Tag Archive: productivity

Laura Stack: The New Pragmatism: Seven Things You Must Understand About Millennials

One of our dear friends and top-notch productivity speaker, Laura Stack, wrote a blog post about millennials recently, and we love it! Whether your franchise teams are hiring, marketing to, serving (or living with) millennials, you’ll likely find a few tidbits in Laura’s article, “The New Pragmatism: Seven Things You Must Understand About Millennials”. More…

Troy Hazard Talks About New Year Planning—How is Your 2018 Planning Going?

Our most in-demand franchise speaker, Troy Hazard, recently appeared on The Big Biz Show, and talked about planning for the new year. Whether you’ve worked with Troy, saw him speak at the 2017 Faegre Summit or have not yet had the pleasure of meeting him, I thought the topic and tips were timely and helpful….

Updated SPEAK! Franchise Industry Events Calendar through Q2 2018

Hello industry friends and welcome to 2018 planning! While the exciting month of October is filled to the brim with Client events and our stellar service team is on the edge of their seats ready to jump in wherever needed, Debbie and I have all four eyes focused on 2018 and the opportunities it will…

Ruben Gonzalez: Unlikely Olympian with an Inspiring Message

Imagine ALL of your franchisees becoming proactive, action-oriented and taking full responsibility for their franchise’s results. What if your lower producing franchisees were inspired to step up to the plate and play full out? What would that do for your franchise’s bottom line? Four-Time Olympian, Best-Selling Author & Professional Speaker, Ruben Gonzalez takes his audience…

Joe Kiedinger: What Would “All-In” Engagement Do?

Transform franchise culture by understanding how to dignify each individual and in the process create “All-In” team members! Joe Kiedinger says… “Knowing a person’s dignity allows you to hire right, place right and retain employees.” His patented platform, dignify, simply and quickly gives franchise organizations the tools to understand ones’ dignity, and helps create a dignity-based…

Ricky Kalmon: Refreshingly Different—Decidedly WOW!

Ricky is fascinating, hilarious (and always tasteful 🙂 ) and “on the edge of your seat” unpredictable as a Stage Hypnotist…but he also delivers an invaluable, motivational and practical message on the power of the subconscious mind in our personal and professional results DAILY. Ricky WOWed one of our wonderful franchise clients earlier this month…

Opportunity Cost Meets the To-Do List

A dear friend sent me this smart and thought-provoking article found on Quartz a couple weeks back and it has stayed with me—leaving me to ponder….what is MY greatest export? Intrigued? I HIGHLY recommend the read. How can the 1817 economic principle, the theory of comparative advantage, change your life today? Read on… An Economic…

Joe Kiedinger: Hire Right, Place Right & Retain!

Joe Kiedinger, inspired by the Servant Leadership movement, has created an assessment tool which drills down into what motivates people. Whether with potential or current team members, this data allows your franchisees to hire, then bring out the best in each team member, which results in a culture of dignity and RETENTION! Check out an…

Let’s Turn Valentine’s Day on its Head!

I get it, Valentine’s Day is traditionally about “significant others”—which is a wonderful thing to celebrate. But I’d like to take the liberty to broaden and twist it a bit. 🙂 So, after a quick exercise in “what do YOU love?” we came up with the… Top 20 Things We LOVE! We love to laugh…

February Feature: Speakers Who Build Incredible Teams – The Corps Group

  From Top Gun to High Flying Teams! In the world of building high performing teams, consider this: “How can we ask 5,000 people, 19-20 years old, with extremely diverse backgrounds, experience and education, to launch and recover F-18s at night, in weather?! How, in a short period of time, can we turn these young…