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Episode 161: Escalating Prescription Demand

Down To BusinessJun 01, 2023

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Episode 161: Escalating Prescription Demand
Jun 01, 202321:44
Episode 160: Peace & Politics

Episode 160: Peace & Politics

Doug Teschner, president of Growing Leadership LLC, speaks on topics ranging from his time in the Peace Corps in Ukraine and other countries, to Braver Angels, and how people can talk about politics or other difficult discussions with each other in a positive manner.

May 24, 202331:14
Episode 159: Economic Uncertainties, or Opportunities?
May 18, 202326:32
Episode 158: New American Scholars
May 05, 202325:33
Episode 157: Young People's Quality of Life in NH

Episode 157: Young People's Quality of Life in NH

Stay Work Play's Executive Director Will Stewart shares insight into their recently released survey focusing on the quality of life for young people in New Hampshire. The full report can be found at stayworkplay.org/survey.

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.

Apr 14, 202324:17
Episode 156: Businesses Building Better Families

Episode 156: Businesses Building Better Families

In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention month, we're resurrecting an episode from last year where Jeff and Amanda speak with Nathan Fink, director of advancement for NH Children's Trust, about the organization's NH Family NOW podcast. It chronicles the ups and downs of parenting, with a segment on "Businesses that Build Family" featuring interviews with NH business leaders around the state who support NH workers and families. Read more about NH Children's Trust and their work in the April 7, 2023, issue of NH Business Review.

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.


Apr 06, 202321:30
Episode 155: Banking & Inflation Crisis

Episode 155: Banking & Inflation Crisis

Formerly the CEO of Service Credit Union, Gordon Simmons shares his views on the recent Silicon Valley banking crisis and inflationary pressures in New Hampshire, including insights into potential industry trends in the near future.

Mar 29, 202322:29
Episode 154: BIA's Emerging Leaders Program
Mar 24, 202329:31
Episode 153: Insights from the NH Foreign Direct Investment Report
Mar 15, 202326:36
Episode 152: Elevating Small Business Leaders
Mar 08, 202327:08
Episode 151: When Family Means Business

Episode 151: When Family Means Business

NHBR Editor Jeff Feingold talks with Michelline Dufort, director of the CEO & Family Enterprise Center, and Jim Proulx, president & CEO of Proulx Oil and Propane, about how the enterprise center helps family businesses navigate the world of succession and day-to-day operations, as well as how CEOs can connect and learn more about how to run their businesses from experts around the state. 

Mar 02, 202322:32
Episode 150: Gambling for Good
Feb 15, 202325:34
Episode 149: Ascending Leaders in Tech
Feb 08, 202322:08
Episode 148: AI Transforms How Businesses Work

Episode 148: AI Transforms How Businesses Work

NHBR Editor Jeff Feingold talks all things AI with Minim's VP of Software Engineering Lakshmi Kadiyala, including how businesses in New Hampshire are leveraging AI to make processes more efficient, how companies are using software like OpenAI's ChatGPT to deliver accurate data, and more about how Minim's AI-drive smart home Wi-Fi management and security platform is helping employees remain safe no matter where they work. 

Feb 01, 202323:56
Episode 147: Transitioning Leadership at Secondwind Water Systems

Episode 147: Transitioning Leadership at Secondwind Water Systems

After 33 years as Secondwind Water Systems' CEO, Christine Fletcher retired in late 2022, passing the baton to Shana Hoch, formerly the managing director at Sprague Operating Resources. NHBR Associate Editor Amanda Andrews and Editor Jeff Feingold speak with both ladies about the company's transition and how  Secondwind continues to provide high-quality water treatment services in the state. 

Jan 25, 202324:18
Episode 146: 2023 Legislative Preview

Episode 146: 2023 Legislative Preview

NHBR Editor Jeff Feingold sits down with award-winning reporter Bob Sanders to gain insight into this year's legislation, including bills presented on taxes, housing, employment and energy. 

Jan 18, 202326:11
Episode 145: Economy Year in Review

Episode 145: Economy Year in Review

NHBR Editor Jeff Feingold speaks with Brian Gottlob, director of the NH Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau, about New Hampshire's economic year in review, from interest rates and workforce woes, to housing challenges and more. 

