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You’ve worked hard to build your business and now it’s time to grow. Join Tom DuFore, CEO of Big Sky Franchise Team, each week as he interviews leading entrepreneurs, executives, and experts who share their misses, makes, and multipliers. If you are a growth-minded entrepreneur, investor, or franchise company, then this is the podcast for you. Big Sky Franchise Team is an award-winning consulting firm and its consultants have advised more than 600 clients, including some of the largest companies in the world. Tom has the unique perspective of the “franchise trifecta,” by being a franchisor, a franchisee, and a franchise supplier.

You’ve worked hard to build your business and now it’s time to grow. Join Tom DuFore, CEO of Big Sky Franchise Team, each week as he interviews leading entrepreneurs, executives, and experts who share their misses, makes, and multipliers. If you are a growth-minded entrepreneur, investor, or franchise company, then this is the podcast for you. Big Sky Franchise Team is an award-winning consulting firm and its consultants have advised more than 600 clients, including some of the largest companies in the world. Tom has the unique perspective of the “franchise trifecta,” by being a franchisor, a franchisee, and a franchise supplier.

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United States

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You’ve worked hard to build your business and now it’s time to grow. Join Tom DuFore, CEO of Big Sky Franchise Team, each week as he interviews leading entrepreneurs, executives, and experts who share their misses, makes, and multipliers. If you are a growth-minded entrepreneur, investor, or franchise company, then this is the podcast for you. Big Sky Franchise Team is an award-winning consulting firm and its consultants have advised more than 600 clients, including some of the largest companies in the world. Tom has the unique perspective of the “franchise trifecta,” by being a franchisor, a franchisee, and a franchise supplier.

Language:

English


Episodes

58. Why You Need to Vacation—Sarah Groen, President, Bell & Bly Travel

7/19/2021
When is the last time you took a vacation? A real vacation to unplug and get away? If it has been more than a year or two it has been too long. Our guest today, Sarah Groen, shares why you need to make sure you are taking a regular vacation. **Visit Sarah's travel company Bell & Bly Travel: https://bellandblytravel.com/ **Subscribe to Sarah's Podcast, "Luxury Travel Insider": https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/luxury-travel-insider/id1531431418 ABOUT OUR GUEST Sarah is a Houston-based...

Duration:00:37:28

57. What Happens to Your Business If You Don't Wake Up Tomorrow—Steve Goodman, CEO, SHG Planning

7/12/2021
What happens if you don't wake up tomorrow? Do you have a plan for your business and what happens to your staff, your assets, and other business interests? Our guest today, Steve Goodman, gives us incite and practical advice on how to be prepared for that worst-case scenario. **Get a FREE copy of Steve's Book, "Business Succession Planing" = https://stevengoodman.biz/ **Learn more about Steve's company = https://www.shgplanning.com/ **Learn more about franchising your business and Big Sky...

Duration:00:41:39

56. Celebrating Uniqueness—William Benson and Patrick Ductant, Co-Founders, Billionaire's Row

7/5/2021
What would you describe as being unique or different about your business? When is the last time you thought about it or even celebrated it? Today's guests, William Benson and Patrick Ductant are co-Founders of Billionaire's Row and they share their stories about how they differentiate in the highly competitive adult beverage industry. **Check out Billionaire's Row Champagne: https://billionairesrow.com/ **Learn more about franchising your business and Big Sky Franchise Team:...

Duration:00:24:43

55. Getting Your Business Ready for Investors—Claire Chandler, President and Founder, Talent Boost

6/28/2021
Do you know the depth and quality of your company's talent? Did you know this may be the very thing to get you a potential partner or to have your business acquired? Today's guest, Claire Chandler, discusses ideas on how to get your business ready for potential acquisition and shares her misses, makes, and multipliers. **Check out Claire's book: http://www.thedecisiondashboard.com/ **Learn more about Claire: https://www.clairechandler.net/ **Learn more about franchising your business and...

Duration:00:32:07

54. How to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments From Your Customers—Nicholas Prouten, LODE Project, COO

6/21/2021
Do you know how to accept or use Crypto in your business? And how much do you really know about blockchain and cryptocurrency? Our guest on this week's episode shares how a business leader can use crypto and the looming crypto tsunami may be changing how you accept customer payments. **Learn more about the LODE Project: https://lode.one/ **Learn more about franchising your business and Big Sky Franchise Team: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ ABOUT OUR GUEST: Nicholas, COO of the LODE...

