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The Market That Moves America

A thought-provoking podcast that covers middle market trends, challenges and opportunities. With the help of industry experts and company leaders, the National Center for the Middle Market offers insights about a critical but often overlooked segment of the US economy – the middle market. Each episode, we explore the most relevant issues for these companies, and share recent research and best practices to help leaders in the middle market grow their businesses.
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Oct 17, 2019

Professor Isil Erel of The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business joins NCMM Executive Director Thomas A. Stewart to talk about her research on non-bank lending and what it might mean for middle market companies. 

Sep 26, 2019

Data analytics is a hot issue for businesses today. Ohio State data expert Ralph Greco joins NCMM executive director Thomas A. Stewart to discuss how middle market companies can join in and keep up with the growing importance of data analytics. 

Aug 1, 2019

We welcome David DeLong, Ph.D. to share tips on how middle market companies can address the workforce shortage and knowledge loss that comes with it. 

Jul 18, 2019

Ever wonder how to find out-of-the-box ideas using the best new research and innovating minds? Professor Deborah Mitchell of The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business joins NCMM Managing Director Doug Farren to talk about this year's Fisher Invitational where MBA students from around the country helped one middle market company find solutions for their current business concerns. 

Jul 4, 2019

Growth Institute co-founder and CEO Daniel Marcos joins Thomas A. Stewart to share his insights on scaling companies and how that differs from simply "growing." Learn how you can achieve scaling successes in this episode of The Market that Moves America.  

Apr 25, 2019

Imagine having your family involved in all your big decisions. That's the reality of middle market companies that are family owned and operated. We're talking to family business advisor John Messervey, an expert on keeping things civil--and making the right choices for the good of the business.

Apr 11, 2019

Rhythm Systems Business Growth Consultant and Culture Expert Cathy McCullough joins Thomas A. Stewart to talk about the need for leaders to balance culture with strategy, and giving employees the freedom to make decisions and grow. Listen in for four key areas leaders need to focus on for growth and success.  

Mar 28, 2019

Hear from one of the people with an ear to middle market CFOs around the country. Nick Araco of the CFO Alliance joins Tom Stewart to talk about the interesting year ahead and how to empower your company's leaders to make decisions that align across disciplines. 

Mar 13, 2019

The U.S. economy has grown for more than 116 straight months. But can it continue on that trajectory for much longer? Hear what Euler Hermes economist Dan North has to say on this episode of The Market That Moves America. 

Feb 28, 2019

As unemployment drops, middle market employers are fighting to fill job openings with right set of skills. NCMM's Tom Stewart talks with the Toledo Chamber of Commerce to learn how companies in Northwest Ohio are tackling the labor shortage. 

Feb 12, 2019

While disruption may be the new norm in business, it doesn't have to be associated with the fear that often comes with it. Our guest Jennifer Fondrevay talks to Tom Stewart about how to ease your company--and your talent--through big changes. 

Jan 31, 2019

Managing Director Doug Farren sits down with CBUS Retail's Anne Marie Thomas to find out how mid-sized retailers fare in today's economy and talk about the recent report they partnered on for NCMM.

Jan 17, 2019

The National Center for the Middle Market Executive Director Thomas A. Stewart welcomes Incept CEO Sam Falletta who shares the structure of what's driven Incept's strategy and driven growth.

Jan 3, 2019

The National Center for the Middle Market Executive Director Thomas A. Stewart sits down with The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business Professor Leiblein to talk about the findings of the recently released Strategic Planning report from NCMM. 

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