Dec 14, 202232:49
Episode 144: UNH President James Dean

Episode 144: UNH President James Dean

NHBR Editor Jeff Feingold speaks with UNH President James Dean on recent happenings at the college, such as the university's recent Embrace NH bus tour, how they're encouraging environmental tourism and workforce development in the North Country, as well as UNH's legislative involvement and more. 

Dec 07, 202227:52
Episode 143: The Economic Impact of Academic Tech Transfer
Nov 29, 202231:22
Episode 142: Plymouth State's New Robotics Lab
Nov 23, 202228:60
Episode 141: Seniority Authority

Episode 141: Seniority Authority

This week, NHBR editors Jeff Feingold and Amanda Andrews speak with Cathleen Toomey, Vice President of Marketing at The RiverWoods Group and host of Seniority Authority, a podcast about how to age successfully. Along with nationwide experts, Cathleen speaks on topics that answer your questions on all aspects of aging well, from fitness to finance, brain health to downsizing, isolation to insurance, and more.
Nov 14, 202227:13
Episode 140: Epilepsy Awareness Month

Episode 140: Epilepsy Awareness Month

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month, so NHBR editors Jeff Feingold and Amanda Andrews speak with representatives from the Epilepsy Foundation of New England - Amy Mahoney, Executive Director, and Bill Murphy, Director of Advocacy and Public Policy - to learn more about what their organization advocates for here in New Hampshire.

Nov 09, 202228:05
Episode 139: The New Age of Marketing
Nov 02, 202228:05
Episode 138: Take a Breath
Oct 27, 202219:24
Episode 137: Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Episode 137: Neighbors Helping Neighbors

The NH Community Loan Fund's President & CEO Steve Saltzman discusses how the organization develops communities by providing lending for homeownership, child care, and small businesses to help everyone succeed. 

Oct 19, 202228:47
Episode 136: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan visits NH

Episode 136: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan visits NH

NHBR Editor Jeff Feingold sits down with Governor Larry Hogan from Maryland to discuss his observations when meeting with different business groups across the country, digging deep into topics like the Republican Party, the current real estate market and affordable housing challenges, the upcoming election, inflation and the economy, and much more. 

Oct 13, 202229:02
Episode 135: Charity Golf Tournaments Made Easy
Oct 06, 202216:55
Episode 134: The Capacity for Compassion
Sep 29, 202228:48
Episode 133: Pro Bono Legal Services

Episode 133: Pro Bono Legal Services

Emma Sisti, pro bono manager at 603 Legal Aid, shares the breakdown of how the organization works to connect low-income individuals with pro bono volunteer attorneys to help with their civil cases. 

Sep 22, 202226:56
Episode 132: AARP isn't just for "old people"

Episode 132: AARP isn't just for "old people"

Christina FitzPatrick is the new State Director for AARP New Hampshire, and her first order of business is tackling public policy issues such as prescription drug prices, affordable housing, voting resources, and much more. Learn more about AARP's national and statewide initiatives and resources they offer to people of any age.

Sep 14, 202223:42
Episode 131: The North Country Bounces Back
Sep 08, 202225:18
Episode 130: New Tools from Meta/Facebook
Sep 01, 202222:01
Episode 129: DEI From Talk to Action

Episode 129: DEI From Talk to Action

NHBR Editor Jeff Feingold and Associate Editor Amanda Andrews sit down with Rebecca Sanborn, president and founder of Sanborn Diversity Training Solutions, who is one of the panelists of our upcoming event DEI: From Talk to Action, coming up on Sept. 15. Rebecca shares more about her work with LGBTQ+ initiatives within organizations and how she helps businesses create a more inclusive work culture.

To register for the DEI event, visit nhbr.com/dei

Aug 25, 202223:35
Episode 128: Expanding Broadband in NH

Episode 128: Expanding Broadband in NH

NHBR Editor Jeff Feingold and Associate Editor Amanda Andrews speak with Jeff Morrill, board chair of the NH Electric Cooperative, about recent installations of high-speed internet and fiber-optic services to underserved towns such as Acworth, Grafton and Colebrook, among others. 

