Insight On Business the News Hour

A Medical Cannabis Dispensary Walk Through with Stephen Wilson

The idea of using cannabis as a treatment for all sorts of chronic illnesses is new to most Iowans. We know you're wondering what it's about and what it all looks like. We made contact with MedPharm Iowa who operates two brand new dispensaries; one in Windsor Heights (Des Moines Metro) and the other in Sioux City and got the tour. And, you get to come along. Our thanks to Stephen Wilson for the time. Click through and for photos check out Facebook Page or Twitter @IOB_NewsHour

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.

Small Business Saturday Marketing Tips from The Week in Review on News/Talk 1540 KXEL

Today on News/Talk 1540 KXEL we talked about some ideas for small business to use as we get close to Small Business Saturday which, this year, falls on the first Saturday following Thanksgiving (November 24). Click through and listen. Also, find out more about Small Business Saturday by following this link

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.

Business Networking, Education and Trade Shows with Laura Kinnard

Each Monday afternoon Laura Kinnard from Drake University and DMBizMixer joins us for a conversation about networking, social media, marketing and education events going on in and around the Des Moines Metro. Today we'll talk about Million Cups, AMA-Iowa, a small business conference and trade show marketing. DO NOT GET ME started...but too late. We're already there. 

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.

Business News Headlines 20 July 2018

President Trump says more...tariffs and that has Toyota thinking. What? Complaints about Victoria's Secret? Microsoft is on a roll and Japan wants to roll the dies. From the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives annual meeting in Des Moines, Iowa it's the business news headlines of the day. Also our interview portion features Vail, Colorado and then it's back to Stuff to DO with our friends from Cityview. 

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.

Debt, College, Smart Borrowing and Iowa Student Loans

Why would a lending company work to make sure people borrow as little as they can? When it is Iowa Student Loan it makes sense. Here we chat with Steve McCullough about borrowing less, money matters, what it means to have debt, how to structure debt for school and who pays. Solid information for people going to school or parents and grandparents. 

 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.

Meet Cindy Axne - Democrat for Congress Iowa’s Third District

Here is part two of our conversation with Cindy Axne who is seeking the opportunity to run for congress from Iowa's Third Congressional District. Here is a link to her website

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.

Protecting Your A$$ets - With Sam Kreamer

We kick off the year with a business law conversation regarding non-compete agreements and trade secrets. Both of these issues impact businesses of any size. Here Sam Kreamer from the Kreamer Law Firm goes into depth on both and tackle such issues as: 

  • Are Non-compete Agreements enforceable;
  • What is "reasonable" when it comes to Non-compete Agreements;
  • Terms, Scope and possible Judicial Reformation.

When it comes to Trade Secrets:

  • What are they;
  • How do you protect them;
  • Do you have trade secrets:
  • Financial impact of disclosure.

So much here...dig in!

Our Revolution with Larry Cohen

For all the positive things we talk about during the Business News Hour there are segments of our economy who feel left out and left behind. We talk about that with Larry Cohen the chair of something called Our Revolution a progressive organization established just after the November Election. Here Larry talks about what his group believes needs to be done to right the economics of our nation. We caught up with Mr. Cohen at the Iowa Working Families Summit which was held in Ames.

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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