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Franchise Friday is produced by FranchisEsource Brands International and powered by The Entrepreneur's Source. Each week on franchise Friday, we'll explore franchising, entrepreneurship, and small business ownership. Franchise Friday airs every Friday at 10 AM ET.

Latest Episodes

Diversify Your Life Through Franchising

On today's episode of Franchise Friday, we're joined by Linnore Gonzales, serial entrepreneur and Decor & You franchise owner. About Our Guest Linnore grew up with her family being entrepreneurs so she always knew that she will own and operate her own business. In 1999, Linnore and her husband bought a paint-your-own-ceramics studio in Englewood,CO and converted this independent business to a Color Me Mine franchise. In a span of 10 years they owned and operated three Color Me Mine retail locations in Park Meadows, Boulder and Cherry Creek. In 2003, Linnore joined with the Decor & You Franchise and opened a Decor & You decorating firm in Highlands Ranch. Linnore employs a talented team of designers and design assistants who provide design services to the Denver Metro Area and Front Range communities. Since opening the Highlands Ranch office, Decor & You has been a phenomenal success winning numerous awards and accolades from “Best of the Best” in Littleton, Highlands Ranch, Castle...

29 MIN2014 SEP 12
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Diversify Your Life Through Franchising

Driving Towards Success - In Style!

Today's Franchise Friday guest is Frank Soccorsi,President at Driven Brands Mobile services. He'll be joining us to talk about the ins and outs of his franchised business, diving into a profile of the ideal franchisee, exaimining the lifestyle choices afforded to franchisees, and much more. About Our Guest Frank SoccorsijoinedDriven Brandsas President and COO of Mobile Services in 2008 with over 27 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket and franchising industries.Mobile Services is comprised ofAutoQual, AeroColours and Drive N Style, each of which provide a variety of services and profit opportunities to primarily new and used car dealers.Prior to joining theDriven Brand'steam,Soccorsievolvedhisleadership skills, holding a number of positions withZiebart International Corporationincluding Executive VP and COO.Soccorsialso served on Ziebart's Board of Directors from 2003 to 2006.In November of 2006SoccorsijoinedAutomotive Franchise Systemswhereheserved as COO forAutoQualan...

29 MIN2014 AUG 22
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Driving Towards Success - In Style!

Exploring Semi-Absentee Franchise Ownership

This week on Franchise Friday, host Brendan Major is joined by Gus Iurillo of The Entrepreneur's Source. Gus will be joining us to talk about exploring semi-absentee franchise ownership as a means of diversification, including the definition of a semi-absentee business, what makes someone a good candidate to explorethis avenue, some examples of semi-absentee business models, and much more! About Our Guest Gus Iurillo has been an Entrepreneur's Source coach and multi-unit franchise owner for the last 12 years. During that time, he has assisted nearly 250 people to realize their aspiration, to own their own business. Prior to that, he spent 15 years in Corporate America, working in marketing roles of increasing responsibility for 4 different Fortune 500 companies.

46 MIN2014 AUG 1
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Exploring Semi-Absentee Franchise Ownership

Creating the Life You Want

This week on Franchise Friday, Brendan Major is joined by Susan Scotts of The Entrepreneur's Source. Susan will talk about some of the joys of business ownership, and how anyone can achieve this goal. She'll also cover the benefits of building wealth and equity for yourself, but not by yourself. Be sure to tune in! About Our Guest Susan Scotts is devoted to motivating, providing direction, and inspiring others to manifest their best. A highly respected coach, author, speaker and trainer,Susanenjoys being part of her clients' journey of self-discovery. She helps guide clients towards self-sufficiency by exploring alternate career options in a safe environment. With over 20 years of experience in the franchising industry, and enjoys helping others invest in themselves and educates them about the possibilities and options that exist to become self-sufficient.She’s committed to empowering others to achieve their income, lifestyle wealth and equity goals. She believes everyone has a rig...

31 MIN2014 JUL 25
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Creating the Life You Want

The Human Resources Advantage

This week on Franchise Friday Brendan Major is joined by Susan Strong, anArea Developer in Northern California for The Entrepreneur's Source and Advicoach self-employment and business coaching franchise organizations. Susan has a strong background in corporate human resources, and brings many qualities and skills that she has learned over the years into her current endeavors. Susan will discuss some of those skills, and why they have been helpful in making her Entrepreneur's Source and AdviCoach franchises so successful. She'll also talk about the difference between consulting and coaching, and why it's important to know the difference between the two. About Our Guest Susan is an Area Developer in Northern California for The Entrepreneur's Source and Advicoach self-employment and business coaching franchise organizations. Prior to becoming a franchisee almost 5 years ago, Susan worked for 20+ years with Fortune 500, Growth and Start-Up companies as a Senior Human Resources professio...

