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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
Recent Activity
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Diving into social media for your business can be a daunting task. Here Kyle Plummer from Tero International talks about that...and offers some solutions. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Insight on Business
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It's a long holiday weekend and Jeff has stuff to do right into next week... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Insight on Business
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One in three businesses are hit with inside fraud...stealing. Here Joe Desmond talks about that and how you, as a business owner or non-profit board, can begin to protect your business. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Insight on Business
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We often take things for granted..like our water. But then along comes a report on water quality from across the U.S. and maybe we should start thinking about...what is in our water.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Insight on Business
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Des Moines needs a HUG and you've got one! Meet Raylee Melton who is in to talk about the Hubspot Users Group and introduce you to a different way to do digital marketing.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Insight on Business
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She spent years working for the "big coffee company" and then launched the Island Coffee Haus...dream job? Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Insight on Business
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On a trip to the Gulf Coast of Florida we spent time learning about the business of a tiny island brimming with possibilities. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Insight on Business
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Hubbell Development is on a major growth line and keeping up with consumer demand in many areas. We talk with Kris Saddoris about oh so many things... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Insight on Business
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Meet Mary Kovacevich from her startup business the Divorce Party Bus and Girls on Tour...it's all in Des Moines. Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2017 at Insight on Business
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Meet Dr. Larry Twersky who has developed, what he says, can be a major tool to assist in fighting opioid dependency and more... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2017 at Insight on Business
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Hang on...we're talking everything from housing to street design to walking to special projects all with the same goal...living a good and full life. Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2017 at Insight on Business
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We talk public policy with Joe Murphy from the Greater Des Moines Partnership and learn about priorities.... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2017 at Insight on Business
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Here we talk about food borne illness, how it happens, how to prevent it and what to do if you suspect your illness is from...food. Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2017 at Insight on Business
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Last week the Business News Hour went along on a trip to Washington D.C. with the Greater Des Moines Partnership. Here Michael offers up some reflections from that event... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at Insight on Business
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Each week Laura comes to our studio to chat about Des Moines Metro business networking events along with a social media tip...today it's Facebook. Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at Insight on Business
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Recently our friend and former congressional candidate Desmund Adams launched a socially responsible search firm...Focus & Find. Learn more here: Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2017 at Insight on Business
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We visit with Ann Block the Vice President of Client Relations for Tero International about what, exactly, they do for corporations and individuals...think Soft Skills. Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2017 at Insight on Business
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It is a beautiful Mothers Day here in Iowa...complete with a shot of Sunday Morning Coffee. Share it with Mom... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2017 at SundayMorningCoffee
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Saddle up and get ready to learn more about a great Kansas event...Kandango! Here's Lori and Kevin! Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2017 at Insight on Business
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How the current political climate on immigration impacts jobs, employment, economic development and lives...with Lori Chesser. Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2017 at Insight on Business
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First time adventure for Justin Brown opens up opportunity for his company and for Central Iowa... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2017 at Insight on Business
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Dave Tucker is a first-time attendee to the Greater Des Moines Partnership Washington D.C. Fly-In we asked about his experience and...if his company is hiring. (They are...) Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2017 at Insight on Business
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Here we talk about transportation, city services, economic development and more with the Mayor of Urbandale, Iowa Bob Andeweg... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2017 at Insight on Business
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Tasked with the education of over 33,000 students, new demands from business and industry, 200 different languages and a tight budget...Meet Dr. Tom Ahart. Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2017 at Insight on Business
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It's HUGE and it's headed for Des Moines on the 16th & 17th of May...the Iowa Works Career Fair! Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2017 at Insight on Business