Craig Jooste is the CEO of Canadian brand, Local Handyman Group. In today's episode, we talk to Craig about: - Why he started Local Handyman Group - What the future of the franchise looks like - What he's looking for in a franchise partner ...and so much more!
Brian Bazely is the CEO and co-founder of Driverseat, a personal transportation company that provides vehicle and chauffeur services across Canada and the U.S. In this episode we cover: Why Driverseat uses a royalty payment model for their franchisees rather than taking a percentage of gross profits over a certain period of time? How Driverseat sets himself apart with so many mobile driving apps available? The franchisee recruitment ongoing training process and so much more!
Dawn Mucci is the CEO and Founder of Lice Squad.com, one of the largest lice removal organizations in North America. In this episode, we cover topics like: - how franchising has helped newcomers to Canada - the realities of business ownership - the most rewarding part of being a business owner - and so much more!
Ryan Kelly is the VP of Sales and Marketing, COO and co-owner of WSI Smart Marketing, one of the world’s largest and most innovative digital marketing agencies. In this interview, we cover topics like: - how a career in franchising gave him the means to help his community affected by the California wildfires - the most difficult thing he had to do as a new franchisee? - how to work effectively with family members?
Ken LeBlanc is the co-founder, President and CEO of PropertyGuys.com, one of Canada’s largest private real-estate franchises. In this episode we cover: - How to get others to buy into a unique idea - The franchisee recruitment process - Can you pick your own location as a prospective franchisee? - and so much more!
Michelle Burton is the Founder of Qozen Yoga Studios. In this episode we cover: - Her advice to people with disabilities running a business - How to know a franchise is the right fit for you? - The buried secrets to running a franchise? - and so much more!
Wayne Maillet is a leading Canadian franchise management consultant and author of Franchising Demystified - you can find it here: https://www.cfa.ca/our-services/education-information/research/publications/ In this episode we cover: - How to ensure the Franchise Disclosure Documents work in your favour - The signs of a strong franchise system - The dangers of using a non-approved support supplier - and so much more!
Nicole Hyatt is the Founder of Tan on the Run, a mobile spray tan business. In this episode we cover: - Why franchising can be an ideal career option for women - What her experience was like on Dragons' Den - The unexpected challenges she faced starting the business - and so much more!
Matt Crowell is the Founder and CEO of GetinTheLoop. In today's show we cover: - How do you take the leap of faith and buy a franchise - The challenges of being a small business owner - What it's like to be a franchisee in the mobile marketing industry - Why being in business for yourself but not buy yourself is the best decision ever - and so much more!
Jon-Anthony Lui is the multi-franchise unit owner of Tutor Doctor. In today's episode we cover: - how to invest in a franchise? - the key lessons he learned as a young franchisee - important values you should have as a business partner - the advantages of running a home-based business - and so much more!
Steve Collette is a motivational speaker, co-owner and co-founder of 3rd Degree Training. In today's episode we cover: - the top qualities of successful franchisees - how to reach and set big business goals - why the health and fitness brand has been experiencing such significant growth over the past five years - what franchisees and new business owners typically underestimate about running a business - and so much more!