Archive for July 2018

SupplyKick, which helps businesses sell their products on Amazon and other online marketplaces, grew 335 percent from 2015 through 2017, earning it a spot near the top of IBJ's Fast 25 list. CEO Josh Owens talks about how the company has managed that growth — and what Owens did right and wrong along the way. He's got great advice for any firm managing growth or hoping to do so.

 

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Democrat Joe Hogsett is in the third year of a four-year term as mayor of Indianapolis and calls it the hardest job he's ever had. Soon, Hogsett must decide whether to seek a second term, and he tells IBJ's Hayleigh Colombo he's undecided. Colombo talks to the mayor about what will play into his decision, and host Mason King talks to Colombo about the chances that he'll run again.

Click to read Colombo's story about the mayor's re-election decision.

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With accusations against Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill dominating the political news (allegations he flatly denies), host Mason King talks to two experts — attorney Michael Blickman and human resources professor Liz Malatestinic — about questions facing employers and employees. What's acceptable and what isn't? How do you talk to employees about the issues? Plus, get Mason's recommendations for further reading on the issue.

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Music for this episode from Like Music (cdk Mix) by Analog By Nature (c), copyright 2013. Licensed under a Creative Commons, Attribution Share-Alike  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/cdk/43816 Ft: snowflake

 

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The restaurants operated by Huse Culinary — St. Elmo, Harry & Izzy's and Burger Study — are among the most successful in Indianapolis. That's despite decreased traffic at Circle Centre mall and increasing competition from other steak houses downtown. CEO Craig Huse talks about the changes he'd like to see at the mall, how the restaurants combat competition and the company's expansion plans in Fishers.

To read more about Circle Centre's current financial situation, read IBJ's story: Circle Centre profit gets lift from eateries, IPS tax cut.

 

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Music by Eerkoysh key by Gnagno (c), copyright 2013. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/Gnagno/44380

Audio clips from WRTV-Channel 6 and Parks & Recreation (NBC).

 

 

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Andrea Neal's soon-to-publish book, "Pence: The Path to Power," examines how Indiana native Mike Pence rose from a skilled debater in high school to the vice president of the United States. Neal, a journalist and teacher, leads host Mason King through the process of interviewing dozens of people from throughout Pence's life and assembling a comprehensive account of the making of a vice president.

Music for this episode of the IBJ Podcast from LogansBar by airtone (c) copyright 2010. Licensed under a Creative Commons Sampling Plus license. 

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