Jeff Bannon

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So far Jeff Bannon has created 41 blog entries.

How Can I, as a Car Dealer, Be More Pro-Active When Business Disruption Events Happen?

2020-11-19T21:38:46-06:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Burning Questions, Video|

There is an old adage, “Never let a good crisis go to waste,” and COVID-19 is providing a lot of opportunity for us to learn and protect ourselves from a future crisis. Back in 2008-09 businesses learned the importance of having cash on hand, minimizing costs, cross training talent and [...]

Family, It’s Complicated: Partners, Children, and the Bottom Line

2020-10-19T11:28:57-05:00By |Succession Blog|

“You Are like Family” is a phrase many often say to friends.  Over time and connectivity, the emotional ties with neighbors, teammates and colleagues grow to feel like family.  Bring this dynamic to your business, and the size and complexity of your family begins to grow exponentially. As a result, family dynamics can become [...]

Examining How A Private Equity Partnership Can Help Your Business Grow

2020-11-17T16:30:31-06:00By |Succession Blog|

If you are a risk-taking multi-unit franchise owner and looking to grow your business quicker, you may be considering private equity.  Before you jump in , consider the following questions for "How do you get IN, and HOW do you get OUT?  From the “How You Get In” consider the following questions: What are [...]

How Do You Navigate Business Transitions When Next-Gen Is Not Interested In The Family Business?

2020-09-22T10:06:52-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Burning Questions, Video|

When the next generation of family does not want to keep the business going, there are options available. You can liquidate, sell or keep the business long after you are gone. You first have to identify what your goals and vision look like, and then you need to rely on [...]

What Does the New Normal Look Like for Multi Unit Franchisee During and Post COVID-19?

2020-08-24T13:50:26-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Burning Questions, Leading Your Business Through Transition, Video|

Flexibility and building trust are cornerstones as we move into the new normal. Safety protocols will continue to evolve and franchisees will need to be flexible in order to continue to navigate them. Kim Kraemer with Citrin Cooperman Accountants & Advisors, Michael Einbinder with Einbinder & Dunn LLP, Jeff Bannon [...]

Riding the Wave – Strategies for Multi Unit Franchisees to Survive and Thrive Post COVID-19

2020-05-04T19:24:29-05:00By |Leading Your Business Through Transition, Succession Blog|

The measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 have created swift change to our business environment.  Some business' have had to close while some are scrambling to implement new strategies to deliver products/services to generate revenue.  It may feel like you have been dealt a pile of lemons, however; their are ways to make [...]

As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – Franchise Business Partnerships – Evil King or Hand-Cuffed President?

2020-04-02T12:44:14-05:00By |Succession Blog|

The Evil King vs. the Hand-Cuffed President - who do you want to be? Our experience has demonstrated that the best way to position yourself and your successor is somewhere in the middle. Certainly, no one wants to run a business without the autonomy to make critical operational decisions. Creating a lasting business structure [...]

As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – Planning for Success-ion: Insights and Advice on Passing It On

2020-01-03T11:23:33-06:00By |Succession Blog|

Curt DiPasqua's connection to his family was strong enough to pull him away from a career practicing international law and into a partnership with his father, mother, and brother that became hundreds of Subway sandwich shops in 11 Central Florida counties. Jeff Bannon is a partner with The Rawls Group, which has focused on [...]

Episode 11 – Where ARE all of the leaders?

2020-10-28T13:45:29-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Succession Podcast, Where Are All Of The Leaders?|

Leaders are everywhere. As a multi-unit franchisee it is your responsibility to build a culture to attract top talent and create development opportunities to grow them. Over 11 episodes, Jeff Bannon a Partner of The Rawls Group and Aichia Bascaro, President of American Franchise Academy discuss leadership - keys [...]

Episode 10: What are the impacts if franchisees don’t make the shift to recruit & retain leaders?

2020-07-16T13:25:30-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Succession Podcast, Where Are All Of The Leaders?|

Without a focus on recruitment and retention, franchisees will find themselves constantly short staffed and spending time and effort hiring to fill holes versus spending time focused on growing the business. Each hire is so important, the impact it has on team dynamics, cost of promoting the role and cost [...]

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