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The GenWhy Leaders Podcast

51 EpisodesProduced by Eric D. HugheyWebsite

Entitled, lazy, unreliable. These are just a few of the words used to describe Millennials. It wasn’t too long ago consumer reports were being built about them and how they would acclimate to the professional world. Now, they’ll soon be leading the workforce. According to Forbes, 75% of the national… read more

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050 - Recapping our mission with Host, Eric Hughey

October 20th, 2020

15:03

Show overview:

In this episode Eric Hughey, founder and host of the GenWhy Leaders Podcast, revisits the mission of the podcast for the 50th episode.  

The podcast’s Why:

We set off on a mission to record 100 episodes …

049 - Developing next generation leaders with Cody Isabel

October 10th, 2020

25:20

Show overview:

In this episode we interview Cody Isabel, Founder and CEO of CBA Neurotech in Kansas City, Missouri. He helps leverage the power of neuroscience to strengthen the minds of young people and develop …

048 - Nickel & Suede Founder Kilee Nickels empowers women through statement jewelry

October 1st, 2020

19:15

Show overview:

In this episode we interview Kilee Nickels, founder and CEO of Nickel & Suede. Nickel & Suede is a nationwide company based in Kansas City. They make lightweight, leather statement earrings. They …

047 - Mentor Monday | KC Royals Announcer Joel Goldberg on building relationships like a champion

September 21st, 2020

29:21

Show overview:

In this episode we interview Kansas City Royals broadcaster, Joel Goldberg as part of our “Mentor Monday series”. He has been with the …

046 - People over profit with Josh Levin

September 10th, 2020

24:43

Show overview:

In this episode we interview Josh Levin, owner of Empowered Electric, which has been recognized among Inc.’s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies, making the top-500. Listen as he discusses his personal and …

045 - Announcing the GenWhy Leaders Awards

September 1st, 2020

4:03

The GenWhy Leaders Podcast announces its new GenWhy Leaders Awards

Nominations are being accepted through December 1, 2020.

The GenWhy Leaders Podcast is excited to announce two new awards, The GenWhy Leader of the …

044 - Volunteer your way to more fulfilling work with Becky Haddican

August 20th, 2020

18:45

Show overview:

In this episode we interview Becky Haddican, who is a senior marketing manager at Black & Veatch for its power division, …

043 - Stand up to bad meetings with Nick Topping

August 10th, 2020

19:49

Show overview:

In this episode we interview Nick Topping, Head of Marketing and Business Development at SafetyCulture. SafetyCulture has created a …

042 - Heartland Drone owner Andrew Patch tells us how to soar to new business ideas

August 1st, 2020

20:29

Show overview:

In this episode we interview Andrew Patch, the owner of Heartland Drone Company. Heartland Drone Company partners with companies of all different sizes within different industries, but typically work …

041 - The future of in-person events in a post COVID-19 world with Kristin Hems

July 20th, 2020

18:25

Show overview:

In this episode we interview Kristin Hems, who has been a small business owner for more than five years. She started a third-party event planning company, Third Avenue Events. Listen as she discusses …

040 - Minimize risk, maximize succession planning with Matt Moylan

July 10th, 2020

13:46

Show overview:

In this episode we interview Matt Moylan, who works for Thomas McGee. Thomas McGee offers risk management solutions for businesses and …

039 - Lelex Prime partner Brendan Reilly helps humanize your brand

July 1st, 2020

24:29

Show overview:

Brendan Reilly is the Chief Revenue Officer at Lelex Prime. He is a founder, along with Richard Neal and Dan Scott. Lelex Prime is a market research company that helps organizations decode human behavior, …

038 - Emerson Hodes on what the movie Hitch and your recruiter should have in common

June 20th, 2020

19:58

Show overview:

In this episode we interview Emerson Hodes, a sales and marketing manager at Chief of Staff KC. Chief of Staff KC is a locally based recruiting firm that focuses on helping small to medium sized …

037 - One year of worldly travel leads to entrepreneurship with Thibaud Clement

June 10th, 2020

28:37

Overview:

In this episode we interview Thibaud Clement, CEO of Loomly, the Brand Success Platform that empowers marketing teams to collaborate, …

035 - Mentor Month | Buy instead of build with Dave Swob

May 19th, 2020

19:54

Show overview:

In this episode we interview Dave Swob, owner of Summit Exit Advisors. As 10,000 baby boomers retire every day for the next 10 years, it will create an enormous amount of opportunity for millennials in …

034 - Mentor Month | Three strategies to differentiate your brand with Adam Herbig