Aug 19, 202226:05
Episode 127: Granite State Paid Family Medical Leave Plan
Aug 11, 202226:51
Episode 126: Animal Rescue League of NH
Aug 04, 202220:07
Episode 125: Developing Smart Living Communities

Episode 125: Developing Smart Living Communities

NHBR's Associate Editor Amanda Andrews speaks with Jim Goldenberg, principal of Cathartes, a private real estate firm based in Boston with ties to New Hampshire, which is celebrating 30 years in the industry. The discussion focuses on new mixed-use developments in Portsmouth and Dover, and how these smart living communities offer a positive work-life balance to residents and business owners alike. 

Jul 28, 202220:42
Episode 124: Raising Up Latino Voices in Nashua and Beyond
Jul 23, 202219:08
Episode 123: Small Business Resources with Mike Vlacich
Jul 13, 202230:14
Episode 122: Healthcare Cost Transparency
Jul 07, 202232:58
Episode 121: Bring Back the Trades

Episode 121: Bring Back the Trades

Bring Back the Trades' founder Steve Turner and executive director Stephanie Brown share the mission behind their nonprofit that educates young students about careers in the trades and the resources available to them. Learn more at bringbackthetrades.org.

Jun 30, 202228:47
Episode 120: When Life Gives You Lemons, Build a Brand

Episode 120: When Life Gives You Lemons, Build a Brand

Jeff and Amanda sit down with Phil and Nick Mastroianni, owners of Fabrizia Spirits in Salem, NH, who share their story behind the company's  award-winning (and family-approved) limoncello and ready-to-drink canned cocktails.  

Jun 22, 202225:59
Episode 119: Navigating the New Business Culture with Dan Weeks
Jun 15, 202230:31
Episode 118: Legislative Review with David Juvet
Jun 09, 202226:28
Episode 117: Worsening Shortage in Housing with Phil Sletten

Episode 117: Worsening Shortage in Housing with Phil Sletten

Phil Sletten, senior policy analyst for the NH Fiscal Policy Institute, speaks on the worsening housing shortage in NH, and reviews new data that shows how renters and homeowners are enduring cost burdens. 

Jun 02, 202225:23
Episode 116: Introducing Dr. Feingold
May 26, 202222:09
Episode 115: The Geography of Bankruptcy
May 18, 202221:47
Episode 114: Breaking Through Mental Health Barriers
May 11, 202232:54
Episode 113: Becoming a B Corp with Anne Richardson

Episode 113: Becoming a B Corp with Anne Richardson

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!

May 04, 202225:41
Episode 112: Homebuyer Insights

Episode 112: Homebuyer Insights

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 enter the housing market. 

Apr 28, 202224:19
Episode 111: New Hampshire post-crossover legislative update
Apr 22, 202224:08
Episode 110: Inflation Nation
Apr 14, 202236:49
Episode 109: Divisive Concepts Bill Is Bad for Business

Episode 109: Divisive Concepts Bill Is Bad for Business

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 may affect our future workforce. 

Apr 07, 202224:37
Episode 108: Severance Pay Gaps Between Genders
Mar 31, 202224:01
Episode 107: NH Business Ties to Russia & Ukraine
Mar 24, 202223:11
Episode 106: Update on the Balsams Project with Developer Les Otten
Mar 16, 202229:33
Episode 105: Helping Businesses Thrive with Donna Morris

Episode 105: Helping Businesses Thrive with Donna Morris

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 resources to businesses and residents alike. 

Mar 09, 202222:41
Episode 104: NH Children's Trust launches NH Family NOW podcast

Episode 104: NH Children's Trust launches NH Family NOW podcast

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.

Mar 03, 202220:17
Episode 103: Renewable Natural Gas Opportunities
Feb 23, 202226:12
Episode 102: Anthem President on 32 Years With the Company, Industry Changes, Coming Retirement
Feb 16, 202227:23
Episode 101: The Other Housing Crisis
Feb 09, 202222:22
Episode 100: How Franklin Pierce University Helps Business With Workforce Needs
Feb 03, 202224:24
Episode 99: NH Economic Labor and Market Information Bureau head on 2022 Outlook
Jan 27, 202236:44
Episode 98: Horgan on the NH Impact of Global Supply Chain Disruptions
Jan 19, 202226:50
Episode 97: What does the NH Legislature have in store for businesses in 2022?

