Talking Business Now

Get the inside scoop on how America’s most successful entrepreneurs are transforming their industries. On each episode of Talking Business Now, you'll meet one of your fellow business owners, founders or entrepreneurs who's "been there done that." Along with host Kelly Scanlon, guests delve into a specific challenge they've dealt with, their strategies for handling it and how it changed their company. You'll be inspired by each guest's entrepreneurial journey—and, through their experiences and examples, you'll gain insights into innovative ideas you can put to work immediately to increase productivity, improve processes, expand your market share and generate more revenue. Tune in , , , it’s time to talk business!

Digital Entrepreneur on Voice, SEO
Steve Wiideman shares his entrepreneurial journey, thoughts on future of voice and SEO for businesses.
29 min
ClimateTech Entrepreneur Protects Food, Planet
Manik Suri launched Therma to eliminate food waste and combat climate change.
26 min
Technology Solution Spins Out New EdTech Company
Josh Christopherson discusses launching a new company from within an existing one and using AI technology to enhance employee training.
21 min
Work Less and Paddle More
Stephan Aarstol, founder of Tower Paddle Boards, talks about this book The Five-hour Workday
25 min
Garden Manicure Mishap Sprouts Dig It Apparel
Claudia Harvey discusses her entrepreneurial journey and Three Pillars of Possibility.
27 min
Exercise Bike Builds Strong Bodies, Strong Busi...
Excy co-founder and entrepreneur Michele Mehl shares the story behind the company launch and the lessons she's learned as it's grown into a national brand.
26 min
Caramels Launch Entrepreneurial Journey for Aer...
Sarah Smith shares her entrepreneurial story that took her from aerospace worker to the founder of Southern Caramel, a company that makes and wholesales caramels.
21 min
Drones Provide Flight Path to Entrepreneurship
Barry Alexander, founder of Aquiline Drones, discusses his flight to entrepreneurship and how he grew his company using an end=to-end business model.
26 min
Deodorant Entrepreneur's No Sweat Approach to B...
Stacia Guzzo, founder of deodorant manufacturer SmartyPits discusses her entrepreneurial journey, commitment to aluminum-free products and cause marketing.
22 min
Mentoring Across Generations to Transform Business
22 min
Unstoppable Software—Where Business Innovation ...
Unstoppable Software founder Sam Schutte discusses a software development approach that says "yes" to customers.
19 min
Ear Care Company Founder Heard the Call of Entr...
Elyse Dickerson launched Eosera to "heal humans."
25 min
Thinking Outside the Building — A Leadership St...
Rosabeth Moss Kanter discusses her new book Think Outside the Building and how leaders can change the world through smart innovations.
20 min
Do You Have What It Takes to Be An Entrepreneur?
Gino Wickman discusses the six traits of anyone considering entrepreneurship.
23 min
Get on Your Horse and Ride - Practical Advice f...
Laura Laiben, founder of The Culinary Center of Kansas City, provides straight talk about doing business during the coronoavirus pandemic.
27 min
Using Memory Skills to Generate More Sales
Dave Farrow, the two-time Guiness World Record Holder for Greatest Memory, joins us to talk about the relationship between memory and achieving better sales and advertising results.
23 min
6 Key Business Lessons From a Serial Entrepreneur
Carl Gould shares the lessons he's learned on his entrepreneurial jouney.
27 min
Look Up—And Discover Possibilities
Jan Sokoloff Harness discusses her book Look Up: Your Unexpected Guide to Good.
28 min
Bill George Drives Change in the On-Demand Tran...
Kansas City entrepreneur Bill George has carved out a lane in the rapidly growing on-demand transportation industry.
13 min
Energy Entrepreneur Marries Technology and Fina...
Scott Ringlein, founder and CEO of The Energy Alliance Group, is helping businesses adopt sustainable energy technology solutions by solving their financing issues.
30 min
How to Make Good Things Happen
Ron Tite, founder of Church + State, discusses his new book Think. Do. Say.
22 min
How I Learned to Work With Millennials—and Save...
Entrepreneur Lee Caraher discusses how to create high-performing multigenerational teams.
38 min
Startups: How to Fairly Slice the Equity Pie
Serial entrepreneur Mike Moyer discusses a new way to slice the equity pie in a startup company.
21 min
A Modern Holiday Favorite: The Entrepreneurs Be...
Elf on the Shelf co-founder Chanda Bell takes us behind the scenes of this enduring holiday brand.
13 min
Exiting a Business Successfully, with Serial En...
Frank Fiume, founder of i9 Sports, discusses his experience navigating the sale of two businesses.
21 min