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Business Review - Problem Solving with Gratitude

Apr 23, 2020

Gratitude can do more than insprie and motivate.  What do you when it's hard to feel grateful?

“Intuitively we go, "Yeah, gratitude makes a lot of sense," but what do you do when it's hard to feel grateful for what's going on? That's when I stumbled across the science, the research that was done that showed that gratitude not only can change your outlook in difficult circumstances, but it can help you to overcome conflict, and even change your brain chemistry.”

How we choose to respond to circumstances can help incorporate gratitude into even 

KYLE VERLADA, FOUNDER AND CEO OF FALCON VENTURES SEES MANY SIMILARITIES IN ART AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP.

When you look at art or music, what's really beautiful about those things aren't necessarily the finished product, but what really makes them fascinating is the process of how they're made and very much an entrepreneurship there's no such 


THE TEXAS DROUGHT OF 2011 WAS MERCILESS. 100 YEAR OLD OAK TREES DIED, VEGETATION WILTED UNDER UNBEARABLE HEAT EXCEPT FOR ONE AND IT WAS FLOURISHING.

The plant was still green, it was looking strong. And so my sister just started to do some research. Just curious why this year Yaupon was still thriving.

ABIANNE FALLA, CO-FOUNDER OF CAT SPRING YAUPON SAYS ASKING WHY LEADS TO SEEING SOMETHING YOU'VE LOOKED AT MANY TIMES BEFORE IN A 


CEO AND CO-FOUNDER OF STARTUP BOXED WHOLESALE, CHIEH HUANG, KNOWS RESPECT FOR EMPLOYEES AND CUSTOMERS IS THE BEDROCK OF GREAT COMPANIES. WHEN IT COMES TO BENEFITS AT THE COSTCO, LIKE ONLINE COMPANY, HUANG THINKS OUTSIDE THE BOX. HE SHOWED UP AT A 


LUKE SHERWIN CO-FOUNDER AND CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER OF ONLINE MATTRESS STARTUP CASPER KNOWS GENUINE STORIES BUILD A STRONG BOND OF TRUST WITH CUSTOMERS.

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.

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