Top Business Leaders Show
How To Build a Successful Business With Uhnder’s COO, Sandeep Chennakeshu
Join Bela Musits, host of the Top Business Leaders Show, as he speaks with Sandeep Chennakeshu, Chief Operating Officer of Uhnder. Sandeep highlights the importance of aligning culture and strategy, metrics for measuring employee performance, and the challenges established companies and startups face.
[SpotOn Series] The Motivation Behind Successful Businesses With Barry Jessurun of Green Valley Hospitality
In this episode of the SpotOn Series, Chad Franzen is joined by Barry Jessurun, President and CEO of Green Valley Hospitality. They discuss how to handle professional burnout, adopting a healthy mindset to ensure business longevity, and the key elements of fast casual restaurants that attract customers. Barry also breaks down the most common obstacles for entrepreneurs of all ages and gives advice on starting a business in the hospitality industry.
The Value of Connections and Referrals With YOUR Referral Partner’s Founder, Devin Sizemore
Join Chad Franzen, host of the Top Business Leaders Show, as he speaks with Devin Sizemore, Founder of YOUR Referral Partner. Devin talks about YOUR Referral Partner and their mission, the value of referrals and connections, lessons he’s learned as an entrepreneur, and how he helps people as a speaker.
[SpotOn Series] The Ups and Downs of Owning a Restaurant Franchise
Join Chad Franzen in this episode of the SpotOn Series as he queries Pinal Sitaram on his 14 years of experience as a franchisee for multiple Buffalo Wild Wings locations in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area. Pinal explains the hardships of owning a restaurant franchise, the motivation behind opening a franchise, and his quest to add additional franchises in his community.
[SpotOn Series] Transforming People’s Quality of Life One Bite at a Time With Raji Sankar of Choolaah
In this episode of the SpotOn Series, Chad Franzen welcomes Raji Sankar, Co-founder and CEO of Choolaah. They discuss the intricacies of starting a restaurant and the benefits franchising can bring to your business. Raji goes on to explain creating a confident brand message that resonates with consumers, how to stay true to your company values even through challenges, and the best ways to learn from costly mistakes when starting your business.
[SpotOn Series] How One Informal Conversation Led Gaurav “G” Patel Into the Restaurant Business
In this episode of the SpotOn Series, host Chad Franzen of Rise25 talks to Gaurav “G” Patel, the Founder of Eschelon Experiences, to discuss his restaurant ventures. G talks about getting his start in the restaurant business, what makes him successful in the industry, how his companies survived the pandemic, and more.
[SpotOn Series] How to Successfully Scale Your Restaurant Business With Mac Hay and Sebastien Taffara From Mac’s Seafood
In this episode of the SpotOn Series, Chad Franzen is joined by Mac Hay, the Founder and CEO of Mac’s Seafood, and Sebastien Taffara, Restaurant Director and Operations Manager at Mac’s Seafood. They talk about the challenges of starting a restaurant business, profitability prospects with seasonal food items, scaling their business to multiple locations, introducing wholesale and retail strategies, and adapting to pandemic restrictions in the hospitality industry.
Future-Proofing a Mulitimillion-Dollar Industry With Allison+Partners Co-founder Jonathan Heit
Join Chad Franzen, host of the Top Business Leaders Show, as he speaks with Jonathan Heit, Co-founder and Global Operating Officer of Allison+Partners. Jonathan explains future-proofing an organization, the Allison+Partners origin story, dealing with inflationary pressures, and more. Plus, Jonathan shares his daily routine and some of the best advice he’s received as a business leader.
[SpotOn Series] Creating Excellence in Dining With Robert Hall of Refined Hospitality Concepts
In this episode of the SpotOn Series, Chad Franzen speaks with Robert Hall, CEO of Refined Hospitality Concepts, about the atmosphere and inspiration for each of his restaurants. Robert strives to create a culture of excellence across all of his restaurants, from Bourbon and Banner’s speakeasy design to the fun Euro-Western atmosphere of Sfereco. His experience in the industry has propelled Refined Hospitality Concepts through the challenges of the pandemic, and the company continues to grow, introduce new concepts, and open new locations.
[SpotOn Series] Tips To Grow Your Business and Support Your People With Tom Coogle of Reynolds Foodliner Inc. and Your Pie Franchising
In this episode of the SpotOn Series, Chad Franzen is joined by Tom Coogle, President of Reynolds Foodliner Inc. and Franchise Owner at Your Pie Franchising. They discuss maintaining a great culture, supporting employees, and pivoting during tough times. Tom explains the importance of sharing profit with employees, streamlining processes to improve workflow, and creating a culture based on authenticity and positivity. Plus, he shares his experience running a business and franchise.