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Kelly Scanlon

Kelly Scanlon is a business owner, publisher, radio host, past chair of the National Association of Women Business Owners and lifelong small business and entrepreneur advocate. She currently owns Interrobang Solutions, a company that provides writing, editing and other professional publishing services for companies. For more than 20 years, Kelly owned Thinking Bigger Business Media, Inc., a company that publishes and produces a variety of publications, products and events that connect growth-minded business owners with practical strategies, resources and information that will take them to the next level of success. She sold Thinking Bigger in March 2018. Kelly serves on a variety of local, regional and national boards designed to advocate and assist small businesses. She served as national chair of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) in 2010-2011 as part of a 5-year tenure on the national board of directors. Kelly was recognized in August 2011 on a list published by Forbes as one of the “Top 25 Women Tweeting About Entrepreneurship.” Some of the other awards she has won include the 2011 United Nations NGO Positive Peace Award on behalf of Kansas City area small business owners; U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2009 Region VII Women’s Business Advocate (for Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska); and numerous others.

Product Development / Talking Business Now Transcripts

Exercise Bike Builds Strong Bodies, Strong Business

Listen to the podcast episode here, or read the transcript below for Exercise Bike Builds Strong Bodies, Strong Business, with guest Michele Mehl, co-founder of Excy, a company that creates, manufactures, and sells portable, 14-pound exercise bikes that can be used for cardio, strength training, and full-body workouts in any environment. Kelly Scanlon Welcome to Talking Business Now. I’m your…

Business Growth / Talking Business Now Transcripts

Caramels Launch Entrepreneurial Journey for Aerospace Worker

Listen to the podcast here, or read the transcript below for Caramels Launch Entrepreneurial Journey for Aerospace Worker, with guest Sarah Smith. Kelly Scanlon Welcome to Talking Business Now. I’m your host, Kelly Scanlon. Thank you for joining us. We’re Talking Business Now with Sarah Smith, the founder of Southern Caramel, better known as “The Caramel Lady.” In this episode…

Innovation / Talking Business Now Transcripts

Drones Provide Flight Path to Entrepreneurship

Listen to the podcast here, or read the transcript below for Drones Provide Flight Path to Entrepreneurship with guest Barry Alexander. Kelly Scanlon Welcome to Talking Business Now. I’m your host Kelly Scanlon. Thank you for joining us. As businesses and individuals struggle with an uncertain future from the coronavirus pandemic, Barry Alexander has a clear vision for success. This…

Business Growth / Talking Business Now Transcripts

Deodorant Entrepreneur’s No Sweat Approach to Business

Listen to the podcast here, or read the transcript below for Deodorant Entrepreneur’s No Sweat Approach to Business with guest Stacia Guzzo. Kelly Scanlon: Welcome to Talking Business Now. I’m your host Kelly Scanlon. Thank you for joining us. We’re Talking Business Now with Stasia Guzzo, the creator of SmartyPits, a product that she literally started on her kitchen stove,…

Company Culture / Talking Business Now Transcripts

Bob Fisch: Mentoring Across Generations to Transform Business

Listen to the podcast episode here, or read the transcript below for Mentoring Across Generations to Transform Business. Kelly Scanlon: Welcome to Talking Business Now. I’m your host, Kelly Scanlon. Thank you for joining us. We’re Talking Business Now with Bob Fisch, the author of Fisch Tales: The Making of a Millennial Baby Boomer. He’s recognized as a pioneer in…