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Kelly Scanlon

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Get the inside scoop on how America's most successful business owners transformed their entrepreneurial vision into reality! And, listen in as some of the top business minds in the country serve up practical advice, tips and insights for growing your business.

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Adam Ehlert, founder and president of the Kansas City T-Bones Baseball Club, joins host Kelly Scanlon to talk "independent" baseball. Adam and his family had owned and operated the team in Duluth Minnesota, as the Duluth-Superior... more

What happens when you combine your talent with your passion? Pat Williams, founder of the Orlando Magic, says that's when you find your "success intersection." Pat joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss his latest book, "The... more

Ryan Wing, founder of The Sundry, joins host Kelly Scanlon to share his entrepreneurial vision and journey. Ryan Wing's vision was to open a grocery, deli, restaurant and specialty food shop that harkened back to another era... more

Tamara Kleinberg joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss how businesses can achieve innovation breakthroughs simply by continuing to change the status quo. Tamara is the founder of LaunchStreet, an online innovation program and... more

Fashion in the kitchen? You bet, as long as the cook's wearing the Kitchen Boa, the creation of Laura Laiben, founder and owner of the Culinary Center of Kansas City. Located in Downtown Overland Park, the Culinary Center offers cooking... more

Corey Poirier—international best-selling author, TEDx presenter and award-winning speaker—joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss the common traits of influential leader, how to identify your purpose and passion, why... more

Acquisition and a willingness to embrace new market opportunities have been the keys to growth for third-generation, family-owned Towner Communications. The company started as a television repair company in 1965. Today it is a thriving... more

Brothers Michael and James Fry and their wives launched Brown Button Estate Sale Services after having a bad experience at an estate sales in 2011. With no industry experience, but a strong will to offer a better alternative, the couples... more

Making Kansas City a more fit and healthy place, one person at a time. That's the mission of fitness power couple Micah and Diana LaCerte, co-owners of Hitch Fit Gym & Hitch Fit Online Personal Training. These entrepreneurs and World... more

Dan Gregory, co-founder of the Impossible Institute, joins Smart Companies host Kelly Scanlon to discuss how he helps businesses achieve the seemingly impossible by teaching them a process for approaching challenges differently... more