It’s the business news headlines for Friday the 28th day of October, 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: 

  • It was the biggest day for the markets since spring;
  • Fired Twitter executives get cash;
  • There are few alternatives to Twitter;
  • Employers boost wages again but, there is a but;
  • Consumers are still buying and what they think;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • It's a sweet deal over at Hershey's.

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 20 October 2022

Welcome to Friday Eve...the weekend is almost upon us.  And a reminder that you can hear us each Sunday at Noon Central with the Business Week in Review and only on News/Talk 1540 KXEL and yes, we stream.  Well, THAT didn’t take long…a lesson in surprise economics kicks us off today.  Also today, home sales fell again last month, the markets had a rough go and news from Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade.  It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 20th day of October, 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:  

  • Saying Goodbye to Liz and that swift reaction;
  • Home sales continue to fall and why;
  • The markets had a tough day;
  • A major brand makes a debut at the Macy's Parade;
  • Student Loan Forgiveness made the news;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Millions earmarked for Black Owned Startups.

Those stories plus you'll meet Will Garrett who is the president of a family owned company based in Sweet Home, Oregon. What do they do?  Radiator Supply House keeps things...cool. We're talking about a host of things and his take on how to recruit and retain employees even in his small town.  It's enlightening.  To listen 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. 

 

Cool It! With Radiator Supply House

We all pretty much take it for granted. Inside the engine area is a radiator and the primary job is to cool the engine. If the radiator loses coolant or is damaged the engine over heats and you've got big trouble. Here you're going to meet Will Garrett who is the president of Radiator Supply House based in Sweet Home, Oregon. They manufacture and design radiators for a host of industries from agriculture to construction to automobiles. And, listen to his take on working with employees. It could be the magic sauce your company might use for recruitment and retention. Here is Will Garrett on his family business.

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 October 2022

Welcome to a brand new business week! If you scouted the business news headlines it was pretty much…doom and gloom. From Bank of America and job losses to JP Morgan warning of a recession. It’s been a day. This is Insight on Business and the Business News headlines for Monday the 10th day of October, thanks everybody 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: 

  • Bank of America and Job Losses;
  • JP Morgan Chase warns of a recession;
  • The markets ended lower but it could have been worse;
  • We'll take a deeper dive into the jobs report;
  • Social Security raises and why it matters;
  • A McDonald's manager goes viral about kiosks;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Some layoffs at Spotify think podcasts.

Those stories and the interview is with Kirsten Anderson who has just released a book, "More Than Words" which she hopes will help people who, like her, face sexual harassment in the workplace.  Kirsten made the news a couple of years ago when she won a $1.75 million dollar settlement with Iowa over harassment issues at the Iowa Legislature. To listen to our conversation just click this link.

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. 

More Than Words with Kirsten D. Anderson

We recorded this conversation before her book was out. Meet Kirsten Anderson speaker and now author of "More than Words - Turn Me Too into I Said Something". For some of you you may remember that Kirsten delt with workplace ssexual harassment while at the Iowa Legislature. Those issues prompted legal action and Kirsten was awarded $1.75 million. Here we talk, a bit about that, but more importantly why she wrote the book. She will tell you this is a "how to" book for people who are dealing with workplace harassment. Meet Kirsten Anderson oh, and yes, you can now order her book. 

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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