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43 minutes | Jul 26, 2021
59. What do you want to be known for and why it matters—Perry Gladstone & Ravi Rajcoomar, Co-Founders, The Moonshot Collective
What is it that you want to be known for? Do you know what you want your legacy to be when it is all said and done? Our guests today, Ravi Rajcoomar and Perry Gladstone talk about creating your Moment of Glory, why having mentors and peer advisors make a difference, and tips from some of their amazing success. Connect with Perry and Ravi:**The Moonshot Collective = https://www.themoonshotcollective.com/ABOUT OUR GUESTSPerry Gladstone and Ravi Rajcoomar are both business experts who have individually founded numerous successful companies. Together they partnered to start The Moonshot Collective (TMC), which helps purpose-driven leaders and innovators grow with the best. TMC is a global network of accomplished leaders and innovators committed to solving each other’s challenges, fueling each other’s development, and supporting purpose-driven organizations.Ravi Rajcoomar is a ‘Heromaker’ whose life’s work is to work with individuals and organizations to create their MoG - Moment of Glory - and lasting legacy. He is a recognized leader in the brand strategy, experiential event, content, athlete, and product marketing space. He has produced award-winning sports marketing events and broadcasts on six continents for nearly every major action and adventure sport, from Red Bull’s live broadcast properties to the X Games and both the Summer and Winter Olympics. His experience has helped lead some of the world’s best brands to deeper engagement with their audience and clients including Red Bull, Polaris, Specialized, Clif Bar, WME and ESPN, not to mention several state and regional DMOs. He has earned ‘Organizer of the Year’ honors at the highest levels from the Union Cycliste International (UCI) and international media on both the road and mountain bike disciplines of cycling as well as Emmys, Event Marketer, Addy, and Ace awards as well as Sports Business Journal’s prestigious ‘Forty under Forty’ nomination. Ravi currently lives in Georgia, and currently serves as a Vice President for PeopleForBikes, the nation’s leading bicycle industry trade association.Perry Gladstone helps leaders and leading organizations unlock their true potential by sharing his unique ability to see and articulate their greatest opportunities for success. Insightful, charismatic, and entertaining, Perry is a natural storyteller with a boatload of experience and success across multiple industries. As a confidential coach and advisor, Perry has guided powerful leaders, rock stars, innovators and disruptors and developingcountries around the world. In private consultation, workshops and his exclusive mastermind groups, Perry will deliver the clarity and insight your audience needs to break through any barrier and create the life and legacy they always wanted. Before formalizing his advising career, Perry founded ten influential companies in the action sports, entertainment and media industries. He is the author of the critically acclaimed, FAST & HOT; How To Open Hearts, Win Minds and Create a Better Life in Business, co-founder of the SOMOS Foundation of Costa Rica.ABOUT BIG SKY FRANCHISE TEAM:This episode is powered by Big Sky Franchise Team. If you are ready to talk about franchising your business you can schedule your free, no-obligation, franchise consultation online at: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ or by calling Big Sky Franchise Team at: 855-824-4759.
37 minutes | Jul 19, 2021
58. Why You Need to Vacation—Sarah Groen, President, Bell & Bly Travel
When is the last time you took a vacation? A real vacation to unplug and get away? If it has been more than a year or two it has been too long. Our guest today, Sarah Groen, shares why you need to make sure you are taking a regular vacation. **Visit Sarah's travel company Bell & Bly Travel: https://bellandblytravel.com/**Subscribe to Sarah's Podcast, "Luxury Travel Insider": https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/luxury-travel-insider/id1531431418ABOUT OUR GUESTSarah is a Houston-based travel advisor, entrepreneur and investor.After earning a finance degree from UT Austin, Sarah started her career as an M&A analyst. This led her to the Stanford GraduateSchool of Business where she earned an MBA and focused on leadership and entrepreneurship. Sarah co-founded SURGEAccelerator, the first business accelerator in Houston's history, and later launched and led UberEATS in Houston and Phoenix. After a couple of successes and one failed venture, Sarah finally decided to merge her two main passions - business and TRAVEL, and Bell & Bly Travel emerged.Bell & Bly Travel serves a very specific clientele - Investors, Executives, and successful Entrepreneurs and works to help make sure they get the very best out of life's experiences through meticulous travel planning, access to ungoogleable experiences, and staying on track for long term experience goals.In addition, Sarah hosts the top podcast on luxury travel, Luxury Travel Insider.ABOUT BIG SKY FRANCHISE TEAM:This episode is powered by Big Sky Franchise Team. If you are ready to talk about franchising your business you can schedule your free, no-obligation, franchise consultation online at: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ or by calling Big Sky Franchise Team at: 855-824-4759.