Episode 97: What does the NH Legislature have in store for businesses in 2022?

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.

Jan 12, 202226:12
Episode 96: Regional Economic Development Center head talks business growth, job creation

Episode 96: Regional Economic Development Center head talks business growth, job creation

Laurel Adams, president of the Raymond-based Regional Economic Development Center, discusses her organization’s efforts to help grow businesses and create jobs in New Hampshire, including its New Americans Fund, which supports new American business owners. This week's episode is sponsored by TFMoran (www.tfmoran.com), a  leading land planning and engineering firm with  offices in Bedford and  Portsmouth, NH.

Jan 05, 202222:50
Episode 95: What’s in store for the NH economy in 2022?
Dec 29, 202123:29
Episode 94: Tom Raffio Shares Principles for Leadership and Strategy During Crisis, Discusses His New Book
Dec 22, 202134:50
Episode 93: Duprey and Volinsky On Civic Engagement, Civility

Episode 93: Duprey and Volinsky On Civic Engagement, Civility

This week NH Business Review editor Jeff Feingold talks with Steve Duprey and Andru Volinsky, two well-known NH civic leaders from different sides of the political aisle, about a recent op-ed they cowrote on civic engagement. They discuss their longtime friendship (despite great political differences) and how they think discourse can improve in the state and nationwide. This week's episode is sponsored by TFMoran (www.tfmoran.com), a  leading land planning and engineering firm with  offices in Bedford and  Portsmouth, NH.

Dec 15, 202133:26
Episode 92: BANKW's Alexander provides guidance on recruiting in these tough times

Episode 92: BANKW's Alexander provides guidance on recruiting in these tough times

NH Business Review editor Jeff Feingold talks with Jason Alexander, managing partner at the BANKW staffing and recruitment company, about what employers can and should do to navigate through the extremely difficult employee recruitment and retention landscape.

This week's episode is sponsored by TFMoran (www.tfmoran.com), a  leading land planning and engineering firm with  offices in Bedford and  Portsmouth, NH.

Dec 08, 202127:17
Episode 91: Sam Evans-Brown on PUC Decision to Cut Energy-Efficiency Funding
Dec 01, 202129:35
Episode 90: Pre-Holiday Travel Roundup
Nov 24, 202124:35
Episode 89: Employees Finding ACA An Alternative To Group Healthcare

Episode 89: Employees Finding ACA An Alternative To Group Healthcare

NH Business Review editor Jeff Feingold and award-winning staff writer Bob Sanders break down a Bob's recent story on a new trend in healthcare. As an outgrowth of the Affordable Care Act, and subsequent measures and subsidies, more and more people are finding the individual market an affordable alternative to employer-provided healthcare. As large and small group health insurance markets shrink, and more new products come online, small group markets are at particular risk. 

This week's episode is sponsored by TFMoran (www.tfmoran.com), a  leading land planning and engineering firm with  offices in Bedford and  Portsmouth, NH.

Nov 17, 202123:12
Episode 88: Dartmouth-Hitchcock and NH Legal Assistance Form New Medical-Legal Partnership

Episode 88: Dartmouth-Hitchcock and NH Legal Assistance Form New Medical-Legal Partnership

Holly Gaspar of Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Chelsie Rommell of NH Legal Assistance discuss a new medical-legal partnership being launched in the Upper Valley and Sullivan County. The two-year pilot project will identify health disparities in those communities and make civil legal assistance accessible to young families in need in those communities. This week's episode is sponsored by TFMoran (www.tfmoran.com), a  leading land planning and engineering firm with  offices in Bedford and  Portsmouth, NH.

