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Marketing professor Bill Weeks identifies what drives work performance, as well as commitment to an organization. 

Downtown Depot - Dillon Meek

Jan 4, 2019

On this week's edition of Dowtown Depot, Austin Meek updates us on the over $1.6 million dollars of TIF funding for three projects. Two projects are on the ascendant Elm Avenue corridor. Also the annual check-in with Waco district four city coucilman Dillon Meek. 

Does prayer and meditation affect a person's job stress level? Mitch Neubert talks about varying job stess levels depending on the type of employment. 

Setting the stage for effective meetings.

When it comes to tapping into social security it's important to watch your timing to maximize the benefit.

In this episode of the Business Review, former GE Lead Innovator Beth Comstock explains how to use the power of imagination to plan for future growth and business expansion.

Downtown Depot - Dr. Greg Leman

Dec 7, 2018

In episode 54 of Downtown Depot, show host Austin Meek interviews Dr. Greg Leman. Dr. Leman serves as the interim Executive Director of StartUp Waco, a cross-sector collaboration leading Waco’s entrepreneurial support efforts and elevating Waco as a hub for business innovation. Before that conversation, Meek shines the Small Business Spotlight on Baked Bliss Baking Company and makes predictions for 2019 with real estate experts Gregg Glime and Austin Hooper"

Key advice about events in career and life.  Gain insight by looking at big a small moments with proper perspective.  

“The most inspiration woman in the world,” Lolly Daskal, gives a pep talk on the characteristics of a great leader in this episode of the Business Review.

Downtown Depot - Rebekah Hagman

Nov 16, 2018

In Episode 53 of Downtown Depot, Austin Meek of Waco Business News interviews Rebekah Hagman, director of Cultivate 7Twelve. She discusses how the downtown arts hub came to life, its recent partnership with French stencil artist Blek Le Rat, and what 2019 has in store for Waco's art community. Before that conversation, Meek recaps the residential and commercial real estate markets with experts Austin Hooper and Gregg Glime, and he also highlights the entrepreneurial efforts of the students at Acton Academy.

Hiring and training new employees can be expensive! In this episode of the Business Review, executive headhunter David Perry shares the best way to keep employees happy.

Assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship, Steve Bradley, studies the success and failure of start-ups. While conventional wisdom says the more money the better, surprisingly, Bradley's research shows that sometimes having too many resources can be a bad thing. 

Downtown Depot - November 2, 2018

Nov 2, 2018

In episode 52 of Downtown Depot, show host Austin Meek interviews Will Phipps, Executive Director of the Greater Waco Sports Commission.

In this episode of the Business Review, teen CEO Mikaela Ulmer explains how to come up with a business idea — and how to have an impact.

There are a number of challenges for women in IT today. Barriers stem from the fact that so few women are in the higher levels of organizations to begin with. In addition, the way work-family balance is viewed is still gender biased.