Down To Business

Down To Business

Your insider's guide from New Hampshire's business news leaders. To be updated each week when a new episode is available, subscribe below via your favorite podcast platform.

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May 26, 2022 22 min

NHBR Associate Editor Amanda Andrews speaks with Editor Jeff Feingold, who recently received an honorary doctorate from Granite State College, about the power of diversity in education and how educational pathways continue to evolve. For more inspiration, watch Jeff's commencement speech here: https://youtu.be/R_px4CP0IAU 

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Award-winning reporter for NH Business Review Bob Sanders offers insight into his article from the May 6 issue of NHBR on recent bankruptcy trends in New Hampshire and why certain towns have a higher filing rate than most. 

This week's episode is brought to you by McLane Middleton, providing trusted legal services to businesses throughout the region for over 100 years. For a complete listing of their practice areas, attorneys, ...

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The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester's President & CEO Patricia Carty sits down with NHBR Editor Jeff Feingold and Associate Editor Amanda Andrews to discuss the importance of mental health in 2022, the barriers mental health professionals encounter, and how we can break down the stigma behind it. 

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Anne Richardson, principal and media director of Richardson Media Group in Portsmouth, speaks with NHBR Editor Jeff Feingold and Associate Editor Amanda Andrews about how and why her company became the first B Corp-certified marketing agency in New Hampshire. She also touches on the benefits of B Corps for employees and the community, and why other businesses should follow suit. Thanks for tuning in!

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April 28, 2022 24 min

NHBR's Editor Jeff Feingold and Associate Editor Amanda Andrews sit down with Genie Smith (NMLS #420288), vice president, lending market leader of neighborhood and community lending at Bank of America, about the new Homebuyer Insights report, with statistics that show single women in New Hampshire have a higher share of homeownership than single men. She also shares resources and programs for first-time homebuyers looking to en...

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Reporter Bob Sanders talks with editor Jeff Feingold about the fate of key pieces of legislation that NH Business Review has been tracking this session. The topics include Covid vaccines, tax cuts, housing and energy. This week's episode is brought to you by McLane Middleton, providing trusted legal services to businesses throughout the region for over 100 years. For a complete listing of their practice areas, attorneys, and lo...

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April 14, 2022 36 min

Brian Gottlob, director of the NH Economic Labor and Market Information Bureau, talks about the impacts of inflation on New Hampshire's economy and how consumers are being affected. This week's episode is brought to you by McLane Middleton, providing trusted legal services to businesses throughout the region for over 100 years. For a complete listing of their practice areas, attorneys, and locations, visit www.mclane.com.

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Michelle Veasey, executive director of NH Businesses for Social Responsibility, speaks with NHBR Editor Jeff Feingold and Associate Editor Amanda Andrews about House Bill 544 on so called divisive concepts which prohibits and penalizes educators from teaching racism and sexism rampant in our country's history. Veasey explains how this bill tarnishes New Hampshire's brand as a welcoming state to live and work, and how that m...

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NHBR Editor Jeff Feingold and Associate Editor Amanda Andrews sit down with Jennifer Griffith, associate professor of organizational behavior and management at UNH, to discuss her research on the severance pay gaps that exist between men and women, as well as her participation with Modern Work Lab (www.modernworklab.com). 

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Award-winning reporter Bob Sanders speaks with Editor Jeff Feingold about a new story in the March 25 issue of NHBR that details a few businesses that import and export to Russia or Ukraine and what that means for NH's economy. Associate Editor Amanda Andrews also shares an inside look of an upcoming section in NHBR called Resilient NH, profiling business leaders in New Hampshire who overcame challenges and how they moved forwa...

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With a new investor entering the fold, the long-awaited Balsams redevelopment will be a new North Country getaway for Granite Staters, hopefully in late 2023, early 2024. NHBR Editor Jeff Feingold and Associate Editor Amanda Andrews sit down with developer Les Otten to get the lowdown on what's coming for the new project. This week's episode is brought to you by McLane Middleton, providing trusted legal services to business...

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Amanda Andrews, NHBR's associate editor, sits down with Donna Morris, president of the Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce, to discuss some of the workforce initiatives the chamber has created in Salem to bridge the skill gaps in various industries. From the formation of the Commerce Corridor to creating a high-quality tourism package for a "Price Is Right" winner, Donna and her colleagues have been busy providing resourc...

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Nathan Fink, director of advancement for NH Children's Trust, speaks with NHBR editors Jeff Feingold and Amanda Andrews about the organization's NH Family NOW podcast, which chronicles the ups and downs of parenting. A new feature on the podcast, "Businesses that Build Family," will include interviews with NH business leaders around the state who support NH workers and families.

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NHBR's award-winning reporter, Bob Sanders, speaks on the newest opportunities available that may help initiate production for renewable natural gases in New Hampshire, thanks to measures like Senate Bill 424. This week's episode is brought to you by McLane Middleton, providing trusted legal services to businesses throughout the region for over 100 years. For a complete listing of their practice areas, attorneys, and locati...

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Lisa Guertin, president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in New Hampshire, who’s retiring from the job in March, talks about her 32 years with the company and the momentous changes she’s seen in the insurance and health care industries in that time. This week's episode is brought to you by McLane Middleton, providing trusted legal services to businesses throughout the region for over 100 years. For a complete listing of the...

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February 9, 2022 22 min

NH Business Review editors Jeff Feingold and Amanda Andrews discuss Amanda's new story on the state's other housing crisis: a shortage of housing for people with disabilities. The problem is so acute that individuals are being sent to other states to be housed, in some cases separating them from families and communities. This week's episode is brought to you by McLane Middleton, providing trusted legal services to busin...

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NH Business Review editor Jeff Feingold and associate editor Amanda Andrews talk with Heather LaDue, executive director of professional programs and partnerships at Franklin Pierce University, who puts together partnerships with employers to meet their ever-changing needs. This week's episode is brought to you by McLane Middleton, providing trusted legal services to businesses throughout the region for over 100 years. For a com...

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NH Business Review editor Jeff Feingold talks all things economic with Brian Gottlob, director of the NH Economic Labor and Market Information Bureau, including the state of New Hampshire’s current economy and how 2022, in light of Covid and supply chain concerns, appears to be shaping up. This week's episode is brought to you by McLane Middleton, providing trusted legal services to businesses throughout the region for over 100...

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NH Business Review Editor Jeff Feingold talks with Tim Horgan, executive director of the World Affairs Council of New Hampshire, about how the global supply chain disruption predates the current pandemic by at least a decade. The problem doesn't have an easy solution, with long timelines for building new ports, training new truckers and a rapidly expanding e-commerce field. The World Affairs Council will be exploring this chall...

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NH Business Review’s Jeff Feingold and Bob Sanders go over some of the key pieces of business-related legislation being sponsored by New Hampshire lawmakers this session – including a slew of Covid bills and various workplace and energy measures.

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