31 MIN2014 JUL 18
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The Human Resources Advantage

The Prior-Service Entrepreneur

This week we're honored to welcome Michael Kaplan to Franchis Friday. Michael is an advocate for Military Veterans who are transitioning into the civilian workforce, and is joining us to share his passion for veteran entrepreneurship. He'll talk about his book, "The Prior-Service Entrepreneur", and the various types of organizations for corporate and academic instituations that he develops and impliments. Michael will also talk about some of the greatest challenges that face veteran entrepreneurs, andways to overcome those hurdles. About Our Guest Michaelis a a passionate advocate for Military Veterans who are transitioning into the civilian workforce, and works as a mentor with numerous academic and corporate organizations serving that cause. In support of that initiative hewrote "The Prior-Service Entrepreneur: Providing Military Veterans with the Competitive Skills to Start a Successful Business,” which currently enjoys a 5-STAR rating on Amazon. Michaelalso regularly writesand ...

32 MIN2014 JUL 11
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The Prior-Service Entrepreneur

From Corporate America to Franchise Success with Sir Grout

This week your host Brendan Major is joined by Tom Lindberg, President & Co-Founder of Sir Grout Franchising LLC. Tom will be talking about his transition from the corporate CPG world to the world of entrepreneurship and franchising. He'll give into his strategy of "winning with winners", how Sir Grout creates a winning experience for its customers each and every time, and the ways digitization plays a part in the day to day operations of any business. Don't miss this great guest! About Our Guest Currently Mr. Lindberg is building a unique service model organization that restores tile, grout, stone and wood and has begun franchising it throughout North America and Asia. As of March 2014 the enterprise had 35 locations in 16 states including a location in Singapore. Rewarding its best growth year yet the January 2014 edition of Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500 ranked Sir Grout in the Top 500 franchises. Sir Grout's nearest competitor(s) have fallen off the list entirely. He spen...

33 MIN2014 JUN 27
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From Corporate America to Franchise Success with Sir Grout

Leveraging Networking Events for your Franchise

In celebration of National Franchise Week and Day 2 of the International Franchise Expo, we're brining you special guestRich Delgiorno, Business Development and Show Manager for MFV Expositions. MFV Expos manages and produces the International Franchise Expo, the largest public franchise expo in the country, which is this weekend at the Javits Center in New York City!Rich will be talking about the history of the IFE (International Franchise Expo), what's involved in participating in networking events, and how franchisors can use them to benefit their brands. We'll also talk about some of the benefits associated with networking events, and how technology and social media are being utilized in this space. About Our Guest Rich Delgiorno, Business Development and Show Manager for MFV Expositions,has more than 35 years of service, sales and management experience.He has been with MFV Expositions for over 30 years, and hismain responsibility is to promote and grow the International Franchi...

52 MIN2014 JUN 20
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Leveraging Networking Events for your Franchise

Women and Business Ownership

This week on Franchise Friday, host Brendan Major is joined by Judy Stoleson of The Entrepreneur's Source. They'll be talking about women and busines ownership; the advantages of being a woman in the business world, finding the "female factor" in busines, key traits that fuel the female advantage and much more! Make sure to tune in as Judy shares her insight into this important topic! About Our Guest Judy is a results driven executive with 30 years of business experience as a CPA, senior executive with a public corporation, and small business owner. Her area of expertise is finance, management and business development.She has been helping clients achieve their dream of business ownership for the past fifteen years as both a regional developer and a coach with The Entrepreneur's Source. Judy is the co-founder of WEBB (Women Empowered by Business) a nationwide organization whose mission is to promote successful entrepreneurship among women by providing opportunities and resources desi...

31 MIN2014 JUN 13
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Women and Business Ownership

Exploring Semi-Absentee Franchise Ownership

This week on Franchise Friday, host Brendan Major is joined by Gus Iurillo of The Entrepreneur's Source. Gus will be joining us to talk about exploring semi-absentee franchise ownership as a means of diversification, including the definition of a semi-absentee business, what makes someone a good candidate to explorethis avenue, some examples of semi-absentee business models, and much more! About Our Guest Gus Iurillo has been an Entrepreneur's Source coach and multi-unit franchise owner for the last 12 years. During that time, he has assisted nearly 250 people to realize their aspiration, to own their own business. Prior to that, he spent 15 years in Corporate America, working in marketing roles of increasing responsibility for 4 different Fortune 500 companies.

