Category Archives: Information about SPEAK!

SPEAK!’s Top 10 Under 10 – Updated!

Whether you’re a growing franchise system with a moderate speaker budget, OR one interested in utilizing additional speakers for specific session objectives, SPEAK! is often asked about the quality of speaker available for an investment of $10,000. There are some terrific options! Presenters with relevant, actionable content, engaging delivery, authentic inspirational messages AND not a…

Why Use an Emcee for Your Franchise Event?

Franchise expert, business leader, professional speaker, Troy Hazard, recently sat down with me to talk about the value of emcees at a franchise event. If you’re in the midst of the planning process for your event and would like to consider the idea of an emcee, let’s explore the possibilities. This could also be a…

Where will your next conference theme come from?

A. It will surface as a logical progression during your previous event. B. A brilliant suggestion from a team member. C. A divinely inspired dream! D. None of the above. If you answered D or you’re second guessing the validity of A, B or C, read on! Most likely a fantastic convention theme is produced…

Thanks & Gratitude!

    As we gathered this month, I asked the SPEAK! Team to reflect on what they are grateful for—both professionally and personally. Here’s what they had to say… Are we LUCKY or what?! 🙂   “I am grateful for my brilliant and talented co-workers. Such an honor to work among such amazing women! I’m…

SPEAK!’s 2016 Franchise Industry Events Calendar Is Here!

Are you planning your 2016 franchise industry event attendance?  Thank you to all franchise, restaurant, and retail organizations that submitted your event to be included in the 2016 Franchise Industry Events Calendar! Over the last few years that we have been creating this calendar our clients, franchisors, and franchisee associations. We’ve been told that it’s…

2016 Event Information for SPEAK!’s Franchise Industry Events Calendar

If you haven’t yet noticed, we’ve enhanced the version on our site to include clickable links back to events home page.  Our hope is to make it much easier for our calendar devotees to gather all the details they need to register for their favorite 2016 Franchise, Restaurant, and Retail events.    Now’s the time our…

Thanksgiving Thoughts

Thanksgiving Thoughts of Gratitude Thoughts of gratitude and thanksgiving are on my mind this week as they are for so many of us in the U.S.  For me, maintaining an ‘attitude of gratitude’ is really a differentiating factor in the quality of every day of my life.  In the practice of focusing on what is…