Franchise Industry

Episode 5 – How can franchisees mover from the doer to growing their portfolio, while creating a leadership culture?

2019-11-18T13:23:17-06:00By |Categories: Podcast Episodes|Tags: , , , , , |

Click here to listen. Where Are All The Leaders? - Episode # 5  How can franchisees mover from the doer to growing their portfolio, while creating a leadership culture? About the Experts: Aicha Bascaro, Founder and CEO of the American Franchise Academy, an organization focused in the development of successful franchise leaders and owners. Aicha [...]

Episode 4 – How do franchisee overcome the “from college to manager entitlement” mentality that seems to be a trend

2019-11-18T13:16:44-06:00By |Categories: Podcast Episodes|Tags: , , , , , |

Click here to listen. Where Are All The Leaders? - Episode # 4  How do franchisees overcome the "from college to manager entitlement" mentality that seems to be a trend? About the Experts: Aicha Bascaro, Founder and CEO of the American Franchise Academy, an organization focused in the development of successful franchise leaders and [...]

Episode 3 – Are franchisees struggling to recruit people out of college as an attractive career choice?

2019-11-18T13:20:06-06:00By |Categories: Podcast Episodes|Tags: , , , , |

Click here to listen. Where Are All The Leaders? - Episode # 3  Are franchisees struggling to recruit people out of college as an attractive career choice? About the Experts: Aicha Bascaro, Founder and CEO of the American Franchise Academy, an organization focused in the development of successful franchise leaders and owners. Aicha is [...]

Episode 2 – Are you seeing a change in motivation or expectations of up and coming leaders compared to years past?

2019-11-18T14:39:37-06:00By |Categories: Podcast Episodes|Tags: , , , , , |

Click here to listen. Where Are All The Leaders? - Episode # 2  Are you seeing a change in motivation or expectations of up and coming leaders compared to years past? About the Experts: Aicha Bascaro, Founder and CEO of the American Franchise Academy, an organization focused in the development of successful franchise leaders [...]

As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – Dealing With Dysfunctional Behavior In The Family Business

2019-11-18T14:47:26-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , , |

David Weaver, one of our experienced associates, recently offered insight to the readers of franchising.com on key issues impacting families who work together in business. Article Summary Differences between siblings, cousins, in-laws, or between parent and child can be devastating to family relationships and the business. It may begin with some small incident that [...]

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

2019-12-04T13:11:52-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , |

Dan Iosue, one of our experienced succession planners, provided the readers of franchising.com insight on how to drive increased employee satisfaction through better development feedback. Article Summary Many of our clients struggle with employee turnover and motivational leadership. No doubt many competitive business environments are difficult, with long hours and stressful deadlines. Employment rates [...]

As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – Succession Planning Is More Than Your Estate And Exit Plans

2019-11-18T15:01:27-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When starting out, business owners are not looking at the end game. Much less is there thought of engaging in succession planning. After all, isn't succession planning for when the end in near? That is where most business owners make their mistake, thinking succession is only about exit strategy, estate planning and retirement.  And [...]

As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – Building A Culture That Retains Key Talent

2019-11-18T15:04:48-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , |

Culture is critical in recruiting and retaining top talent. Part of building a winning culture is ensuring you are hiring the right people. The stronger your team of people, the more efficient your operations will run and the more likely you will have a bench to groom future managers and leaders. How does all [...]

As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – Due Diligence Includes Company Culture

2019-11-26T13:45:19-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , |

Just as important as financial due diligence is cultural due diligence when acquiring new businesses on your path to growth. That is intentionally comparing cultures, mission, and goals to determine if they are in alignment with your existing company culture. As we all know, the people and the customers are what keep the business [...]

Defining Succession

2019-11-15T12:29:01-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Please forgive us for being academic, but in order to fully understand business succession, we are going to define a few terms. First, an often confused first cousin, business continuity or exit planning: As the term describes, business continuity is the continued existence of a business, as in the business continues.  An exit planning [...]