46 MIN2014 JUN 6
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Exploring Semi-Absentee Franchise Ownership

Latest Episodes

Diversify Your Life Through Franchising

On today's episode of Franchise Friday, we're joined by Linnore Gonzales, serial entrepreneur and Decor & You franchise owner. About Our Guest Linnore grew up with her family being entrepreneurs so she always knew that she will own and operate her own business. In 1999, Linnore and her husband bought a paint-your-own-ceramics studio in Englewood,CO and converted this independent business to a Color Me Mine franchise. In a span of 10 years they owned and operated three Color Me Mine retail locations in Park Meadows, Boulder and Cherry Creek. In 2003, Linnore joined with the Decor & You Franchise and opened a Decor & You decorating firm in Highlands Ranch. Linnore employs a talented team of designers and design assistants who provide design services to the Denver Metro Area and Front Range communities. Since opening the Highlands Ranch office, Decor & You has been a phenomenal success winning numerous awards and accolades from “Best of the Best” in Littleton, Highlands Ranch, Castle...

29 MIN2014 SEP 12
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Diversify Your Life Through Franchising

Driving Towards Success - In Style!

Today's Franchise Friday guest is Frank Soccorsi,President at Driven Brands Mobile services. He'll be joining us to talk about the ins and outs of his franchised business, diving into a profile of the ideal franchisee, exaimining the lifestyle choices afforded to franchisees, and much more. About Our Guest Frank SoccorsijoinedDriven Brandsas President and COO of Mobile Services in 2008 with over 27 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket and franchising industries.Mobile Services is comprised ofAutoQual, AeroColours and Drive N Style, each of which provide a variety of services and profit opportunities to primarily new and used car dealers.Prior to joining theDriven Brand'steam,Soccorsievolvedhisleadership skills, holding a number of positions withZiebart International Corporationincluding Executive VP and COO.Soccorsialso served on Ziebart's Board of Directors from 2003 to 2006.In November of 2006SoccorsijoinedAutomotive Franchise Systemswhereheserved as COO forAutoQualan...

29 MIN2014 AUG 22
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Driving Towards Success - In Style!

Exploring Semi-Absentee Franchise Ownership

This week on Franchise Friday, host Brendan Major is joined by Gus Iurillo of The Entrepreneur's Source. Gus will be joining us to talk about exploring semi-absentee franchise ownership as a means of diversification, including the definition of a semi-absentee business, what makes someone a good candidate to explorethis avenue, some examples of semi-absentee business models, and much more! About Our Guest Gus Iurillo has been an Entrepreneur's Source coach and multi-unit franchise owner for the last 12 years. During that time, he has assisted nearly 250 people to realize their aspiration, to own their own business. Prior to that, he spent 15 years in Corporate America, working in marketing roles of increasing responsibility for 4 different Fortune 500 companies.

46 MIN2014 AUG 1
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Exploring Semi-Absentee Franchise Ownership

Creating the Life You Want

This week on Franchise Friday, Brendan Major is joined by Susan Scotts of The Entrepreneur's Source. Susan will talk about some of the joys of business ownership, and how anyone can achieve this goal. She'll also cover the benefits of building wealth and equity for yourself, but not by yourself. Be sure to tune in! About Our Guest Susan Scotts is devoted to motivating, providing direction, and inspiring others to manifest their best. A highly respected coach, author, speaker and trainer,Susanenjoys being part of her clients' journey of self-discovery. She helps guide clients towards self-sufficiency by exploring alternate career options in a safe environment. With over 20 years of experience in the franchising industry, and enjoys helping others invest in themselves and educates them about the possibilities and options that exist to become self-sufficient.She’s committed to empowering others to achieve their income, lifestyle wealth and equity goals. She believes everyone has a rig...

31 MIN2014 JUL 25
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Creating the Life You Want

The Human Resources Advantage

This week on Franchise Friday Brendan Major is joined by Susan Strong, anArea Developer in Northern California for The Entrepreneur's Source and Advicoach self-employment and business coaching franchise organizations. Susan has a strong background in corporate human resources, and brings many qualities and skills that she has learned over the years into her current endeavors. Susan will discuss some of those skills, and why they have been helpful in making her Entrepreneur's Source and AdviCoach franchises so successful. She'll also talk about the difference between consulting and coaching, and why it's important to know the difference between the two. About Our Guest Susan is an Area Developer in Northern California for The Entrepreneur's Source and Advicoach self-employment and business coaching franchise organizations. Prior to becoming a franchisee almost 5 years ago, Susan worked for 20+ years with Fortune 500, Growth and Start-Up companies as a Senior Human Resources professio...

