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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…

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…

John Francis: For the Love of Franchising

In keeping with the “love” theme this week 🙂 , we couldn’t come up with a better example of a speaker who loves franchising than John Francis. And franchising loves him! When talking to our clients, I cannot tell you how often we hear, “he’s worked with us, we love John, and our franchisees love…

Speakers Who Have Been Franchisees Recap plus one MORE! – TJ Schier

Over the last few weeks, we’ve featured speakers that have been or are franchisees, because they create a unique and instant connection with a franchisee audience. Following is a recap of those 4 speakers, plus one more—TJ Schier. He’s currently a multi-unit franchisee and his session at the 2015 National Restaurant Association Show was rated…

The SPEAK! ‘Month of Women’: Lisa Ford – Out-Think, Out-Serve, Out-Execute!

Welcome to Week #2 of SPEAK!’s “Month of Women”! If you missed Week #1, here’s the fact that led to our mission this month. Ready? Less than 10% of keynote speakers are women. Looking at the FANTASTIC female speakers we work with regularly, this should not be. So without further ado, next up is Lisa…

Why Do 28% of Franchisees Get the Thumbs Down?

Greg Nathan’s Healthy Franchise Relationships Two-Minute Tip Sometimes it takes a staggering statistic, like the fact that 28% percent of franchisees receive poor performance scores from franchisor executives, in order to create the shift necessary to improve these relationships. In this week’s Two-Minute Healthy Franchise Relationship Tip from Greg Nathan, we get great insight on…

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 Parallels of Athletic Prowess and Franchise Success

Ross Bernstein knows a thing or two about what it takes to be a champion. He is the best-selling author of nearly 50 sports books, and has met and interviewed thousands of professional athletes and coaches over the past 20 years. Ross gets franchisors and franchisees to think and act more like champions…because those who…

Achieve a Clear Vision for Your Franchise’s Success

Ford Saeks, Franchise Convention Speaker Extraordinaire, offers a simple three step process to create a “Massive Momentum Action Plan” to share with franchisees… Strategic planning is not always on top of the priority list for busy franchise owners. The day-to-day commitments of being a business owner (taking care of customers, sales, marketing, employee issues, payroll,…

The Counter-Intuitive Way to Increase Your Franchise’s Productivity

Here’s a great article from Entrepreneur.com to pass along to your franchisees. If you’re looking to increase productivity you’re going to have to take a step back from what you’ve learned as the “American Way” – living and breathing work, putting all other aspects of your life on the back burner, putting in 50-70 hour…