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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. 

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.  


Business Review - The Perfect Pairing

Oct 18, 2018

Balance thoery, or consistency theory, can help a brand make the perfect pairing. 

When time spent texting or on Facebook gets in the way of activities or relationships, it's a sure sign consumption has gotten out of control.

Business Review - Planning Unplanned Purchases

Oct 4, 2018

How many unplanned purchases a shopper ends up with at the checkout depends largely on a store's layout. 

Business Review - Inside the Buyer's Mind

Sep 20, 2018

Is your bussiness selling the way buyers want to buy? If not it may be time to adjust the customer-vendor conversation. 

Business Review - The Fine Art of Client Service

Sep 6, 2018

Relationships are everything, and they're built through the art of communication.

Succesful businesses are ones that learn to build rapport with coworkers and clients.