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THE FIRST BUSINESS BANK PODCAST

This podcast is for business owners and leaders working hard to advance their businesses. As a business-focused bank working all day, every day with business leaders, we discuss what’s effective in highly successful businesses today.

Each episode features an interview discussing business practices on topics such as: company culture, fraud prevention, change management, economic data, wealth management tips, and more.

WHERE TO LISTEN

Why Create An Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)?

Planning the future of your company can be a difficult, emotional process. As business leaders thoughtfully plan ownership transition, some turn to employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) to help accomplish…

Planning Successful Leadership Transition

Whether your organization is anticipating the retirement of a senior executive or you’re building a framework for an eventual exit, it’s important to establish a management succession plan. Employees, board…

Managing Payment Fraud Risk

Any method your business uses to pay a vendor, such as checks, Automated Clearing House (ACH) payments, or wire transfers, can be intercepted or manipulated to commit fraud. Check fraud…

Why You Need A Business Succession Plan

Business succession planning — the process of thoughtfully planning ownership transition of a business — is still uncommon among businesses with fewer than 300 employees. In fact, fewer than half…

How to Prevent Check Fraud

Check fraud is on the rise. In fact, reports show that in 2019 74% of organizations experienced check fraud — a 4% increase over 2018. In this lively and informative…

New Marketing Trends for Business Leaders

If 2020 has taught us anything, it is that everything is shifting digitally, and it is imperative that business leaders make the change, too. A consistent, optimized online presence is crucial…

Preventing Business Email Compromise Fraud

Business Email Compromise (BEC), also known as email account compromise (EAC), happens when someone illegally accesses an organization’s security through email and uses the access to commit fraud. All firms that…

An In-Depth Look at LIBOR & SOFR

The end of this year marks a big change for financial institutions worldwide with the elimination of LIBOR as a base rate. LIBOR, or London Interbank Offered Rate, has been…

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,…

Kansas City Metro 2021 Business Statistics & Trends Survey Results

The COVID-19 pandemic took a toll on Kansas City Metro businesses in 2020, but many area executives are optimistic about 2021, according to results of First Business Bank’s Business Statistics…

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