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From data science and tech to economic development projects and affordable housing, Greater Des Moines (DSM) is nationally ranked every year in categories that make DSM also one of the top cities for living the American dream. Learn about the who, what and why making DSM a leader in the nation. Discover new stories, find your favorite episodes or subscribe to a series for easy access.

All podcasts are produced by the Greater Des Moines Partnership.

DSM Employment Ready

The DSM Employment Ready podcast is designed to help the DSM workforce learn tools, tips and techniques to increase employability value and become the employee they want to be. The series will help employees find resources to improve their talent skillset and competencies. 

The DSM Employment Ready podcast series has concluded. For more talent development information and conversations, visit the Future Ready DSM podcast.


In the monthly DSM USA Policy HQ podcast, experts on public policy topics discuss ways that policy is impacting business and the relationship between government and the private sector.

DSM USA Weekly

The DSM USA Weekly podcast is a compilation of resources, information and stories for Greater Des Moines (DSM) businesses, organizations and residents. Join us each week to learn about The Partnership's newest content and latest happenings to keep businesses in business, keep people employed and keep our region healthy.

Future Ready DSM

The Future Ready DSM Podcast brings Greater Des Moines (DSM) employment leaders and experts in to discuss the latest trends in talent attraction and retention in the region. Hosted by Greater Des Moines Partnership Senior Vice President of Talent Development Marvin DeJear.

Leading in Times of Challenge

The Leading Times of Challenge podcast series includes interviews with community leaders from across Greater Des Moines (DSM) who share their greatest accomplishments and their biggest challenges.

OneVoice DSM

In each OneVoice DSM episode you'll learn about a game-changing project and hear in-depth conversation with community leaders who are helping drive it forward with one voice and one mission as one region.

Small Business and Startup Stories DSM

Small Business and Startup Stories DSM is a podcast featuring conversations with entrepreneurs who share both their victories and failures on their paths to success.