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Franchisee Connect is for you, the franchisee operating a retail or quick service store. We interview the best in the industry and pull out inspiring stories, motivating tips and strategies that you can use right now to improve your business. The podcast will be delivered to you twice a week, and each episode gives you a taste of others' journeys, their struggles, their successes and their strategies. Franchisee Connect will help you delegate, automate and ultimately liberate yourself from the business, so you can have holidays, family time and "me" time. Passive income is here!

Franchisee Connect is for you, the franchisee operating a retail or quick service store. We interview the best in the industry and pull out inspiring stories, motivating tips and strategies that you can use right now to improve your business. The podcast will be delivered to you twice a week, and each episode gives you a taste of others' journeys, their struggles, their successes and their strategies. Franchisee Connect will help you delegate, automate and ultimately liberate yourself from the business, so you can have holidays, family time and "me" time. Passive income is here!
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Franchisee Connect is for you, the franchisee operating a retail or quick service store. We interview the best in the industry and pull out inspiring stories, motivating tips and strategies that you can use right now to improve your business. The podcast will be delivered to you twice a week, and each episode gives you a taste of others' journeys, their struggles, their successes and their strategies. Franchisee Connect will help you delegate, automate and ultimately liberate yourself from the business, so you can have holidays, family time and "me" time. Passive income is here!

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Episodes

065: Automate entering Uber/Eat24/GrubHub orders into your point of sale with Sterling Douglas from Chowly

7/11/2017
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Sterling Douglas is CEO and cofounder of Chowly, a startup out of Chicago. Chowly integrates your third party online ordering solution (TOOS) with your POS bringing the virtual ordering experience full circle. More show notes are available at FranchiseeConnect.com/065 What are the biggest secrets of the most successful franchisees? Find out with my e-book, "The 5 Secrets of Successful Franchisees". Visit FranchiseeConnect.com/action to get instant access to this valuable resource-packed...

Duration: 00:29:04


064: Follow up interview with Checkers & Johnny Rockets Chand Sharma

7/11/2017
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Chand Sharma is a young entrepreneur and multi unit franchisee with Checkers/Rally's and Johnny Rockets. He has his own Indian restaurant concept too - Pakwan in Savannah, Georgia. More show notes are available at FranchiseeConnect.com/064 What are the biggest secrets of the most successful franchisees? Find out with my e-book, "The 5 Secrets of Successful Franchisees". Visit FranchiseeConnect.com/action to get instant access to this valuable resource-packed ebook for FREE!

Duration: 00:24:30


063: Multi Unit Franchisee at 30! Checkers & Johnny Rockets Chand Sharma

6/3/2017
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Chand Sharma is a young entrepreneur and multi unit franchisee with Checkers/Rally's and Johnny Rockets. He has his own Indian restaurant concept too - Pakwan in Savannah, Georgia. More show notes are available at FranchiseeConnect.com/063 What are the biggest secrets of the most successful franchisees? Find out with my e-book, "The 5 Secrets of Successful Franchisees". Visit FranchiseeConnect.com/action to get instant access to this valuable resource-packed ebook for FREE!

Duration: 00:36:35


062: Add some cachet to your life by owning a restaurant with Robert Kohler from Kohler Law

5/15/2017
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Robert Kohler is an entrepreneur, restaurateur and connector-of-dots in the business world. He’s based in Sausalito, right across the Golden Gate bridge from San Francisco. Robert founded Kohler Law, a virtual law firm specializing in tech & bioscience, over 20 years ago. He’s also non-operating partner in a restaurant group called Sauce. With 2 locations and a bed & breakfast called Sleep, the restaurant group has been successful and gives Robert an extra dimension to life that he...

Duration: 00:40:11


061: Help parents capture beautiful moments with Spoiled Rotten Photography's Melissa Tash

5/8/2017
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Melissa helps business owners get away from their 9-5 corporate jobs by owning a photography franchise. Spoiled Rotten helps franchisee go into pre schools and take beautifully lit, beautifully posed timeless photographs of 3 & 4 year olds that parents can be very proud of. Melissa has a background in custom photography as well as being the Army and industrial engineering. Her training background meant that she was perfect to help franchisees on their journey from a 9-5 job to being a...