Nov 11, 202123:04
Episode 87: What do the Pandora Papers have to do with New Hampshire?
Nov 03, 202125:21
Episode 86: Inside New Hampshire's Telehealth Push
Oct 28, 202127:11
Episode 85: Taylor Caswell explains how CEDRs can help implement broad state economic development strategies locally

Episode 85: Taylor Caswell explains how CEDRs can help implement broad state economic development strategies locally

NH Business Review Editor Jeff Feingold talks with Taylor Caswell, Commissioner of the NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs, about the department’s Collaborative Economic Development Regions (CEDRs). Caswell explains how CEDRs came about and how they correct for an economic development infrastructure in New Hampshire that’s not “tuned for deep collaboration and common direction.” The CEDRs, he says will help create a ground for collaboration so broad state economic development strategies can be implemented locally. They also dig into some ways Caswell says the state can bring more workers to New Hampshire. This week's episode is sponsored by TFMoran (www.tfmoran.com), a  leading land planning and engineering firm with  offices in Bedford and  Portsmouth, NH.

Oct 21, 202123:57
Episode 84: Sharron McCarthy on the Power of Powered By Women

Episode 84: Sharron McCarthy on the Power of Powered By Women

NH Business Review Editor Jeff Feingold and Girls Inc. CEO (and former NH Business Review publisher) Sharron McCarthy discuss NHBR's upcoming Powered by Women event. Sharron reflects, as both the event's founder and a panelist this year, on what makes it such a moving event for speakers and attendees. This week's episode is sponsored by TFMoran (www.tfmoran.com), a  leading land planning and engineering firm with  offices in Bedford and  Portsmouth, NH.

Oct 14, 202125:07
Episode 83: An Update On Live Events; A Look Inside The ARMI Tissue Foundry
Oct 08, 202129:58
Episode 82: John Mortimer on Building a New Hampshire Running Empire
Sep 30, 202133:26
Episode 81: Anthony Payton Seeks Common Ground With New Podcast
Sep 22, 202130:05
Episode 80: Building A Workforce Pipeline In The NH Auto Industry

Episode 80: Building A Workforce Pipeline In The NH Auto Industry

NH Business Review Publisher Ernesto Burden talks with leaders from the NH Automobile Dealers Association and a recently graduated automotive technician about an innovative scholarship program the NHADA has developed to promote auto tech careers to high and college students. Joining the discussion are NHADA President Pete McNamara, Mike Kopp, who sits on the NHADA board and is a partner at Northcountry Ford, and Jason Blanc, a newly minted technician at Autofair Ford. This week's episode is sponsored by TFMoran (www.tfmoran.com), a  leading land planning and engineering firm with  offices in Bedford and  Portsmouth, NH.

Sep 17, 202124:37
Episode 79: How VETRN MBA provides free high-level biz training to veterans
Sep 10, 202125:46
Episode 78: Graham "Gray" Chynoweth On Taking Minim Public, Leadership, Culture And More
Sep 01, 202133:57
Episode 77: How an NH-based team’s app could solve the hiring problem for restaurants

Episode 77: How an NH-based team’s app could solve the hiring problem for restaurants

NH Business Review editor Jeff Feingold talks with Fliptable founder Kassandra Pike and her core team. They discuss how their new app aims to solve the problem of hiring in the restaurant community, talk about their process, and how they believe the “Bumble of the restaurant industry” can make huge difference in recruiting.  This week's episode is sponsored by TFMoran (www.tfmoran.com), a  leading land planning and engineering firm with  offices in Bedford and  Portsmouth, NH.

Aug 26, 202128:18
Episode 76: Deo Mwano on Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Team

Episode 76: Deo Mwano on Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Team

NH Business Review Editor Jeff Feingold talks with Deo Mwano, owner of Deo Mwano Consultancy, about an upcoming piece he's written for NHBR on how companies need to think beyond recruiting diverse candidates to how to create a culture that optimizes retention of a diverse workforce. This week's episode is sponsored by TFMoran  (www.tfmoran.com), a  leading land planning and engineering firm with  offices in Bedford and  Portsmouth, NH.

Aug 19, 202128:08
Episode 75: Unpacking the complexities of NH's interstate tax battles
Aug 11, 202124:28
Episode 74: Miriam Carter, the Return of the Craftsmen’s Fair, and the NH Creative Economy
Aug 04, 202123:46
Episode 73: Diversity In NH Corporate Leadership

Episode 73: Diversity In NH Corporate Leadership

NH Business Review Publisher Ernesto Burden talks with writer Bob Sanders about his recent story diversity in corporate leadership, nationally and in New Hampshire. They discuss the national "Missing Pieces" report and then dive into what Bob found when he looked at New Hampshire companies. This week's episode is sponsored by TFMoran  (www.tfmoran.com), a  leading land planning and engineering firm with  offices in Bedford and  Portsmouth, NH.

