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FranFund CEO Geoff Seiber joins Franchise Focus podcast hosts Rick Bisio and Graham Chapman for an informative and thorough discussion about the ever-changing lending landscape within franchising. Listen in as Seiber tackles the big questions surrounding franchise financing and provides tips for those looking to own 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:
Franchise Focus Top Ten Hits 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
Today we’re talking with Damion Lupo about how to have a business that thrives instead of dies. An entrepreneur at heart, Damion started his first business at age 11, and has started 30 more since. He is the founder of his own martial art, Yokido ™, and holder of 3 other black belts. Damion paid for his first rental house with a VISA, bought 150 houses in 7 states over next 5 years and then went through a $20,000,000 meltdown in 2008. Today he runs an Austin based FinTech dedicated to Disrupting Wall Street by getting people off the Wall Street Roller Coaster and in control of their money and financial future. Damion is the author of 5 published books with two more being released in 2017. Connect with Damion at www.TotalControlFinancial.com.
Today's show is sponsored by Audible.com. Audible.com is a leading provider of spoken audio entertainment and information. Listen to audiobooks whenever and wherever you want. Get a free book when you sign up for a 30-day free trial at audibletrial.com/businessgrowth.
Mentorship, whether it occurs in or out of the workplace, has numerous personal benefits, especially for women.
Our guest, Valerie Martinelli, previously of the Center for Economic & Policy Development, Inc., will be discussing the pros of mentorship and how women in the workplace can develop a support system for elevating the cause of women in the workplace. Ms. Martinelli will also discuss the widespread benefits of mentoring programs and how these are important programs for employers to institute into their culture. She will discuss her experience and how utilizing mentorship, sponsorship, and coaching can help us learn to turn our weaknesses into strengths and how owning our careers is critical to success.
Join guest Valerie Martinelli and host Meghan M. Biro on Wednesday, January 11, 20176 at 1pm EST when they discuss this important and timely topic.
The PM40 Daily Show is a wrap-up of how the PM40, the forest industry/pulp and paper stock index, fared today. We highlight the top winners, along with the top decliners. If you’re on Twitter, just go to simultweet.com and follow Pulp & Paper Radio International (@pulpnpaperradio).
This PM40 update has been provided only as a courtesy to our listeners. Nothing said here is to be construed as financial advice. Always consult with financial professionals before taking action on market data from any source.
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PM40 Daily Show Host: Brad Magee. Opening and closing audio by Chuck Swann.
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In which our heroes ignore their customers, start fights, and insult patrons as Dad pitches a Rude Cafe. We discuss the price of a lettuce, the benefits of hiring convicts, and sweet revenge. Jackson suggests a meth lab as an alternative, Dad is a man before his time, and Ryder is just having none of it. So give nan a ring, don't tell her too many details, and prepare for a night of fun. It's a win win, or a win lose or a lose lose, either way, that’s just good business!??
Want to help get this terrible idea off the ground? Head to http://www.patreon.com/sanspantsradio and for as little as $1 we can start looking for convicts with the ideal rap sheet.??
This weeks show will feature a long time friend of the show, talking about a very interesting topic that many of us don’t probably think too much about in our daily businesses. Erich Campbell of Black Duck Screen Printing and Embroidery is going to join us to talk about the thriving movie scene in Albuquerque, New Mexico as well as what the process is like when working with movie and TV production teams to outfit them in customer wear. Erich always has wonderful insight about a lot of things so we will pick his brain!
Please join us in the live chat during the broadcast, or reach out to us on social media at 2RegularGuys to ask questions of Erich or tell us about what is going on in your business.
Join us today for Women Lead Radio, as Debra Simpson, your host of Speaking With Influence, interviews Snowden McFall, President at Fired Up.
Snowden McFall, professional speaker, trainer, and author, is 30-year entrepreneur and owner of Brightwork Advertising & Training and Fired Up! Professional Speaking. A business expert who speaks on motivation, stress management, volunteerism, and optimism Snowden has authored and co-authored 6 books, including Fired Up!, which has now sold over 65,000 copies. Her newest book is Stress Express: 15 Instant Stress Relievers.
