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C-10 Podcast: Larry Holley, Ep. 84

This is the 84th episode of the C-10 Podcast. Our first episode was about two years and a week ago, on May 14, 2020. Well, this week we’re doing something we’ve not done before in the previous 83 episodes covering two years and a week. We are going to replay an interview that we originally posted in December 2020 — episode 32 to be exact. It may seem odd, considering you could go through our … Read more

C-10 Podcast: Lt. Col. Jacob Jones, Ep. 83

  This week’s guest is Marine pilot Lt. Col. Jacob Jones, who works with one of our C-10 mentors, Alan Epps….so you might hear a reference to Alan. Upon graduation from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and after two deployments as a reservist, Lt. Col. Jones was commissioned through the Officer Candidate Course in August 2004. During his career in the Marines, he’s been a pilot and an Aircraft Maintenance Officer. He was involved … Read more

C-10 Podcast: Denny Matthews, Ep. 82

  Denny Matthews has been the one consistent radio voice with the Kansas City Royals since their first year, 1969. For his first few years in the booth, Matthews, who grew up in central Illinois, worked with the legendary Buddy Blattner. When Blattner retired in 1974, Matthews became the “voice” of the Royals and has been the Royals’ top broadcaster ever since. From 1974 through the 1998 season – a stretch that includes some of … Read more

C-10 Podcast: Jenny Housley, Ep. 81

This week’s “C” word is Competitor. In the C You In The Major Leagues vernacular, Competitor means someone who has a desire and ability to compete, has high expectations, is tough minded, and brings out the best in those around him or her. And this week’s guest certainly fits that.  Jenny Housley is the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Blue KC. She oversees the Medicare, Small Group, Mid-Market and Large Group sales … Read more

C-10 Podcast: Phil Mahre, Ep. 80

  This month’s “C” word, Confidence, and this week’s guest go hand in hand. As a gold medalist and former professional athlete in a sport where the difference between winning and losing can be less than one-tenth of a second, confidence has to be there. In the C You In The Major Leagues vernacular, Confidence means someone who accepts constructive criticism, will try something new, has a positive attitude, and views self as a winner. … Read more

C-10 Podcast: Philip Hutcheson, Ep. 79

  If you were asked who’s scored the most points in college basketball history, you’d see this week’s guest near the top of that list. For a stretch of time in the late ‘80s, Philip Hutcheson was one of the best players in the NAIA playing on one of the best teams in the NAIA. During his outstanding career he was selected as an NAIA All-American each of his four seasons, and the NAIA player … Read more

C-10 Podcast: Ken Morrow, Ep. 78

  This year’s Winter Olympics may be over, but the lasting impact of something that happened in the Games 42 years ago this week is still fresh in the mind of this week’s guest. In fact, it’s still vivid for many of us. Ken Morrow has heard the stories. Countless people could tell him today what they were doing 42 years ago this week. In fact, he gets letters and cards nearly every day. That’s … Read more

C-10 Podcast: Joe Ungashick, Ep. 77

  This month’s “C” word for our C-10 students and mentors is Coach. In the C You In The Major Leagues vernacular, Coach means someone who understands the big picture; is an independent thinker; a good self-evaluator; and offers enthusiasm. Joe Ungashick certainly fits all of those, whether the receiver was an employee for Joe’s nearly 30 years at Shick, or a fellow CEO or a friend or a mentee. Ungashick is the retired CEO … Read more

C-10 Podcast: Mindy Garrett, Ep. 76

  Our “C” word this week is Care, which in the C You In The Major Leagues vernacular means someone who puts others first, evaluates everyone honestly, and understands everyone’s impact. This week’s guest certainly fits that. For the majority of Mindy Garrett’s career — about 13 years — she was a vice president and then senior vice president in human resources in North America and internationally with Swiss Re, followed by a brief stint … Read more

C-10 Podcast: Jeremiah Enna, Ep. 75

  If you follow us on social media, you may remember around this time of the year, we take our C-10 students and mentors to an incredibly moving production called “Underground” at the Kauffman Center here in Kansas City. It’s put on by the Culture House, and it’s a dance interpretation of a story of three runaway slaves seeking refuge in the Underground Railroad. This week’s interview is with one of the main people behind … Read more

C-10 Podcast: Reggie Sanders, Ep. 74

  Reggie Sanders played in the Major Leagues for 17 years, spending time with eight teams along the way, finishing in 2006 and ‘07 with the Royals. Those dates are important, and we’ll get into that during this episode. Sanders had a career year in 1995 with the Cincinnati Reds, when he finished with a .305 batting average with 148 hits, including 33 home runs, and 99 RBIs. He was selected for the All-Star team … Read more

C-10 Podcast: C-10 Students, Ep. 73

  This week’s episode is a little different than most. But in this season of giving, we think we’re giving you a tremendous gift with this episode. Going into this school year we decided that we wanted our students in the C-10 Mentoring & Leadership program to dive deeper into leadership. To be more intentional about how they think about leadership. With that in mind, and feeling that the guests we have on this podcast … Read more

C-10 Podcast: Craig Donaldson, Ep. 72

  Our “C” word this week is Confidence, which in the C You In The Major Leagues vernacular means someone who accepts constructive criticism, will try something new and has a positive attitude. This week’s guest certainly fits that. You see, this week’s guest is Craig Donaldson, who has held a wide array of leadership roles around the world. I first met him in about 2015 while he was working for DST Systems here in … Read more

C-10 Podcast: Ian Adair, Ep. 71

  “Five out of five people have mental health.” That’s a light-hearted way that Ian Adair stresses the importance of discussing mental health. But it’s true. And this is a perfect time of the year to talk about mental health. (But then again, when isn’t a perfect time?) In particular, as leaders, how do we approach mental health with those around us? This week’s guest is perfect to discuss these topics. Ian Adair is a … Read more

C-10 Podcast: Kathy Stepp, Ep. 70

  For the first two years of what’s now the annual Crown Town Challenge campaign to thank and honor mentors, Stepp & Rothwell has stepped up as one of our sponsors. As such, they’ve been the presenting sponsor of this podcast. Well, on this episode we’re pleased to be joined by the “Stepp” part of Stepp & Rothwell, as co-founder Kathy Stepp joins us. Kathy, who’s served on various nonprofit boards in Kansas City, is … Read more

C-10 Podcast: CTC Webinar, Ep. 69

  As we mention from time to time, this week’s episode is a little different. But just as powerful as the others. And this is one week you may want to share with others. In fact, a college president was listening when we recorded this, and asked for the link to this podcast episode so he could share it with his team.  Here’s why: this week you’ll hear most of the webinar we did with … Read more

C-10 Podcast: C-10 Students, Ep. 68

  This week’s episode is a little different than any other since we launched about 17 months ago. We’re biased, but we think it’s going to be really cool. Going into this school year we decided that we wanted our students in the C-10 Mentoring & Leadership program to dive deeper into leadership. To be more intentional about how they think about leadership. With that in mind, and feeling that the guests we have on … Read more

C-10 Podcast: Chase McAnulty, Ep. 67

  Our “C” word for this week is COURAGE. In the “C” You In the Major Leagues vernacular, COURAGE in leadership is someone who wants the opportunity to decide the outcome; someone who’s not afraid to fail; and someone who fears no one. This week’s guest definitely fits that. Whether you live in the Kansas City area or not, you’ve undoubtedly seen his company’s work out there somewhere. That t-shirt with the heart and KC … Read more