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Tom Wells has only been in the franchise/private equity space for about eight or nine years, but a finer collection of mentors, guides and partners would have been difficult for him to assemble. I'm talking the likes of: Mike Rotundo, Scott Pressly and Charles Watson, as his mentors. The guidance provided by this group over the years, has helped to elevate Tom's core competencies in franchising, to a similar level that his BS in Finance at Boston College and MBA in Business, from Chicago’s Booth School have provided for him, in finance and enterprise. Add eight or more years of Southeast Franchise Forum and IFA programming to the mix and today, Tom Wells stands toe-to-toe, with the best of the best in the franchise private equity space. And, better still, he’s here right now, to tell us all about it.
Special Guest: Ira Wolfe: President of Poised for the Future Company
Ira S Wolfe is a “Millennial trapped in a Baby Boomer body” and president of Poised for the Future Company, founder of Success Performance Solutions, a TEDx Speaker, Top 5 Global Thought Leader on Future of Work and HR (Thinkers360), author of Recruiting in the Age of Googlization and host of Geeks Geezers Googlization podcast (selected as one of the top 50 podcasts to listen to in 2021).
Ira is a frequent presenter at SHRM and business conferences and a guest on over 50 podcasts each year. His most recent book is Recruiting in the Age of Googlization, now in its 2nd edition.
Change is nothing new. But living in a VUCA* world is. The result is that SHIFT hit everyone’s plan and our next wave of future will undoubtedly be an unnatural normal. Millions of people and business teams are feeling the pain, stuck, and struggling to grow. Fortunately, we all have the ability to grow and thrive despite entering this next wave of perpetual uncertainty. During this episode, adaptability pioneer and Chief Googlization Officer Ira S Wolfe will introduce you to a revolutionary approach that is more powerful than EQ for helping to make change work for you. He’ll introduce you to a new success model for self-development and team building and ensure that you and your workforce will not be left behind.
Join us as we discuss a new success model for self-development and team building
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Broadcast Date: May 27th , 2021
Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST
Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and co-host Kristin Selmeczy, Female Business Warrior & CEO of Molly Maid Bloomingdale & Mt Prospect as they discuss how to be successful at finding a franchise and financing solution, purchasing and developing, expanding and selling your franchise and giving back to the community with our guest: Kim Collier of Ducklings Early Learning Centers
David Kajganich will discuss Know Your Numbers...Making Sure the Business Meets your Expectations.
Jerry Akers will discuss legal and political environment of today's franchise workforce.
Red Boswell, IFPG President, discusses more mistakes that Zors make.
Fred McMurray, CEO of Westvyne will take everyone down the rabbit hole.
Listen live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755.
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Efficient agents not only make the contact center run smoother, but they create a better experience for your customers. We sat down with Matt Duncan from CommunityWFM to discuss how leveraging some of the best practices in workforce management improves agent efficiency and impacts the bottom line.
In this session we plan to cover four major areas of workforce management.
Shrinkage Management (or overhead agent costs) Agent Skill Set Management Making Changes for the Sake of Change The Need for Ongoing Training
Guest: Matthew Duncan
Matthew Duncan, Director of Onboarding and Support, has twenty-five years of workforce management (WFM) experience. For the past twenty-one years, Matt has worked for CommunityWFM in a number of WFM consulting, training, and support roles. Prior to joining CommunityWFM, Matt spent four years working for Disney Direct Marketing, Disney’s online merchandise catalog performing WFM tasks and handling contact center intraday operations for 1,200 agents.
CallTalk is a monthly internet radio program for the customer service industry featuring the most innovative managers and thought leaders in the customer contact field, interviewed by BenchmarkPortal CEO, Bruce Belfiore. Broadcast monthly, directly over the Internet to your desktop, CallTalk covers hot topics that impact today's call center. CallTalk airs without the participation of vendors so that topics will be free from their influence and guided by the needs of its listeners. If you have a topic you would like us to cover, send it to CallTalk@BenchmarkPortal.com.
You can’t overstate the value of an education. So, marketing an online learning tool seems like a breeze, right? On today's episode, we welcome ed tech expert Panos Siozos to the program to talk about how a solid marketing campaign has fueled his company, LearnWorlds.
Panos Siozos is the co-founder and CEO of LearnWorlds. He has a Ph.D. in Educational Technology, researching and designing e-learning applications for over 20 years. Panos has extensive work experience as a software engineer, e-learning researcher, and science educator. Before launching LearnWorlds with his two co-founders, Panos was working in the European Parliament as a policy adviser for research and innovation. He loves mountaineering, photography, and traveling. --- Connect with The Social Marketing Academy: www.Twitter.com/GoSocialAcademy https://Apple.co/2KnGM8Z --- Connect with Christopher Tompkins: www.Twitter.com/chrisgoagency www.Linkedin.com/in/chrisgomedia/ --- Connect with Panos Siozos and LearnWorlds:
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HR Happy Hour Show on Alexa - Episode 353
Hosts: Steve Boese
Welcome to the HR Happy Hour on Alexa. A short, quick version of the popular HR Happy Hour Podcast, where Steve Boese and Trish McFarlane, take on topics on Human Resources, HR technology, work, and the workplace. And more
In this episode Steve shares the latest highlights from the April 2021 JOLTS Report.
To listen to this new version of the HR Happy Hour Show for Alexa - add the HR Happy Hour Skill to your Echo device's Flash Briefing or Daily News Update.
Learn more at www.h3hr.com and www.hrhappyhour.net.
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Gary Bartlett began his entertainment career as a magician. He is a graduate of the Hollywood Film Institute and a member of the National Association of Television Producers and Executives. His production career began as a technical director, touring for four years with David Copperfield Live (along with corresponding network specials). Gary has worked extensively in the Las Vegas entertainment arena, including shows for Caesars magical Empire and major stage productions like Enter The Night. Being an illusionist, Gary often consults with world-class magicians like Pen and Teller, Lance Burton and The Pendragons.
A logo doesn’t earn you sales… you do. These affirmations are designed to help you succeed at selling on a subconscious level. Repeat them often. And be willing to release any and all negative perspectives you have around sales. For more information on my Massive Result Intuitive Coaching Package: IntuitiveCoachingwithAmy.com
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Julius Geis Creator and Leading Authority of Identity Built Branding™
Julius Geis is a branding expert who has created brand strategies for over 40 companies. He is the creator of Identity Built Branding (IBB), a new methodology that sees a brand as a responsive organism that exists within the context of its surroundings. Julius Geis is the founder of ‘Aina, which won the iF Design 2020.
There is no universally accepted definition of a brand. If you’re a doctor and you say: “appendectomy”, everyone in the hospital knows what you’re talking about. But if you’re in a boardroom with 25 executives and you say “branding”, chances are each one will have their own definition. Julius says that branding in its current form is dead. It’s time to move away from brand fakes that claim ownership and manipulate people to achieve their objectives. Let’s embrace branding designed to strengthen our collective connections between people, brands, and the environment.
Julius joins us to share how to build real brands, come out stronger and be ready for the next big thing.
Find Julius Geis on the internet: Website | Instagram | Download TotalBranding | Twitter | Podcast
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