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Franchise Interviews gives an up close and behind the scenes look at franchising. It would literally take over 500 hours to hear every interview on this website. By listening to Franchise Interviews, you will become one of the most knowledgeable people on the topics of franchising. You will learn if franchising is for you, what franchise might be a best match for your personality and the keys to becoming a successful franchisee.

Franchise Interviews gives an up close and behind the scenes look at franchising. It would literally take over 500 hours to hear every interview on this website. By listening to Franchise Interviews, you will become one of the most knowledgeable people on the topics of franchising. You will learn if franchising is for you, what franchise might be a best match for your personality and the keys to becoming a successful franchisee.

Location:

San Diego, CA

Description:

Franchise Interviews gives an up close and behind the scenes look at franchising. It would literally take over 500 hours to hear every interview on this website. By listening to Franchise Interviews, you will become one of the most knowledgeable people on the topics of franchising. You will learn if franchising is for you, what franchise might be a best match for your personality and the keys to becoming a successful franchisee.

Language:

English

Contact:

610-905-2919


Episodes

Overcoming Fear with Steve Pavlina

3/26/2020
Several years ago, one of my peers Elzie Flenard introduced me to motivational speaker Steve Pavlina. Steve produced a number of great podcasts available to the public (uncopyright) on motivation, entrepreneurship and life balance. This podcast discusses how to overcome fear. We will start the show with a clip from our popular Great Quotes in Franchising podcast, featuring hall of fame speaker Warren Greshes.

Duration:00:53:16

Tax Tips for Entrepreneurs with Craig Cody

3/19/2020
We start today with our most recent Great Quotes in Franchising podcast and discuss why franchising is like taking an open book test. Next we discuss tax tips with Craig Cody. As a Certified Tax CoachTM, Craig Cody belongs to a select group of practitioners throughout the country who undergo extensive training and continued education on various tax planning techniques and strategies in order to become, as well as remain, certified. With this organization, Craig has co-authored an Amazon best...

Duration:00:32:26

Bridging the Gap for Franchise Employers - Global Talent Solutions (GTS)

3/12/2020
We have a great show today. We are meeting with Mike Ruiz, President of Global Talent Solutions (GTS). Global Talent Solutions helps bridge this gap for franchise employers, whose sector contributes 3 percent of the U.S. GDP. He and his company are driving an incredible amount of employment activity in the franchise space. Its talent acquisition takes a candidate-centric approach by being more efficient, less antiquated and systematic. GTS is helping franchise employers nail interviews - as...

Duration:00:27:35

Just in Time for Tax Season - Franchise Interviews Meets with the ATAX Franchise

3/5/2020
We are meeting with Rafael Alvarez, the founder of ATax. ATAX is a full-service income tax preparation business that represents and caters services toward the Hispanic community. Services include bookkeeping and accounting, driver's license assistance, notary services, and insurance analysis helping to educate the community on the steps they need to take to ensure citizenship and financial success in the economy. Every ATAX franchisee has the ability to offer supplemental services as part of...

Duration:01:01:42

Every Business Has A Story - Our Interview with Laura Coe of Snapology

2/27/2020
We have a great show today. We are meeting with Laura Coe of Snapology. Snapology is a low cost, home-based, mobile business teaching robotics and STEAM principles through classes, camps, parties and other events. At Snapology, they understand that children are meant to learn through play. When children are actively engaged in hands-on, interactive learning activities, their creativity flourishes and they show a greater interest in school. If kids are happy, then parents are happy and your...

Duration:00:34:20

Franchise Interviews Welcomes Back Charles Bonfiglio of Tint World

2/20/2020
We are welcoming back Charles Bonfiglio, CEO and President of Tint World. Charles left Brooklyn, NY when he was 21 years for Florida to pursue his dreams of entrepreneurship. Since 1982 Tint World® has provided high-quality window tinting and vehicle accessories to people who love their cars. With a wide selection of automotive products and services, clean, attractive facilities, and superior customer service, Tint World® has become America's favorite place for auto styling and marine...

Duration:00:20:48

Franchise Interviews Meets with Sophie Nguyen of So Gold Marketing

2/13/2020
Hi everyone and welcome to a very special edition of Franchise Interviews. Our theme over the last several weeks has been social media marketing for franchisors and franchisees. Today, we are meeting with Sophie Nguyen, CEO of So Gold Marketing. Sophie decided to pursue a career as a social media consultant back in 2013. She kicked off her professional experience managing Purdue University’s social media accounts for 3 years. Connecting with students, having real-time conversations via...

Duration:00:32:29

Franchise Interviews Meets with Cassidy Crail, Co-founder of C Squared Social

2/6/2020
We are meeting with Cassidy Crail, the Co-founder of C Squared Social. Cassidy is going to discuss the history of C Squared Social, how many franchise brands are starting to look at millennials, and how C Squared Social helps franchisors reach this large market of potential new franchise owners. C Squared Social is the expert in targeted digital advertising. They use their proprietary Four Point Targeting Method to get your message in front of the people you are looking for on all the most...

Duration:00:45:03

Franchise Interviews Meets with the U.S. Lawn Franchise Opportunity

1/23/2020
We are meeting with Ken Hutcheson, President of U.S. Lawns. All of US Lawn’s landscaping professionals have a genuine commitment to improving communities and improving lives every day, which is a big reason they became part of the Network to begin with. From the Home Office in Orlando, FL, community leaders across the United States are selectively onboarded and trained to do business proudly displaying the U.S. Lawns star. Right now, there are over 250 U.S. Lawns locations throughout the...

