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  • 00:33

    Franchise Interview with Chris Goethe of the Primrose School franchise.

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    We are meeting with the VP of Primrose School franchise, Chris Goethe.  Primrose Schools is an accredited private preschool that provides a premier educational child care experience. As the Leader in Educational Child Care®, we partner with parents to help children build the right foundation for future learning and life. Our goal is to help children have fun while building Active Minds, Healthy Bodies and Happy Hearts®.

  • 00:51

    NextGen and Franchise Fitness with Iron Tribe's Jim Cavale

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    Iron Tribe's Jim Cavale joins fellow NextGen leader Jen Kushell and Franchise Focus co-hosts Rick Bisio and Graham Chapman to discuss franchise fitness and millennials in franchising.   Listen in as Jim shares his inspirational story and details how Iron Tribe, a powerful and unique community-focused franchise concept out of Birmingham, AL, limits monthly drop outs in the high attrition fitness space by helping its clients redefine how they approach workouts.  Check out the Iron Tribe Intro Webinar for more information on Jim and the Iron Tribe franchise concept.


    About Rick Bisio's Franchise Focus


    Rick Bisio's Franchise Focus is a weekly podcast devoted to exploring key issues in franchising.   Co-hosts Rick Bisio and Graham Chapman interview industry leaders (franchisees, franchisors, service providers, media members, etc.) who share powerful advice related to successful franchise ownership.


    Bisio, the Amazon-best selling author of the Educated Franchisee and a leading consultant for FranChoice, is dedicated to helping Franchise Focus listeners realize their dreams of business ownership.  Listeners are encouraged to take advantage of the following resources as part of their due diligence process:



    Rick's A Franchise Coach Website
    The Educated Franchisee Book
    The Educated Franchisee Website
    The FDD Exchange
    The Glossary of Franchise Terms

  • 00:26

    AAA Franchise

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    ~Raider~ & Li'l Tazzy *Aaron's 100%* NMoD™ will discuss the AAA Franchise and the stunning return of ~Raiders~. Might wonder why and what is his plan for the future.

  • 00:37

    Franchise Interview with the BrightStar Care Franchise Opportunity

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     If you are a fan of Undercover Boss, you will enjoy today’s show.  We are meeting with Executive Vice President, International for BrightStar Care Anthony Padulo.  BrightStar Care is the home care/senior care franchise opportunity that is transforming the lives of our franchise owners, clients and their loved ones. 


    Brief bio: Anthony Padulo has successfully expanded brands such as Dunkin’ Brands, BP Oil and Aamco into global markets. As Executive Vice President, International for BrightStar Care, Padulo is focusing efforts on securing deals with Area Developers to own and operate multiple locations at a time, or Master Franchisees, who can sub-franchise after opening two to five of their own locations.

  • 01:59

    NYPA ENTERTAINMENT RADIO

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    THE LITTLE SHOW THAT COULD IS BACK FOR ANOTHER EXCITING SHOW! NYPA ENTERTAINMENT RADIO! CLIMBING OVER OBSTACLES AND KICKING DOWN DOORS! WE ARE LIVE EVERY SATURDAY FROM 3PM-5PM!


    FROM LIVE MUSIC FROM ALL GENRES TO THE HOTTEST TOPICS FROM THE WORLD OF SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT! AND OF COURSE SPECIAL GUESTS STOPPING THROUGH TO SHOW US SOME LOVE!


    YOU TO CAN BE APART OF THE SHOW! CALL IN LIVE AND SPEAK YOUR MIND! WHETHER IT'S COMMENT OR QUESTION, LETS HEAR YOUR VOICE! 516-387-1961


    FOUR AND HALF YEARS AND STILL GOING VERY STRONG!


    NYPA ENTERTAINMENT RADIO!

  • 02:02

    NYPA ENTERTAINMENT RADIO

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    THE LITTLE SHOW THAT COULD IS BACK AND BETTER THAT EVER! STILL GOING STRONG AFTER 4 & 1/2 YEARS! JUMPING OVER OBSTACLES AND KICKING DOWN DOORS! THE UNSTOPPABLE FORCE! NYPA ENTERTAINMENT RADIO!


    LIVE EVERY SATURDAY FROM 3PM-5PM! VERY UNCESORED AND VERY UNAPOLOGETIC! FROM LIVE MUSIC FROM ALL GENRES TO THE LATEST TOPICS FROM THE WORLD OF SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT TO HAVING SPECIAL GUESTS STOPPING BY TO JOIN IN ON THE FUN!


    LET'S HEAR YOUR VOICE! CALL IN LIVE AND TELL US HOW YOU FEEL! 516-387-1961.


