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The First Business Bank Podcast is a podcast for business owners and leaders — anyone helping to advance the social and economic standing of their employees, investors, families, and communities. Nothing is more important to a thriving economy than visionary entrepreneurs determined to succeed. As a business-focused bank that works every day with business leaders, this podcast details what we see working in highly successful businesses today.

Each episode features an interview discussing business practices on topics such as company culture, communication, financial risk, strategic planning, financial performance, business continuity plans, sales strategies, foundational beliefs, and more.

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The First Business Bank Podcast is a podcast for business owners and leaders — anyone helping to advance the social and economic standing of their employees, investors, families, and communities. Nothing is more important to a thriving economy than visionary entrepreneurs determined to succeed. As a business-focused bank that works every day with business leaders, this podcast details what we see working in highly successful businesses today.

Each episode features an interview discussing business practices on topics such as company culture, communication, financial risk, strategic planning, financial performance, business continuity plans, sales strategies, foundational beliefs, and more.

    Leadership in Challenging Times – Part 2

    Leadership in Challenging Times – Part 2

    The COVID-19 pandemic presented many of the same challenges for business leaders: how do we keep employees safe, stay profitable, and move forward? Leading teams through challenging times may look different at every organization, but common difficulties arise. Mark Meloy, CEO of First Business Bank, talks with First Business Bank President, Jim Hartlieb, BCP Transportation President Nancy Spelsberg, Sound Devices Co-Founder Jon Tatooles, and Veridian Homes President David Simon, about their individual experiences leading their organizations through the health and economic crisis, and navigating the recovery. This two part podcast includes a candid discussion focused on:
    -Adapting to market demand
    -Supporting employees
    -Innovating for customers
    -Navigating supply chain interruptions
    The First Business Bank podcast is dedicated to providing insights to help business owners work better, faster, and smarter to achieve their goals. 
    For more interviews like this one, subscribe to the First Business Bank podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts. First Business Bank. Member FDIC.

    • 23 min
    Leadership in Challenging Times – Part 1

    Leadership in Challenging Times – Part 1

    The COVID-19 pandemic presented many of the same challenges for business leaders: how do we keep employees safe, stay profitable, and move forward? Leading teams through challenging times may look different at every organization, but common difficulties arise. Mark Meloy, CEO of First Business Bank, talks with First Business Bank President, Jim Hartlieb, BCP Transportation President Nancy Spelsberg, Sound Devices Co-Founder Jon Tatooles, and Veridian Homes President David Simon, about their individual experiences leading their organizations through the health and economic crisis, and navigating the recovery. This two-part podcast includes a candid discussion focused on:
    -Adapting to market demand
    -Supporting employees
    -Innovating for customers
    -Navigating supply chain interruptions
    The First Business Bank podcast is dedicated to providing insights to help business owners work better, faster, and smarter to achieve their goals. 
    For more interviews like this one, subscribe to the First Business Bank podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts. First Business Bank. Member FDIC.

    • 22 min
    Tips for Hiring the Right Employees

    Tips for Hiring the Right Employees

    Employees are key to an organization’s success. Although all companies know hiring the right employees is critical, screening for these employees is difficult. Mark Meloy, CEO of First Business Bank, interviews First Business Bank’s Chief Human Resource Officer, Jodi Chandler, and parent company CEO, Corey Chambas, about what strategies they’ve used and lessons they’ve learned over the past 25 years. This candid discussion focuses on:
    -Cultural competencies
    -Personality predictive indices
    -Cognitive predictive indices
    -Cultural fit assessments
    The First Business Bank podcast is dedicated to providing insights to help business owners work better, faster, and smarter to achieve their goals. 
    For more interviews like this one, subscribe to the First Business Bank podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts. First Business Bank. Member FDIC.

    • 29 min
    Workplace Communication in COVID-19 & Times of Change

    Workplace Communication in COVID-19 & Times of Change

    Workplace communication is critical, especially during times of change. Using the COVID-19 pandemic as an important example, Mark Meloy interviews First Business Bank’s Chief Human Resource Officer, Jodi Chandler, and parent company CEO, Corey Chambas, about what strategies they’ve used and lessons they’ve learned. This candid discussion includes: 
    -The most important aspects of workplace communication
    -HR’s role in direct communication with employees
    -Strategies to gain timely employee input driving informed decisions
    -Strategies to consider for your business 
    The First Business Bank podcast is dedicated to providing insights to help business owners work better, faster, and smarter to achieve their goals.
    For more interviews like this one, subscribe to the First Business Bank podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts. First Business Bank. Member FDIC.

    • 19 min

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Informative and thought-provoking

Great listen!

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