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Downtown Depot - Josh Blake

Mar 19, 2021

This week's guest on Downtown Depot is Josh Blake, C.O.O. of Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home. He and host Austin Meek discuss the history of burials, how COVID-19 impacted his industry, and how growing up in Waco makes him a more empathetic and knowledgable funeral director.


In this episode of the Business Review, American Greetings CMO Alex Ho explains the strategy of marketing to millennials. 


Work can affect your home life. Dr. Dawn Carlson, professor of management shares in this episode of the Business Review just how much crossover happens between work and home.


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It's Episode #99 of Downtown Depot. Host Austin Meek talks to Dr. Iliana Neumann, family physician at the Waco Family Health Center, about the services they provide to enhance the health of lives of locals living near downtown Waco.

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Working from home may sound like a dream job, but in this episode of “The Business Review” marketing expert and researcher Dr. Sara Perry explains why remote work isn’t for everyone.


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Business Review - Do You Believe?

Feb 25, 2021

After being told she should give up, Catherine Tabor pushed forward and found success.


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Business Review - Stakeholder Equity

Feb 18, 2021

A successful business owner, Matt O’Hayer, decides to start a company based with a deeper purpose.

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In this episode of The Business Review: A serial start-up company entrepreneur, Mariam Naficy, found that just because one company is an overnight success doesn’t mean it will happen to the next startup.  She tells us what she discovered in the process.

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Downtown Depot - Leo Spann

Feb 10, 2021

On Episode 98 of Downtown Depot, Austin Meek has a conversation with Leo Spann, owner of the Po' Boy Place in Downtown Waco. They talk about his family's flight from hurricane Katrina, lessons learned in the restaurant business, and the components of the perfect Po' Boy. 


In this episode of the Business Review, career strategist Kerry Hannon reveals why an aging workforce can be a boon to businesses - and how companies can tap into that wealth of knowledge and experience. 


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In this episode of Business Review, Paul Axtell reveals the most important factor in being an effective manager: it’s all about the relationships.

 

 

IT’S NO SECRET, IF YOU WANT TO BE SUCCESSFUL, YOU NEED THE HELP OF A GREAT TEAM. COOPERATION, COMMON GOALS AND COMPLIMENTARY SKILLSETS ARE ESSENTIAL TO FURTHER THE MISSION.

BUT ACCORDING TO MEETINGS EXPERT PAUL AXTELL, THE BEST WAY TO

Psychologist and business expert Dr. Daniel Goleman reveals what makes a great leader in this episode of the Business Review.

IT’S NOT THE EDUCATION, THE EXPERIENCE OR EVEN THE IQ THAT MAKES A GREAT LEADER, SAYS PSYCHOLOGIST DANIEL GOLEMAN. WHAT SETS APART A GREAT LEADER, HE SAYS, IS THEIR LEVEL OF EMOTIONAL AND SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE.

Emotional Intelligence refers to how we handle ourselves — are we aware of our feelings, our passions, what makes us effective, what gets in the way.  And also how we manage our emotions — do we let things interrupt our ability to focus.  Social intelligence is being able to tune into other people, to read

Sometimes the best way to be a team player is to just say "no." Business expert Dr. Rob Cross explains why in this episode of Business Review


In this episode of “The Business Review," former chief scientist at NASA Dr. Ellen Stofan says that with a big dream and the right flight plan, anyone can reach for the stars.

WHEN ELLEN STOFAN WAS FOUR YEARS OLD, SHE SAW HER FIRST ROCKET LAUNCH, AND DECIDED THAT WHEN SHE GREW UP, SHE WOULD EXPLORE THE UNIVERSE. YOU REALLY CAN REACH FOR THE STARS, SAYS THE FORMER CHIEF SCIENTIST FOR NASA. JUST BE WILLING TO PUT IN THE HARD WORK TO MAKE IT HAPPEN.

The fact that there were so few women in what I wanted to do, once I realized, okay, I do want to be a scientist, I do want to grow up and, understand how planets work and search for life on 

Randy Garutti, CEO of Shake Shake, brings to our attention a new generation of consumers who embrace “Conscious Capitalism.”

RANDY GARUTTI CALLS IT “CONSCIOUS CAPITALISM” — AND THE CONCEPT IS SPREADING AMONG BUSINESSES TODAY. IT’S BECAUSE OF THE POWERFUL INFLUENCE OF THE NEW GENERATION OF CONSUMERS THAT COMPANIES ARE CHANGING THE WAY THEY DO BUSINESS.

THE CEO OF SHAKE SHACK SAYS IT’S NOT ABOUT THE PRODUCT ANY MORE, BUT THE USER EXPERIENCE AND THE VALUES OF THE COMPANY. WHETHER A BUSINESS IS MARKETING A SERVICE OR A PRODUCT, IT’S THE THOUGHT THAT COUNTS.

Especially in the world we’re living in today, with Millennials and Gen Z, the beauty of 

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