Duration: 00:35:29


060: Creamistry Franchisee Andre Wadsworth

2/7/2017
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Andre Wadsworth is a former NFL player, founder of Impact Church and Area Developer of Creamistry, a liquid-nitrogen instant ice-cream concept. He’s based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Andre started out playing football and studying business at Florida State University in Tallahassee. He graduated with a masters in Sports Management then was drafted to play for the Arizona Cardinals. Andre and I share a mutual background - growing up around cars! While playing football he bought 3 car...

Duration: 00:46:15


059: How to make a great living working just 8 days a month with Matt Miller

11/16/2016
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Matt Miller is a former air force pilot (T-38s and C-5s for the avgeeks like me out there) and former advertising executive who is Founder and CEO of School Spirit Vending. He started a passive ‘on the side’ business to help schools raise money through vending machines and grew it into an empire with 110 machines himself and over 100 franchisees. Matt started the business with a used gumball machine he bought off eBay. Now he helps franchisees place vending machines in schools that...

Duration: 00:48:02


058: $250,000 of value in this 45 minute episode with Mike Reagan, Franchise Lawyer

11/10/2016
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How to save $250,000 by working with a franchise lawyer Mike Reagan is a franchise attorney with Warshawsky Seltzer, a boutique law firm specializing in franchising. Mike started in franchising working in his family’s Fast Signs franchise. This experience gave him a taste for franchising and inspired him to become a lawyer who specialized in the franchising model. Mike’s time with Kahala Group started when they were only 60 units and over the next 17 years he helped the brand grow to...

Duration: 00:42:38


057: Facing from the loss of a business with CFE Alissa Ramsay

11/2/2016
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Alissa Ramsay is a dynamic, driven, goal setting dynamo! She’s working with franchisors on revenue generating marketing campaigns. She’s also a Certified Franchising Executive, a CFE, which is a study program Alissa took to get qualified in the industry. Alissa recommends the IFA Leadership Conference which starts right before the IFA Convention. This year’s convention is in Las Vegas in late January 2017. The military background of Alissa’s family gave her a unique blend of discipline...

Duration: 00:44:21


056: Supporting teachers and giving to the community with Apex Fun Run

10/18/2016
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Jeremy Barnhart is the cofounder, VP of Franchise Development and CFO at Apex Fun Run. Apex is the only fundraising franchise in the world and their mission is to help teachers as well as students and schools. Partnering with schools, the Apex Fun Run events raise money for equipment and other school needs. Besides the event itself, students can go through a two-week program to develop their character and leadership skills which leads them to a final run where they raise donations. Apex...

Duration: 00:39:19


055: Automate your franchise with Paul Maskill from TGA

10/11/2016
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Paul Maskill is Business Development Director for TGA, a golf & tennis coaching franchise. TGA specializes in partnering with schools to provide after-school tennis and golf coaching for kids, as well as weekend camps & junior leagues for local tennis and golf clubs. After leaving the cubicle-farm finance business in 2011 Paul was searching for a new opportunity that fused his love of sports and experience with golf coaching with his desire to be his own boss. He found TGA when flipping...

Duration: 00:28:39


054: Franchising is full of BS (Behavioral Science!) with Craig Slavin

9/22/2016
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Learn more about the 8 cylinders of business in the FREE e-book, Franchising is full of BS from Craig Slavin More show notes are available at FranchiseeConnect.com/054 **NEW AND UPDATED** What are the biggest secrets of the most successful franchisees? Find out with my e-book, "The 5 Secrets of Successful Franchisees". Visit FranchiseeConnect.com/action to get instant access to this valuable resource-packed ebook for FREE! FRANCHISEE NATION! I *really* need your opinion: what do you...

