In depth interviews with successful entrepreneurs and leaders that compare the winning traits of sports to business. A long time television sportscaster looks for similarities in teamwork, championship culture, diversity and relationships needed in between and outside the lines.
Ep. 553 Lee Gibson Part 1 I RPOR
Lee Gibson is a former U.S. Army Ranger. When not working for the military or government, he has been a firefighter, police officer, diver, boxer and MMA fighter but found his true calling starting Relentless Pursuit Outreach and Recovery. RPOR is a veteran owned non-profit of former military special operation, intelligence community, law enforcement, social service workers, legal professionals, business owners and church leaders. The organization’s goal is to end sex trafficking in the area.
Ep. 552 John Gordon, Jr. I BoysGrow
John Gordon Jr. is the Founder and Executive Director of Kansas City based BoysGrow. Since its inception in 2010, he has been responsible for designing, executing and overseeing the organization's approach to youth development. A graduate of UMKC, after working in the Northern California Juvenile Court System and seeing the positive impact agriculture had on young people, he relocated back to KC to start BoysGrow.
Ep. 551 Jason Kander I Veterans Community Project
Jason Kander was the first millennial in the nation elected to a statewide office when he served as Missouri Secretary of State.
His podcast, Majority 54, debuted at #1 on iTunes in 2017, He ran for mayor of Kansas City. Three months into that campaign he ended his candidacy to seek treatment for PTSD he’d been struggling with since coming home from Afghanistan.
He reemerged in 2019 with a new role in public service as president of Veterans Community Project.
Ep. 550 Nathan Magers and Ryan Maid I Mindful By Blue KC Special Series Part 6
Rounding The Bases, in conjunction with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, concludes its special series on mental health and the importance of mindfulness. The stressful situations that veterans and first responders deal with on a daily basis can take a toll on their behavioral health. Joel sat down down to discuss the topic with The Battle Within Program Director Nathan Magers, behavioral health expert Whitney Logan, and Kansas City Royals Director of Behavioral Health Science.
Ep. 549 Wade Foster I Zapier
Wade Foster is the CEO and co-founder of Zapier, a workflow automation tool used to connect work apps you use every day. Zapier is a 100% distributed team helping people across the world automate the boring and tedious parts of their job by helping everyone connect the web applications they already use.
Wade grew up in Jefferson City, MO and started Zapier with two co-founders in 2011.
Ep. 548 Jim Atwater & Scott Brouillette I InReturn Strategies
Jim Atwater is the founder of InReturn Strategies and Scott Brouillette is the CEO. Atwater is a deaf entrepreneur who started the company because workers with disabilities are regularly overlooked and undervalued by employers. InReturn helps companies break the cycle of pouring millions of dollars into inclusion programs that are "extra and special" efforts, and helps companies simply be inclusive as an everyday.
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