42 minutes | Jul 12, 2021
57. What Happens to Your Business If You Don't Wake Up Tomorrow—Steve Goodman, CEO, SHG Planning
What happens if you don't wake up tomorrow? Do you have a plan for your business and what happens to your staff, your assets, and other business interests? Our guest today, Steve Goodman, gives us incite and practical advice on how to be prepared for that worst-case scenario.**Get a FREE copy of Steve's Book, "Business Succession Planing" = https://stevengoodman.biz/**Learn more about Steve's company = https://www.shgplanning.com/ **Learn more about franchising your business and Big Sky Franchise Team: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ ABOUT OUR GUEST:For more than 30 years, Steven Goodman, President and CEO of SHG Planning, has provided insightful solutions to the challenges of business succession, wealth preservation, retirement, and charitable planning. He currently services hundreds of clients focusing on the needs of owners of closely-held businesses and high net worth individuals. Steven Goodman is the author of Business Succession Planning: A Guide to Transfers, Sales, Family Harmony, and Minimizing Litigation, and has also written numerous articles for leading trade journals. He has paired with some of the most respected names in banking and finance to sponsor some 150 seminars about business succession and wealth preservation. His accomplishments have brought the attention of such publications as the New York Times. Steven Goodman is a CPA who was vice president of the Trust and Investment Division of JP Morgan Chase and a supervisor for KPMG Peat Marwick. He holds an MBA from Fordham University. In addition to his work with SHG Planning, Steve has been a Big Brother for the last 15 years and is passionate about supporting charities that fund the education of underprivileged children.ABOUT BIG SKY FRANCHISE TEAM:This episode is powered by Big Sky Franchise Team. If you are ready to talk about franchising your business you can schedule your free, no-obligation, franchise consultation online at: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ or by calling Big Sky Franchise Team at: 855-824-4759.
25 minutes | Jul 5, 2021
56. Celebrating Uniqueness—William Benson and Patrick Ductant, Co-Founders, Billionaire's Row
What would you describe as being unique or different about your business? When is the last time you thought about it or even celebrated it? Today's guests, William Benson and Patrick Ductant are co-Founders of Billionaire's Row and they share their stories about how they differentiate in the highly competitive adult beverage industry.**Check out Billionaire's Row Champagne: https://billionairesrow.com/**Learn more about franchising your business and Big Sky Franchise Team: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ ABOUT OUR GUESTSPatrick Ductant and William Benson are co-founders of Billionaire’s Row, a premier black-owned champagne brand. Billionaire's Row has been the champagne of choice by many celebrities and VIPs including Stevie Wonder, the Kardashians, and Kensington Palace.Billionaires Row is a global luxury brand company that designs, develops, and markets luxury goods for the modern trendsetting and affluent customer. We infuse new cutting-edge concepts and iconic fundamentals into every product experience. Outside of rapper/mogul, Jay-Z’s Armand de Brignac, Billionaire’s Row is the only other black-owned champagne brand to be recognized by both the federal government in France and the United States. Billionaires Row brand endorses a unique passion for distinction and exclusivity, fuelling its rise to one of the most recognizable brands in the world today. The company's mission is: To inspire and empower individuals to reach for their dreams while protecting human welfare and advancement by furthering private initiatives for the good of the public by focusing on love for humanity, quality of life, and planet preservation.ABOUT BIG SKY FRANCHISE TEAM:This episode is powered by Big Sky Franchise Team. If you are ready to talk about franchising your business you can schedule your free, no-obligation, franchise consultation online at: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ or by calling Big Sky Franchise Team at: 855-824-4759.
