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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


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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

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Building Kidz Worldwide Franchise Opportunity

6/21/2018
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We are meeting with Sanjay Ravi Gehani, Partner and Chief Marketing Officer for Building Kidz Worldwide, LLC- Building Kidz is unique in that their unparalleled proprietary curriculums, references, and highly qualified faculty combine a world class academic setting with a specialization in Performing Arts. Their creative philosophy is stitched throughout our curriculum which we customize to meet the specific needs of every child by delicately balancing our time between structured elements...

Duration:00:36:43

Franchise Interviews Meets with the SpeedPro Imaging Franchise Opportunity

6/14/2018
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We are meeting with Larry Oberly, CEO for SpeedPro Imaging…SpeedPro Imaging is the nation’s leading wide-format printing and graphics franchise. Through extreme resolution levels and unparalleled color matching technology, SpeedPro studios provide innovative marketing solutions to elevate businesses nationwide. SpeedPro’s unique business model offers franchisees the ability to control their working hours and have the flexibility to live their life how they want to, while also giving them the...

Duration:00:33:53

Franchise Interviews Meets with the Angry Crab Shack Franchise

6/7/2018
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In 2013, Angry Crab Shack launched in Mesa, AZ. This concept has a vibrant, memorable dining environment and offers high-quality seafood at a more affordable price. Angry Crab Shack combines Cajun- and Asian-inspired seafood, affordable prices and strategic real estate practices into the winning franchise combination the brand operates today. We are meeting with Andy Diamond, the President of Angry Crab Shack. In part two, we will play a clip from our popular Great Quotes in Franchising...

Duration:00:33:14

Franchise Interviews Tips on Attending A Franchise Show

5/31/2018
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This week (May 31 to June 2) Franchise Interviews will be visiting the International Franchise Expo in New York at the legendary Javits Center. Many refer to this show as the Super Bowl of franchising. Today you will hear numerous interviews on how to prepare for a franchise show.First you will hear our conversation with Tom Portesy, the President of Mart Franchise Ventures Expositions. Mr. Portesy will discuss what aspiring frantrepreneurs can expect from a franchise show. Next you will...

Duration:00:44:34

Co-Branding - Franchise Interviews Meets with Dippin' Dots & Doc Popcorn

5/24/2018
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We are meeting with Steve Rothenstein, Senior Director of Franchising at Dippin' Dots & Doc Popcorn. When Dippin’ Dots’ CEO Scott Fisher acquired Doc Popcorn in 2014, he needed to empower a leader to combine the two franchise models and expand the perfectly balanced snack co-brand. He leaned on the 25-year franchise-industry veteran, Steve Rothenstein, who’d previously held leadership positions with Yum Brands, Cold Stone Creamery, Tasti D-Lite and Planet Smoothie. He’s led the franchises’...

Duration:00:40:35