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!

How to Create Profit First in Your Business, wi...
Business growth expert Mike Michalowicz discusses how to turn a business from cash-eating monster to a money-making machine.
27 min
Inspiring Confidence with Notes to Self founder...
Listen in to hear notes to self founder Laura Schmidt share her inspiring entrepreneurial journey and the story behind her motivational line of socks, pillow ca
23 min
Orlando Magic Co-Founder Pat Williams on How to...
What happens when your talent and passion collide? You find your success intersection. Listen in as Pat Williams, co-founder of the Orlando Magic talks about ho
22 min
Building Kansas City, with Hartline Constructio...
Jennifer Hartline, owner of Hartline Construction, shares her entrepreneurial story and tips for building a company in Kansas City.
17 min
Coss Marte, Former Drug Kingpin Turned Fitness ...
Former NYC durg kinpin Coss Marte created a fitness company around a business plan he wrote in prison. It gave him a second chance, and him customers and employ
20 min
Business With a Heart: Purpose-Driven Companies...
Will & Grail co-founder Mark O'Renick talks about building socially responsible companies.
20 min
5 Steps to Shift from Bitch to Rich in Life and...
Bernadette Boas shares her 5-step formula for shedding the bitches in their lives so they can create riches instead.
20 min
Firing Up Success at Red Door Woodfired Grill, ...
Restaurant veteran Gary Zancanelli talks about building a local restaurant brand.
24 min
Don't Burp in the Boardroom, with Rosalinda Ran...
Rosalinda Russell delivers etiquette do's and don'ts for dicey situations in the workplace
26 min
Inside Independent Baseball, with Kansas City T...
Kansas City T-Bones Baseball Club founder and president Adam Ehlert talks independent baseball and the business of sports.
23 min
When Your Talent Meets Your Passion, with Orlan...
Orlando Magic co-founder and hall-of-famer Pat Williams shares how to discover your "success intersection" by identifying your talents and focusing on your pass
22 min
The Return of the Local Market and Kitchen, wit...
Ryan Wing's vision was to bring back the traditional local grocer and kitchen. He's now living his dream every day as the owner of The Sundry in Kansas City's C
22 min
Achieving Innovation Breakthroughs, with Tamara...
Tamara Kleinberg discusses the barriers to innovation and provides tips for how businesses can achieve innovations every day.
25 min
The Culinary Center of KC's "Main Dish" Laura L...
Laura "Main Dish" Laiben, the founder of the Culinary Center of Kansas City, has licensed a line of Kitchen Boas that are now selling nationwide.
24 min
The Three Common Traits of Influential Leaders ...
TEDx speaker, international best-selling author and award-winning speaker Corey Poirier joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss the three common traits of influenti
30 min
Towner Communications' Julie Towner on Staying ...
Looking for tips on how to keep your company relevant so it can withstand marketplace changes and shifting consumer expectations? Julie Towner, owner of Towner
25 min
Michael Fry, Brown Button Estate Sale Services,...
Co-founder Michael Brown talks about why he started Brown Button Estate Sale Services and how his company is changing standards in the industry.
24 min
Transforming Your Body - and Your Life with the...
Personal trainers Micah and Diana LaCerte are transformers - of the fitness industry and of people.
25 min
Making the Impossible Possible for Businesses, ...
Dan Gregory of the Impossible Institute helps businesses make the impossible happen
24 min
Discover the Story Behind "Elf on the Shelf"
Elf on the Shelf co-founder Chanda Bell gives the inside story on the founding of this holiday tradition.
16 min
Creating Better Patient Experiences and Outcome...
Award-winning data analytis platform Aperum® helps to create better patient experiences and outcomes
23 min
What Does a Trump Presidency Mean for Small Bus...
SBE Council President Karen Kerrigan talks financing, trade, and regulatory issues under a Trump administration.
23 min
Futurist Jared Nichols Discusses New Market Opp...
Futurist Jared Nichols provides tips to small business owners looking for a competitive advantage.
28 min
Dogged Determination Leads to Success of Green...
Joe and Judy Roetheli created a pet treat empire by trying to solve the problem of their own dog's bad breath.
26 min
The Courage to Be Profitable, with serial entre...
Operating a profitable small business requires having the courage to make the tough decisions.
24 min