Past Issues

Vol. 27 Issue 2

BIG Talk: May McCarthy

During the last 35 years, May McCarthy has co-founded and grown seven companies as large as $100 million in annual revenues. As an adviser, she serves graduate students through the Innovation and Entrepreneur Center at the Albers MBA program at Seattle University as well as entrepreneurs through the Washington Innovation Network Entrepreneur Mentoring Program. May is the author of the best-selling book “The Path to Wealth: Seven Spiritual Steps for Financial Abundance,” released in 2015. (more…)

Throw Out the Old Playbook

When he played football at the University of Kansas, Austin Barone saw firsthand how most coaches prepare their teams for games. They either filled whiteboards with hand-drawn diagrams, or they passed out thick three-ring binders brimming with plays to study. (more…)

Doing Their Research

Lisa Stehno-Bittel apparently has a pretty good poker face.

During the first year of running Likarda, the biotech startup she co-founded, a new employee eyed the company’s president and offered a blunt assessment of the academic turned entrepreneur. (more…)

Not Just Along for the Ride

James “Doc” McEntire is known in automotive racing circles for his focus on winning. McEntire, a Lee’s Summit pediatrician who’s been racking up racing accolades since the early ‘80s, holds international world records for drag racing performance on street legal cars. He and his red 1968 Camaro—the same one he used to take his driver’s license test—have been featured in Hot Rod, RPM and many other industry magazines. (more…)

Think Big to Grow Big

Growing a company isn’t easy under the best of circumstances. Growing an established company by double digits is a rare feat, especially on a year-in, year-out basis.  (more…)


  1. (913) 432-6690
  2. 116 W 3rd St., Suite 203
        Kansas City, MO


  1. Facebook
  2. Twitter
  3. Linked In
  4. Google Plus