Jul 29, 202116:09
Episode 72: JPMorgan Chase Says Business Leaders Optimism At Record High

Episode 72: JPMorgan Chase Says Business Leaders Optimism At Record High

NH Business Review Publisher Ernesto Burden talks with JPMorgan Chase Vice President Tom Cunningham and Executive Market Director of Banking Laura Cortese about their latest Business Outlook Pulse Survey, which shows business  leaders at their most optimistic in the 11 years since the survey's  inception. They also dig into industry segments where the outlook isn't  as rosy, and look at some of the big challenges businesses face,  including supply chain and workforce issues. In addition, they discuss  JPMorgan's ambitious new branch opening plans in New Hampshire, Maine  and Vermont. This week's episode is sponsored by TFMoran  (www.tfmoran.com), a leading land planning and engineering firm with  offices in Bedford and Portsmouth, NH.

Jul 22, 202125:27
Episode 71: What the heck is an NFT?
Jul 15, 202130:02
Episode 70: Exploring Strategies For The New Hybrid Workplace
Jul 08, 202126:39
Episode 69: Ted Kitchens on The Impact and Opportunity of Spirit Joining MHT
Jun 29, 202125:58
Episode 68: How A New Local Company Is Looking To Drive Down Healthcare Costs
Jun 23, 202130:16
Episode 67: A Look Inside An NH Nursing Home During COVID
Jun 16, 202133:12
Episode 66: Palace Theatres CEO Peter Ramsey On Reopening, Leadership
Jun 09, 202130:08
Episode 65: Reardon On The Impact Of New Hampshire Gives
Jun 02, 202130:55
Episode 64: New NESN Show Highlights New Hampshire Life
May 27, 202126:40
Episode 63: How can employers encourage their teams to get vaccinated? The legality of incentives and more
May 19, 202124:30
Episode 62: Hitchcock on the Synergy Between Art and Business in Manchester
May 12, 202125:28
Episode 61: Should NH Tax PPP Loans?
May 06, 202122:01
Episode 60: Flight Simulation & TSA Prechecks, Cunningham Business Lifts Off
Apr 29, 202117:56
Episode 59: Why NH Businesses Are Opposing ‘Divisive Concepts’ Bill, HB544
Apr 21, 202128:17
Episode 58: Nixon Peabody Diversity Leader on what Businesses Should Know, Do
Apr 15, 202126:54
Episode 57: Why Businesses Will Like The NH House Budget
Apr 08, 202123:32
Episode 56: Stimulus Relief For New Businesses
Mar 31, 202124:57
Episode 55: What Do You Know About The New Hampshire Health and Education Facilities Authority?
Mar 24, 202125:56
Episode 54: The PPP Tax Implications for NH Businesses
Mar 17, 202123:12
Episode 53: OSHA's Meager Covid Response in NH
Mar 11, 202124:34
Episode 52: Alex Horton and Ashley Oberg On Supporting Local Business, Podcasting
Mar 03, 202122:45
Episode 51: How Important Are Foreign-Owned Businesses To The NH Economy?
Feb 24, 202127:06
Episode 50: Why Is JP Morgan Feeling Optimistic About 2021?
Feb 17, 202127:07
Episode 49: The Cure (The Team From DHMC's New COVID-19 Podcast)
Feb 10, 202131:46
Episode 48: Liz Gray and the NH SBDC
Feb 04, 202125:01
Episode 47: Secrets Behind Great Virtual Events
Jan 27, 202134:40
Episode 46: The Biden Stimulus And New Hampshire Business
Jan 20, 202124:42
Episode 45: Legislators Discuss 2021 Biz Priorities At BIA Meeting
Jan 13, 202125:45
Episode 44: What Will the Proposed Business Tax Rollback Mean for New Hampshire Revenues?
Jan 06, 202122:18
Episode 43: Details On The Next PPP And More COVID Relief News
Dec 30, 202026:31
Episode 42: The State of The Economy And What's Next

Episode 42: The State of The Economy And What's Next

This week NH Business Review editor Jeff Feingold and writer Bob Sanders take a deep dive into the state of the New Hampshire economy, analyzing different sectors and looking at what may come next as 2020 comes to a close.