    NYPA ENTERTAINMENT RADIO...NO ONE THOUGHT WE WOULD LAST THIS LONG!

  • 02:04

    NYPA ENTERTAINMENT RADIO!!

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    NYPA ENTERTAINMENT RADIO! THE ENGINE THAT COULD! LIVE THIS SATURDAY AND EVERY SATURDAY! FROM 3PM-5PM! CAN'T STOP AN UNSTOPPABLE FORCE!


    NOTHING BUT THE BEST MUSIC FROM ALL GENRES! THE HOTTEST TOPICS IN ALL OF SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT! AND COURSE HANDS DOWN WE HAVE THE BEST GUESTS APPEARING ON OUR SHOW!


    SO AGAIN JOIN US THIS SATURDAY AND EVERY SATURDAY FROM 3PM-5PM!


    NYPA ENTERTAINMENT RADIO! VERY UNCENSORED! AND ALWAYS VERY EXTREMELY UNAPOLOGETIC!

  • 00:30

    NextGen and Baby Gear Services - Tot Squad's Jen Beall Joins Franchise Focus

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    Jen Beall, Founder and CEO of The Tot Squad, joins Franchise Focus co-hosts Rick Bisio and Graham Chapman to discuss her involvement with NextGen and how its propelled her baby gear services franchise to the next level.   Listen in as Jen shares how her grad school business plan project has blossomed into an emerging franchise concept that already claims celebrities such as Sarah Michelle Gellar and Jessica Alba among its clients and partners.  Feel free to check out the Tot Squad website to learn more.


    About Rick Bisio's Franchise Focus


    Rick Bisio's Franchise Focus is a weekly podcast devoted to exploring key issues in franchising.   Co-hosts Rick Bisio and Graham Chapman interview industry leaders (franchisees, franchisors, service providers, media members, etc.) who share powerful advice related to successful franchise ownership.


    Bisio, the Amazon-best selling author of the Educated Franchisee and a leading consultant for FranChoice, is dedicated to helping Franchise Focus listeners realize their dreams of business ownership.  Listeners are encouraged to take advantage of the following resources as part of their due diligence process:



    Rick's Entrepreneur.com Articles
    Rick's A Franchise Coach Website
    The Educated Franchisee Book
    The Educated Franchisee Website
    The FDD Exchange
    The Glossary of Franchise Terms

  • 01:00

    Satisfaction & Validation - Key Components to Franchise Success

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    This week on Franchise Today the focus is on franchisee satisfaction and validation and how they ultimately combine for franchise success. Host, Paul Segreto welcomes as his guest, Michelle Rowan, President of Franchise BusinessREVIEW as they dive into the pitfalls that franchisors may face that slow down or even prevent growth and brand success. Paul and Michelle also discuss recent reports by Franchise BusinessREVIEW on emerging brands and in celebration of Veterans Day a peak into their recent editorial, Vet Report.


    About Our Guest


    Michelle Rowan is the president of Franchise Business Review, a market research and consulting company specializing in franchisee and customer satisfaction, as well as franchise relations issues. After working in the hospitality and telecommunications industries, she joined Franchise Business Review in 2005 as the first full-time employee. Over the last nine years, Rowan has worked with over 800 franchise systems. She is an active member of the International Franchise Association and a Certified Franchise Executive. She has facilitated CEO Performance Groups and Executive Networking Groups over the last 2 years within the franchise industry and regularly speaks at industry events.

  • 02:03

    NYPA ENTERTAINMENT RADIO!!

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    NYPA ENTERTAINMENT RADIO LIVE EVERY SATURDAY FROM 3PM-5PM! MUSIC!, TOPICS! GUESTS!


    VERY UNCERSORED AND EXTREMELY VERY UNAPPOLOGETIC!


    FOUR AND A HALF YEARS GOING VERY STRONG!!

  • 01:01

    Sipping & Painting to World-class Franchise Success

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    This week on Franchise Today, our guests are co-founders of Pinot's Palette, Charles Willis and Craig Ceccanti. They will discuss how they've started their "sip and paint" brand at the height of tough economic times and have successfully grown to a world-class franchise brand despite being a relatively new industry segment and entertainment option while competing against a multitude of copycat brands. Pinot's Palette has been ranked by Entrepreneur Magazine in its Annual Franchise 500 and recipient of Entrepreneur's Fastest Growing Franchise, Top Service Franchise and Top New Franchise awards in 2014. It has also been recognized as a leader in franchisee satisfaction by Franchise Business Review as FBR50 award winner two years in a row, 2014 above average in every category and ranked #8 in franchisee satisfaction in FBR’s Emerging Trends report.