Host Mason King talks with the Black Chamber’s Larry Williams about why he thinks the city should be working more with his organization—and providing it funding. And King also talks with Angela Smith Jones, the deputy mayor of economic development, about the reasons the city is working with Indy Chamber.
IBJ Podcast: When will office workers return to downtown Indy?
IBJ reporters Samm Quinn and Anthony Schoettle spent a week talking with the leaders of downtown companies and learned that many are delaying plans to bring workers back to the office.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Pete the Planner explains what’s scaring him about the economy right now
IBJ columnist Peter Dunn offers advice for people who are in financial trouble right now because of the pandemic, those who are at risk of trouble and those who are likely to escape relatively unscathed, if not in a better position than when the pandemic started.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Advice for hiring and nurturing a diverse workforce
Attorney Angela Freeman, who has spent six years on the board of Women & Hi Tech, recommends using diverse committees—rather than leaving the job to one individual—for hiring and then assigning new employees, especially minority hires, to mentors who are invested in their success.Read More
Beyond COVID podcast: Leaders are created in crisis. You can be one of them.
Nancy Koehn—a historian, Harvard Business School professor and author—talked with host Lesley Weidenbener about how business owners and managers can use this pandemic to develop the skills that will lead their organizations out of the COVID crisis and on to better things.Read More
Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials are putting all their energy into running the Indy 500 with fans in August, despite continuing concerns about big crowds and the coronavirus.
Host Mason King talks with Stadium Village Business Association President Erica Wells and Mayor Joe Hogsett’s chief of staff, Thomas Cook, about how the city can help downtown and downtown businesses rebuild after the one-two punch of coronavirus and riots.
Netlogx has been working to help clients navigate the difficulties of the pandemic. And one of its key pieces of advice to business leaders is to keep a crisis journal. And to do it every day because the situation and information has been changing so quickly.
Paul Ashley, a FirstPerson senior vice president and adviser, discusses how to talk with employees about coming back to work, how to address increasing mental health needs of workers, and the ways in which the workplace may change.
Leadership coach Craig P. Anderson says that a concise, straightforward business plan is the key to success—not just in normal times, but especially now, when the economy has been thrown for a loop.
Charlotte Westerhaus-Renfrow—an assistant professor of law and management at the IU Kelley School of Business—details negotiating techniques like “slicing the salami” and “taking it to the balcony” and explains the most important thing you need to know as you get started.
Elaine Pulakos, the CEO of talent management consulting firm PDRI, talks about her new research that reveals why creating stability in your workplace frees your employees to be focused and rational so they “act like shock absorbers” during a crisis like the pandemic.
Beyond COVID podcast: Indy Chamber is trying to help companies stay on their feet through the shutdown
Indy Chamber CEO Michael Huber talks about the programs, what kinds of companies need them most and how the experiences have changed the way he’s thinking about his organization and what its mission will be going forward.
Beyond COVID podcast: Why a 90-day sprint is key to getting your company ready for the economy to restart
In this first episode of IBJ’s Beyond COVID podcast, Matt Neff offers advice for businesses trying to get back on track. And IBJ reporter Lindsey Erdody provides an update about Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s stay-at-home order and, in particular, how the latest iteration affects liquor stores.
State unemployment specialist Josh Richardson talks with host Mason King about who is now eligible for benefits under an expansion approved by Congress as well as how soon they’ll begin receiving benefits and how the agency is adjusting to a flood of applicants.
Sahm’s Restaurant Group has retooled its operations to benefit the not-for-profit Second Helpings and to create a series of marketplaces, where customers can get takeout meals as well as grocery items.
IBJ’s Mickey Shuey headed to Chicago for the 2020 NBA All-Star Game to see how the Windy City hosted what has become one of sports’ biggest weekends—and tells podcast host Mason King what he and the host committee from Indianapolis learned.
IBJ reporter John Russell explains a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that could open the door to out-of-state liquor stores moving into Indiana—including Total Wine & More, a Maryland-based chain that has applied for a permit to open in a former Marsh store.
IBJ reporter Kurt Christian talks with host Mason King about what some are calling a “green rush,” which follows a 2018 federal law that removed marijuana’s non-psychoactive cousin from the Controlled Substances Act.
Gary Brackett talks with podcast host Mason King about the challenges of making a movie, why he thinks he has a good story to tell and why he’s not just funding the movie’s $2.2 million to $2.5 million budget.
IBJ’s John Russell has written about the Community case and talks with host Mason King about the details, what it means for Community Health and how the lawsuit fits into a larger effort by the federal government to claw back what it considers “unjust enrichment” by hospital systems.
Host Mason King talks with husband-and-wife team Kim and Todd Saxton, both professors at the IU Kelley School of Business at IUPUI, about a book they wrote with entrepreneur Michael Cloran about the icebergs startups face as they try to make it through choppy waters.