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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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Joey Beeech is the Iowa person responsible for spreading the word about the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program. Here we talk about eligibility, who is teaching, where the information comes from and how you can get registered. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Insight on Business
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She is a graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business project. Meet Michelle DeClerck who says winning this opportunity transformed her business, her life and the lives of her co-workers. And, yes, you can apply. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Insight on Business
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The national business news headlines from Wall Street, to China to Toyota to Netflix and more. Then two stories about the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program that is now focused on Iowa. Learn more with a click. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Insight on Business
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One of the many speakers at the launch of The Forge, a tech hub with many partners opening next year in Jefferson, Iowa, was the co-founder of LinkedIn, Allen Blue. Here we talked a bit about what he said to the people gathered for the announcement... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Insight on Business
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Some say they fear speaking in public more than death...yikes! Listen as professional public speaker Karen McCullough talks about the business side speaking and offers some tips to get started. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Insight on Business
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Today in the news what happened on Wall Street and why, Firefox launches some new ideas, terminating an employee during the holidays, LinkedIn co-founder Allen Blue on the rural experiment in Jefferson, Iowa. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Insight on Business
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Congressman Ro Khanna was one of many speakers at a ground-breaking event in Rural America. An experiment that will transform so many small communities. A must listen... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Insight on Business
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Each week Laura Kinnard runs down some interesting business education and networking opportunities in the Greater Des Moines Metro plus this week we chat about Impact Cities...what? Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Insight on Business
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The business news headlines on YOUR time. Wall Street, Verizon job cuts, high CEO pay. Plus we'll visit with Congressman Ro Khanna about technology coming to Rural America and a new experiment in Jefferson, Iowa. Also Laura Kinnard on business networking and education. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Insight on Business
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Only pouring a "taste" of Sunday Morning Coffee. Why? Click through.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at SundayMorningCoffee
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Walk with us through a medical cannabis dispensary as we get a tour of MedPharm Iowa with Stephen Wilson. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Insight on Business
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The business news headlines plus a walk through a new medical cannabis dispensary in Iowa. Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2018 at Insight on Business
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We open up with some fun but then get down to the serious nature of the financial benefits of having an engaged workforce. Grow faster and add 2.5% to your revenue stream through engagement. This is a must listen.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2018 at Insight on Business
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The business news headlines from more Sears worries to a company that is dominating retail to wages for Uber and Lyft workers. Also an amazing interview about what "engaged employees" can do for the bottom line of any company...of any size. Ned Flynn from Aureon HR in for The Interview. Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at Insight on Business
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Spend a couple of minutes with me as we explore how you and your business can get a better ROI when it comes to marketing & advertising your product or service. Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at Insight on Business
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It was a rough ride on Wall Street as the Dow sank by nearly 800 points. That story plus a Wells Fargo "glitch". Job cuts, big business getting into the pot business, slow economic growth and a marketing tip for businesses. All of that and more just a click away. Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2018 at Insight on Business
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Each week we take a thought leader Out to Lunch and YOU get to listen in to the conversation. Today meet Yogesh Shah, MD as we talk about aging, memory care, early onset dementia, healthy brains, diet and so much more. Critical information for families...everywhere. Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2018 at Insight on Business
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We go "Out to Lunch" with Yogesh Shah, MD of Broadlawns Medical Center but...before we order we have "Quick Bites" or three questions...have a listen. Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2018 at Insight on Business
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The business news headlines from GM and the U.S. Senate to drugs to Wall Street to porn a bull boat. Plus we go Out to Lunch with Yogesh Shah, MD and talk aging, memory, early onset dementia and prevention. Two segments "Quick Bites" and "Out to Lunch". Go.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2018 at Insight on Business
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Welcome to Sunday Morning Coffee some memories and a look ahead. Grab a cup... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2018 at SundayMorningCoffee
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The business news headlines from a surprising thing about the Marriott hack to watching porn at Starbucks to seasonal workers to headwinds for medical marijuana in Iowa. Plus Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine with Stuff to DO in the DSMUSA Metro this weekend into next week. Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at Insight on Business
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The Annual Cookie Exchange is happening on 13 December at a new, thrilling, venue. Here is our friend Beau with details of how you can help the charity of choice this year. Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at Insight on Business
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There are only three reasons people are not buying what you are selling...let's look at one of those areas: The Messenger. Continue reading
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We've got the business news headlines: Housing appraisers, jobless claims, Wall Street, fashion, G-20, Payless Shoes, Beau Fodor, Cookie Exchange and Melissa Ness from AUREON. Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2018 at Insight on Business
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We have a problem but, there is hope. Learn more about Live Healthy Iowa from Dr. Amy Willcockson and the programs that aim to turn our state around. Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2018 at Insight on Business