32 minutes | Jun 28, 2021
55. Getting Your Business Ready for Investors—Claire Chandler, President and Founder, Talent Boost
Do you know the depth and quality of your company's talent? Did you know this may be the very thing to get you a potential partner or to have your business acquired? Today's guest, Claire Chandler, discusses ideas on how to get your business ready for potential acquisition and shares her misses, makes, and multipliers.**Check out Claire's book: http://www.thedecisiondashboard.com/**Learn more about Claire: https://www.clairechandler.net/ **Learn more about franchising your business and Big Sky Franchise Team: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ ABOUT OUR GUEST:The President and Founder of Talent Boost, Claire Chandler turns leaders into performance accelerators. She taps into over 25years of experience in people leadership, human resources, and business ownership to help the investment community identify the leaders and businesses of the future. She has an uncanny ability to size up leaders and their teams, validate that they’re in the right roles, and prepare them to grow their businesses exponentially.Claire gets results because she’s insanely easy to work with, cuts through the corporate clutter, and has a crystal-clear, proven approach for building your strategic growth roadmap, positioning your leaders for maximum success, and determining when a leader isn’t the right fit.Claire holds a certificate in strategic HR leadership from Cornell’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, a master’s degree from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and a bachelor’s degree from Fairfield University. She is the author of The DecisionDashboard and The Whirlpool Effect, and co-author of Leading Beyond A Crisis.ABOUT BIG SKY FRANCHISE TEAM:This episode is powered by Big Sky Franchise Team. If you are ready to talk about franchising your business you can schedule your free, no-obligation, franchise consultation online at: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ or by calling Big Sky Franchise Team at: 855-824-4759.
38 minutes | Jun 21, 2021
54. How to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments From Your Customers—Nicholas Prouten, LODE Project, COO
Do you know how to accept or use Crypto in your business? And how much do you really know about blockchain and cryptocurrency? Our guest on this week's episode shares how a business leader can use crypto and the looming crypto tsunami may be changing how you accept customer payments. **Learn more about the LODE Project: https://lode.one/**Learn more about franchising your business and Big Sky Franchise Team: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ ABOUT OUR GUEST:Nicholas, COO of the LODE Project, is a veteran public speaker and team leader. With nearly a decade of experience in thetech sector and half a decade in the blockchain industry. A firm believer that diversity is strength, Nicholas has worked in a widearray of industries, ranging from cybersecurity, gaming, real estate, entertainment, and blockchain.SPONSOR:This episode is sponsored by Big Sky Franchise Team. If you are ready to talk about franchising your business you can schedule your free, no-obligation, franchise consultation online at: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ or by calling Big Sky Franchise Team at: 855-824-4759.
32 minutes | Jun 14, 2021
53. The Man Behind the Laughs!—Scott Edwards, Founder, Laughs Unlimited and Serial Entrepreneur
Have you ever wondered how to make it in show business? What's the magic to get your hidden talent discovered? This week's guest, Scott Edwards, shares stories, and some secrets, behind one of the most successful comedy clubs in the United States. ABOUT OUR GUESTAs a Business Entrepreneur, Scott Edwards opened over a dozen companies in his lifetime. From a small construction company to owning a Submarine & Beach Shack to a Disco producer. His Lifelong love of comedy led to producing Live Comedy Shows, TV Series, Concerts; and in no time he opened his first comedy club, Laughs Unlimited. He built this into a chain of the most successful comedy clubs in America. He brings his vast experience working with some of the most famous names in comedy: Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, Bob Saget, Dana Carvey.**Check out Scott's Podcast = https://standupcomedyyourhostandmc.com/podcast-show-player**Scott's book, "Be a Stand-up Comic (or just look like one)" = https://standupcomedyyourhostandmc.com/shop/ols/products/be-a-stand-up-comic-or-just-look-like-one-a-comedy-career-guide-be-a-stn-up1**Learn more about franchising your business and Big Sky Franchise Team: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ SPONSOR:This episode is sponsored by Big Sky Franchise Team. If you are ready to talk about franchising your business you can schedule your free, no-obligation, franchise consultation online at: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ or by calling Big Sky Franchise Team at: 855-824-4759.