31 MIN2014 JUL 18
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The Human Resources Advantage

The Prior-Service Entrepreneur

This week we're honored to welcome Michael Kaplan to Franchis Friday. Michael is an advocate for Military Veterans who are transitioning into the civilian workforce, and is joining us to share his passion for veteran entrepreneurship. He'll talk about his book, "The Prior-Service Entrepreneur", and the various types of organizations for corporate and academic instituations that he develops and impliments. Michael will also talk about some of the greatest challenges that face veteran entrepreneurs, andways to overcome those hurdles. About Our Guest Michaelis a a passionate advocate for Military Veterans who are transitioning into the civilian workforce, and works as a mentor with numerous academic and corporate organizations serving that cause. In support of that initiative hewrote "The Prior-Service Entrepreneur: Providing Military Veterans with the Competitive Skills to Start a Successful Business,” which currently enjoys a 5-STAR rating on Amazon. Michaelalso regularly writesand ...

32 MIN2014 JUL 11
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The Prior-Service Entrepreneur

From Corporate America to Franchise Success with Sir Grout

This week your host Brendan Major is joined by Tom Lindberg, President & Co-Founder of Sir Grout Franchising LLC. Tom will be talking about his transition from the corporate CPG world to the world of entrepreneurship and franchising. He'll give into his strategy of "winning with winners", how Sir Grout creates a winning experience for its customers each and every time, and the ways digitization plays a part in the day to day operations of any business. Don't miss this great guest! About Our Guest Currently Mr. Lindberg is building a unique service model organization that restores tile, grout, stone and wood and has begun franchising it throughout North America and Asia. As of March 2014 the enterprise had 35 locations in 16 states including a location in Singapore. Rewarding its best growth year yet the January 2014 edition of Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500 ranked Sir Grout in the Top 500 franchises. Sir Grout's nearest competitor(s) have fallen off the list entirely. He spen...

33 MIN2014 JUN 27
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From Corporate America to Franchise Success with Sir Grout

Leveraging Networking Events for your Franchise

In celebration of National Franchise Week and Day 2 of the International Franchise Expo, we're brining you special guestRich Delgiorno, Business Development and Show Manager for MFV Expositions. MFV Expos manages and produces the International Franchise Expo, the largest public franchise expo in the country, which is this weekend at the Javits Center in New York City!Rich will be talking about the history of the IFE (International Franchise Expo), what's involved in participating in networking events, and how franchisors can use them to benefit their brands. We'll also talk about some of the benefits associated with networking events, and how technology and social media are being utilized in this space. About Our Guest Rich Delgiorno, Business Development and Show Manager for MFV Expositions,has more than 35 years of service, sales and management experience.He has been with MFV Expositions for over 30 years, and hismain responsibility is to promote and grow the International Franchi...

52 MIN2014 JUN 20
Comments
Leveraging Networking Events for your Franchise

Women and Business Ownership

This week on Franchise Friday, host Brendan Major is joined by Judy Stoleson of The Entrepreneur's Source. They'll be talking about women and busines ownership; the advantages of being a woman in the business world, finding the "female factor" in busines, key traits that fuel the female advantage and much more! Make sure to tune in as Judy shares her insight into this important topic! About Our Guest Judy is a results driven executive with 30 years of business experience as a CPA, senior executive with a public corporation, and small business owner. Her area of expertise is finance, management and business development.She has been helping clients achieve their dream of business ownership for the past fifteen years as both a regional developer and a coach with The Entrepreneur's Source. Judy is the co-founder of WEBB (Women Empowered by Business) a nationwide organization whose mission is to promote successful entrepreneurship among women by providing opportunities and resources desi...

31 MIN2014 JUN 13
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Women and Business Ownership

Exploring Semi-Absentee Franchise Ownership

This week on Franchise Friday, host Brendan Major is joined by Gus Iurillo of The Entrepreneur's Source. Gus will be joining us to talk about exploring semi-absentee franchise ownership as a means of diversification, including the definition of a semi-absentee business, what makes someone a good candidate to explorethis avenue, some examples of semi-absentee business models, and much more! About Our Guest Gus Iurillo has been an Entrepreneur's Source coach and multi-unit franchise owner for the last 12 years. During that time, he has assisted nearly 250 people to realize their aspiration, to own their own business. Prior to that, he spent 15 years in Corporate America, working in marketing roles of increasing responsibility for 4 different Fortune 500 companies.

46 MIN2014 JUN 6
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Exploring Semi-Absentee Franchise Ownership