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!

Entrepreneur Impacts Youth Through Sports
Jeremy McDowell, founder of Midwest Sports Productions, discusses how business ownership has accomplished a dual goal: building a business and building up youth
29 min
KC Restoration: Experts in Fresh Starts
LeAnn Luemmen, co-founder of KC Restoration, shares her entrepreneurial story.
18 min
Royal Services: Close Out Becomes a Buyout That...
Royal Services CEO Brad Shyver discusses the company's evolution into a full-service facility management partner for some of the largest corporations in the cou
18 min
How Meridian Business Services Achieved Explosi...
Amy Goode, co-founder of Meridian Business Services, shares how listening to her customers propelled the company's growth.
17 min
How KC Crew Hit a Homerun, with founder Luke Wade
KC Crew founder Luke Wade discusses how he turned a part-time project into a full-time business.
19 min
Always On: One Woman's Story of Life as the Onl...
Tech leader Jeanne Johnson discusses some of the things she's learned as the "only woman in the room."
25 min
How WBE Certification Has Opened Doors for ARJ ...
ARJ Infusion Services founder Lisa Sackuvich shares her entrepreneurial journey and how she has strategically used her WBE certification to grow her business.
24 min
Using Purpose to Drive Profits, with May McCarthy
May McCarthy discusses how finding your company's "why" and then aligning your goals and culture to that purpose can create profits.
22 min
How Al Hess Built Wholesale Trucks of America
Al Hess, founder of Wholesale Trucks of America, shares his entrepreneurial story.
16 min
Turning Disruption and Change Into Opportunity ...
Futurist Daniel Burrus discusses how to identify trends so you can turn disruption and change into opportunity for your business.
22 min
Entrepreneur Helps Customers Find the Perfect A...
Hosea Haywood III shares his entrepreneurial story and describes how his company Computerized Auto Search helps individuals and companies find just the right ve
22 min
How Elf on the Shelf Got Its Start
Elf on the Shelf co-founder Chanda Bell gives the inside story on the founding of the enduring holiday phenomenon.
16 min
How to Develop Your People for Better Business ...
Rocky Romanella shares the principles from his book "Tighten the Lug Nuts: The Principles of Balanced Leadership."
22 min
Company Takes Painting Party Concept Mobile, wi...
Joey Kramer of Apple Pie Painting talks expansion .
20 min
Building Businesses, with Sheila Ohrenberg of S...
Sheila Ohrenberg, founder of Sorella Group, discusses how she's built her full-service commercial design, general carpentry and specialty contracting company.
19 min
How to Design a Better Business, with Justin Lo...
Best-selling book author Justin Lokitz discusses how businesses benefit from uisng design thinking strategy.
22 min
Inspired Homes: Transforming the Home Building ...
Todd Lipschutz discusses the philosophy and technology behind Inspired Homes' effort to build affordable, safe and energy-efficient homes.
16 min
How to Use Emotional Intelligence to Close More...
Colleen Stanley discusses the difference between Sales EQ and Sales IQ - and how to use EQ to close more sales.
20 min
How to Build a High-Performance Marketing Team,...
Melissa Hendricks, vice president of marketing at Cerner, discusses how to build a high-performance marketing team.
19 min
How to Use Storytelling to Help Your Small Busi...
Entertainer Clyde Riddlesbrood discusses how to use storytelling to brand a business.
20 min
Building an Iconic Retail Brand, with Nell Hill...
Nell Hill's founder Mary Carol Garrity discusses her entrepreneurial journey and how she continues to develop her brand in the age of the Internet.
25 min
How Your Life Changes the World, with David McN...
Best-selling author and speaker David McNally talks about his recent book Mark of an Eagle: How Your Life Changes the World.
26 min
How to Make Your Website Work Harder for Your B...
Terri Jordan of WizeWebz offers tips for overcoming common problems with your website, so it can work harder for your business.
20 min
Retirement Plan Basics for the Self-Employed an...
Franck Cushner covers the three basic retirement plans available to business owners.
19 min
High Performance Marketing: Improving the Impac...
Marketing guru David Patrick shares tips about overcoming common marketing problems and key insights into improving marketing strategies.
19 min