31 minutes | Jun 7, 2021
52. Have You Overlooked This $500B Market?—Dr. Kizzy Parks, President, KPC, Inc.
Have you ever thought about adding Government contracts into your business strategy? If you have not you will want to listen to this week's episode. Dr. Kizzy Parks shares her stories about how government contracts should be a part of your business growth strategy. -P.S. She's a Guinness World Record holder too!-Visit Kizzy's website: https://www.kpcinc.com -Connect with Kizzy on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kizzy/ -Send Dr. Kizzy an email: firstname.lastname@example.org -Learn more about franchising your business and Big Sky Franchise Team: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ ABOUT OUR GUEST:Dr. Parks always knew she’d become an entrepreneur and earn an advanced degree in psychology. Her entrepreneurial spirit meshed well with her inquisitive nature as an adopted child who always wanted to, and then met, her birth family, who she is close with today. Driven to be the successful business owner, she always knew she would be. Dr. Parks went on to earn a Ph.D. and establish K. Parks Consulting, Inc. (KPC) over a decade ago.Since 2008, KPC has been at the forefront of creativity, customized in-person, online, virtual reality, and blended-based training and curriculum development services that meet the unique needs of Federal agencies. Today, she owns and operates multiple businesses and have over $50 million in government contract awards. Through GovCon Winners, she helps service-based small business owners learn HOW to win profitable federal government contracts through the powerful CTC technique to grow their bottom line.SPONSOR:This episode is sponsored by Big Sky Franchise Team. If you are ready to talk about franchising your business you can schedule your free, no-obligation, franchise consultation online at: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ or by calling Big Sky Franchise Team at: 855-824-4759.
56 minutes | May 31, 2021
51. Highs and Lows, Lessons from a Self-made Millionaire in the Aviation Industry—Jason Zilberbrand, President & CTO, VF
Have you ever lost it all? What happened? Were you able to bounce back? Today's guest, Jason Zilberbrand shares his highs and lows in building multiple businesses in the aviation industry.Learn more about Jason's company VREF = CLICK HEREIf you are ready to franchise your business or take it to the next level = CLICK HERE.ABOUT OUR GUEST:Jason Zilberbrand is the President of VREF Aircraft Value Reference & Appraisal Services. He is an Accredited Senior Aircraft Appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), and an Accredited Member of the Appraisers National Association (ANA), and he is also an Accredited Member of the International Society of Appraisers (ISA). He is an Expert Witness, broker, inventorying dealer, acquisition agent, aircraft owner, aircraft operator, contract negotiator, consultant, teacher, conference speaker, and author. Jason spent over 15 years as an inventory aircraft dealer with a $300-million-dollar credit facility and over $4.5 billion in aircraft transactions.After spending 25 years in General Aviation working directly with the aircraft owner/operator and the leading manufacturers and financial institutions, and owning and operating his aircraft, Jason knows the international aviation marketplace. He is considered an expert in aircraft valuations, appraisals, and aircraft transactions, and his background is diverse with knowledge in technology and aviation.Jason graduated in the top 1% of his class with National Honors from Roosevelt University in Chicago and a lifetime member of The Franklin Honor Society and a member of the Royal Aeronautical Society. Jason is an avid Triathlete, marathon runner, swimmer, and cyclist and enjoys spending time with his family. Jason is currently the Director of Public Relations for ASA Chicago Chapter 33.
37 minutes | May 24, 2021
50. The Practical & Sustainable Way to Build a High Performing Culture—David Friedman, CEO, CultureWise
The topic of culture is certainly a hot topic, but what does it mean and how do you create it? Are your company values enough? Today's guest, David Friedman answers these questions and more!Learn more about David's company CultureWise = CLICK HERE.Get a copy of David's book, "Culture by Design" = CLICK HERE.If you are ready to franchise your business or take it to the next level = CLICK HERE.Prior to founding CultureWise, David was the President of RSI, an award-winning employee benefits brokerage and consulting firm that grew to become one of the largest and most successful independently-owned agencies in the country. RSI was named one of the Best Places to Work in the region seven times, and was four times named one of the Fastest Growing companies. In2006, RSI was the only company of any size in any industry to win New Jersey’s highest award for quality – the Governor’s Award for Performance Excellence – Gold Level.In 2011, he published his first book, Fundamentally Different, which is based on the insights he learned and taught throughout his leadership career, and in 2021 he published the 2nd Edition of his book, Culture by Design, the definitive “how to” manual for building a high-performance culture.Today, in addition to leading CultureWise, David does more than 100 workshops and Keynote talks per year, sharing his experiences and wisdom with thousands of leaders across the country.
