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Insight on Business a production of our advertising agency about the Des Moines business community and news-maker interviews.

Insight on Business a production of our advertising agency about the Des Moines business community and news-maker interviews.

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Des Moines, IO

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Insight on Business a production of our advertising agency about the Des Moines business community and news-maker interviews.

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English


Episodes

The Business News Headlines 20 February 2020

2/20/2020
It was a wild day on Wall Street as traders decided to take some profits. Welcome to the Thursday Edition of the Business News Headlines. Today: Pizza is good so is the marketing and innovation;General Mills and the $13 box of cereal;Morgan Stanley is in a buying mode;Nissan has a deal for you...sort of;Mayor Pete and the American Dream;The Wall Street Report;Lingerie isn't what it used to be.Those stories PLUS a conversation about the skills required to be a top sales person. My guest is...

Duration:00:10:07

The New Successful Sales Professional with Kyle Hopkins

2/20/2020
What does it take to become a successful sales professional today? According to Kyle Hopkins a Tero International Trainer the world of sales has transformed from product knowledge to having the ability to communicate and respond to a customers real needs. Why? Because often the consumer already has the product knowledge so the role of the sales person is that of being a trusted partner in the exchange. But, how do you get there? The answer to Outcome Driven Sales is right here. Go! The...

Duration:00:18:39

The Business News Headlines 19 February 2020

2/19/2020
It's mid-week and the markets bounced back today and no doubt would have gone higher if it wasn't for the Fed suggesting that interest rates are going to stay put for a bit. Here are the stories for today: More and more seniors are entering the job market...and what are they doing?Bottled water is in trouble in more than one state;Another restaurant chain ignoring child labor laws;The Wall Street Report"Friends" continues to make new friends and lots of money.Those stories plus a Marketing...

Duration:00:09:22

Think Before You Podcast

2/19/2020
Every so often we put out a Marketing Tip. Today this will center on PODCASTING. It's a great way to connect with consumers if it's done well. One of the false narratives out there is that what you say is critically important. Well, that's not quite true. The "content" of the spoken word is worth about 7% of your ability to connect with your audience. What really impacts your message is the visual and the vocal presentation. Give a listen and learn more about podcasting and what we use to...

Duration:00:06:50

The Business News Headlines 18 February 2020

2/18/2020
Investors are back on Wall Street following the Presidents Day Holiday and, well, things didn't go so well. Here are the business news headlines we've got for you today and on YOUR time: We get the message...we're dependent on China;Workers in China ain't working;Not Pot but CBD joints are doing well;Automakers turning their backs on these buyers;The Wall Street Report;The bank says it will cut 35,000 jobs.Those stories plus Tom Vander Well the President/CEO of Intelligentics joins me to...

Duration:00:09:09

Intelligent Answers to Customer Service Issues with Tom Vander Well

2/18/2020
Far too often businesses fail to make the connection between lousy sales and customer service. Here you'll meet Tom Vander Well the President/CEO of Intelligentics a company devoted to helping companies build a better business by making sure the right questions get asked. From marketing to operations to accounting consumers are demanding they be heard and when they are...business blossoms. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long...

Duration:00:20:49

The Business News Headlines 17 February 2020

2/17/2020
The lingering concern about the coronavirus now has Apple saying it will miss it's revenue forecast for the March quarter and we'll share why. It's the business news headlines for Monday the 17th of February, President's Day so the markets are closed. Today we've got these stories: Apple and revenue;GM leaving three countries;Another retail company files Chapter 11;We've got a milk story;Global markets were up today;Tesla told to stop construction in Germany;China is, literally, laundering...

Duration:00:08:03

Business Events in Des Moines with Laura Kinnard

2/17/2020
Each week Laura Kinnard joins us to chat it up about business events in the Greater Des Moines Metro and she's got quite a list. Laura has the business events blog DMBizMixer.com and teaches at Drake University as well as the Des Moines Area Community College. PLUS she is the primary at The Runway Innovation and Events Studio at Southridge. 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,...

Duration:00:18:19

The Business News Headlines 14 February 2020

2/14/2020
Welcome to the Valentines Day Edition of the Business News Hour. Today we're showing some love to these stories: Consumer Data....stalls and that's not good;The low-tech way this scam works;Delta Airlines says they will be carbon neutral by...March;The Wall Street Report;The China trade numbers are in and ouch!Save some love today for dating apps.Those stories plus our Friday look at Stuff to DO in the Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week. With me to riff on everything from sports...

Duration:00:08:15

Stuff to DO with Cityview!

2/14/2020
First a disclaimer...expect nothing too serious in this Stuff to DO episode with Jeff Pitts the managing editor for Cityview Magazine. Here we'll talk about sports, music, arts, entertainment...a whole host of things to do in the Greater Des Moines Metro. And, if you're NOT from this area you can listen and dream. Right? But first, Happy Valentines Day 2020. Be nice...OK? The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast...

