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Ex5 Podcast Episode 10: Non-profit Organizations

Ex5 Podcast Episode 10: Non-profit Organizations

Non-profit organizations exist to advance a variety of different missions and causes, but what makes them different from their for-profit counterparts?  Marilyn Alstrom, former Executive Director of 20/20 Leadership, discusses the inner workings of non-profits including how they are formed, how they raise money, what they do with their money and what it’s like to work for one. Where to listen: Contact the guest: Website:  https://2020leadership.org/ Facebook:  @2020Leadership Instagram:  @2020leadership Twitter:  @2020leadership Email:  [email protected]
Ex5 Podcast Episode 9: CBD (Cannabidiol)

Ex5 Podcast Episode 9: CBD (Cannabidiol)

CBD (Cannabidiol) has gained popularity as an extract from hemp plants, and many claim it has far-reaching medicinal benefits. Brendon Hodgson, owner of The CBD Store and Evolution CBD, explains what CBD is, how it’s extracted from the hemp plant, how it’s consumed by the end-user, how it’s different from THC in marijuana, and what potential benefits may result from its use. Where to listen: Contact the guest: Website:  https://www.thecbdstores.com/ Website:  https://www.evolutioncbd.com/ Facebook:  @thecbdstores Phone:  (816) 474-7400
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Ex5 Podcast Episode 8: Coffee

Ex5 Podcast Episode 8: Coffee

For many of us, coffee has become a staple of our daily routine. One that can easily be taken for granted. Bo Nelson, owner of Thou Mayest Coffee Roasters, pours over the world of coffee from its fabled origins to the process that gets it from farm to cup. Whether you’re curious about what makes espresso unique, what caffeine really is or if the coffee at McDonalds is safe for consumption, Bo helps us become...
Ex5 Podcast Episode 7: Guns

Ex5 Podcast Episode 7: Guns

Regardless of your opinion on guns, there’s no debate that they exist in the world today and are protected in the United States by the Second Amendment to the Constitution. Gun experts Brent Keltner and Greg Langner give us a primer on the different types of firearms, how they work, how they are used, safety rules, and what some of the buzz words we hear in the media actually mean. Where to listen: Contact the...
Ex5 Podcast Episode 6: Taxes

Ex5 Podcast Episode 6: Taxes

No one enjoys paying taxes, but seeing as they are one of life's few inevitabilities, we asked Certified Public Accountant Victoria Wikiera to help us understand how our taxes work. She explores everything from how the government uses our tax dollars, to how gifts are taxed, to those phony IRS calls saying the sheriff is on his way to your house with a warrant for your arrest.
Ex5 Podcast Episode 5: Healthcare

Ex5 Podcast Episode 5: Healthcare

Take our healthcare system through a checkup with direct primary care physician Dr. Damon Heybrock as he examines how we think about our health, the cost of medical care, the role insurance plays, the resources available to us, and many other topics that may help us in our day-to-day lives. This week's episode may even save you from a very expensive urgent care or emergency room visit.
Ex5 Podcast Episode 4: The Sneaker Game

Ex5 Podcast Episode 4: The Sneaker Game

For many of us, footwear is simply a practical necessity, but for a large group of passionate “sneakerheads”, shoes hold a much deeper meaning. Lace-up with Ex5 as sneaker guru Todd Hitchcock walks us through The Sneaker Game. Where to listen: Additional resources: Full podcast video Contact the guest: Instagram:  @toddhitchcock Twitter:  @toddhitchcock
Ex5 Podcast Episode 3: Drugs Will (Probably) Kill You

Ex5 Podcast Episode 3: Drugs Will (Probably) Kill You

Pharmacist Lilian Caton prescribes a Halloween scare for Ex5 in Episode #3 as she holds our trembling hands through the terrors of overdosing not only on illegal drugs but on some of the most common over-the-counter medicines currently residing in our own kitchen cabinets! Where to listen: Additional resources: Full podcast video Contact the guest: LinkedIn:  Lillian Caton, Pharm.D.
Ex5 Podcast Episode 2: Behind The Mascot

Ex5 Podcast Episode 2: Behind The Mascot

Featured on this week’s episode of Ex5, Adrian Iliescu takes us inside the hidden world of life as a mascot performer. You’ve likely seen him as the Kansas City Chief’s KC Wolf, Kansas State University’s Willie the Wildcat or Sporting KC’s Blue. Find out how Adrian became a mascot, what it’s like inside the suit and why he believes mascotting is such an important part of the game. Where to listen: Additional resources: Full podcast...
Ex5 Podcast Episode 1: Prosthetics and Amputation

Ex5 Podcast Episode 1: Prosthetics and Amputation

Husband, father, drummer, cancer survivor and amputee, Billy Brimblecom, talks openly and candidly with Ex5 about his cancer diagnosis, surgery, amputation, prosthetics, and the struggle to rebuild himself post-surgery. Billy also shares his ideal sneaker-pairings to accompany a prosthesis, his passion for helping others as Executive Director for Steps of Faith, and his excitement about Thundergong, a charity event hosted by his good friend and comedian, Jason Sudekis. Where to listen: Additional resources: Full podcast...

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