Business IQ Radio Podcasts

Business IQ Radio – The Show - WBNH-LP Bedford 105.1

Talk, interviews, and conversation focused on local, state-wide, and the national business community, with co-hosts Don Byrne, Biz Prep Consulting and Andrea O'Brien, NH Small Business Development Center (bios below).

To Listen to the podcasts

You can listen to or download episodes of the Business IQ Show podcast by clicking on the links below, or by going to Podbeam.com at: https://wbnh1051.podbean.com/category/business-iq

Episodes

52. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien - with Brian Murphy, KBM Consulting
51. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien - with Bud Broomhead, Viakoo
50. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien - with Dan Berube, Manchester Arts Committee
49. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien - with Julia Schappals, McLane Law Firm
48. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien - with Greta Johansson, NH SBA
47. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien - with Dave Pease, NH Government Contracting Office
45. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien - with Social Psychologist Gerry King
44. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien - with Peter Colbath, NH Div of Revenue Administration
43. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Sara Johson from DES

Sara explained how the Dept of Envir. Services supports businesses in NH.

42. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with NH DECA Students

Our show hosted 6 students and their advisor from Bedford HS.

41. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Joanne Jagodowski

Joanne discussed how Manchester Comm. Col. was working with local businesses.

40. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Laila Rebak

Our discussion focused on cyber-threats and how businesses should protect themselves.

39. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Liz Gray

Liz discussed the Live Free and Stay program and movement.

38. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Heidi Copeland

Heidi talked about her publication N H Business Journal.

37. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Terry Choate and Joe Hileman

Joe and Terry explained how to deal with the danger of drugs in the workplace.

36. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Matt Gosselin

Matt discussed how businesses are using video technology today.

35. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Sandy Demarest

Sandy talked about various business networking groups including the BNI

34. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Bonnie Canal

Bonnie talked about business resiliency and the future of business threats.

33. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Matt Pierson

Chair – NH Charitable Foundation. Angle money

32. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Marty Parichand

Marty discussed the business rebirth that is taking place in Franklin, NH.

31. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Dr. Kelly Kilcrease

Dr. Kelley discussed the business program at UNH Manchester.

30. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – Dr. John Pyne

Dr John explained the CLOUD and why it is now an essential part of every business.

29. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Richard Laver and Julie Glosner

Richard discussed the programs offered by the Department of Employment Security.

28. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Emily Aborn

Emily discussed the importance of sleep to business productivity.

27. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with John Wilson and San Bansal

John and San discussed the value of diversity in the workplace.

26. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Dr Andrew Banasiewicz

             Andrew explained Big Data and how it is being used in businesses of all sizes.

25. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Mark Toussaint

Mark discussed the various programs Eversource offers NH businesses.

24. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Tony Scamurra and Claudia Skilton

Tony and Claudia explained 3-D printing technology and how it is changing business.

23. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Warren Daniel

Warren provide insight into the challenges of starting a restaurant in NH.

22. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Mark Kaplan

Mark discussed the role and resources of the Alpha-Loft business incubator.

21. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Nancy DuBosque

Nancy discussed the evolving economy of western NH.

20. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – Jake Nonwieler

Jake explained the KIVA crowdfunding system.

19. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Michelle Veasey

Michelle discussed Corporate Social Responsibility.

18. Business IQ with Don Byrne – with Malcom and Jamie Reid

Malcolm and Jamie discussed doing business in the Caribbean Basin.

17. Business IQ with Don Byrne – with Justin Kates

Justin discussed best practices for business preparedness.

16. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Jeff Rapson

Jeff filled us all in on the resources available from SCORE

15. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Lora Winslow

Lora briefed our hosts on the environmental assessment tools her non profit developed.

14. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Julie Lapham and Jonathan Hill

Julie explained some of the challenges she faced starting a new food business in NH.

13. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Jack Carnevale

Jack discussed the evolving restaurant business in NH.

12. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Craig Cassarino

Craig discussed the challenges and rewards of doing business with Brazil.

11. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Dr. Marco Masoni and Pratt Ravel

We discussed some of the business programs available to HS students in NH.

10. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – Ken Johnson

Ken told filled us all in on some of the HS business plan contests in the state.

9. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Sean Flanagan

Sean filled us in on some legal tips for NH businesses.

8. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Michael Behrmann

Our hosts talked “clean tech.”

7. Business IQ with Don Byrne - with NH State Representative Dave Danielson

The representative shared his insights into the business environment in NH.

6. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Dr. Fiona Wilson and Dan Carr

Our discussion focused on the emerging area of social venturing.

5. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with Dr. Robert Vecchiatti

Dr. Bob provided some insight into the topic of executive leadership.

4. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien – with John Clayton

John gave us a historic perspective on the evolution of business in the Manchester area.

3. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien -with Heidi Edwards Dunn

Heidi shared with the audience the vast array of resources available from the SBDC.

2. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien –with Racheal Roderick

The discussion pointed out all the resources available from the SBA.

1. Business IQ with Don Byrne & Andrea O’Brien

Don and Andrea review show goals and format.

Bios

Donald Byrne – Co-Host

President and CEO, Biz Prep Consulting. Faculty Member at Boston University, UNH, and MIT

An entrepreneur and former venture capitalist, Don Byrne is an internationally recognized expert on business continuity and regulatory compliance. He managed the successful turn-around of four venture-funded companies, all of which he helped return to profitability. His experience includes extended assignments in Brazil, Oman, Egypt, Mongolia, and most of Western Europe. Today, Don works with Fortune 100 companies and governments worldwide helping them manage their regulatory exposure and achieve business resiliency.

His latest venture is the consulting and training firm – Biz Prep Consulting. LLC. Don serves as a technical advisor to the American Red Cross, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

An adjunct professor at Boston University, Don teaches graduate courses in risk management, business continuity planning, disaster recovery, and regulatory compliance. He lectures at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and teaches business courses in entrepreneurship at the University of New Hampshire. From 2011 to 2014, Don was a Senior Fellow at the Stephenson Disaster Management Institute at Louisiana State University (LSU) where he conducted research on business and community resiliency.

A veteran, Don is a graduate of the U.S. Army Chemical and Biological Warfare School. He holds nine professional certifications including one in business continuity planning (CBCP). Don is an ISO Lead Auditor. His academic credentials include degrees in mathematics, philosophy, and international marketing.

 

Andrea O’Brien – Co-Host

Director, Business Sustainability Program & Business Advisor – NH Small Business Development Center

Andrea O’Brien helps NHSBDC clients form stronger companies by helping them identify areas of risk in their environmental/sustainability protocols and practices. Ultimately, she helps businesses refine their management practices to help the client achieve sustainable business operation. She has been with the NHSBDC for 15 years. Andrea has helped many small businesses and identify solutions through on-site assessments and training. She has served business and industry in the field of environmental compliance and management efficiencies for 25 years through her work at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, and as a consultant for financial institutions requiring environmental assessments on non-performing loan portfolios. She has worked as Senior Associate Engineer at IBM and developed that company’s hazardous waste management program in Burlington, Vermont and Poughkeepsie, New York. She is a Certified Business Advisor and has a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Maine-Orono.