35 minutes | May 17, 2021
49. When Your Business Partner is Your Spouse—Kristen Deese & Justin Deese, Partners
Are you in business with your spouse? How is your personal relationship? How about your business relationship? Today's guests, Kristen and Justin Deese are business partners and life partners and have figured out a way to have many successful businesses all the while having a successful marriage.Learn more at: www.BusinessSpouse.com Listen to Justin's and Kristen's 9 part podcast: CLICK HERE.If you missed Kristen's and Justin's interview on the Big Sky webinar on How to Build Passive Income, you can watch it by CLICKING HERE.Ready to take your business to the next level? Learn more about how Big Sky Franchise Team can help, CLICK HERE.Kristen & Justin Deese are married business partners that wrote a book called 'When Your Business Partner is Your Spouse' and together they enjoy spending time teaching other entrepreneurs how to find happiness and success in their business.
38 minutes | May 10, 2021
48. Using the Enneagram in Business—Steph Barron Hall, Founder, Nine Types Co.
Have you heard of the Enneagram? If you have, how can you use it to improve your business? If not, you need to listen to this episode. Our guest today, Steph Barron Hall, is an expert on the Enneagram and its use in teams and business.Take Steph's free Enneagram Assessment Guide = CLICK HERE.Follow Steph on Instagram and join her community of more than 300,000 followers = CLICK HERE.Buy a copy of Steph's book, "The Enneagram in Love" = CLICK HERE.Check out NineTypes.co Website = CLICK HERE.Listen to Steph's Podcast, Ask Your Enneagram Coach = CLICK HERE.If you are ready to learn more about franchising your business = CLICK HERE. Stephanie Barron Hall (M.A. Communication & Leadership) is a speaker, certified Enneagram coach, author of the book, The Enneagram in Love: A Roadmap for Building and Strengthening Romantic Relationships. Stephanie founded her Instagram page, @NineTypesCo, in 2017 as a way to explore her own interest in the Enneagram, and it has since grown into a community of people who are learning about the Enneagram, themselves, and their relationships together. Stephanie specializes in bringing clarity to complex concepts and communicating the Enneagram in a way that is relatable and concise so that it can be transformative for all.If you are ready to talk about franchising your business you can schedule your free, no-obligation, franchise consultation online at: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ or by calling Big Sky Franchise Team at: 855-824-4759.
29 minutes | May 3, 2021
47. How to Keep Fit in Little Time—Walter Vendel, CEO, Fit20
How is your physical health looking these days? Are you in tip-top shape and ready to head to the beach? Today's guest, Walter Vendel, shares how he has grown from 1 fitness studio to more than 160 locations worldwide by helping busy people get in shape by working out for just 20 minutes per week!Fit20 website = CLICK HEREWalter's Email = email@example.comIf you are ready to franchise your business = CLICK HEREWalter is the CEO of fit20, a training studio that focuses on helping people get healthy by training just once a week for 20 minutes. Their in-house studios are used by some of the largest companies in the world, like Siemens. At this point, there are 140 studios, with more than 300 trainers. With a vision to help millions worldwide, they are expanding rapidly.
41 minutes | Apr 26, 2021
46. Recruiting in the Age of Googlization—Ira Wolfe, Chief Googlization Officer of Success Performance Solutions
How are you using technology in your hiring and recruiting process? Has it changed in the last 5 years? What about the last 10 or 20 years? Today's guest, Ira Wolfe, is a globally recognized recruiting and HR expert.Success Performance Solutions Website - CLICK HERERecruiting in the Age of Googlization - BOOK LINKGeezers, Geeks, and Googlization - BOOK LINKBig Sky Franchise Team - Ready to Franchise Your Business? - CLICK HEREDescribed as a "Millennial trapped in a Baby Boomer body," Ira S. Wolfe is the #1 Global Thought Leader on Future of Work (Thinkers360) and Top 10 for HR. He has emerged as one of HR's most visionary thinkers in managing the convergence of the tired, the wired, and technology. Ira is a TEDx Speaker and Chief Googlization Officer of Success Performance Solutions, a company that provides hiring solutions, employee assessments, and hiring and recruitment marketing. He is a prolific blogger, contributing writer, host of Geeks Geezers Googlization podcast, and author. His first book The Perfect Labor Storm launched him onto the national stage which was followed by his second book Geeks, Geezers, and Googlization. He writes frequently for CornerstoneonDemand's ReWork, Medium, Huffington Post, and many regional and industry business journals. He has appeared in INC Magazine, Fast Company, American Express OPEN, Business Week, NFIB, Inc., Intuit Small Business and Fox Business.
