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Michael Libbie
Des Moines, Iowa
My profession is advertising, marketing and social media for business while my hobby is politics and religion.
Interests: writing, public speaking, photography, creative design, rodeo, movies, politics, religion
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It's been a wild week...but get ready the weirdness is bound to continue. Sunday Morning Coffee is served...have a cup, or two. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at SundayMorningCoffee
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Meet Mindi Sudman from One Eleven Public House a new restaurant in Knoxville that is all the rave. Dreams really do come true... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Insight on Business
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Arts, entertainment and fun stuff to do in the Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts from Cityview.. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Insight on Business
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We talk about taxes and more with Alisha and Robert from Block Advisers. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Insight on Business
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The Iowa Student Learning Institute is all about giving voice to students in the educational process...what do you think? Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Insight on Business
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The true test of leadership should not include spiteful resentment yet, in Iowa it would seem, that is what many see happening regarding the Des Moines Water Works. We talk about that and more with Bill Stowe. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Insight on Business
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Our Small Business Spotlight shines on Partners in Plastics with founder Tom Knackstedt... "Get into plastics..." Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Insight on Business
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Five years ago the Des Moines Cycle Club started Pedal Off the Pounds and health and fitness program that has seen individuals get healthy while learning the bicycle culture. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Insight on Business
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We start out with some social media tips for business and then get into some business networking events in the Greater Des Moines Metro... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Insight on Business
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In his newest book Tony Paustian gives real world examples of how the Apollo Space Program invigorated everything from creativity to transformative change. It's the small steps that make a difference in your quest to become a better leader in business and in your personal life. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Insight on Business
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It's a great story of a woman who always wanted to become a restaurateur and now she is. Meet Kim Carstens. Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2017 at Insight on Business
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Loads of things happening in the Greater Des Moines Metro and Jeff Pitts from Cityview has a list... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2017 at Insight on Business
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We talk about the surge in single family home construction, the impact on apartments, interest rates and more with Lance Hanson.. Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at Insight on Business
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We have a discussion about Project Labor Agreements a tool used for decades to insure high quality construction work and what the Iowa Legislature wants to do with them.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at Insight on Business
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There are some amazing opportunities in the area of economic development if we can alter our thinking and dream big. We talk about that and more with Kent Sovern... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at Insight on Business
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We talk about an event coming to the Des Moines Metro with Val and Nancy...we think you'll enjoy! Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at Insight on Business
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In this segment we talk with Deborah Rinner from Tero International about tips for the people doing the interviews of the job seeker. Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at Insight on Business
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When everything else is perfect why do some job seekers lose out on that "dream job"? Here we offer some personal branding tips that will help you succeed. Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at Insight on Business
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Loads of business networking events this week well into next and a social media tip for business it's all here. Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at Insight on Business
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Ultimately there are only three things you can do with your business, close it, sell it or keep it in the family. We like number three.. Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at Insight on Business
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When complaining about a restaurant that you chose on a whim...wouldn't it be better to take those concerns to the restaurateur in person vs. online? Continue reading
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OK then...we'll learn more about Canada, Hawaii, Trump, Charles Schneider, voting and so much more. Welcome to Sunday Morning Coffee...have a cup! Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2017 at SundayMorningCoffee
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Grab our calendar...here's Jeff with Stuff to DO in the Metro this weekend into next week! Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2017 at Insight on Business
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The Beerhouse is our Restaurant of the Week. Here Nick Kuhn, owner, tell us about his move from the corporate suite to...slinging food and beer and loving every minute. Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at Insight on Business
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The trend toward using the bicycle as a regular form of transportation coupled with the 600+ miles of trails in the Des Moines Metro creates an ever-growing cycling business... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at Insight on Business