Duration:00:37:32

53. The Man Behind the Laughs!—Scott Edwards, Founder, Laughs Unlimited and Serial Entrepreneur

6/14/2021
Have you ever wondered how to make it in show business? What's the magic to get your hidden talent discovered? This week's guest, Scott Edwards, shares stories, and some secrets, behind one of the most successful comedy clubs in the United States. ABOUT OUR GUEST As a Business Entrepreneur, Scott Edwards opened over a dozen companies in his lifetime. From a small construction company to owning a Submarine & Beach Shack to a Disco producer. His Lifelong love of comedy led to producing Live...

Duration:00:32:11

52. Have You Overlooked This $500B Market?—Dr. Kizzy Parks, President, KPC, Inc.

6/7/2021
Have you ever thought about adding Government contracts into your business strategy? If you have not you will want to listen to this week's episode. Dr. Kizzy Parks shares her stories about how government contracts should be a part of your business growth strategy. -P.S. She's a Guinness World Record holder too! -Visit Kizzy's website: https://www.kpcinc.com -Connect with Kizzy on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kizzy/ -Send Dr. Kizzy an email: kparks@kpcinc.com -Learn more about...

Duration:00:31:19

51. Highs and Lows, Lessons from a Self-made Millionaire in the Aviation Industry—Jason Zilberbrand, President, VREF

5/31/2021
Have you ever lost it all? What happened? Were you able to bounce back? Today's guest, Jason Zilberbrand shares his highs and lows in building multiple businesses in the aviation industry. CLICK HERECLICK HERE. ABOUT OUR GUEST: Jason Zilberbrand is the President of VREF Aircraft Value Reference & Appraisal Services. He is an Accredited Senior Aircraft Appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), and an Accredited Member of the Appraisers National Association (ANA), and he is...

Duration:00:55:39

50. The Practical & Sustainable Way to Build a High Performing Culture—David Friedman, CEO, CultureWise

5/24/2021
The topic of culture is certainly a hot topic, but what does it mean and how do you create it? Are your company values enough? Today's guest, David Friedman answers these questions and more! CLICK HERE.CLICK HERE.CLICK HERE. Prior to founding CultureWise, David was the President of RSI, an award-winning employee benefits brokerage and consulting firm that grew to become one of the largest and most successful independently-owned agencies in the country. RSI was named one of the Best Places...

Duration:00:36:35

49. When Your Business Partner is Your Spouse—Kristen Deese & Justin Deese, Partners

5/17/2021
Are you in business with your spouse? How is your personal relationship? How about your business relationship? Today's guests, Kristen and Justin Deese are business partners and life partners and have figured out a way to have many successful businesses all the while having a successful marriage. www.BusinessSpouse.com CLICK HERE.CLICKING HERE.CLICK HERE.Kristen & Justin Deese are married business partners that wrote a book called 'When Your Business Partner is Your Spouse' and together...

Duration:00:35:07

48. Using the Enneagram in Business—Steph Barron Hall, Founder, Nine Types Co.

5/10/2021
Have you heard of the Enneagram? If you have, how can you use it to improve your business? If not, you need to listen to this episode. Our guest today, Steph Barron Hall, is an expert on the Enneagram and its use in teams and business. CLICK HERE.CLICK HERE. CLICK HERE.CLICK HERE.CLICK HERE. CLICK HERE. Stephanie Barron Hall (M.A. Communication & Leadership) is a speaker, certified Enneagram coach, author of the book, The Enneagram in Love: A Roadmap for Building and Strengthening Romantic...

Duration:00:37:59

47. How to Keep Fit in Little Time—Walter Vendel, CEO, Fit20

5/3/2021
How is your physical health looking these days? Are you in tip-top shape and ready to head to the beach? Today's guest, Walter Vendel, shares how he has grown from 1 fitness studio to more than 160 locations worldwide by helping busy people get in shape by working out for just 20 minutes per week! CLICK HERECLICK HEREWalter is the CEO of fit20, a training studio that focuses on helping people get healthy by training just once a week for 20 minutes. Their in-house studios are used by some...