Duration: 00:47:16


053: What is an institutional franchisee? With Tra Williams

8/22/2016
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Tra Williams is Chief Operations Officer for Lakeview Associated Enterprises, the for-profit arm that supports the work of Baptist Health Care. (His first name is pronounced, "Tray") Lakeview are a twist on the traditional franchising model where a non-profit becomes a franchisee to support their mission of “helping people overcome life’s challenges”. Lots of non-profits become franchisees to support their mission, but Tra’s company is really doing it on a large scale. They have 3 Dairy...

Duration: 00:27:47


052: How to sell your business with David Barnett

7/27/2016
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David Barnett is a prolific author and he has just released a new book, How to Sell My Own Business. The book is a very specific answer to the problem business owners face when they’re ready to move on. The book details the process of selling a small business. In this episode we cover 4 main themes: Valuation methods including a great definition of goodwillSeller’s Discretionary Earnings and it’s impact on the sale price of your businessSetting the buyer up to fall in love with the...

Duration: 00:37:39


051: Great franchising podcasts with Michael Pullman

6/24/2016
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In this episode I take a look at the best franchising podcasts for you! I'm a massive fan of podcasts so I thought I'd share the best franchising podcasts plus a couple of my favorites. This episode is brought to you by ZUUS Workforce scheduling and time & attendance built for quick service restaurants and retail. --Michael Pullman Franchise Euphoria with Josh Brown Josh Brown is super engaging, great voice and lots of knowledgeAmazing guestsMichael Gerber interview Buying a franchise...

Duration: 00:16:30


050: John Francis on how to build a network of the BEST of the BEST franchisees in your system

6/16/2016
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FRANCHISEE NATION! I *really* need you to help me by answering just one question. If you click just ONE link today make it this one: what do you want to know about KPIs? John Francis - also known as Johnny Franchise - is an experienced franchising professional. -- Limited time offer! Have you got a problem you’re trying to solve? Book a FREE 15-minute coaching session with John Francis and he will help you put together a project plan to solve that problem and move forward with making...

Duration: 00:43:33


049: How to help managers understand your profit & loss statement with Jeff Tews from BrightStar Home Care

5/30/2016
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FRANCHISEENATION! I *really* need you to help me by answering just one question. If you click just ONE link today make it this one: what do you want to know about KPIs? -- Jeff Tews is a franchisee of BrightStar Home Care. He has 6 physical locations, with 4 home-based Bright Star Home Care branches, 1 assisted living community and 1 medical staffing facility. Jeff joined BrightStar 8 years ago, coming from a background in banking and telecoms. He is very focused on customer service,...

Duration: 00:41:18


048: How to get the most out of your Local Store Marketing with Mitch Baker

5/27/2016
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The knowledge bomb from today’s episode about local store marketing was the SWOT analysis. Use this technique to break down your business and stop reacting to competitors, sales dips or traffic issues. Get ahead of the game! Step-by-step: Sit down for 30 minutes Take a piece of paper and divide it into 4 equal sections In the first section write ‘Strengths’ In the other 3 sections write ‘Weaknesses’ ‘Opportunities’ ‘Threats’ Thinking about your business, make a big list in each section....

Duration: 00:30:40


047: Blaze Pizza & Burger King Multi Unit Franchisee David Ostrowe

5/5/2016
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David Ostrowe is a Burger King and Blaze Pizza franchisee in the United States. At one time he owned 30 Burger King restaurants. He now owns 14 BK’s having sold 13 of his stores. David is excited about the Blaze Pizza concept - check out this video with LeBron James serving at the counter! The fast, fresh and fun idea of putting together a pizza in front of the customer is new and exciting for customers. The focus is on high-quality ingredients and a very simple menu - pizza, salads and...

Duration: 00:47:12


046: Is business coaching worth it? With Alicia Cramer

4/25/2016
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Alicia Cramer, Business Coach at AliciaCramer.com Alicia Cramer is a business and mindset coach who helps to clients overcome challenges, perfect their mindset, and achieve more of their potential. Today we talked about 3 themes: Overcoming fears - of spending the money on an new business, of taking the risk, of leaving a steady paycheck Managing people - providing leadership, managing performance Working on yourself - continuing your education, getting coaching More show notes are...

Duration: 00:44:40

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