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We commonly believe certain myths about innovation - that innovation is produced by a lone genius or that it's the product of serendipity. The words 'organized' and 'innovation' are rarely heard together, but an organized approach to innovation is exactly what America needs today. 


When company morale is up,  so are company profits. 


When it comes to belief in heaven and hell, there's an interesting connection between faith and a person's approach to work. 


Benjamin Franklin started a knowledge revolution in business. 

 


In Episode 56 of Downtown Depot, show host Austin Meek interviews Revekah Echols. Owner of the luxury clothing boutique Prefontaine, Echols discusses how her industry has evolved during her 15 years in business and how she stays relevant despite increased competition both locally and online. 


What motivates workers to break the rules? 


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


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 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.  


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.


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. 


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