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Benjamin Franklin started a knowledge revolution in business. 


Even if you have a bad boss, if you drop your "baggage" and approach each day with a fresh start, you'll thrive and do better at work.  


Use story telling to make a connection brand and consumer that goes far beyond the product, far beyond that moment -- and lives with the consumer.

Behind the Story: Mobile Barbers

Apr 8, 2016

Welcome to Behind the Story, a program where we take you straight to the source. In this episode we’ll talk about mobile businesses. Now you may think of food trucks – like the ones peppered along university parks – when you hear the phrase ‘mobile business.’  But being mobile isn’t just about offering that late-night taco fix…it’s increasingly become a platform to provide a convenient means for other goods and services. In this episode of Behind the Story, we explore the world of Mobile barbershops. After a story on the businesses we’ll hear from two barbers from Kileen that have made the mobile jump. 

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Marlene Reed spends much of her time writing published cases for journals and textbooks. She teaches ethics in her classroom using those stories, which are based on real-life experiences from interviews of people who have been faced with difficult decisions. 


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Companies are taking a more proactive approach to encourage healthy lifestyles for their employees.


While we are witnessing the increased wealth in China and up-and-coming India, post-Apartheid Africa is where business opportunity is among the hottest in the world. 


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How one company nudges customers to buy online. 


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New York Times best-selling author, Dr. Ken Blanchard, says great leaders inspire others to do what they do best. In this edition of the Business Review, Dr. Blanchard details how a change in thought patterns can help you become a highly effective leader and run a great team. 


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We commonly believe certain myths about innovation -- that innovation is produced by a lone genius, or that it’s the product of serendipity. The words organized and innovation are rarely heard together but an organized approach to innovation is exactly what America needs today. 


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Human resources and corporate services director, Jeff Lupinacci, says developing a "great place to work" atmosphere is one of the most strategic things an organization can do.



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Building customer trust through story telling. 

Where do great ideas come from? There are certain strategies that help foster eureka moments.  

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Wall Street Journal investment management expert Bill Reichenstein says, somewhere around the age of 50, it gets more difficult for Americans to find full-time employment. It often comes down to being over qualified.



Business Review - Changes in Health Care

Dec 31, 2015
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One way to improve the health care delivery system in the U.S. is through retail health clinics. Offering a narrow range of services, appointments aren't necessary and the prices are posted, so there are never any surprises.  (*ENCORE)