Up to Date
12:00 pm
Sun August 18, 2013

Taking The Leap... Off A Building

Maj. Alastair Mcartney did a base jump off of the Liberty Memorial Aug. 19.
Briana O'Higgins/KCUR

What's it like to leap off tall buildings in a single bound?

In the second part of Monday's Up to Date, we talk with base-jumper Alastair Macartney 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.

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Central Standard
4:00 pm
Mon January 9, 2012

Leadership And Risk Taking In Tough Economic Times


Starting a business in tough financial times can be a smart move . . . if it's worth the risk.

So, what makes a venture worth the gamble? How do you tell a good risk from a poor one?

Harvard Business School professor and Kansas native Robert Kaplan joined Tuesday's Central Standard for a discussion on leadership and risk.

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