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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.
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San Diego, CA

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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.

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English

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610-905-2919


Episodes

Breakfast With Six Disciplines

11/15/2018
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You many have heard about Breakfast at Tiffany’s but what about Breakfast as Six Disciplines. In Parts One and Two, we are meeting with Gary Harpst of Six Disciplines! Did you know ninety percent of well-formulated strategies fail to be successfully executed due to lack of commitment to programs focused on sustainability? Six Disciplines, a unique consulting firm built around the concept of business implementation coaching services, is doing its part to combat this growing trend. With...

Duration:01:04:38

Franchise Interviews Spends An Evening with The Franchise King Joel Libava

11/9/2018
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We have a great show this evening. We are meeting with the Franchise King Joel Libava. Joel Libava has been tagged "The Franchise King" for a good reason. Joel is an author and a brutally honest entrepreneur focused on making sure that prospective franchise owners don't lose their money. In Part One, we discuss "The Essential Steps to Researching a Franchise Opportunity". Joel asks and answers the following questions to our listeners: Do you know how to conduct your introductory phone call...

Duration:01:09:38

An Evening with Entrepreneurial Expert and Author Dr. Scott Shane

11/2/2018
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Scott Shane, a leading expert in entrepreneurial activity in the United States and other countries, draws on the data from extensive research to provide accurate, useful information about who becomes an entrepreneur and why, how businesses are started, which factors lead to success and which predict a likely failure. Dr. Scott Shane is the author of over 60 scholarly articles on entrepreneurship and innovation management. Dr. Shane is currently a Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies and a...

Duration:01:39:37

Franchise Interviews Meets with The Drivers Traning Group Franchise Opportunity

10/25/2018
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We are meeting with Joe Giammona of The Drivers Training Group — Former Green Beret Joe Giammona has made it his mission to keep his community safe. Now, as the CEO of The Drivers Training Group, he runs The Drivers Training Group that employs off-duty or former police officers to teach drivers ed. The Driver Training Group is the parent company of two education schools for driving, the SWERVE Driving School and the 911 Driving School. Its mission is to inspire and educate, engage and...

Duration:00:30:07

Franchise Interviews Meets with the AKT Franchise Opportunity

10/18/2018
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We are meeting with Melissa Chordock, President of AKT. Founded in 2013 by international fitness expert, Anna Kaiser, AKT is a revolutionary fitness technique concept rooted in dance and functional training. With thousands of clients visiting per week, including celebrities like Kelly Ripa and Shakira, AKT provides members with an ever-changing curriculum that combines a customized mixture of its four core modalities (toning, dance, interval training and circuit training) to deliver a fun,...

Duration:00:31:24

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Tough Mudder Bootcamp Franchise

10/11/2018
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Marathons are boring. So are gyms. Tough Mudder Bootcamp reinvented endurance events, now they are reinventing your workout. Plus, big box gyms don't even work. That's why they spent the past year incognito, prototyping and developing a unique program designed to challenge and train all levels, combining high intensity interval training with team workouts. This is not an indoor jungle gym - there aren't any obstacles. It's functional fitness for life, not just a Tough Mudder event. Each...

Duration:00:47:52

An Evening With Warren Greshes - Entrepreneurship, Sales, and Management

10/5/2018
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Warren Greshes is one of the top motivational speakers in the world. We start the interview discussing entrepreneurship. Next, Warren discusses 16 rock solid rules for achieving sales success. Lastly,if you want your employees to perform at their best, then you need to become the best damn manager ever, someone who can inspire and motivate your staff. The Best Damn Management Book Ever teaches frantrepreneurs, managers, executives, and business owners how to do just that. From the highly...

Duration:01:48:39

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Party Princess Productions Franchise

9/27/2018
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Every business has a story. We are meeting with Morgan Rothschild — CEO of Party Princess Productions franchise opportunity. Party Princess Productions provides high-end birthday party character entertainment specializing in princess parties, superhero parties and many other character themed events. Their custom handcrafted costumes and wigs, along with our quality cast, ensure the most authentic performance for every special occasion.

Duration:00:19:39

Franchise Interviews Meets with the I Heart Mac & Cheese Franchise Opportunity

9/20/2018
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We are meeting with Dan Collins, President and Chief Development Officer of I Heart Mac & Cheese. Often listed as one of the most sought-after and popular comfort foods in the world, macaroni and cheese appeals to everyone. Their chef-inspired beginnings launched the I Heart Mac & Cheese concept in South Florida in 2015. The I Heart Mac & Cheese restaurants are family-friendly neighborhood restaurants that serve macaroni and cheese, grilled cheese, salads, tomato soup and other tasty...

Duration:00:44:18

Franchise Podcast Number 589 - An Evening With Michael E. Gerber

9/14/2018
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It was almost twenty-five years ago; I was introduced to one of the most enlightening books on entrepreneurship I have ever read. The E-Myth Revisited is one of the most successful business books of the twentieth century. It was voted the #1 business book by the Inc. 500 CEOs. It has sold several million copies, has been translated into almost 20 languages, and is recommended reading for many new franchise owners. This interview we discuss the success of The E-Myth Revisited, Michael’s...

