Business Review

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

Each week the award-winning Business Review has the latest in business trends and research -- both nationally and globally. The program has received the prestigious Communicator Award for three consecutive years (2014, 2013, and 2012.)

Hosted by CJ Jackson, it's written and produced by Jessica Denk and is a production of KWBU-FM, Livingston+McKay LLC and the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University.

When the public starts spending less money going out to eat, it often is a warning sign for the overall economy. Learn how small businesses can prosper, despite economic storms. 

 


Most businesses understand the importance of creating engaging marketing videos. Discover the secret to creating brand videos that are shared five times more than any other.  

 


 

It was an early fascination with the Enron scandal that sparked research on how likely someone will blow the whistle on someone else's wrongdoing. 

 


 

Why do certain unethical employees seem to get away with everything?

 


There are hundreds of “angel groups” across the U.S. and around the world. What are they looking for when considering where to invest?

 


 

Sleek, high tech and affordable micro housing in downtown metro areas is poised to disrupt the urban housing market, which hasn't changed in over 150 years. 

 


Studies show an employee dealing with stress can decrease customer satisfaction and retention. 


Being your own boss can seem appealing, but is it all it's cracked up to be? 

 


People who survive, even thrive, in the start-up world, all tend to be “hard-wired” the same. Gritty people have deeply thought out, long-term goals and a “stick-to-it-ive-ness.”

 


 

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.  

 


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

 


 

Angel investors “fill the gap” in funding young companies, with family and friends on one end and traditional venture capital on the other.  

 


How do certain people achieve such great things? What really separates people who really seem to have an almost other-worldly level of commitment to their ideas? Entrepreneur Kevin Rustagi says some people have a kind of “energy about them” to create new things, and a lot of staying power has to do with grit. 

 


Happiness fuels success – not the other way around – says Shawn Achor in his book “The Happiness Advantage.” He says that research shows us when we raise somebody’s level of happiness first by deepening their optimism and deepening their social connection, every single business outcome we can test for improves. Productivity rises 31%, sales rise cross industry by 37%, and you’re 40% more likely to receive a promotion. Happiness is actually a precursor to greater levels of success, not merely the result of it.

 


 

Professor and Wall Street Journal blogger retirement expert, Bill Reichenstein, says the investment decision on which mutual funds to put in your retirement plan is simple. 

 


 

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