James Roberts researches self-control and how our love of material possessions and money has an impact on our happiness. Research shows that compulsive buying has increased by at least 10 percent in just the last few years. (*ENCORE)
According to new research, workplace incivility can stretch far beyond company walls. Assistant professor of management Merideth Ferguson says the cumulative effect of workplace stress can become viral.
Austin Meek of WacoBusinessNews.com sat down with Youngdae Moon for this edition of Downtown Depot. You may have noticed Youngdae on the podium of the Texas Food Truck Showdown when his deep fried tamale balls took home the hardware for best international food. Austin and Youngdae dive deep on the benefits and difficulties of serving ethnic food in Waco.
Austin Meek of WacoBusinessNews.com sits down this week with Fiona Bond. Fiona has worked in the arts and culture sectors for over two decades and currently serves as the Executive Director of Creative Waco.
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.
Downtown Depot host, Austin Meek talks with charity CEO and worship leader Brett Mills. Brett and his wife are the founders of Jesus Said Love, a non-profit that shares the love of Christ with women in the commercial sex industry by awakening hope and empowering change.
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.