Second City Works Presents New Podcast on WGN Plus Hosted By Kelly Leonard

Second City Works Presents New Podcast on WGN Plus Hosted By Kelly Leonard

May 10, 2016 – Second City Works and WGN Radio are excited to announce the launch of “Getting to Yes, And,” an all new weekly podcast hosted by Kelly Leonard. Episodes are now available on iTunes and and a new episode will be posted every Tuesday at 7am.

“Getting to Yes, And” features interviews with visionaries, authors and leaders who operate at the intersection of creativity and commerce. Inaugural guests include Neil Stevenson, Managing Director of IDEO Chicago; cognitive psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman who authored the book “Wired to Create;” and Dartmouth scholar Sydney Finkelstein, author of “Superbosses.”

“We’re thrilled to partner with WGN Radio on this new podcast,” states Steve Johnston, President of Second City Works. “Our success as a business is due in large part to our passion for interesting connections and dialogues.  We operate from a place of endless curiosity, whether with our client partners or with other thought leaders.  This podcast is the perfect example of how we approach the world.”

WGN Radio VP of Programming Todd Manley said, “Most conversations about business and innovation are overloaded with talking points, but Kelly has a charm that unleashes the magic within inventive minds.  We can’t wait to start this audio adventure with Second City Works.”

New episodes will be on iTunes and Google Play Music under WGN Plus or (


About the Host: Kelly Leonard
Kelly Leonard has worked in a variety of creative and leadership positions at The Second City for nearly 30 years, He is the co-author of “Yes, And,” a celebrated book that looks at the power of improvisation to help transform both businesses and individuals. Over the years he has produced Second City revues with casts that included Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Amy Poehler, Keegan Michael Key, Seth Meyers and Steve Carell; and he has brokered deals with Norwegian Cruise Line, Yoshimoto Kyogo of Japan and The Kennedy Center. Kelly Leonard is the son of WGN legend/Walk of Fame member Roy Leonard.

Second City Works
Second City Works (SCW) is the B2B arm of the world-renowned theater, The Second City. SCW brings the skills of improvisation and the authenticity of humor to over 600 organizations each year through events, workshops, and digital content.  With expertise in audience dynamics, ensemble building, co-creation, and agility, Second City Works’ mission is to create a more empowered, creative, and collaborative business culture worldwide.

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