Duration:00:46:33

Franchise Interviews Meets Bill McPherson of AlphaGraphics

1/16/2020
We are meeting with Bill McPherson, the vice president of franchise development at AlphaGraphics, the global company that offers printing and marketing solutions at nearly 300 locations around the world. Bill is a franchise veteran with nearly 30 years of executive and sales experience.. He’s also a Certified Franchise Executive and frequent IFA speaker/contributor. In Part Two, we will play a clip from our popular Great Quotes in Franchising podcast.

Duration:00:31:03

Franchise Interviews - Hiring A Business Coach: Success Handler

1/2/2020
Special New Year's Day Show We thought we would start 2020 with a vintage show on motivation. David Handler is a professional business coach who specializes in helping leaders find clarity and take action to achieve their goals. Much like sports coaches, he shows clients how to compete at the highest levels in their industries. David served as a senior executive and founder of several organizations, championing talent development as an essential key to producing extraordinary business...

Duration:00:39:06

FranchiseInterviews Ends & Begins Year w/ Motivational Speaker Steve Pavlina

12/26/2019
Several years ago, one of my peers Elzie Flenard introduced me to motivational speaker Steve Pavlina. Steve produced a number of great podcasts available to the public (uncopyright) on motivation, entrepreneurship and life balance. For example, which patterns help us grow faster and squeeze more juice out of life? Which patterns slow us down or cause stagnation? Steve answered these questions in his book Personal Development for Smart People, published by Hay House in 2008. Listening to...

Duration:01:23:09

Let's Talk Franchising with Chris Simnick, Founder of Synergy Franchise Group

12/19/2019
Today marks our 653nd show…Our special guest today is Chris Simnick, founder of the Synergy Franchise Group. With over 40 years of experience as an independent businessman, franchisee, and franchiser, including fifteen years of international experience in launching and assisting franchise systems in Europe and the Pacific Rim, Chris Simnick knows the ins and outs of franchising, and how to establish and fine tune operations to ensure a profitable business at start-up, stability, or maturity...

Duration:00:59:05

Franchise Interviews & Nancy Friedman - The Millennial Entrepreneurs

12/12/2019
Not long ago, I came across several interesting articles written by the Telephone Doctor Nancy Friedman on the Millennials. One article was called, “Millennials + Customer Service. An Oxymoron? Or Great Generation?” and “Do We Owe the Millennials an Apology?”. Nancy and I discuss this fascinating topic. Here is one of the scenarios Nancy encountered. A young gal, about 25, preparing to sit in one of her presentations at the NAR conference in DC came up to her with arms crossed and in a...

Duration:00:56:05

Franchise Interviews Meets Aziz Tejpar, Founder of the Envirologik Franchise

12/5/2019
With communities and businesses becoming more aggressive in their fight against drain and sewage problems caused by FOG (fats, oils and grease) and other organic matter, EnviroLogik, the expert in commercial drain line and odor control solutions, is set to pave the way to stronger, healthier and more conscious city systems. Not just an industry leader, but an industry disrupter, EnviroLogik is positioned to see massive growth as the brand announces the launch of its first-to-market franchise...

Duration:00:48:48

Franchise Interviews Celebrates Thanksgiving, 13th Anniversary, and 650 podcasts

11/28/2019
Today Franchise Interviews celebrates Thanksgiving, our 650th podcast, and 13th year anniversary. We start our show with our most recent Great Quotes in Franchising podcast. Today’s Great Quote in Franchising comes from Joseph Berger – President of You’ve Got Maids, Joseph has a unique perspective on the franchise industry as the residential cleaning concept was founded by his parents, Frank and Cynthia Berger. Joseph discusses why franchising is similar to taking an open book test. Next we...

Duration:00:49:43

Franchise Interviews Meets with Brandon Ezra, Founder & CEO of Grand Welcome

11/21/2019
We are meeting Brandon Ezra, Founder and CEO of Grand Welcome, the leading vacation rental management franchise. With the vacation rental segment is looking stronger than ever - over $13 billion in 2018 with a projected annual growth rate of 7.2% Grand Welcome is capitalizing on the growing trend. The popular vacation rental management company combines quality and consistency while tailoring every home to suit every type of visitor. It offers fully-stocked vacation rentals available...

Duration:00:29:33

Franchise Interviews Meets Inger Nicolaisen, Founder of Nikita Hair Franchise

11/14/2019
We are meeting with Inger Nicolaisen the founder of Nikita Hair…an international hair salon chain with 150+ locations across Europe and recent franchise expansion to the United States. Inger is a prominent figure in Norway, most known from the Norwegian television series The Candidate in 2004, which was the Norwegian version of the American series, The Apprentice. Nikita Hair supports the foundation, A Hand to Children. This organization provides help and assistance to children. The...

Duration:00:32:01

From Wall Street to Franchisees to Franchisors - Thrillz Franchise Opportunity

11/7/2019
We have a great show today. We are meeting Rob and Lisa Cannon - Founders of Thrillz, the world’s first high-flying adventure park. The Cannons recognized the growing demand for indoor family entertainment as a great business opportunity. After successful careers in finance and 3 years as franchisees of an indoor trampoline park, they pulled together a world-class team to create the next generation of adventure parks. In August of 2018, Thrillz opened its doors in Danbury, CT.

Duration:00:34:42

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Madabolic Franchise Opportunity

10/31/2019
We are meeting with Brandon Cullen, Chief Concept Officer of MADabolic (strength and conditioning gym for athletes) … MADabolic Inc. delivers unparalleled Strength and Conditioning to an oversaturated cardio-focused market. Backed by science and years of athletic experience, Protocol M.A.D.’s signature combination of fat-torching intervals will enable you to carve a lean, athletic physique. Their distinctive interval system, Protocol M.A.D., is crafted entirely around work-to-rest ratios....

Duration:00:34:27