May 10th, 2020

24:15

Show overview:
In this episode we interview Adam Herbig, owner of DigBig LLC a marketing consultancy specializing in retail and product licensing. …

033 - Mentor Month | Harry S. Campbell explains his “Get-Real Mindset”

May 1st, 2020

22:29

Show overview:
In this episode we interview Harry S. Campbell, businessman, author, speaker, and investor about his third book, Get-Real Mindset. As a former executive at Sprint, Embarq, and Durrie Vision, Harry has deep …

032 - Book Breakdown | Brent Vogel reviews 12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson

April 22nd, 2020

19:01

Note from Brent:
I chose to share this book with you because it offers truth - some very ancient truth, applied to life’s very modern problems. We live in unique times; as we are the first generation (at least as long as …

031 - CEO of Dynamize Lisa Smith guides you to better decision making

April 11th, 2020

30:38

Show overview:
On this episode we interview Lisa Smith, CEO of Dynamize about the importance of decision making and how to make better decisions. 

Lisa’s Why:
Lisa’s husband was an influential part of the both of them …

030 - Pursue entrepreneurship through partnership with Grant Russell

April 1st, 2020

31:13

Show overview:

On this episode we interview Grant Russell, Principal at Norton and Schmidt Consulting Engineers LLC, as well as a Partner at Red Rock …

029 - Book Breakdown | Matt Honeycutt reviews Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport

March 20th, 2020

20:36

Digital Minimalism: A Minimal Solution
Newport defines Digital Minimalism as, “A philosophy of technology use in which you focus your online time on a …

028 - This too shall pass

March 19th, 2020

7:52

Overview:
On this episode, host Eric Hughey shares his thoughts on the latest developments of the Coronavirus. As a point of encouragement to stay strong and focused, he also shares an excerpt from one of his favorite …

027 - 3 tips for starting a movement with Justin Ikerionwu and Muenfua Lewis

March 10th, 2020

23:34

Show overview:
Successful brands don’t just sell a product or service, they start a movement. That’s exactly what Justin Ikerionwu and Muenfua Lewis …

026 - Capitalize on Local TV Advertising with Brooks Mosier

March 1st, 2020

21:54

Show overview:

In an era of digital advertising, local TV advertising has been a less popular approach to marketing because of lack of targeting …

025 - Book Breakdown | Eric Hughey reviews Path to Impact by Wendy Merrill

February 23rd, 2020

9:37

Main concept of the book: 
Wendy Merrill’s book, “Path to Impact” epitomizes the mission of the GenWhy Leaders Podcast. As millennials, we are focused not so much on success itself, but significance. This means we want …

024 - Vineet Prasad helps you lay a financial runway to take flight in entrepreneurship

February 15th, 2020

35:56

Show overview:
On this episode we interview Vineet Prasad, Founder of Savings Academy, a 1:1 personal finance coaching program for young professionals. Vineet is a former employee at Facebook, but left the corporate tech …

023 - The beginner's guide to podcasting with host Eric Hughey | Part 2

February 2nd, 2020

16:10

Eric’s Why:
My why is to use the spiritual gifts I have been blessed with to glorify God, and lead others to him by encouraging them in their personal and professional lives. I want to inspire others to overcome fear, go …

022 - Book Breakdown | Jonathan Haile reviews The Charisma Myth by Olivia Fox Cabane

January 25th, 2020

11:22

Jonathan’s Why: I’m always looking for ways to better myself, personally and professionally. In my chosen profession, I have to speak to people and I have to be good at it. So why not take the opportunity to learn …

021 - Five legal tips for small business owners with Gage Fletcher

January 12th, 2020

25:18

Show overview:
On this episode we interview Gage Fletcher, attorney and owner of Fletcher Law Office, LLC,  a civil litigation firm in Kansas City, Missouri. Gage gives listeners five legal tips for small business …

020 - The beginner's guide to podcasting with Eric Hughey | Part 1

January 2nd, 2020

17:39

Eric’s Why:
My why is to use the spiritual gifts I have been blessed with to glorify God, and lead others to him by encouraging them in their personal and professional lives. I want to inspire others to overcome fear, go …

019 - Book Breakdown | Amy Jo Reviews Chillpreneur by Denise Duffield Thomas

December 18th, 2019

14:29

Amy’s Why:
Amy enjoys helping women entrepreneurs package their brain and skills and deliver them online. Recently becoming a mother, her new why is to show her son that you can design your own life any way you choose, …

018 - Prohibition for your advertising budget with Andy and Lucy Rieger

December 15th, 2019

47:59

Andy Rieger is the great great great grandson of Jacob Riger, the original founder of J. Rieger Co. It was the largest mail-order whiskey house in the United States, prior to the onset of Federal Prohibition in 1920. …

