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How To Build a Self-Sustaining Business So You Can Pursue Other Passions

How To Build a Self-Sustaining Business So You Can Pursue Other Passions

In this episode of the Top Business Leaders Show, Chad Franzen is joined by Casey Cavell, the Founder of Legacy 4:12, to discuss ways entrepreneurs can build a self-sustaining business that makes an impact and leaves a legacy. Casey talks about why he wants to help growth-minded entrepreneurs, lessons he’s learned over time, why the right people make all the difference, and what makes a business person and a company successful.

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[SpotOn Series] Creating and Sustaining a Successful Restaurant With Mark Moeller of The Recipe of Success

[SpotOn Series] Creating and Sustaining a Successful Restaurant With Mark Moeller of The Recipe of Success

In today’s episode of the SpotOn Series, Chad Franzen joins Mark Moeller, President and Founder of The Recipe of Success, to talk about creating and sustaining a successful and profitable restaurant. As someone with 40 years of restaurant industry experience, Mark divulges how he transformed a struggling restaurant with his consulting business, some common mistakes restaurateurs make when starting out, and the benefits of hiring a consultant as a new restaurant owner.

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[SpotOn Series] Thriving in the Midst of Career Changes With Paul Carolan of Paul Carolan Consulting

[SpotOn Series] Thriving in the Midst of Career Changes With Paul Carolan of Paul Carolan Consulting

In this episode of the SpotOn Series, Chad Franzen interviews Paul Carolan, the Principal of Paul Carolan Consulting, about his storied career in hospitality. As an accomplished restaurant executive with 40+ years of experience to his name, Paul shares invaluable advice on making sound financial decisions, the importance of company culture, and the strengths of managing and motivating employees through teachable moments.

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[SpotOn Series] Pioneering New Business Models for Eateries with Kirk Mauriello of Virturant

[SpotOn Series] Pioneering New Business Models for Eateries with Kirk Mauriello of Virturant

In this episode of the SpotOn Series, Chad Franzen picks the brain of Virturant President and Co-founder Kirk Mauriello to learn the ins and outs of virtual restaurants, a burgeoning business model in the eatery industry. Kirk explains how the flexible day-to-day operations of virtual restaurants maximize the productivity and profits of existing kitchens. He also details how the pandemic forced the industry years ahead of where it would be otherwise.

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[SpotOn Series] Creating a Lasting Legacy With Michael Schultz of Infuse Hospitality

[SpotOn Series] Creating a Lasting Legacy With Michael Schultz of Infuse Hospitality

In this episode of the SpotOn Series, Chad Franzen chats with Infuse Hospitality Founder and CEO Michael Schultz about how his desire to create a lasting legacy for his family led him to become an entrepreneur. Michael discusses his humble beginnings in the hospitality industry, the key components of a successful brand, and how being service-minded and observant of human behaviors helped his company find stability and success — even once the pandemic reared its ugly head.

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[SpotOn Series] Innovation: Your Restaurant’s Secret Ingredient for Success with Ethan Huynh of EAAT Restaurant Group

[SpotOn Series] Innovation: Your Restaurant’s Secret Ingredient for Success with Ethan Huynh of EAAT Restaurant Group

In this episode of the SpotOn Series, Chad Franzen talks with Ethan Huynh, the Founder and CEO of EAAT Restaurant Group, about his experience as a restaurant owner and operator. Ethan discusses the challenges of opening new restaurants just before and during the pandemic. He also explains how innovation, such as self-service ordering, can relieve many of the new pressures restaurants are feeling, and how fresh ideas can make your restaurant a success. To hear more, tune in to this episode.

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[SpotOn Series] How To Win the Franchise Game With Dan Rowe of Fransmart

[SpotOn Series] How To Win the Franchise Game With Dan Rowe of Fransmart

In this episode of the SpotOn Series, Chad Franzen sits down with Dan Rowe, CEO of Fransmart, to talk about how the company has become one of the world leaders in franchising. Dan shares how his time in the restaurant industry led him to franchising, the ways Fransmart helps franchisees succeed, and the tried-and-true systems restaurant owners need to grow and reach their goals.

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