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Franchise Speaker Events

Rory Vaden Helps Franchisors Multiply Time at IFA!

Rory Vaden received rave reviews after his Mini Sunday Super-Session and our phone hasn’t stopped ringing! “Everything you know about time management is wrong.” What?!?! Intrigued? Check out Rory’s TEDx Talk: How to Multiply Your Time. If you don’t have the time (😉) to watch it now, save the link somewhere to view later. It’ll…

Healthier Franchise Relationships with Greg Nathan

Have you considered helping your team take their healthy franchise relationships skills to the next level by working with the international thought leader, Greg Nathan and his team at the Franchise Relationships Institute? Maybe it’s been on your ‘wish list’ but the stars have not yet aligned to make it happen? Well, here’s your chance…

Grateful to be Within the Franchise Community at the FaegreBD Summit

While at the FaegreBD Summit, Hurricane Harvey was relentlessly submerging Houston in flood waters, and several franchisors were receiving news from their Houston area franchisees—both with incredible needs and with stories of heroism. And as I’m writing, many other franchisors and franchisees in Florida and the southeast are bracing for the arrival of Hurricane Irma….

Free Webinar Replay: HOW TO Deliver a WOW Opening Speech at Your Franchise Convention

Our webinar last week, partnering with Patricia Fripp, executive speaker coach, was a wild success. I spoke to a least of few of you who were interested, but could not make the live webinar fit your schedule. For you and any others that would like to benefit from the tips, tools and techniques Patricia discussed,…

Create Breakout Sessions That Earn Rave Reviews!

Often franchisors leverage internal talent or vendor partner subject matter experts to deliver content in their breakout track curriculum. Wouldn’t you love to have your franchisees engaged, participating, excited and tactically ready to implement new tools and techniques into their businesses as soon as they return home? One of the biggest concerns (and sometimes complaints)…

Solidify Commitment to Your System Throughout Your Convention by Using Hollywood Storytelling Techniques

Imagine walking the halls after your opening “State of the Franchise System” speech and hearing… “I realized there is no better way to run our franchise than to follow the system”…over and over from your franchisees.  🙂  Hall-of-Fame keynote speaker, executive speech coach, presentation trainer AND long-time SPEAK! friend, Patricia Fripp has tried and true…

GO GREEN!

Why not make your next franchise convention GREENer than your last?  Whether you’ve been part of the sustainable trend or not, it’s no longer a fad.  It’s fast becoming a way of life. When I recently read the opening line of a meetings industry article, I was stunned: “A few years ago, the meetings and…

Waldo Waldman and Gerry O’Brion ROCK IT at the Faegre 2015 Franchise Summit!

Both Waldo Waldman & Gerry O’Brion recently spoke at the 2015 Faegre Franchise Summit. Rave reviews are still coming in and if you haven’t seen either of these super-smart, super-engaging franchise speakers live yet, just ask any of the 150 franchise execs representing more than 70+ brands what they thought. We continue to hear descriptors…

Food Allergies! Don’t Overlook This Important Franchise Conference Detail

Managing a franchise conference is no small feat. There’s a reason they occur yearly: that can be how long they take to plan (and sometimes longer!). There are the meeting planner tasks we are all aware of: securing a venue, planning the content and agenda, hiring speakers, breakout trainers, emcees and entertainers, planning networking &…

The Top 5 Qualities for Field Management Success

In this 2-Minute Healthy Franchise Relations Tip, Greg Nathan shares the findings from his Field Managers Performance Study, which outlines the top 5 qualities for field management success. New Research Findings on Field ManagersBy Greg Nathan In this Tip I’m going to share results from the Field Manager Performance Study, our latest research project at…