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There's a perception that storytelling is a, is a marketing tool. You know, it's part of a smoke and mirrors. But I think one of the things we've noticed is in the chaos of all the moving parts of a startup, this story is a

Business Review - Choosing the Right Tool

Mar 19, 2020

We've all been there. Stuck in a meeting that would have been better served by an email, or receiving an email that should have been a face to face interaction. In this episode of the Business Review, David Dye, President of Let's Grow Leaders, shares how to identify which communication tool is best for effective leadership. 

Telling your story is an important part of the pitch. In this episode of the Business Review, CEO of Startup Professionals, Martin Zwilling, discusses strategies entrepreneurs can use to keep potential investors and customers engaged.

For the first time in history, leaders are managing teams that span four generations. In this episode of the Business Review, CEO and Head Coach at Power Coaching and Consulting, shares tips on what leaders can do to be effective and bridge the gaps. 

There are four key things that leaders can do to be really successful at bridging the gap between these generations. Number one, be consistent in leadership.  Be a coach,

In January 2020, Illinois became the eleventh state to legalize recreational marijuana use.

For proponents, using marijuana to get high is often cast as a harmless recreational activity. And given the growing support for legalization across the nation, it seems that much of the voting public, whether they use marijuana or not –agrees.

Word of mouth with a modern twist.

A healthy diet not only means eating healthy foods and not overeating, it also means getting enough to eat.

Feeding America, an organization dedicated to alleviating hunger, found that 5 million older Americans lack the food to be healthy. As you might imagine, this can compound the healthcare challenges many of these individuals may be facing. An inadequate supply of healthy food can be especially problematic for patients with chronic conditions such as diabetes.

Using biology as a model to help design and improve sustainable ecosystem technology.

The belief that a pregnant woman is responsible for the well-being of her fetus is easy to understand. After all, a fetus is literally connected to its mother.

Many factors such as a mother’s physical and mental health, exposure to toxins, and whether she is well-nourished have long been recognized as determinants of newborn fitness. Yet the paternal role in producing a healthy baby is rarely considered. That’s unfortunate, because emerging science indicates that fathers play a more significant role in pregnancy outcomes than previously thought.

Most pregnant women are diligent about not drinking alcohol because medical recommendations have 

Finding employment after the age of 50 is sometimes diffucult due to being over qualified.

Join us Thursday, February 20th for Lunch this Month.  

We'll be heading to the MCC side of town having lunch at Jon Lillies Steakhouse.  Come by.  You'll meet some KWBU staff as well as other friends and supporters of NPR in Waco.   It's not a free lunch, but the company and conversations will be good. 

Catch up on how things are going at the station and walk away energized from our excitement over Power Morning 2020.   We will let you know how pre-drive is going.

It’s hard to discuss the future of health and healthcare in America without talking about obesity.

Obesity-related illnesses alone are estimated to cost the US healthcare system more than 190 billion dollars each year. From heart disease to diabetes to some types of cancer to joint problems, the extra pounds we carry are taking their toll on our bodies and our healthcare system.

And the future isn’t looking any lighter according to a major study recently published in the New England

Downtown Depot - Larry Holze

Feb 7, 2020

In Episode 78 of Downtown Depot, show host Austin Meek interviews Larry Holze - the spokesperson for the City of Waco. Holze discusses his love for the city and his many years of broadcasting experience. Before that interview, Meek shines the Small Business Spotlight on Joseph Tofanel of Waco Book Binding and talks with Stephanie Maultsby about continuing education opportunities at McLennan County Community College. 

An entire company can come under scrutiny if only one area of its supply chain fails.

Flip on the news, and whatever is being reported is likely not a positive, uplifting, or inspiring story. There is no question there is plenty of bad news out, but in the arena of global health – all things considered –there’s much good news to report.


A lot of progress has been made in recent years.

To start with, global life expectancy has never been longer. According to data from the United Nations, someone born in 2017 can expect to live to be more than 72 years old. It’s even higher in developed nations like the United States.

Among the reasons behind this rise is that more expectant mothers and newborns are getting scientifically sound healthcare during pregnancy and after delivery. And on that note, another bit of good news. Global infant and global maternal mortality rates also have both dropped to the lowest on record and continue to trend downward.