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ENCORE PRESENTATION: Preparing Tomorrow's Emerging Leaders & Entrepreneurs

10/17/2018
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Joining co-hosts, Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto this week on Franchise Today is John Fistolera, Assistant Executive Director, Corporate and External Affairs of DECA, Inc. Fistolera is responsible for developing strategic partnerships that drive DECA’s mission of preparing emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. DECA’s strategic partners include the members of its National Advisory Board (NAB), Congressional Advisory Board (CAB) and DECA’s public...

Duration:01:03:07

LIVE from #FLDCon in Atlanta it's Franchise Today!

10/10/2018
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"Franchising is still the best path available for most individuals to realize their dream of owning their own business." - Paul Pickett, Chairman #FLDCon This week on Franchise Today co-host Stan Friedman is reporting LIVE from the 20th Franchise Leadership & Development Conference in Atlanta, GA. From the Exhibit Hall Stan will be interviewing conference attendees, seeking their perspective on the event, opinions on franchising today and what they forecast for the future. Franchise Today...

Duration:00:21:44

The Right Fit Spurs Rapid Growth

10/3/2018
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"I’m proud of how we’ve built our business, first establishing a successful company-owned operation in the Denver market and then expanding into franchising off of that strong model and foundation." - Mike Mastous, founder and president of Delta Disaster Services This week on Franchise Today co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto welcome as their guest Mike Mastous, founder and president of Delta Disaster Services. Mastous discusses recent acquisition of award-winning property restoration...

Duration:00:58:04

Culture is Key to Self Esteem Brands

9/26/2018
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This week on Franchise Today co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto welcome as their guest Jennifer Yiangou, Vice President of Operations and Compliance at Self Esteem Brands. Jennifer discusses the unique culture at Self Esteem Brands. Franchise Today airs LIVE Wednesdays at 12 PM Eastern Time / 11 AM Central Time with on-demand access on iTunes and is proudly sponsored by FRM Solutions and Franchise Foundry.

Duration:00:54:35

Changing AND Savings Lives by Teaching Kids to Swim

9/19/2018
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“We started to get into selling a bunch of different items in retail that didn’t necessarily relate to our core product of swim lessons. Not only was it not successful, it took time and energy away from focusing on our swim lessons. As with all mistakes, it taught us an important lesson that we carry with us to this day – it is important to focus on our mission and our expertise and not get distracted by things that take us away from that.” - Jenny McCuiston, Co-founder, Goldfish Swim School...

Duration:00:55:23

Nation’s 1st Veterinary House Call Service Fills Vital Need

9/12/2018
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"Previously, upon earning their degrees, veterinarians' options were limited to either working in a vet's office or animal hospital, or starting their own brick & mortar practice, which is tough. They're typically overworked and underpaid," Todd Giatrelis, co-founder & CEO of MVS Pet Care This week on Franchise Today co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto welcome as their guest Todd Giatrelis, co-founder and CEO of MVS Pet Care, the nation’s first professional franchise network of house...

Duration:00:48:39

Building a People-focused In-home Care Brand

8/29/2018
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"On the notion of values alone that’s probably one of the key drivers because, when you have a clear set of values, they can vary from company to company, I use that as a filter." - Steve Greenbaum, CEO of ComForCare Health Care Holdings, LLC This week on Franchise Today hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto welcome back Steve Greenbaum. Now in his role as CEO of ComForCare Health Care Holdings, LLC, a premier provider of non-medical in-home care with nearly 200 locations throughout the U.S.,...

Duration:00:55:37

The Importance of Giving Back

8/22/2018
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This week on Franchise Today co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto welcome as their guest Ray Titus. In addition to serving as CEO of United Franchise Group and its affiliated companies. Mr. Titus is a life-long entrepreneur who began his career with his father, franchising legend Roy Titus, and went on to develop a group of successful brands and franchise development services. Today he discusses the Titus Center for Franchising at Palm Beach Atlantic University officially kicking off its...

Duration:00:59:18

Too Busy to Make it to The Gym?

8/15/2018
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"I love franchising because you have the ability to bring in entrepreneurs who are going to be a part of your culture and go into your system with a blue print and turn key operation so they can scale their own business and find their own success." Josh York, Founder & CEO of GYMGUYZ when asked, Why do you love Franchising? This week on Franchise Today co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto welcome as their guest, Josh York, Founder & CEO of GYMGUYZ, the world’s first mobile fitness...

Duration:00:58:05

Blood, Sweat & Tears of Building a Business

8/8/2018
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“Even with a franchise, there are many tidy details and lessons to be learned. These things are easy to miss, and it’s important to take time and pick up a nugget or two to improve your life,” says Shannon Hudson, co-founder and CEO of 9Round. “I don’t want you to sleepwalk through life, missing all the lessons as you go. Most people are just going through the motions and doing the same thing over and over – wondering why they keep getting the same results. Make sure you’re noticing and...

