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


Downtown Depot host Austin Meek of WacoBusinessNews.com is joined in the KWBU studio by JB Smith, a staff writer for the Waco Tribune Herald.  JB tracks downtown business and City affairs, keeping a pulse on both the private and public people powering Waco's economy.  


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.


Downtown Depot: Alex Benton

Apr 7, 2017

This week Austin Meek talks with Alex Benton, and inspiring local female entrepreneur who took over an environmental consulting company at age 23 and has grown the business throughout Texas and Louisiana.  Plus the Word on Street....


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.


Downtown Depot: Wendy Gragg

Mar 3, 2017

On this week's episode of Downtown Depot, host Austin Meek talks witih Wendy Gragg who runs downtownwacotx.com, a city-sponsored blog covering all the happenings in downtown Waco. Wendy talks about her time in the city and how shes seen in grow over the past decade. 

Ken Blanchard discusses seven evident leadership qualities in role models. 

 


 

Business Review: Franklin Says What?

Feb 23, 2017

Benjamin Franklin helped define the American spirit through his wit and wisdom, but all too often he is misquoted. 

 


 

Downtown Depot: Aaron Zimmerman

Feb 17, 2017

In this week's episode of Downtown Depot host Austin Meek talks with Aaron Zimmerman, rector of St. Alban's Episcopal Church. The two talk about Aaron's beginnings and how he ended up in Waco. Also, we'll hear about the Deep in the Heart Film Festival and take a look at the latest downtown development: the Mary Avenue Market. 


Five tips on how to dominate startup contests. 

 


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