35 minutes | Apr 19, 2021
45. 5 Steps to Start a Podcast—Dr. Jeremy Weisz, Co-Founder, Rise25
Have you been thinking about starting a podcast, but didn't know where to start? We have the answer this week with our guest. Dr. Jeremy Weisz. Links from today's podcast:Rise25.comMultiply Your Success Podcast Interview with John RayyanInspired Insider interview with Nolan Bushnell Today's 3 Key Takeaways:1. 5 Steps to start a podcast2. Stop helping people who don't want to help themselves3. Find great mentorsToday's WIN-WIN: A rising tide lifts all boats!Dr. Jeremy Weisz, in addition to running Rise25, has been featuring top entrepreneurs with video interviews since 2011, including founders/CEO’s of P90X, Atari, Einstein Bagels, Mattel, Nordstrom.com, the Orlando Magic, and many more on InspiredInsider.For 6 years, he was also senior producer for the groundbreaking podcast Mixergy, helping to implement streamlined systems to interview hundreds of guests and create dozens of related online courses, resulting in one of the most popular and profitable early business podcasts.If you are ready to talk about franchising your business you can schedule your free, no-obligation, franchise consultation online at: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ or by calling Big Sky Franchise Team at: 855-824-4759.
40 minutes | Apr 12, 2021
44. How to Have Fun and Get More Done—Angela Coté, CEO, AC Inc.
Are you having fun running your business? Is your team having fun? Do you show it? Today's guest, Angela Coté shares how she makes sure her team and clients are having fun while getting things done!Today's 3 Key Takeaways:1. Have a simple template to enhance your coaching and support.2. Gain buy-in with your coaching and support.3. Create a brand foundation by clarifying what your company stands for.Today's Win-Win: Get More Done While You're Having Fun! Show Links:AC Inc. company website: CLICK HERE.Connect wtih Angela on LinkedIn : CLICK HERE.The book "Traction" by Gino Wickman on Amazon: CLICK HERE.Angela Coté, the CEO and visionary behind AC Inc, grew up with M&M Food Market, the iconic Canadian brand which she helped grow to almost 500 franchised locations. She has done everything from dressing up as “Kelly Kabob” as a child to helping train franchisees. As the boss’s daughter in the field, Angela learned a lot about what works (and what doesn’t) when it comes to getting franchisees engaged and motivated to grow their business.After many years on the franchisor side of the franchise relationship, Angela successfully brought the M&M Food Market brand to Vancouver Island, opening the first 3 franchises in less than 1.5 years and building them into a combined asset valued at more than $1.5 million.Angela eventually launched AC Inc and began working with early staged franchisors who needed help with where to focus their time, energy, and money for streamlined growth. Angela’s strong vision for disrupting the franchise industry with actionable, simple, and effective advice from people who really ‘get’ it has created a motivated and inspired team.If you are ready to talk about franchising your business you can schedule your free, no-obligation, franchise consultation online at: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ or by calling Big Sky Franchise Team at: 855-824-4759.
28 minutes | Apr 5, 2021
43. From the Zoo to the Wild—Chris Lalomia, President, The Trusted Toolbox
Do you have an organizational chart? When is the last time you looked at it? Chris Lalomia shares with us how this simple tool of an organizational chart made his transition from the zoo to the wild much more effective.Read Chris' book, "From the Zoo to the Wild" - CLICK HEREGet your Team trained through The Home Service Institute - https://thehomeserviceinstitute.com/Learn more about The Trusted Toolbox - CLICK HEREFollow Chris on LinkedIn - CLICK HERE Chris Lalomia is a successful entrepreneur and change leader that has built on his experience working with the largest companies in America to start his own business from scratch. He brings his unique style to leadership to build a culture of professionalism to the blue-collar world of home renovations. He left the corporate zoo and ventured into the entrepreneurial wild and started The Trusted Toolbox: Home Repair and Projects in 2008. YES, he started a business right before the Great Recession, so timing the market is not his strength. He survived through that time and has grown his business into a multimillion-dollar handyman and remodeling company which has won numerous awards in Atlanta, GA. If you are ready to talk about franchising your business you can schedule your free, no-obligation, franchise consultation online at: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ or by calling Big Sky Franchise Team at: 855-824-4759.
