• 00:31

    Rick Bisio's Franchise Focus - One on One with Lorna Ross

    in Entrepreneur


    Lorna Ross, former lawyer, JAG officer, and Honeywell employee, joins co-host Graham Chapman to talk about the success she has enjoyed since opening two Los Angeles-based ShelfGenie locations in 2012.  Listen in as Lorna delivers specific, actionable advice that aspiring business owners can put to good use as the explore franchise opportunities and ultimately launch their own business.


    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 brand new A Franchise Coach resources website

    The Educated Franchisee Book

    The Educated Franchisee website

    The FDD Exchange

    The Glossary of Franchise Terms

    The Educated Franchisee workbook


     

  • 00:36

    Rick Bisio's Franchise Focus - One on One with Nancy Scott

    in Business

    Nancy Scott, former USA Today reporter and an expert "information architect," joins Franchise Focus co-host Graham Chapman to explore best practices and trends in modern day marketing and business ownership.   Listen in as Nancy shares tips and tricks business owners can use to establish themselves as credible experts in their communities.


    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 brand new A Franchise Coach resources website
    The Educated Franchisee Book
    The Educated Franchisee website
    The FDD Exchange
    The Glossary of Franchise Terms
    The Educated Franchisee workbook

  • 00:39

    Rick Bisio's Franchise Focus - One on One with Ed Evangelista

    in Business

    Ed Evangelista, Long Island-based MAACO franchise owner joins Franchise Focus co-host Graham Chapman to discuss his unique path to quick success as a franchise owner.   Listen in as Ed, a semi-absentee owner who still works as an executive at an internationally recognized Ad agency, shares how he has put his creative abilities and endless motor to good use in the first few months of franchise ownership.


    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 brand new A Franchise Coach resources website
    The Educated Franchisee Book
    The Educated Franchisee website
    The FDD Exchange
    The Glossary of Franchise Terms
    The Educated Franchisee workbook


     

  • 00:35

    Rick Bisio's Franchise Focus - One on One with Tom Bernau

    in Business

    Tom Bernau, a thriving Valvoline Instant Oil Change multi-unit franchisee, joins Franchise Focus co-host Graham Chapman to compare/contrast joining a franchise system and creating your own company.  As a large multi-unit franchise owner, Tom also shares the unique advantages associated with sticking to a brand and opening multiple locations.


    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 brand new A Franchise Coach resources website
    The Educated Franchisee book
    The Educated Franchisee website
    The FDD Exchange
    The Glossary of Franchise Terms
    The Educated Franchisee workbook 


     


     

  • 00:33

    Exploring NLRB's Joint Employer Decision Impact on Franchising: Michael Layman

    in Business

    In this week's installment of the Franchise Focus podcast, co-host Graham Chapman sits down with Michael Layman, the Senior Manager with Littler’s Workplace Policy Institute (WPI).  WPI is the arm of Littler that helps the employer community engage in legislative and regulatory developments that impact their workplaces and business strategies.  In this week's episode we will discuss this pats summer's NLRB decision, how it impacts the franchising world, and how WPI is helping the IFA fight for franchising's future on Capitol Hill.


    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 encourage 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

  • 01:00

    How to Become a Successful Franchisor with Mark Siebert

    in Entrepreneur

    Do you have a company that you would like to franchise?  Are you curious about what it really takes to become a franchisor?  Are you already a franchisor and would like to improve the growth and/or performance of your system?  If so, you will not want to miss our next podcast with Mark Siebert, CEO of the iFranchise Group.  As a leading franchisor support organization, Siebert and the iFranchise Group bring decades of experience to franchise consulting, development, implementation and marketing /sales efforts.  Whether you're interested in learning how to franchise a business or grow an existing franchise program, the iFranchise Group can help.


    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 encourage 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

  • 01:00

    Franchise Web Portals - Behind the Scenes with Eric Bell

    in Business

    Everyone who investigates franchising today ends up on the internet looking for information.  During your exploration, you will discover a number of websites that are 100% dedicated to providing vast amounts of information on franchising in a highly professional format.  These websites are commonly referred to as ‘franchising web portals’ and in this month’s podcast we are privileged to have the GM of one of the most important web portals – Franchise Gator's Eric Bell – as our guest.  If you are interested in learning more about how to use these sites more effectively or simply have questions to that you would like to ask, please join us for this fascinating topic.


    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 encourage 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

  • 00:32

    Rick Bisio's Franchise Focus - One on One with Les Wilson

    in Entrepreneur

    Les Wilson, a Two Men and a Truck multi-unit franchisee, sits down with Graham Chapman, Rick Bisio's Franchise Focus co-host, to discuss the recent government shutdown and the importance of the IFA's Public Affairs Conference.  Listen in as Les talks about key political issues, like the healthcare act and immigration reform, and how new changes are impacting him and other franchise owners.

  • 00:28

    Rick Bisio's Franchise Focus - One on One with Sheryl Nance-Nash

    in Business

    Sheryl Nance-Nash, a nationally acclaimed small business and finance writer who has written for The New York Times, Black Enterprise, Newsday, FORBES and many more, sits down with Graham Chapman, Rick Bisio's Franchise Focus co-host, to share tips and tricks that will help small business owners get their stories in the news.  Listen in as Sheryl and Graham talk about the ever-changing media landscape and provide advice on creating valuable story pitches that will be well received by journalists.

  • 00:25

    Rick Bisio's Franchise Focus - One on One with Jay Perron

    in Entrepreneur

    Jay Perron, the International Franchise Association's VP of Government Affairs and Public Policy, sits down with Graham Chapman, Rick Bisio's Franchise Focus co-host, to discuss the troubling government shutdown, the fast approaching debt ceiling and the impact perilous political issues have on franchising.

  • 00:59

    Rick Bisio's Franchise Focus - Veterans and Franchising

    in Business

    Join us for our pre-Thanksgiving edition of “Rick Bisio’s Franchise Focus” as host Rick Bisio explores the topic of veterans in franchising.   In honor of veterans day, we'll be giving thanks to veterans and discussing various ways that franchising opens doors for veterans when they return home.  


    The show will feature two special guests.  On the front end, we'll be speaking with the IFA's Kevin Blanchard, a former marine himself, about the VetFran program's role in helping veterans find jobs and business ownership opportunities within franchising.   Later in the show, we'll be bringing on SYNERGY HomeCare regional developer and former naval officer, Sarah Brown, who will share her inspiring personal story and discuss why franchise companies are a great fit for fellow veterans.


    Rick Bisio is the author of The Educated Franchisee: The How-To Book for Choosing a Winning Franchise and The Franchisee Workbook. The purpose of The Educated Franchisee and this podcast is to serve as a resource and fountain of information for aspiring franchise owners and help them make smart, informed decisions.   Feel free to interact with Rick on Facebook (@TheEducatedFranchisee) and Twitter (@educatedzee) if you aren't able to catch us on the podcast.


     


     

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