Business Review

Thursday 7:43am, 4:48pm and 6:45pm
  • Hosted by CJ Jackson

Each week Business Review has the latest in business trends and research – both globally and nationally. The program has won the nationally prestigious Communicator Award each year since its premiere in 2012. Hosted by CJ Jackson, Business Review is a production of Livingston+McKay LLC, KWBU-FM and the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University.

Researchers say the increase in methamphetamine production in the U.S. is linked to an increase in child foster care, but the damaging effects don't end there. 


How much should you save for a comfortable retirement? Wall Street Journal blogger retirement expert, Bill Reichenstein, gives some pointers.


Energy Economist, Gurcan Gulen, says the implications of energy poverty are life threatening. the worst scenarios are found in parts of Africa, South Asia, and India, where it causes increased illiteracy and decreased life expectancy. 


Information security expert Bryan Palma poses sober questions about ethical boundaries in the cyber world. Who is responsible for protecting your privacy online? Palma says it's up to you. 


Shawn Achor researches how people can re-wire their brain to be happier. He says there are two things that accelerate the brain toward growth – the perception of progress and seeing the finish line as being close.

 

 


Generation Y has high expectations of their employer. While it may stretch companies out of their comfort zones to facilitate a work environment that will attract Millennials, if they don't make adjustments, they'll miss out on the next generation of new talent. 


Can an investor give to a good cause and still make money?


Somewhere around the age of fifty it gets more difficult for Americans to find full time employment.  


Companies today compete as a supply chain.  All it takes is a failure of just one supplier in the chain to cause the whole company to come under scrutiny.  


The psychology behind crowded shopping centers.


Making planning relevant.


Pairing investors with start ups.


The cost of hiring the wrong person. 


Winning over consumers through social change.


Seeing similarities in art and entrepreneurship.


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