The Business Impact Podcast

The Business Impact, the Chamber's podcast series, examines issues that are significantly altering the U.S. business landscape. From the crumbling state of our nation’s roads to the debate over international trade, each episode looks at the context, key players, and what it all means to your business. Host Trula Tener interviews subject matter experts to break down each topic.

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PodcastJun 07, 2016 - 2:15pm
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How Business Can Help Students Make Good Career Choices … And Avoid the Mafia

Mark Schneider discusses a tool for empowering students to make data-driven decisions about their education and career path.

PodcastMay 11, 2016 - 5:00am
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Energy Outlook: The Value of Diversity

Matt Letourneau discusses the importance of a diverse energy supply and issues on the horizon that could impact prices and reliability.

PodcastApr 20, 2016 - 5:00am
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Health Care Benefits and Small Business: Getting It Right

Lauren Fifield and Jennifer Pierotti Lim discuss how to select the right health care benefit options for your small business.

PodcastMar 04, 2016 - 10:45am

From Innovation to Investment, Opportunity Starts with IP

In this episode, Mark Elliot discusses the role that IP plays in the global economy and North Carolina’s use of innovation.

PodcastFeb 11, 2016 - 1:30pm
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Trying to Save for Retirement? It’s About to Get Much Harder for Small Business Employees

If your small business offers a retirement plan, get ready for some significant changes.

PodcastJan 21, 2016 - 10:00am
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How to Expand Opportunity for All Americans

The U.S. workforce participation rate is at a four-decade low. We have people without jobs—and jobs without people. How can we stimulate growth? How can we create jobs and raise incomes? U.S.

PodcastNov 19, 2015 - 8:30am
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Frivolous Lawsuits Have Serious Consequences

The United States legal system is the most costly in the world, making it a major factor in a business’ decision-making process.

PodcastNov 04, 2015 - 12:00pm
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Why Hiring Veterans Makes Business Sense

In this episode, we discuss what a manager gets when they hire a veteran, and why it’s one of the best moves a company could make.

PodcastSep 08, 2015 - 8:00am
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Are You Developing Your Next Generation of Talent?

Podcast guests this week discuss why employing youth is not just the right thing to do; it's a smart business strategy.

PodcastAug 24, 2015 - 9:00am

Why Education Reform is Essential to Your Bottom Line

Why is a good school district so important? It’s simple. Today’s students are your employees of tomorrow.