Duration:00:59:10

Amazing... Tacos, Unit-economics & Culture

8/1/2018
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“What we saw in Fuzzy’s was not just amazing unit economics, but an amazing culture." - Aziz Hashim, Managing Partner, NRD Capital This week on Franchise Today co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto welcome as their guest Mel Knight, Co-founder & President of Fuzzy's Taco Shop. Knight discusses how Fuzzy’s, known for a menu of Baja-style tacos with a fast-casual, counter-order service style was founded in 2001, experienced steady growth spurred by a cult-like following, eventually drawing...

Duration:00:57:25

Disrupting the Fitness Industry With a Hybrid Approach

7/18/2018
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“Since the day it came to fruition, Pilates ProWorks has stayed true to its mission in providing affordable access to high-energy, Pilates-based group fitness classes that engage the core, break the norm and foster a sense of community and camaraderie among our members,” - Oscar Sanin, founder and CEO of Pilates ProWorks This week on Franchise Today co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto welcome as their guest, Oscar Sanin, founder and CEO of California-based, Pilates ProWorks. Oscar shares...

Duration:00:56:08

What's Clean and Green With X's and O's?

7/11/2018
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"We didn’t go green because Al Gore started talking about it. We started before he was even talking about it. We didn’t hop on the Band Wagon We are the Band Wagon." - Salomon Mishaan, President & Founder OXXO Care Cleaners This week on Franchise Today co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto welcome to the show Salomon Mishaan, President & Founder of OXXO Care Cleaners, a brand offering revolutionary garment care for the same price as traditional cleaners, with added benefits, such as 24/7...

Duration:01:01:23

Bringing Outdoors Indoors for All Four Seasons

6/27/2018
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“In addition to health, wellness and proper screen functionality, a trend we see today is bringing the outdoors indoors by incorporating a four seasons screened-in room with both home and commercial properties." - Scott Walker, President & CEO, Screenmobile. Joining Franchise Today co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto this week is Scott Walker, president & CEO of California-based Screenmobile. Scott shares how the nation’s leading mobile residential and commercial screen service announced...

Duration:01:01:53

Human Performance Refined

6/20/2018
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"It is at the core of our values to assemble a family of therapists that we can mentor as well as learn from. Together, we can offer true revolutionary care to a meaningful number of patients." - Doug Bertram, CEO & Founder, Structural Elements Joining Franchise Today co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto is Doug Bertram, CEO and Founder of Structural Elements, an orthopedic wellness clinic that strives to provide the highest standard of care through a contemporary business model and a...

Duration:01:00:36

It All Started With a Dalmation!

6/13/2018
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"Starting a business is a big achievement for many entrepreneurs, but maintaining one is the larger challenge." - Rob Flanagan, President, Wag N' Wash 'Real Motivation & Real Dedication' is the order of the day this week on Franchise Today. Joining co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto is Wag N' Wash president, Rob Flanagan as he shares how those very buzz words are at the core of his brand's growth. Discussing how Wag N' Wash is a different franchise, Rob also provides insight into the...

Duration:01:01:32

Filling a Hole in the Booming Glass and Window Industry

6/6/2018
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“A guru is an expert or teacher. That’s exactly what we consider ourselves. We do a lot of educating to the public, informing them of our new restoration process that many people aren’t aware of.” - Dan Frey, Founder & CEO, The Glass Guru Franchise Systems Inc. Returning from another successful International Franchise Expo in New York City co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto this week welcome as their guest, Dan Frey, Founder and CEO of The Glass Guru. Dan explains how for for nearly 15...

Duration:00:59:54

Entrepreneurship After Football: The Competitive Drive Continues

5/23/2018
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Just a week ahead of the International Franchise Expo in New York City, Franchise Today co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto welcome as their special guest, former National Football League star and recently elected president of the NFL Alumni, Bart Oates. This week's topic of discussion focuses on Oates' participation at the Expo where he is scheduled to lead a group of players on a tour of the Exhibit floor, followed by an invitation-only luncheon hosted by MFV Expositions. The luncheon...

Duration:00:52:27

It's All About Being Neighborly

5/16/2018
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“Leadership starts with listening to your gut because it brings together your head with your heart. It’s about having enough heart to care, and enough mind to think through making smart decisions.” - Mary Kennedy Thompson, Chief Operating Officer, The Dwyer Group Returning as a second-time guest to Franchise Today is Mary Kennedy Thompson, Chief Operating Officer of The Dwyer Group. Mary discusses with show co-hosts, Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto The Dwyer Group's journey from one brand...

Duration:00:58:57

A Golden Approach to Industry Domination

5/9/2018
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"The exit strategy for the business should be just as important as the price for entry. Whether it’s a resale, a nest egg that gets passed on to future generations, or other exit options unique to the business model, look at the staying power for a franchise opportunity long past the desired time you plan to stay involved yourself." - Ken Phipps, Director of Global Franchise Development, Gold's Gym This week on Franchise Today co-hosts, Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto welcome as their guest,...

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