Good looking group, don’t you think? IFPG Retreat 2018. Left to Right: Liz Leonard, Rebecca Monet, Phil Mettra, Jeremy Barnhart and Adrienne Leigh.
Do your franchisees lack grit, guts and hustle? Are they impatience or lazy? Do they lack stamina and resilience? Are they fearful, anxious or hesitant? This might be a good webinar for you: if you, your franchisees or someone you know is plagued with fear, procrastination or lack stick-to-it-ness. In last month’s webinar ““Is Your[…]
1Q2018 San Diego FBN is next Tuesday, March 27th. Spend lunch with your local franchise peers to learn how, San Diego Franchisor Ducerus’ CTO, Peter Sessions, was able to streamline and improve their franchise operations with technology. Peter will be joined by Ducerus CEO, Ed Sanderson, to show real examples of change in their franchise[…]
I had a great experience at McDonald’s today. It’s been 4+ years since I’ve been inside a McDonald’s. It was my first time using a self-order kiosk. It was easy. I noticed there was only one person working the register while the rest of the team was preparing and delivering food. The service was smooth[…]
Culture. We hear it everywhere. But other than “traditions, customs and throwing a plate against the wall when we’re done eating,” what does culture really mean in the context of a business setting? Let’s explore. What is Culture? Culture is defined in example 5.c. of Merriam-Webster as “The set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and[…]
We would like to thank all of the dedicated advocates of franchising, including Shelly Sun, Catherine Monson, Paul Pickett and Robert Cresanti and many more who attended the Franchise Action Network event this week on Capitol Hill. FAN provides a platform for open dialogue between the voices of franchising and representatives in Congress regarding small[…]
Franchisors of all sizes and shape are invited to take part in this year’s complementary franchisee performance research. 2017 research will focus on franchisee recruitment and how to get more top performers. Research is sponsored by FRM Solutions, Franchise Business Review, Olson & Associates and Zoracle Profiles. Why annual franchise research? An ongoing concern for franchise[…]
San Diego 3Q2017 Franchise Business Network was a hit. Jim Canfield, former CEO of Renassiance Executive Forum and current managing partner of CEO Tools by Aprio shared with us THE POWER SCORE: How the Best Teams Deliver the Best Results. 1. Priorities— Do we have the right priorities? 2. Who—Do we have the right people on the team? 3. Relationships—Do[…]
The warden in Cool Hand Luke is right, we have a failure to communicate. Unlike the warden however, we do not want to resort to violence to get the point across. Internal marketing is an often overlooked and crucial piece of a franchise system. In most companies, messaging to employees does not treat the target[…]
Zoracle Profiles welcomes Tacos 4 Life to the family. We love the giving nature of this concept. For every taco, quesadilla, salad or rice bowl purchased Tacos 4 Life donates 22 cents to Feed My Starving Children a non-profit organization committed to ending childhood hunger. Giving feels Good!