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Ep 30: Buying a Franchise to Help Employ People

Today, we’re talking with Trevor and Hannah Curtis. Find out how this former pharmaceutical sales rep and stay-at-home mom have embraced a franchise business and focused on putting people in the workforce.

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Ep 29: Binary Noggin CEO Uses Code to Help People

Our guest today is Amos King, CEO of Binary Noggin, a team of software engineers and architects focused on building technically superior products.

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Ep 28: Want to Start a Franchise? FranNet is a One-Stop-Shop

Our guest today is Megan Stanek, a franchise consultant with FranNet, a one-stop-shop for all franchise information and services. Her job is to ensure clients find the right business that maximizes their odds of success and happiness and allows them to meet their lifestyle, career, and financial goals.

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Ep 27: From Print to Digital Photography with Marc & Tammy Carver (Part 2)

Today, we’re talking with Marc and Tammy Carver of Marc Carver Photography. In part two of our two-part interview, Marc shares how he made the transition from print photography to digital.

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Ep 26: Developing a Passion for Photography with Marc & Tammy Carver (Part 1)

Today, we’re talking with Marc and Tammy Carver of Marc Carver Photography. In part one of our two-part interview, Marc shares how he developed a passion for photography.

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Ep 25: Reconciliation Services Aims to End Racial, Economic Disparities

Our guest today is Father Justin Mathews, executive director of Reconciliation Services. He is passionate about serving the community, and his goal is to make racial and economic reconciliation more possible today than it was yesterday.

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Ep 24: Blue Beetle Pest Control’s Been ‘Killing It’ Since 2003

Today, we’re talking with Mitch Shipman, owner of Blue Beetle Pest Control. Find out how his company has been “killing it” since 2003.

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Ep 23: Dr. Cooper’s Telehealth Business Targets Underserved People

Today, we’re talking with Dr. Shelley Cooper, CEO of Diversity Telehealth. Find out how she consults healthcare organizations that target underserved populations.

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Ep 22: Fannie Brings Culture to Kansas City with African and Tropical Cuisine

Today, we’re talking with Fannie Gibson, owner of Fannie’s African and Tropical Cuisine. Find out how she brings her African culture to Kansas City.

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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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