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Ep 21: Comics Owner Says Son, English Teacher Helped Motivate Him

Today, we’re talking with Juaquan Herron, owner of 2923 Comics. Find out how his high school teacher’s encouraging words and the birth of his son helped him follow his passion of writing and eventually comic books.

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Ep 20: Business Executive Shares How 7 Words Can Help Define You

Today, we’re talking with Harry Campbell, who has been president of two Fortune 500 companies and has written three books. Find out his views on leadership, personal development and the seven words you need to know to improve yourself.

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Ep 19: How Emotional Data Helps Companies Solve Problems

Today, we’re talking with Grant Gooding, founder and CEO of Proof Positioning, a market research company specializing in emotional data.

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Ep 18: ‘The Connector’ Frank Bonura Helps People Find Their Passion

Today, we’re talking with Frank Bonura, founder of Franklin Executive Solutions. Find out why he is known as “The Connector” and why he never plans to stop doing his dream job.

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Ep 17: Salon Owner’s Motto is ‘Happy Employees, Happy Life’

Today, we’re talking with Lauren Kennedy, the owner of Mirror+Mirror, a full-service hair salon. Find out how she keeps her cool in a hot-headed business and why happy employees are key to her success.

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Ep 16: Foster Care Prodigy Authors Book on Overcoming Life’s ‘Sour Moments’

Today, we’re talking with Angie Hundley, author of the book, A Recipe for Bad Lemons, Ingredients for Success from Life’s Sour Moments. Find out how she overcame traumatizing events in her life.

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Ep 15: Why Master Ko Wants to Expand His Martial Arts Business Worldwide

Today, we’re talking with Master Bronson Ko, owner and operator of Ko Martial Arts, also known as KOMA. Find out how he got started in martial arts as a young child, why earning his black belt was monumental and how he hopes to help students worldwide.

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Ep 14: ‘Am I An Alcoholic?’: Angela Pugh Uses Personal Story to Help Addicts

Today, we’re talking with Angela Pugh, founder of Kansas City Recovery. KCR is an addiction and recovery resource that offers a range of services, including intervention services, recovery coaching, and continuing education and workshops.

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Ep 13: Sandy Malone Uses Meditation to Help Business Owners Thrive

Today, we’re talking with Sandy Malone of Mindfully Driven. She explains how her love of entrepreneurship and meditation can help business owners thrive.

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Ep 12: How ‘Honey, I Shrunk the Kids’ Inspired Inventor Blake Hodgson

Today, we’re talking with Blake Hodgson, who has turned his passion for product development into a fascinating business. If you can dream it, he can build it.

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Ep 11: Meet Business Coach and ‘Hostage Negotiator’ Chris Steinlage

When Chris Steinlage coaches business owners, he often feels like a hostage negotiator, trying to free the owners from their businesses to help them grow. Find out how Chris started his business and how he helps leaders improve.

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Ep 10: Improving the Culture Within Your Business with David Komar

The culture of a company can go a long way towards determining success or failure and it needs to be a priority for all CEOs. David Komar, a Brigadier General, built a business that works with leaders all across the country to envision and establish exceptional cultures within their organization. He joins us on the show to talk about his military background, why he’s made culture his focus, and the framework he’s developed for improving culture.

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Ep 9: The Family Business Behind Meyer Music

For more than 50 years, Meyer Music has been providing lessons, instruments, and edu-cation to Kansas City. This true family business continues to be a big part of the commu-nity, which speaks to their business acumen. Today we talk with Mike Meyer about the family dynamics, their growth, lessons learned, and how the pandemic has been the big-gest challenge yet.

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Ep 8: Networking Lessons from a Career in Sports Broadcasting with Joel Goldberg

If you’ve ever watched the Kansas City Royals on television, there’s a good chance you’re familiar with broadcaster Joel Goldberg. He’s been in the industry for more than 25 years and that’s taught him a lot about team-building, maintaining relationships, and leadership. Today we’ll look back through his broadcasting career, the transition into speaking, and the things he’s learned along the way.

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Ep 7: Taking Control of Your Career and Future Through an Economy of One

With the level of uncertainty we’re facing right now, it’s essential that people advocate for themselves. We cannot rely on governments and institutions to open the door and create opportunities for us. This approach is known as the ‘Economy of One’ and it’s a powerful idea that can help people find their passion. Our guest today, Elizabeth Allen, will explain what we’ve been doing wrong and how we change the outcome.

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