risk http://kcur.org en Taking The Leap... Off A Building http://kcur.org/post/taking-leap-building <p>What's it like to leap <em>off</em> tall buildings in a single bound?</p><p>In the second part of Monday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">we talk with base-jumper&nbsp;<strong>Alastair Macartney</strong> about Monday morning's jump off of Kansas City's Liberty Memorial, why he chose this profession and find out whether he looks down before he takes the plunge.</span></p> Sun, 18 Aug 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 42084 at http://kcur.org Taking The Leap... Off A Building Leadership And Risk Taking In Tough Economic Times http://kcur.org/post/leadership-and-risk-taking-tough-economic-times <p>Starting a business in tough financial times can be a smart move . . . if it&#39;s worth the risk.</p><p>So, what makes a venture worth the gamble? How do you tell a good risk from a poor one?</p><p>Harvard Business School professor and Kansas native <a href="http://drfd.hbs.edu/fit/public/facultyInfo.do?facInfo=ovr&amp;facId=349309"><strong>Robert Kaplan </strong></a>joined Tuesday&#39;s <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard"><em>Central Standard</em></a> for a discussion on leadership and risk.</p> Mon, 09 Jan 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Danie Alexander & Jabulani Leffall 10468 at http://kcur.org Leadership And Risk Taking In Tough Economic Times