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Baylor University Business Review

The award-winning Business Review is a radio series airing since 2005 on the Central Texas NPR station, KWBU-FM 103.3, and available to national public radio stations. Business people will hear valuable nuggets of information straight from the experts who are researching and writing about a wide range of relevant topics. Each week Business Review offers the latest in business trends and research - both nationally and globally. Each program runs two minutes in length.

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Engagement Matters

Social media is now the number one way consumers reach out for customer service. Social media strategist Nicolle Soto specializes in helping small businesses engage with consumers online.

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19 Oct 2017

Rank #1

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Enter the Enternship

Older workers often find it difficult to re-enter the workforce. Despite their experience, maturity and prior career training, many feel cast aside in favor of younger workers. Inspired by the movie “The Intern,” New-York-based publicists Gwen Wunderlich and Dara Kaplan saw a burgeoning need and were determined to help.

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20 Nov 2017

Rank #2

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30 Seconds to Success

As director of LAUNCH, an innovative business accelerator, Greg Leman says a great idea needs to be concise enough to fit on a cocktail napkin.

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26 Oct 2017

Rank #3

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The Art of Marketing to Women

After decades of discriminatory and patronizing marketing toward women from the largest firms and the biggest brands, Kristi Faulkner, president of the New York ad agency WomenKind, was determined to shake up the status quo.

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12 Apr 2018

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Beyond the Interview

Finding the right person to fill a position at one of the of the world’s top ten most innovative companies can be difficult. According to Shabnam Mogharabi, CEO of Soul Pancake, it’s more than just skills on a resume.

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5 Apr 2018

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Fast Tracking Small Business Growth

Product research and development can take years. But what if the timeline could be accelerated? According to Dr. Greg Leman, accelerated commercialization can save small businesses a lot of time and money.

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7 Dec 2017

Rank #6

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Benefits of Mutual Respect

From the warehouse to the C-suite, seeing all employees as valuable and deserving of respect builds trust, and positively impacts customer service too. For one startup's CEO, investing in the company's employees has lead to ingenious benefits.

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8 Sep 2016

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Tapping the Power of Story

Luke Sherwin, co-founder and chief creative officer of online mattress startup, Caspar, knows genuine stories build a strong bond of trust with customers.

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18 Aug 2016

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Experience-Driven Marketing

"Word of mouth with a modern twist." That’s how Luke Sherwin, co-founder and chief creative officer of the mattress startup, Caspar, describes the company's foundation for marketing.

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11 Aug 2016

Rank #9

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Social Impact Partnerships

Jim Ryan of Merrill Lynch explains that you don’t have to sacrifice performance by bringing your values into your portfolio. Social impact bonds are being offered in the marketplace, often referred to as “pay for success” securities.

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29 Oct 2015

Rank #10

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Values-Based Investing

Jim Ryan, managing director at Merrill Lynch at the the private banking and investment group in New York City, says investors today are demanding more from their portfolio. He says institutional investors have a greater responsibility to ensure that their own investments reflect their underlying ministry or mission.

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24 Sep 2015

Rank #11

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Corporate Philanthropy

There are some potential dangers to corporate social responsibility. Blaine McCormick provides perspectives from the consumer, the target of the philanthropy, and the shareholders.

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2 Jul 2015

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Investing in People

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

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26 Mar 2015

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True Grit

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.

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22 Jan 2015

Rank #14

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Women in IT

According to Cindy Riemenschneider, professor of information systems, 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.

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15 Jan 2015

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Easy as Pie

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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24 Jul 2014

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Go That Extra Mile

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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10 Jul 2014

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A Fresh Start

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.

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12 Jun 2014

Rank #18

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Ethics in Business

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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22 May 2014

Rank #19

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Emotional Labor

Researchers dubbed this project "The Waiter Spit in my Soup!" You might be surprised that over 50 percent of customer service employees are responsible for some sort of deviant behavior toward customers.

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14 May 2014

Rank #20