Dan Iosue

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As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – Identifying Goals & Vision As Your Business Grows

2020-02-03T13:43:31-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , |

Franchise owners know what motivated them to get into business in the first place. But have you ever considered how your motivations or perspective on being in business have evolved over time? The motivation and perspective of the owner is a very important part of the value and growth puzzle of the business. New [...]

As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – Creating Highly Satisfied And Motivated Employees

2020-01-09T14:46:12-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , |

Culture in organizations matters. There are only three resources in almost any business: people, time, and money. One of my partners at The Rawls Group likes to point out the difference between an average performing business and a world-class business most often comes down to the quality of your people and how they are [...]

Case Study – Unified Vision for Business Growth

2020-01-03T14:57:42-06:00By |Categories: Case Histories|Tags: , , , , , |

Industry: Manufacturing: large-scale screen printing for tourist industry attractions. Company Overview: Dad and Mom founded the company over forty years ago out of a single store-front tee shirt printing business in rural Central Florida.  As a first-generation business, the family persevered through many boom and bust cycles within their industry.  Dad and Mom are [...]

As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – Drive Increased Employee Satisfaction Through Better Developmental Feedback

2019-12-23T12:30:04-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , |

Many franchise owners struggle with employee turnover and motivational leadership. No doubt many competitive business environments are difficult, with long hours and stressful deadlines. Employment rates are near an all-time low, so how do you keep your best people motivated to stay? And how do you inspire your good employees to strive to be [...]

As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – Unite Your Children In Determining The Legacy Of Your Business

2019-11-26T13:37:27-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , , |

A common question we here from business owners is "How in the world do I decide whether I should sell my business or pass it on to my children?" Common concerns include whether their kids actually want it or would they rather do something else; and if they do want it and multiple NextGen [...]

As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – Hiring Performers Who Fit Your Culture

2019-12-30T10:33:16-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , |

There are really only three resources in any business: People, Time, and Money. The difference between an average performing business and a world-class business most often comes down to the quality of the people and how they spend their time. Look for the right people who fit your organization, versus hiring to fit a [...]

As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – Are You a Fearless Leader or a Fire-Breathing Ego Monster?

2020-02-03T12:46:25-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , |

The way you lead has a wide range of impacts on your business. A business can survive and even thrive for some time with a fire-breathing ego-monster. However when looking to retain your best and brightest, this is not your best strategy. Sure, the opportunity to "run the show" one day may motivate them [...]

As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – What You Do and Why You Do It

2018-05-31T14:00:53-05:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , |

Have you ever been asked what you do for a living? Rhetorical question, yes, but one that is often asked in social gatherings, and even from customers and vendors who may not truly understand what you do. Even though they know you are in the "franchise" business and own your own thing, there is mystery [...]

As Seen in Park Press: A Better Set of Questions

2018-05-14T15:30:43-05:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: |

“Often, all that stands between you and what you want is a better set of questions”. - Tim Ferriss How do you eat an elephant? The phrase “succession planning” means different things to different people. Often, it’s misrepresented as simply having a buy-sell, or confused with having a basic estate plan. In our forty years [...]

As Seen in Park Press: Smooth Seas Don’t Make Skilled Sailors

2018-05-07T14:30:43-05:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , |

Why do family businesses have a high chance of dying on the vine when the kids take over? As you might guess, there are a multitude of factors; like the perspective and motivation of ownership (sometimes a sale is the goal from the start); key managers might have other plans as the business moves into [...]