Duration:00:15:00

The Business News Headlines 13 February 2020

2/13/2020
If you are a regular listener or even if you've checked in a couple of times over the past two weeks you know that we've wondered how long investors would choose to ignore the economic impact of the coronavirus. That story and more: The prices of phones are...going up, way up;That Microsoft / U.S. Defence Department deal? On hold;A major newspaper company files for bankruptcy;What's really killing retail? Some thoughts;The Wall Street Report;Mental health issues treated differently at...

Duration:00:11:08

Meet Liz Cooney a New Learning Professional at Tero International

2/13/2020
As soon as she walked into the studio the connection was clear. Meet Liz Cooney a new learning specialist at Tero International and, yes, the daughter of Molly and Kevin two very well known people in Central Iowa who worked together at KCCI-TV8 for years. Here we talk a bit about her background, what she has in store for her in her new position and how Tero works...on the inside. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business...

Duration:00:16:57

The Business News Headlines 12 February 2020

2/12/2020
Que the happy music...it was another big day on Wall Street. But, there are also some warning signs that nobody seems to notice. Welcome to the Business News Headlines. Today; A Cruel Wedding Story;A Lack of Ammo;We return to La La Land on Wall Street;AIRbnb running through cash;Your speech impacts your pay and promotion...Those stories plus something that aired on News/Talk 1540 KXEL last week that you might want to hear. It's a marketing tip (actually three) that came about during a...

Duration:00:07:55

Three Marketing Tips for Business

2/12/2020
Some of you know that the engine that powers the Business News Hour is our advertising/marketing agency. Over the years I've had hundreds of companies and business owners as how they might get better at "getting noticed". Some have taken my advice others...not so much. Recently I was in Arizona at an international meeting and a man who owns a company in Alberta, Canada told me he thought the advice I offered years ago was "screwy" but figured he might try the formula anyway. He said that...

Duration:00:10:09

The Business News Headlines 11 February 2020

2/11/2020
What goes up must come down and that's what happened today on Wall Street as investors still don't know what to make about the coronavirus. In the business news today: Surging household debt and the economy;Farmers vs. Trucking;Pot may not be the "cash cow";The Sprint/T-Mobile Deal;What media tops consumers choice...it might surprise you.Those stories PLUS a two-part interview with Cal Woods who is seeking the nomination to run for the U.S. Senate to represent the State of Iowa. Here is...

Duration:00:08:51

Cal Woods for U.S. Senate - Iowa - Part One

2/11/2020
In this opening segment you'll meet candidate Cal Woods and learn about his decision to run for the United States Senate. We'll talk about his time as a newscaster and now an entrepreneur. His travels and what he wants to accomplish for all of Iowa. You can learn more about Cal by going to his website. 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...

Duration:00:16:59

Cal Woods for U.S. Senate - Iowa - Part Two

2/11/2020
In this, the second part of my conversation with Cal Woods, we talk about several major issues that are being talked about here in the Hawkeye State. From health care to jobs to infrastructure Cal shares his insight. Now that you've heard Part One and Part Two visit his website for more. 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...

Duration:00:19:55

The Business News Headlines 10 February 2020

2/10/2020
Wall Street rebounded from the sell off on Friday as investors looked beyond several key concerns. It's the Monday Edition of the business news headlines. Today: The Trump Budget and pesky numbers;Yes we're still concerned about the coronavirus;Foam cups are fighting for their lives;Wall Street came back with tech leading;What? Amazon vs. Trump...it's a story;The Oscars broke two records last night.Those stories plus....Each Monday Laura Kinnard, the author of DMBizMixer.com, and I chat it...

Duration:00:08:53

Business Events in the DSM Metro with Laura Kinnard

2/10/2020
Each Monday Laura Kinnard, the author of DMBizMixer.com, and I chat it up about business events going on this week in the Des Moines, Iowa Metro and...there are plenty. From networking to publishing parties to branding talk to diversity to chamber talk, to celebrating advertising we've got a full week. Pick one or two and then...GO! And, if you want us to chat it up about your event just use #DMBizEvents on Social Media and Laura will pick it up. The award winning Insight on Business the...

Duration:00:13:36

The Business News Headlines 7 February 2020

2/7/2020
Somebody on Wall Street seemed to wake up today. Investors have been in La-La Land as they have ignored the coronavirus outbreak. Today, that changed. It's the Friday Edition of the Business News Headlines: They got the memo...finally;Burberry says the virus is hurting business big time;Heard of "Flight Shaming"?Ford shakes up it's leadership team and why;The American Affordability Crisis;Google Maps makes changes.Those stories PLUS it is FRIDAY and we've got Jeff Pitts from Cityview...

Duration:00:09:05