Snowden's volunteer work led to national media attention. The Small Business Administration named her National Women in Business Advocate of the Year, which led to a White House ceremony & Congressional luncheon in her honor. Inc. Magazine later chose Snowden as a finalist for “New England Entrepreneur of the Year.”
Debra Simpson is your host of Speaking With Influence, a show designed to showcase successful women who use speaking to amplify their message, build their influence and bring more business through the doors. In her business, she works with authors and speakers on strategies to give their message as large an audience as possible. Tune in and learn how to speak your way to success!
Segment 1: Bill Munn, author of “WHY MAKE EAGLES SWIM? Embracing Natural Strengths in Leadership & Life”, is a leadership coach, speaker, former Dow 30 top executive with an MBA, and former university teacher of finance and economics.
Segment 2: Dushyant Sukhija, author of “The Cisco Way: Leadership Lessons Learned from One of the World’s Greatest Technology Services Companies”, is a former executive with Cisco Systems.
Segment 3: Jennifer Brown is a global authority and dynamic speaker on topics of workplace diversity and inclusion, helping thousands of business leaders worldwide implement sustainable diversity and inclusion practices for their organizations.
Segment 4: Michelle Van Slyke is the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales for The UPS Store, Inc., which provides print and small business solutions to entrepreneurs and small business owners at 4,500 franchise locations across the U.S.
Segment 5: Todd Moore is an app developer, technology host, and published author. His most popular application, White Noise, has been downloaded by millions of sleep-deprived customers.
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Brynne Kennedy is the Founder and CEO of MOVE Guides, helping HR teams move their employees around the world – for any reason, any policy and any location. Kennedy founded the company while earning her MBA at London Business School, after experiencing the challenges of her own relocations around the world as an investment banker.
Kennedy has won numerous awards for her technology and global mobility leadership, including recognition in London’s Tech City Insider 100, SV2UK 100 (CEOs of 100 top UK tech companies), Brummell Magazine’s Top Female Entrepreneurs in the City of London and the Women of the Future Award for Entrepreneur of the Year. In 2016, Kennedy was nominated for a Digital Master’s Award for Women in Tech and the Europas Award for Founder of the Year. She is a registered Global Mobility Specialist (GMS) with the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council (ERC), and a regular speaker at global mobility and technology conferences.
Kennedy has lived in the UK, US, Hong Kong, Singapore and India, and speaks four languages. She writes a column in the Financial Times, “Millennial vs. Boomer,” in which she discusses workplace issues confronting millennials, and contributes to Medium with the column, “Across the Ocean,” sharing insights on building a global company with headquarters in London and San Francisco. When time permits, Kennedy is an avid runner, certified yoga instructor and fixture on the London theatre scene.
Growing up, she was an elite level gymnast in the United States. Kennedy holds an MBA from London Business School and a B.A. in History from Yale University, where she won two Ivy League Championships on the Division One gymnastics team.
"Chris Spears is a creative and innovative business leader who is always in tune with the latest technology, information, and business strategy to help companies make quality business decisions and streamline business processes. Chris builds strong relationships with clients and business partners, and he believes in doing the right work, the right way, the first time." - As stated by a client about Chris Spears, Co-founder & Chief Marketing Technology Officer of Arke
This week on Franchise Today, co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto welcome as their guest, Chris Spears, co-founder and Chief Marketing Technology Officer of Arke, the leading marketing technology consulting firm working with businesses, franchise and otherwise to provide innovative and flexible solutions. Spears discusses how he and his team guide CIO/CMOs through the current revolution in marketing technologies, working to help align marketing technologies to the broader digital transformation and customer experience programs that all organizations have underway.
Franchise Today airs LIVE Wednesdays at 11AM CT / 12PM ET with on-demand access on iTunes, and is sponsored by FRM Solutions and Franchise Foundry.
We are off hiatus! Sorry to have been gone for so long. We ar going to jump back in the saddle and our resident mentor Chuck Snow will try to drop in and spend some time with us too. As always we welcome your participation.
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