In Layman's Terms

In Layman's Terms
Have you noticed the path to success isn’t always what you think? In Layman’s terms is designed to help you break through comfort zones, shorten the learning curve and succeed in business through the power of your relationships. You’ll hear CEO’s, entrepreneurs, thought leaders and experts share their strategies, mindset and specific how to’s you can apply to your business and life.

Jul 9, 2018 • 44 min
Darcy Howe has a passion for innovation and has been a regional leader in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, developing connectivity between funders, entrepreneurs and advisors. She is also a 20-year veteran angel investor so coming out of retirement to build…
Notes to Self
Apr 17, 2018 • 44 min
The idea for Notes to Self Socks was literally sparked with feet on the dashboard while on a trip with her family. Laura will tell you the path to success wasn’t a straight line but the lessons learned and lives touched make it all worth it. Notes to Self…
All In
Feb 19, 2018 • 49 min
Niall luxury watch is a true Kansas City entrepreneur story. Michael Wilson, the founder, will tell you starting his company is 2012 was not easy at all. In the beginning, Niall was rejected by the industry in a very abrupt and overt way. His goal was to…
Dog Pawz
Nov 4, 2017 • 50 min
When an opportunity presents itself, you should take advantage of it and that’s what Dan Thompson did. A conversation over dinner with his sister sparked the idea of a cage-less doggie daycare facility. His background in sales and experience in flipping…
Entrepreneurship, Experience & Hustle
Oct 2, 2017 • 41 min
Ben Rao is a real estate investor and founder of Community Buying Group. He has a knack for helping entrepreneurs and small businesses accelerate growth. His latest ventures are Bridge Space, a co-working facility and the E2 Hustle podcast. In this…
Keep Them S.A.F.E.
Sep 6, 2017 • 50 min
Nick Spencer is the founder and president of Keep Them S.A.F.E., an anti-abduction course for children. Nick is also a lead instructor and project manager for Strategos International, a global training, security and protection firm. After spending 20…
Lotuspool Records
Aug 22, 2017 • 46 min
Chris Garibaldi is the co-founder of Lotuspool Records and also a principal in one of the largest professional services companies in the world. In this interview, Chris shares insights on the music industry along with keys to capitalizing entrepreneurial…
Small Changes, Big Shifts
Aug 7, 2017 • 34 min
An interview with Dr. Michelle Robin
High Performance Marketing
Jul 17, 2017 • 45 min
A how to episode on driving growth through effective marketing
Hitting a Connecting Homerun
Jun 15, 2017 • 48 min
An interview with sports broadcaster Joel Goldberg
May 31, 2017 • 44 min
A 17-year old’s mission to change the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.
How to Become an Opportunity Maker
May 15, 2017 • 35 min
A conversion with Kare Anderson on quotability and connective behavior
Build, Solve, Evolve
May 1, 2017 • 47 min
A CEO’s perspective on running a 5th generation privately held company and leaving a legacy
Profit With Purpose
Apr 16, 2017 • 38 min
Allison Maslan shares the secret sauce to business success
How What I Didn’t Know Helped Me
Apr 3, 2017 • 63 min
Reflections on an entrepreneurial journey from the US to Europe
From Head Noise to Muscle Metrics
Mar 20, 2017 • 53 min
Business insights from a corporate CEO turned entrepreneur
A Quiz Builder ‘How To” with the Co-Founder of Interact
Mar 6, 2017 • 39 min
Engagement strategies to land new customers and clients
Impacting Pet Homelessness Through Innovative Leadership
Feb 20, 2017 • 42 min
An interview with SNKC Founder and CEO Michelle Rivera
Meetings Suck
Feb 7, 2017 • 37 min
An interview with CEO whisperer, Cameron Herold
Jan 24, 2017 • 37 min
An interview with Coss Marte, former inmate turned fitness CEO
Jan 13, 2017 • 45 min
Insights from an introverted intropreneur on tackling international markets
Mental Toughness
Dec 31, 2016 • 50 min
An interview with former FBI counterintelligence agent LaRae Quy
Pluck, Luck & Perseverance
Dec 11, 2016 • 35 min
An interview with Mitchell Gold, Co-Founder of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams
Chef Driven Twists
Nov 25, 2016 • 37 min
An interview with Chef and Restaurateur, Celina Tio
The Ultimate People Business
Nov 7, 2016 • 52 min
A super lawyer’s advice on persuasion, litigation and living the dream
Crystal Knows
Oct 25, 2016 • 34 min
From bedbugs to launching a successful technology startup
Men Are Asleep
Oct 11, 2016 • 61 min
Wisdom and philosophies on business and life from Fred Pryor
The Winds of Turbulence
Sep 28, 2016 • 46 min
An interview with Howard Putnam, former CEO of Braniff and Southwest Airlines
Dogs, Roses & EBT
Sep 13, 2016 • 69 min
A restaurateur’s advice to create winning experiences in business
Non-traditional Non-profit Leadership
Aug 23, 2016 • 43 min
An interview with CiCi Rojas
Conversations from the Cave
Aug 8, 2016 • 39 min
An interview with the founders of SD Strong Distilling
An Interview with Sandra Yancey
Jul 25, 2016 • 45 min
Turning an entrepreneurial vision into the eWomenNetwork empire
JD Gershbein
Jul 12, 2016 • 54 min
How to use LinkedIn to drive thought leadership
Choice & Opportunity
Jun 27, 2016 • 39 min
Discussing turnarounds, mindsets and how to take advantage of opportunities with a former Marine turned CEO
KC Wineworks
Jun 13, 2016 • 37 min
Lessons learned in launching an entrepreneurial endeavor, and they’re not all about the grapes.
Challenging the Status Quo
May 31, 2016 • 45 min
The neuroscience of leadership
Nell Hills
May 16, 2016 • 34 min
Wisdom of 35 years in business from “one of the hottest little retailers” in America
May 2, 2016 • 33 min
Never Be Afraid to Ask
Jon McGraw
Apr 20, 2016 • 40 min
Lessons of Playing the Wrong Game from a Former NFL Player
Don’t Put the Cart Before the Horse
Apr 5, 2016 • 50 min
A coffee talk ‘how to’ episode on the rights and wrongs of email marketing and engagement
Sage Advice from an 8-Year Old
Mar 22, 2016 • 31 min
A conversation about politics and standing tall for what you believe in
Get Real Leadership
Mar 7, 2016 • 35 min
The operating philosophies of a successful Fortune 500 President and CEO
Inside the Coaching Jungle
Feb 22, 2016 • 37 min
How to grow your business and make an impact
The Beginning, Well Not Quite
Feb 1, 2016 • 15 min
The ‘there to here’ backstory with an extra nugget of mindset insight
Mimosas & Financial Storytelling
Feb 1, 2016 • 37 min
Keys to succeed as a corporate refugee
Pure Pursuit
Feb 1, 2016 • 31 min
How to turn a frustration into a business opportunity