Boom XYZ
Boom XYZ
The Lima News
Produced by the Lima News, "Boom XYZ" is an examination of work, life and play in northwest Ohio through a generational lens. The monthly podcast hosts guests of varying ages to discuss topics of the day to better understand how time, culture and technology shape viewpoints.
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Aug 14, 2021
8 min
Episode 13: Chefs
Cooking and serving food has been part of a chef's job for centuries. The pandemic, however, has made it just that more difficult. As restaurants evolve with the times to survive, we bring in some local cooks to discuss how their cuisine and their customers have shifted over the years.
Dec 6, 2020
34 min
Episode 12: Teachers
Teachers have seen their classrooms and lesson plans change dramatically over the decades due to an increased use of digital technologies. In the first episode of a revamped second season of Boom XYZ, we talk to a few local teachers who have had to evolve with the times to keep their student's education on course with the latest tech.
Sep 6, 2020
33 min
Episode 11: Working Under COVID-19
It only makes sense that an episode featuring a discussion about remote working ends up running into technical difficulties. In this episode, we have a few conversations with workers examining how what they do could change in a post-coronavirus world. (And, we snuck in a discussion that explains how contact tracers perform their unique job.)    
May 10, 2020
38 min
Episode 10: Staying at Home
Normally, we'd find someone from an older generation to provide some context to what's happening these days, but that's hard to do when everyone is confronted with something they've never seen before. In this episode, we meet with some mental health professionals from different generations to provide some tips you can use to lower your stress and get through the difficult days brought to you by the coronavirus.
Apr 5, 2020
34 min
Episode 9: Real Estate
Although it may not feel like it outside, March sets off spring and sparks the real estate market. Here at Boom XYZ, we figured now would be the best time to bring in some real estate experts for a discussion.
Mar 1, 2020
41 min
Episode 8: Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day may not be everyone's favorite holiday. For those selling, flowers, hearts and sweets, however, it's the biggest time of the year. On this episode of BoomXYZ, we talk with three people who are able to offer a behind the scenes look into the business side of the most romantic day of the year.
Feb 2, 2020
31 min
Episode 7: Public Discussion
Why can't everybody just get along? On the seventh episode of BoomXYZ, we talk about why trying to talk publicly about controversial topics, such as politics, often comes with a side of hate mail.
Jan 5, 2020
30 min
Episode 6: Retail
With Christmas music blaring over intercoms, local retailers are gearing up for another holiday sales season. In the latest episode of BoomXYZ, we asked a few retail business owners to come in and discuss how the industry has shifted as customers make new demands on what they expect from today's retailers.  
Dec 4, 2019
30 min
Episode 5: Veterans
In honor of Veterans Day, we ask four veterans to come to the table to talk about their experiences across generations.
Nov 3, 2019
34 min
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