Dec 17, 202027:27
Episode 41: How Chambers of Commerce Are Collaborating; Manchester Hosts Diversity Forum
Dec 09, 202024:45
Episode 40: Should PUC raise rates to improve energy efficiency? And what's the hiring climate right now?
Dec 02, 202023:17
Episode 39: Art & Augmented Reality at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport
Nov 18, 202025:05
Episode 38: Real Estate Crisis Solutions, And Where Did That COVID Money Go?
Nov 11, 202024:32
Episode 37: Post Election Roundup
Nov 04, 202022:49
Episode 36: Exploring Sustainability With New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility
Oct 28, 202033:20
Episode 35: Unpacking the LRGHealthcare Bankruptcy, Stalking Horse Bidder Concord Hospital
Oct 21, 202023:54
Episode 34: Protecting Your Business From Dark Web Threats
Oct 14, 202030:24
Down To Business 33: How NH's International Trade Proceeds In A Pandemic
Oct 07, 202024:54
Episode 32: How Downtowns Are Faring and a Look at the Current State of CEO Pay
Sep 30, 202025:37
Episode 31: How Granite State College's Business-Oriented Programs Are Navigating The New Normal
Sep 23, 202026:04
Episode 30: What The Eviction Moratorium Means For New Hampshire

Episode 30: What The Eviction Moratorium Means For New Hampshire

NH Business Review editor Jeff Feingold and writer Bob Sanders break down what the federal moratorium on evictions means for New Hampshire. Will it be effective? What do the numbers say about the need for it? 

Sep 16, 202025:54
Down To Business 29: Steve Camerino On Building Rural Broadband Access
Sep 09, 202024:45
Episode 28: Kyle York, CEO of York IE
Sep 02, 202027:50
Episode 27: What Was The Real NH Business Cost of The Pandemic?

Episode 27: What Was The Real NH Business Cost of The Pandemic?

On this week's Down To Business, Jeff Feingold and Bob Sanders talk about putting some numbers to the business losses NH has endured during the pandemic. So far, and they say this is just the tip of the iceberg, it tallies up to $2.6B. Then Jeff and Lisa Rajala look at how some CARES Act funds are finding their way to support much-needed broadband projects in rural NH communities. 

Aug 26, 202021:15
Episode 26: Forcivity CEO and founder Steve Baines

Episode 26: Forcivity CEO and founder Steve Baines

Jeff and Liisa talk with Forcivity CEO and founder Steve Baines on having his Manchester, NH, business named 157th fastest growing company in the Inc. 5000, as well as leadership lessons from navigating the pandemic, leading a remote team and more. 

Aug 19, 202024:13
Episode 25: New Bill Lifts Flying Cars In NH

Episode 25: New Bill Lifts Flying Cars In NH

The NH Business Review team talks about a new bill signed by the governor that allows folks to register their flying cars at the DMV, and what that portends for the future of flying cars (and the roadable aircraft business) in the state. Then they check back in on yet another live business event, the Manchester Chamber's summer mixer at the Fisher Cats stadium on Tuesday.

