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Grill Nation 09.26.20
Guests – Jason is joined by KCADC leaders and team of Tim Cowden, Jonathan Knecht, Jessica Palm and Jennifer Lyon to discuss the KC Heartland Campaign / KC.org. The group talks about the why behind it, how it has progressed in year one, how it is leveraging uncertainty in 2020, flexibility in platform, different activations locally and nationally, metrics behind its early success and how it will look towards the future in areas such as remote location work (already #1 place in US to work remote), talent and B2C recruitment. Great information and energy this week!
Grill Nation 09.19.20
Guests - Jason is joined by Mark Grimes, Founder of 31 Startups in 31 Days and 90 Days to Cash Flow Positive, from Portland, Oregon. The two discuss Mark's impressive entrepreneurial journey from starting a Top 20 interactive ad agency according to Adweek Magazine, to getting into the startup and business coworking space early on, to his diverse and inclusive Startup Podcast Network to his latest endevour, starting 31 companies in 31 days in August 2020 and making them all cash flow positive in 90 days by the end of November 2020 (2% of gross revenue from dollar 1 for all 31 startups goes to women founders in developing countries). Mark also offers up some strong entrepreneurial and business advice for those thinking of starting a company. Exceptional show this week with some very interesting topics and perspectives.
Grill Nation 09.12.20
Guests - Jason is joined by Stacie Prosser, Market President and Publisher of the Kansas City Business Journal. The two discuss Stacie's background and role, KCBJ growth, vision and strategy, the topics, stories and engagement they cover, trends moving forward, how things changed for area businesses post COVID-19, how someone grows in this industry/best advice, what one word describes the Kansas City Business Journal and why plus so much more! Fascinating show this week!
Grill Nation 09.05.20
Guests – Jason is joined by Pat Contreras, Director of Project Development at McCownGordon Construction. The two discuss Pat's impressive background and journey from the Westside of KC to Saint Louis University to Columbia University to US Diplomat in Pakistan and Mexico City to Candidate for Statewide Office in Missouri to McCownGordon. Pat shares some great stories and advice from along the way. The two also talk about trends in construction, where the region and kc is going, why board service is important to him, restaurant recs and so much more. This show has a little bit of everything for the listener with an insighful guest. Join us!
Grill Nation 08.29.20
Guests – Jason is joined by Jeff Phillips, Senior VP at Landmark National Bank. They talk with Bill Kimmel, President of RJ Kool, and Darren Harding, VP of RJ Kool, a premiere commercial laundry equipment company with mutiple areas of service throughout the Midwest. The group really takes a deep dive into what makes a partnership work, how you grow and acquire with a focus on closing integrated, strategic purchases, what entering new markets is like and best advice on doing well in new geographic areas, how to grow recurring revenue with your clients and how their has touched so many verticals and industries over the last 60 years. Valuable insight this week!
Grill Nation 08.22.20
Guests – Jason is joined by Pete Mundo, Morning Talk Radio Show Host and Program Director in Kansas City who hails from NYC area and has hosted / produced on CBS Radio, Fox News Radio and Sports Illustrated. Pete is also the Owner of Hearthland College Sports a Big 12 Sports Website / Podcasts. We discuss Pete's background out east and here in midwest now, how he grew in the industry, how he made it to KC from the national level, best practices and trends in the media world, Election 2020, favorite interview and who he wants to interview, most famous twitter follower, best advice for those getting into journalism / sports and political broadcasting media and so much more this week. Awesome hour with Pete Mundo!
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Jason is a great interviewer, pulling just the right notes out of his guests. All fans of KC must subscribe!
Great interview style
Jason knows how to listen and ask meaningful questions!
Great interviews, fun to listen
Jason Grill does a great job with his show. He interviews interesting leaders and organizations who are making positive change in the world. Love the questions he asks and the way he keeps it light and interesting.