Duration:01:56:56

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Maui Wowi Franchise Opportunity

9/6/2018
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We are meeting with with Mike Weinberger from Maui Wowi. Since 1983, Maui Wowi® has embraced the Hawaiian culture and has been serving paradise in a cup since the day it began, 35 years ago. From event carts, mall kiosks and stand-alone retail locations, Maui Wowi offers premium smoothies, as well as gourmet Hawaiian coffees and espresso beverages. The company maintains strong community involvement through fundraising efforts by its franchisees, in addition to Team Karma; an initiative that...

Duration:00:37:32

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Apricot Lane Boutique Franchise Opportunity

8/30/2018
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We are meeting with Ken Petersen, Founder of Apricot Lane Boutique – a national fashion boutique franchise offering branded apparel, accessories and gifts. Apricot Lane has 75+ boutiques nationwide, and is the leading women’s fashion boutique franchise. With the company’s business model, franchisees are individual expert merchandise buyers who take advantage of vendor-leveraged discounts to curate their boutique with quality, affordable merchandise that keeps up with their community’s style....

Duration:00:37:15

Christy Wilson Delk, Author of Adventures in Franchise Ownership

8/23/2018
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We are meeting with franchise author and expert Christy Wilson Delk…As a Business Professor at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida and with over 15 years of franchise ownership (including a very successful franchise exit), Christy Wilson Delk has the business acumen to inspire franchise owners and help them achieve their greatest potential. Her new book, Adventures in Franchise Ownership outlines her 4 Pillars Approach to Strengthen, Protect and Grow Your Business and includes advice...

Duration:00:57:48

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Poolwerx Franchise Opportunity

8/9/2018
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We are meeting with John O' Brien of Poolwerx. Founded in 1992, Poolwerx is one of the world’s largest pool and hot tub / spa maintenance providers. Their United States operations are headquartered in their 10,000 sf, state-of-the-art training facility and support center in Dallas, TX. From here, the corporate team supports our dedicated Franchise Partners and thousands of satisfied clients throughout the Sunbelt Region. Ranked #183 on Entrepreneur magazine’s 2018 Annual Franchise 500 List,...

Duration:00:34:49

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Athletic Republic Franchise Opportunity

8/2/2018
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We are meeting with Charlie Graves, CEO of Athletic Republic, the industry’s leading performance sports training center franchise, proving that science-based training is the best way for serious athletes to improve. The company has been using its method for the last 27 years using their Test-Teach-Train approach, and athletes are continuing to see results. Athletic Republic is known for its individualized, small-group training and proprietary equipment, like the ice-skating treadmill. The...

Duration:00:38:47

Franchise Interviews Meets with the StretchLab Franchise Opportunity

7/26/2018
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We are meeting with Lou DeFrancisco, the President of StretchLab. With people all over the country flocking to boutique fitness concepts of all kinds that demand rigorous workouts to help transform the body, the importance of active recovery and overall wellness is beginning to take a front seat. After only announcing its franchise opportunity five months ago, StretchLab has signed its initial agreements to debut 31 new studios nationwide. Carving out an inclusive niche in the fitness...

Duration:00:53:55

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Pedal Pub Franchise Opportunity

7/19/2018
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We are meeting with Shane M. Dunn, Chief Development Officer of Pedal Pub. A few years ago, the thought of pedaling a party bike for entertainment would have seemed ludicrous, but now human-powered taverns are sweeping the nation as popular social excursions for birthday parties, bachelorette parties and more. The pedal pubs have become fixtures in more than two dozen U.S. cities – I thought you might be interested in having the brand behind the craze on your show! Pedal Pub – a...

Duration:00:33:35

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Row House Franchise Opportunity

7/12/2018
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We are meeting with Ramon Castillon, President of Row House. Row House, is a boutique fitness concept was created with a specific objective: To give people of all different shapes, sizes, and abilities an efficient, effective high cardio, full body workout in an inclusive group environment — and one that builds bodies up instead of breaking them down. In Part Two, we play a clip from our popular Great Quotes in Franchising podcast.

Duration:00:41:44

Franchise Interviews Meets Paula Hope,President of Booked Solid

7/5/2018
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We are meeting with Paula Hope, the President of Booked Solid. Paula helps business professionals, and their teams, create the revenue they deserve. Through the strategic development of a referral/personal marketing plan which includes online activities, Booked Solid business professionals learn to create, manage and leverage their social capital (their personal good will) into a system that will grow their revenue for themselves and their firms.Paula consults and develops referral partner...

Duration:00:46:02

Franchise Interviews Meets with Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse Franchise

6/28/2018
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We are meeting with Ajay Singh, Vice President of Brand Development for Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse. Johnny's Italian Steakhouse is a leading dining destination offering an everyday indulgence that provides a high-end experience without the high-end price. Johnny's creatively blends sophistication of the past with a modern edge. As a distinctly upscale dining experience with reasonable prices, Johnny's features a traditional speakeasy ambiance that is brought to life by timeless steak and...

Duration:00:32:20