Duration:00:29:11

46. Recruiting in the Age of Googlization—Ira Wolfe, Chief Googlization Officer of Success Performance Solutions

4/26/2021
How are you using technology in your hiring and recruiting process? Has it changed in the last 5 years? What about the last 10 or 20 years? Today's guest, Ira Wolfe, is a globally recognized recruiting and HR expert. CLICK HEREBOOK LINKBOOK LINK CLICK HEREDescribed as a "Millennial trapped in a Baby Boomer body," Ira S. Wolfe is the #1 Global Thought Leader on Future of Work (Thinkers360) and Top 10 for HR. He has emerged as one of HR's most visionary thinkers in managing the convergence...

Duration:00:40:46

45. 5 Steps to Start a Podcast—Dr. Jeremy Weisz, Co-Founder, Rise25

4/19/2021
Have you been thinking about starting a podcast, but didn't know where to start? We have the answer this week with our guest. Dr. Jeremy Weisz. Links from today's podcast: Rise25.comMultiply Your Success Podcast Interview with John RayyanInspired Insider interview with Nolan Bushnell Today's 3 Key Takeaways: 1. 5 Steps to start a podcast 2. Stop helping people who don't want to help themselves 3. Find great mentors Today's WIN-WIN: A rising tide lifts all boats! Dr. Jeremy Weisz, in...

Duration:00:35:01

44. How to Have Fun and Get More Done—Angela Coté, CEO, AC Inc.

4/12/2021
Are you having fun running your business? Is your team having fun? Do you show it? Today's guest, Angela Coté shares how she makes sure her team and clients are having fun while getting things done! Today's 3 Key Takeaways: 1. Have a simple template to enhance your coaching and support. 2. Gain buy-in with your coaching and support. 3. Create a brand foundation by clarifying what your company stands for. Today's Win-Win: Get More Done While You're Having Fun! Show Links: CLICK...

Duration:00:39:44

43. From the Zoo to the Wild—Chris Lalomia, President, The Trusted Toolbox

4/5/2021
Do you have an organizational chart? When is the last time you looked at it? Chris Lalomia shares with us how this simple tool of an organizational chart made his transition from the zoo to the wild much more effective. CLICK HEREhttps://thehomeserviceinstitute.com/CLICK HERECLICK HEREChris Lalomia is a successful entrepreneur and change leader that has built on his experience working with the largest companies in America to start his own business from scratch. He brings his unique style to...

Duration:00:27:57

42. Play Ball! From Empty Stands to a Sold Out Stadium—Jesse Cole, Owner, Savannah Bananas

3/29/2021
What are you doing to stand out from your competition? What are you doing to create attention for your business? Today's guest, Jesse Cole, shares his story from buying an expansion league baseball team with literally empty stands and how his team now sells out an entire season in a matter of hours. https://thesavannahbananas.com/https://findyouryellowtux.com/https://www.linkedin.com/in/yellowtuxjesse/ CLICK HERE.CLICK HERE.https://www.organicfacts.net/banana-juice.html Jesse Cole is the...

Duration:00:41:53

41. How to Delegate Effectively—Lisa Zeeveld, COO/CFO, BELAY

3/22/2021
Do you struggle with delegating? Or maybe you don't have someone you trust to delegate tasks to? In today's episode, our guest, Lisa Zeeveld, shares her success with delegating and how to do it well. Lisa Zeeveld is the COO, CFO, and original culture cultivator at BELAY, the leading virtual staffing solutions company. She is also the co-host for our new podcast, One Next Step. https://belaysolutions.com/One Next StepLisa ensures that the optimum people and processes are in place to allow...

Duration:00:35:33

40. From Professor to House Flipping Franchise—Matt Lavinder, Founder, New Again Houses

3/15/2021
Have you thought about making a big career shift? Our guest today, Matt Lavinder, shares how he went from a college professor to a house flipping franchise success story. He also shares with us the difference between being results-oriented and process-oriented. You can explore New Again Houses Franchise by going to their website: https://newagainhouses.com/franchise/ New Again Houses is a growing house flipping franchise designed to take the mystery out of house flipping and be an...

Duration:00:36:12

39. The 5 Danger Zones of Business—Brett Trembly, Esq., Trembly Law

3/8/2021
When is the last time you did an assessment on your company's exposure or liability areas? Today's guest, Brett Trembly, talks about The Five Danger Zones for small businesses, and really any business, to review. Take The 5 Danger Zone Quiz = https://tremblylaw.com/dangerzones/ Brett is a founder of Trembly Law Firm, a franchise and business law firm in Miami. The firm has grown from one attorney in 2011, to ten attorneys and twenty employees, representing some of the largest businesses in...

Duration:00:21:48