Aug 12, 202024:13
Episode 24: Is It Too Early For In-Person Business Events?
Aug 05, 202029:40
Episode 23: JP Morgan Midyear Outlook Asks: Can the Recovery Keep Its Momentum?
Jul 29, 202029:06
Episode 22: Uniquely Large Survey Shows State Of NH Businesses; Also, BIA, Other Groups, Say Mask Up
Jul 22, 202025:37
Episode 21: The Plight of the Homebuyer; the Delight of the Seller
Jul 16, 202024:42
Down To Business 20: Puritan Backroom's General Manager On How Restaurants Are Adapting
Jul 08, 202027:19
Down To Business 19: NH House Passes 75 Business-Related Bills On Last Day
Jul 01, 202022:28
Episode 18: New Hampshire's NASA Connection
Jun 24, 202021:42
Episode 17: Doing Business In NH As A Person Of Color
Jun 18, 202028:09
Episode 16: A Childcare Crisis in NH? Also, Where Does Reopening Stand?
Jun 10, 202024:28
An update on the Atrium class action suit and a look at one business category that's booming during the pandemic
Jun 03, 202019:14
Reopening New Hampshire; and what's happening with the USPS?
Jun 01, 202021:46
Bankruptcy relief for small business: How the CARES act is expanding access to Chapter 11
May 20, 202028:15
When And How Is Live Entertainment Returning To The Granite State?
May 13, 202020:25
Small NH Farms Doing Well; Plus Tiffany Eddy On How To Look Great On Zoom
May 06, 202025:40
Down To Business Episode 10: How Are NH Investors Managing The Shut Down?
Apr 29, 202021:01
Down To Business Episode 9: What's Next For The PPP And Other Sources Of Help For NH Small Business

Down To Business Episode 9: What's Next For The PPP And Other Sources Of Help For NH Small Business

In this week’s episode, the team discusses how the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and its much smaller sibling, Emergency Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) have helped NH businesses prior to running out of funding, what will happen in the next federal package, and what businesses who didn’t get the first round of funding should know about applying for the second round. The team also looks at other sources of assistance are available for small businesses in New Hampshire.

Apr 22, 202022:38
Down To Business Episode 8: The Potential Impact On NH Summer Tourism

Down To Business Episode 8: The Potential Impact On NH Summer Tourism

NH Business Review's team analyzes how many businesses in the state are impacted by the PPP running out of funds, and what options businesses that haven't secured funding may have. Then the team also discusses new reporting on the impact the coronavirus may have on the summer tourism season in New Hampshire. 

Apr 17, 202018:17
Down To Business Episode 7: Getting Your Business Stimulus, Plus The Ins And Outs Of Remote Working

Down To Business Episode 7: Getting Your Business Stimulus, Plus The Ins And Outs Of Remote Working

In this episode, NH Business Review editor Jeff Feingold, associate editor Liisa Rajala, and writer Bob Sanders tackle the PPE and stimulus, as well as how New Hampshire companies are approaching remote working.

Apr 13, 202019:42
Down To Business Episode 6: Unemployment in NH, and the Impact of Coronavirus on Landlords
Apr 02, 202020:23
Down To Business Episode 5: Coronavirus Impact On NH Unemployment Trust Fund, Taxes And More

Down To Business Episode 5: Coronavirus Impact On NH Unemployment Trust Fund, Taxes And More

NHBR Editor Jeff Feingold and writer Bob Sanders discuss the coronavirus impact on NH unemployment, the trust fund, and the impact that will have on business taxes. And on a positive note, they take a look at how manufacturers in the state are "more-than holding their own."

Mar 26, 202017:48
Down To Business Episode 4: Working Remotely

Down To Business Episode 4: Working Remotely

This week NH Business Review editor Jeff Feingold invites "the boss," NHBR and McLean Communications publisher Ernesto Burden, onto the show to talk about remote working, McLean's approach to remote working during coronavirus social distancing, and general best practices gleaned from a career working with distributed teams. 

Mar 18, 202025:60
NH Business Review's Down To Business Episode 3: Potential Coronavirus Impact On The New Hampshire Economy
Mar 11, 202018:03
Down To Business Episode 2: Batteries and Family Medical Leave

Down To Business Episode 2: Batteries and Family Medical Leave

The NHBR team covers developments in energy storage, including the massive Eversource battery project in western New Hampshire.  Also, how are New Hampshire businesses addressing family medical leave, and what implications does current legislation in the Statehouse have for this issue?

Mar 03, 202019:24
Down To Business Episode 1: Trash, BioMed and Taxes

Down To Business Episode 1: Trash, BioMed and Taxes

New Hampshire Business Review editor Jeff Feingold leads an analysis of key issues affecting New Hampshire businesses this week; including the business and politics of trash and recycling, New Hampshire's growing role in the bio-med industry and shifts in business property taxes in some towns in the state.

Feb 19, 202020:10