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[SpotOn Series] Creating the Top Restaurants in Texas

[SpotOn Series] Creating the Top Restaurants in Texas

In this episode of the SpotOn Series, Chad Franzen chats with Dallas Hale, the CEO of Shell Shack, Ebb & Flow, and Sushi Marquee, about how he grew his restaurants into dining destinations. He discusses his humble beginnings in the industry and shares the lessons he learned from bussing tables, working in nightclubs, and managing award-winning restaurants. Whether you’re a foodie looking for the best crab in DFW or an entrepreneur planning to open your own restaurant, you don’t want to miss this!

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[SpotOn Series] Upgrading Your Restaurant’s Digital Strategy

[SpotOn Series] Upgrading Your Restaurant’s Digital Strategy

In this episode of the SpotOn Series, Chad Franzen is joined by Meredith Sandland and Carl Orsbourn, Co-authors of Delivering the Digital Restaurant, to discuss how to upgrade your digital restaurant strategy. They talk about the industry experiences that influenced their innovative ideas, why ghost kitchens and virtual brands are the way of the future, and the key takeaways from their new book.

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[SpotOn Series] Engineering Inspiration Through Ice Cream

[SpotOn Series] Engineering Inspiration Through Ice Cream

In this episode of the SpotOn Series, Chad Franzen sits down with Garrett Clark, the Founder and Visionary of Rolling Monkey, to talk about leadership, redefining success, and the key to running an unforgettable ice cream business. Garrett explains the concept of servant leadership, why you should create a unique food experience, and how to use the Japanese principle of Ikigai to unlock your business’s full potential. Stay tuned for more.

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How Essential is Digital Marketing to Business Success?

How Essential is Digital Marketing to Business Success?

In this episode of the Top Business Leaders Show, Chad Franzen sits down with Ben LeDonni, the CEO and Founder of Creative MMS, to discuss marketing. Ben talks about digital marketing, how data drives digital marketing, and the advantages and disadvantages of having employees who are smarter than you.

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[SpotOn Series] From Investment Banking to The Restaurant Business

[SpotOn Series] From Investment Banking to The Restaurant Business

In this episode of the SpotOn Series, Chad Franzen interviews Rick Spell, Private Equity Investor and the Owner at Spell Restaurant Group. Rick shares his tips for buying and managing restaurants and explains how he oversees hundreds of employees across nine locations. Plus, he discusses how his businesses have continued to succeed through difficult challenges like a hurricane and a pandemic. Stay tuned.

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[SpotOn Series] Solving Restaurant Industry Pain Points Through One App

[SpotOn Series] Solving Restaurant Industry Pain Points Through One App

In this episode of the SpotOn Series, Chad Franzen is joined by Kassandra Pike, the Founder of Fliptable, to discuss how her app is revolutionizing the restaurant industry. Kassandra shares how both restaurateurs and job seekers can utilize the app, her inspiration behind the project, and how Fliptable is working to move the industry forward.

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Getting Current in the Changing Landscape of Data Security and Privacy

Getting Current in the Changing Landscape of Data Security and Privacy

In this episode of the Top Business Leaders Show, Chad Franzen sits down with Jodi Daniels, the Founder and CEO of Red Clover Advisors, to talk about data privacy. They discuss the meaning of GDPR and CCPA, three steps in which a business can add privacy to their sales collateral, and topics the She Said Privacy, He Said Security podcast covers. Tune in to learn how to invest in best practices and strategies in today’s business, marketing, and technology landscape, no matter where you are in the process.

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[SpotOn Series] 3 Ingredients You Need to Grow Your Restaurant Business

[SpotOn Series] 3 Ingredients You Need to Grow Your Restaurant Business

In this episode of the SpotOn Series, Chad Franzen chats with David Grossman, the President and CEO of Epic Burger, about his strategies for scaling a restaurant chain. With 30-plus years in the restaurant industry, David shares his expert advice on real estate selection and negotiation, transforming a restaurant during a pandemic, and more. He’ll also make your mouth water as he describes what’s next for his Chicago-based burger joint.

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[Podcast Series] “I Don’t Have Time To Start a Podcast” & 10+ Reasons How Podcasting Will Save You Time

[Podcast Series] “I Don’t Have Time To Start a Podcast” & 10+ Reasons How Podcasting Will Save You Time

In this episode of the Top Business Leaders Show, Dr. Jeremy Weisz and John Corcoran, the Co-founders of Rise25, talk about the value of having a podcast and how it can save you precious time. They discuss how podcasting helps you build strategic relationships and connects you with your ideal clients through referral partners, which speeds up your sales cycle. Stay tuned to find out how it can save you time and help you achieve your primary business objectives.

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