017 - Milling a purpose-driven brand with Nick Bianco

December 3rd, 2019

34:01

In episode 017 we interview Nick Bianco, the Owner of KC Custom Hardwoods. While working in his former real estate career, Nick was challenged by his friend Jay Norris to sell a table Jay handcrafted. This all occurred …

016 - Book Breakdown | Eric Hughey Reviews Building a Story Brand by Donald Miller

November 21st, 2019

10:19

Eric’s Why:
My why is to use the spiritual gifts I have been blessed with to glorify God, and lead others to him by encouraging them in their personal and professional lives. I want to inspire others to overcome fear, go …

015 - Make your business stand out in a crowded market with Megan Sheets

November 16th, 2019

32:30

Show overview:
Megan Sheets set out with a dream to help young couples drive down wedding costs by starting The 5K Wedding Run. She had to slightly …

014 - Scaling rocks and scaling businesses with Andrew Potter

November 4th, 2019

34:45

Show overview:

Andrew Potter is a former Army Ranger Captain turned entrepreneur. After moving up the military ranks, Andrew realized he didn’t want to be in the Army forever, and left to pursue his dream of opening a …

013 - Book Breakdown | Logan Freeman Reviews The 10x Rule by Grant Cardone

October 17th, 2019

8:26

Logan’s Why:

“I want to prove to myself I can achieve uncommon goals. Freedom. I want the freedom of life to have choices. To own my own time. To make my own choices. To work on projects that matter. The only way to do …

012 – Build your own corporate ladder with Ryan Malec

October 13th, 2019

29:48

Show Overview:

Climbing the corporate ladder is a popular phrase in the business world. “Climbing” can be seen as an intense journey. Sometimes you …

011 - Cory Bittner - Don’t be forced to play small

September 29th, 2019

39:27

Cory Bittner is the co-founder of Falcon Wealth Advisors. A fellow UCM Alumni, Cory has an interesting story of pivoting from a communications degree, to a financial planning profession. His career in finance started at …

010 - Empowering Women Entrepreneurs with Amy Jo

September 13th, 2019

36:20

Show Overview:

In episode 010 of the GenWhy Leaders Podcast, Amy Jo, Founder of Her Own Magic tells listeners how she developed herself into an online business and creative coach for women entrepreneurs. While working …

009 – Frank Reardon helps us take the fear out of finances

August 30th, 2019

40:27

Show Overview:
Frank Reardon, President of Magis Business Services LLC, is the type of guy you want in your corner if you are a small business owner. …

007 – Become a Digital Nomad with Drew Taylor

August 1st, 2019

37:58

Show Overview:

Some people are born with entrepreneurship in their blood. That’s Drew Taylor Founder of Digital Nomad University. While some …

006 - Chris Meyers of Crane Brewing - How to “brew” a brand from scratch

July 14th, 2019

36:42

Episode overview:

Do you like craft beer? Entrepreneurship? Business strategy? Then you’ll love this episode of the GenWhy Leaders Podcast. We sat down with Chris Meyers, Co-Founder at Crane Brewing Company, LLC. Chris …

005 - Matt Honeycutt on grad school and being intentional with your time

July 14th, 2019

45:18

Episode Overview:

On this episode of the GenWhy Leaders podcast Matt Honeycutt, Director of Graduate Business Admissions at Rockhurst University explains how being intentional with your time can lead to an equal or …

003 - How to be more self-aware and create better habits with Ryan Bennett

June 4th, 2019

32:41

Episode overview:
On this episode of the GenWhy Leaders Podcast, we’ll hear from entrepreneur Ryan Bennett about the importance of self-awareness. This episode is not simply about learning whether you are an introvert or …

002 - Take Action Now | The Journey is the Destination with Logan Freeman

May 31st, 2019

49:05

Episode overview:
On this episode of the GenWhy Leaders Podcast, we’ll learn about the importance of taking action from Logan Freeman, former NFL draft pick of the Oakland Raiders turned entrepreneur and real estate …

001 - Sacrificing Success for Significance with Brent Vogel

May 31st, 2019

35:21

GenWhy Leaders Podcast Episode 1 - Sacrificing Success for Significance with Brent Vogel

Episode overview:
On the first episode of GenWhy Leaders Podcast, we hear from Brent Vogel. Brent was a walk-on track & field …

000 - GenWhy Leaders Podcast Overview

May 31st, 2019

9:21

About GenWhy Leaders Podcast:
Entitled, lazy, unreliable. These are just a few of the words used to describe Millennials. It wasn’t too long ago …

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