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Learn the three-part formula for success for start-ups. 

 

               

If you want to eat healthy, but have a low degree of self-control, find out how to stay on track with your goals.  

 


From posting pictures of food on Instagram, to 'checking in' on Facebook, research shows phone snubbing - or "phubbing" - can weaken a relationship. 

 


Downtown Depot: Kate Duncan

Dec 16, 2016

On this episode of Downtown Depot, host Austin Meek talks with Kate Duncan, the owner of Wildland Supply Company, the clothing boutique that's spearheading the redevelopment of Washington Avenue. You'll also get a look at the Kings Landing, the newest gaming store to hit Wacotown. 


Creating investment portfolios that reflect the investor.  


 

There are some potential dangers to corporate social responsibility. It is important to examine different perspectives from the consumer, the target of the philanthropy, and the shareholders.  

 

 


Downtown Depot: David Ridley

Dec 2, 2016

In this episode of Downtown Depot we'll hear all about Waco Tours, the local business started by David Ridley and Luke and Rachel White that caters to out-of-towners who want to see what else the city has to offer outside of Magnolia. Also, in this episode we preview Waco Wonderland and hear about a familiar downtown boutique, Wildland Supply Co.


Business Review: Improve with Improv

Dec 1, 2016

Creative techniques used in improv can help solve business problems in a positive way, as well as generate impressive marketing content for clients. 

 


Taking a closer look at the effect filing times have on the quality of audits, and how what was found is a bit counter intuitive. 

 


 

Downtown Depot: Marlene Reed

Nov 18, 2016

On this episode of Downtown Depot host Austin Meek speaks with Marlene Reed, the entrepreneur-in-residence for Baylor's Hankamer School of Business. The two discuss Reed's history in academia and entrepreneurship. Also on this week's episode: a look at the opening of Balcones Distillery last week. 


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.  

 


 

Downtown Depot: Paxton Dove

Nov 4, 2016

On this episode of Downtown Depot, host Austin Meek takes a look at recently development news in the area, like soon-to-open Balcones Distillery. He also sits down for a conversation with Paxton Dove, owner of the Dancing Bear Pub. 


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. 

 


 

New business ideas are being pitched in an unconventional setting that may come as a surprise to some. MBA students are going to jail to help inmates develop business plans.  

 


 

Downtown Depot: Bland Cromwell

Oct 14, 2016

In this episode of Downtown Depot, host Austin Meek talks with guest Bland Cromwell. Cromwell is part of the 11th Street Partnership, a group of local entrepreneurs who have been acquiring parcels of land west of I-35. In this episode Cromwell talks about his decades-long experience in real estate and development in Waco. 


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