42 minutes | Mar 29, 2021
42. Play Ball! From Empty Stands to a Sold Out Stadium—Jesse Cole, Owner, Savannah Bananas
What are you doing to stand out from your competition? What are you doing to create attention for your business? Today's guest, Jesse Cole, shares his story from buying an expansion league baseball team with literally empty stands and how his team now sells out an entire season in a matter of hours.Go to a Savannah Bananas game or check out some merchandise: https://thesavannahbananas.com/Learn more about Jesse Cole and his Yellow Tux: https://findyouryellowtux.com/Follow Jesse Cole on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yellowtuxjesse/ Buy Jesse's book, "Find Your Yellow Tux" on Amazon: CLICK HERE.Listen to Jesse's Podcast: CLICK HERE.Here's a link to a banana juice recipe if you would like to try it: https://www.organicfacts.net/banana-juice.htmlJesse Cole is the founder of Fans First Entertainment and owner of the Savannah Bananas.His teams have welcomed more than one million fans to their ballparks and have been featured on MSNBC, CNN, ESPN and in Entrepreneur Magazine.The Bananas have been awarded Organization of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Business of the Year and won the CPL Championship in their first year. Fans First Entertainment has been featured on the INC 5000 lists as one of the fastest growing companies in America.The Savannah Bananas currently have sold out every game since their first season and have a waiting list in the thousands for tickets.Jesse released his first book “Find Your Yellow Tux – How to Be Successful by Standing Out” in January of 2018 with a World Book Tour…at Epcot.Cole has been featured on over 500 podcasts and is an in-demand keynote speaker all over the country sharing the Fans First Experience on how to stand out, be different and create raving fans of both customers and employees.Cole is the Host of the Business Done Differently Podcast and has interviewed over 100 of some of the world’s leading entrepreneurs, authors and speakers.Fun Fact: Cole owns seven yellow tuxedos and proposed to his wife Emily in the yellow tux in front of a sold out crowd. She said Yes! The two later married at their stadium. In 2018, they welcomed their first baby banana, Maverick. If you are ready to talk about franchising your business you can schedule your free, no-obligation, franchise consultation online at: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ or by calling Big Sky Franchise Team at: 855-824-4759.
36 minutes | Mar 22, 2021
41. How to Delegate Effectively—Lisa Zeeveld, COO/CFO, BELAY
Do you struggle with delegating? Or maybe you don't have someone you trust to delegate tasks to? In today's episode, our guest, Lisa Zeeveld, shares her success with delegating and how to do it well. Lisa Zeeveld is the COO, CFO, and original culture cultivator at BELAY, the leading virtual staffing solutions company. She is also the co-host for our new podcast, One Next Step.Learn more about BELAY's services, https://belaysolutions.com/Listen to Lisa's podcast, One Next Step.Lisa ensures that the optimum people and processes are in place to allow BELAY to realize maximum profitability since the success of an organization begins and ends with its people.With a Series-6 Limited Securities and Health and Life Insurance licenses, and prior experience in corporate finance and personal wealth management for several Fortune 500 companies, including Arthur Andersen and Weber Shandwick, she's uniquely equipped to drive strategic initiative success by focusing on the company goals holistically.Lisa is also a lifelong learner as an avid reader, history buff, and architecture geek.If you are ready to talk about franchising your business you can schedule your free, no-obligation, franchise consultation online at: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ or by calling Big Sky Franchise Team at: 855-824-4759.
36 minutes | Mar 15, 2021
40. From Professor to House Flipping Franchise—Matt Lavinder, Founder, New Again Houses
Have you thought about making a big career shift? Our guest today, Matt Lavinder, shares how he went from a college professor to a house flipping franchise success story. He also shares with us the difference between being results-oriented and process-oriented.You can explore New Again Houses Franchise by going to their website: https://newagainhouses.com/franchise/New Again Houses is a growing house flipping franchise designed to take the mystery out of house flipping and be an opportunity for someone with no construction or real estate background. Matt Lavinder founded New Again Houses in 2008 after earning a Master’s Degree from Duke University and spending 12 years at his alma mater, King University, as an Assistant Professor of History, Men’s Soccer Coach, and Assistant Athletic Director. Matt’s real estate interests began when he and his wife, Hollie, flipped their first rental houses in 2000 and eventually grew into a full-time business in 2010. Matt started franchising in 2019 and now has nearly 20 locations nationally and is continuing to grow.If you are ready to talk about franchising your business you can schedule your free, no-obligation, franchise consultation online at: https://bigskyfranchiseteam.com/ or by calling Big Sky Franchise Team at: 855-824-4759.
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