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!

Business Secrets of the Monastic Monks
Entrepreneur and book author August Turak discusses the business lessons he learned from the Trappist monks.
40 min
Leading the the Future of Work
Cheryl Cran discusses how business leaders can prepare for and lead the workplace change that's occurring due to digital disruption.
21 min
Workplace Lessons from Corporate Communications...
Corporate communications professionals Jennifer Rock and Michael Voss share the behind-the-scenes stories that inspired their business novels.
25 min
Rising to Power: Why So Many Executives Fail an...
Ron Carucci discusses why so many newly appointed executives fail and how to avoid that challenge.
19 min
The Coaching Effect: The Missing Piece in Leade...
Sarah Wirth provides a roadmap for getting people to perform at peak capacity.
19 min
What an Orchestra Conductor Can Teach Organizat...
Maestro Roger Nierenberg discusses The Music Paradigm.
17 min
How Mastering Wit Can Lead to Business Innovations
James Geary discusses how developing wit can lead to discovery and innovation.
19 min
Building a Looking Forward to Monday Company Cu...
Don Rheem discusses how to use the principles of neuroscience to drive employee performance and engagement.
22 min
Leveraging Influencers to Take Your Marketing t...
Stacy Jones explains the ins and outs of Influencer Marketing and how your company can benefit if you work with the right people.
25 min
Developing Your Executive Presence to Get in th...
Pamela J. Green discusses how to develop executive presence and become a more successful leader.
22 min
Personal Branding for Everyday Professionals
Athlete and celebrity brand expert Frances Reimers
19 min
Creating a Non-Stop Sales Boom
Colleen Francis discusses how to create a nonstop sales boom.
17 min
Storytelling: A Powerful Tool for Creating Comp...
Mikki Williams discusses how to gain a competitive business advantage through storytelling.
19 min
The 4 Things That Purpose-Led 21st Century Comp...
Shannon Adkins discusses the four things that socially conscious, purpose-led companies of the 21st century do well.
26 min
Tom Hill’s Four Mantras to Life and Business Su...
Dr. Tom Hill discusses the four mantras that have led him to a successful and fulfilling life.
20 min
How Businesses Can Do Well By Doing Good, with ...
Amanda Brinkman of The Small Business Revolution talks about what stokes her enthusiasm for small business.
24 min
Packaging People: How Leaders Can Impress
Sylvie Di Giusto discusses how leaders can make a good first impression and control the message they send to others.
20 min
The Story of Elf on the Shelf
Elf on the Shelf co-founder Chanda Bell explains how a family holiday tradition became a commercial success.
16 min
Creating Gender Parity at Work, with Rania Ande...
Rania Anderson discusses a formula for leading with women and creating gender parity in the workplace.
30 min
How to Present a Message That Matters, with Dia...
Diane DiResta shares tips for delivering presentations with power, punch and pizzazz
22 min
Women's Business Ownership Act of 1988—30 Years...
H.R. 5050 changed women's business ownership, and it's still making a difference today as it marks its 30th anniversary.
31 min
HMS Hones Success With Surgical Precision
Jon and Teresa Andrade are leading Heartland Medical Solutions on a strategic path to sustainable growth.
11 min
Behind the Scenes with Season 3 of The Small Bu...
Amanda Brinkman gives behind-the-scenes insights into what viewers can expect from Season 3 of The Small Business Revolution - Main Street.
19 min
Going Places: How Bill George is Driving Change...
Bill George, CEO of Kansas City Transportation Group, is creating innovation in ground transportation.
16 min
How to Run Your Business Like Clockwork—Without...
Mike Michalowicz discusses the formula in his book Clockwork that allows business owners to grow their companies while stepping away from the daily grind.
27 min