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Meet Tim Bennett and John Nash, co-hosts of The Focus Group, their weekly broadcast that invites you to share in a friendship spanning 30 plus years, while serving up the savvy side of nine to five. Together Tim and John bring to life the show’s motto of Listen, Laugh and Learn with entertaining banter and unique voices.
07.21.21 | Shop Talk takes a look at the business of Masters Degrees—and its big business. Caught My Eye looks at one writer’s top 10 least favorite toys of all time. Also, more people are putting their home office on wheels and once the tech catches up, they expect this to be a 42-billion-dollar industry. Rather than renting or buying. static condo or office you can see the country and chase the good weather while still doing your job. Peter Reuter, born July 21st, of telegraphy and news reporting fame is our Business Birthday.
07.27.21 | Tulipán, an intimate gels and sex toy manufacturer from Argentina, is providing items to help athletes pleasure themselves upon request in Tokyo. The Taliban threatens to kill gays brutally and take away rights of women as they reinstitute Sharia Law should they regain control of Afghanistan. Finally, a teenager is arrested for a prank of airdropping the image of an air gun onto the phones of passengers on a United flight.
07.20.21 | A bride and groom offer meals to their wedding reception guests based on the value of the gift you give. Walmart fires a down syndrome employee of 16 years over a schedule change and a court awards her $125 million for wrongful termination. But first, the grocery store salad bar is quickly becoming a relic of the past as consumer shopping habits have evolved since the event.
07.14.21 | Shop Talk looks at a recent study that tells us what we knew all along—it’s time for the open floor plan in corporate America to go away. It’s too noisy and people are less productive. Also, climate change and an increase in global car sales is creating a rubber shortage. Buy stock! Caught My Eye brings us a story about how having a “gay voice” impacts job opportunities. Then, why do hot dogs come in packs of 10 and rolls in packs of 8? Erno Rubik, born July 13th, inventor of the Rubik’s Cube is our Business Birthday. He still lives in Hungary and likes sci-fi and succulents.
07.13.21 | The FDA issues a warning about the use of poppers during sex. Welcome to the party FDA, don’t forget your denim shorts and crop top! Then, Mondelez explains what the scallop ridges are for on a Ritz Cracker and social media goes crazy. Finally, a disgraced anti-Gay Catholic Priest and Vatican official, says he can cure homosexuality by having sex with gay or gay questioning men. You can’t make it up.