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Kelly Scanlon

Talking Business Now


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Talking Business Now is for business owners, entrepreneurs and executives who want to explore current business issues, cultivate innovative ideas and discover how cutting-edge businesses achieved success. You'll gain insights you can put to work immediately to increase productivity, improve processes, expand your market share and generate more revenue. On each episode of Talking Business Now, host Kelly Scanlon and her guests deliver the inside scoop on how America’s most successful entrepreneurs are transforming their industries—and even creating new ones. You'll also hear from the top business minds in the country, best-selling business authors and nationally recognized business gurus as they deliver practical tools, tips and advice for growing your business.

On-Demand Episodes

During this holiday season, enjoy a replay of my popular Elf on the Shelf episode with co-founder Chanda Bell. She gives us the behind-the-scenes scoop on how she, her twin sister Christa Pitts, and her mother Carol Aebersold transformed... more

On this episode of Talking Business Now, Rania Anderson joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss how to build diverse, high-performing teams and equitable work environments. Anderson's new book, WE: Men, Women and the Decisive... more

Certified speaking professional Diane DiResta shares insights for adding power, punch and pizzazz to your presentations—whether you're talking on stage in front of a large audience, making a sales presentation, speaking in the... more

October 25 marks the 30th anniversary of monumental legislation. President Reagan signed HR5050, also known as the Women Business Ownership Act of 1988, into law on Oct. 25, 1988. The legislation is still considered the "Big... more

Some people know from a young age that they're destined for entrepreneurship. Others follow a career path that steadfastly leads them there. So it was with Jon and Teresa Andrade, the founders of Heartland Medical Solutions (HMS). The... more

Bradley Charbonneau joins Talking Business Now to discuss the power of habit. He believes most of us suffer from one thing that is something of a quiet poison that keeps us from thriving to new heights. It's being comfortable. Yes, most... more

Amanda Brinkman, who co-hosts The Small Business Revolution—Main Street with Ty Pennington, joins Talking Business Now host Kelly Scanlon to give viewers a heads up on what to expect as Season 3 of the series debuts.... more

Bill George, CEO of Kansas City Transporation Group, joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss his entrepreneurial journey and introducing innovation in a fast-changing industry. George has carved out a lane in the on-demand transportation... more

Can your business operate without you? Would it survive if you weren't there every day, providing direction, answering questions and basically breathing life—your life—into it day in and day out? If you answered no, then... more

Successful organizations and leaders learn how to resolve conflict before it starts—and create a company culture that fosters understanding and expression. In this episode of Talking Business Now, Lauren Scheiffer, also... more