Art launched a hamburger stand at the age of 15. He turned this into a succesful family business by implementing franchise-like systems into the daily operations of the business. Art has utilized this model in several businesses since, and has had a very successful career in franchising. We discuss many interesting things in this interview not the least of which is why buying a franchise is not a free pass to success. And what to do to make yourself succesful in life and business. Art is an expert when it comes to franchising and franchise-like systems integration. Even more, Art is passionate about small business and entrepreneurship. Listen in to his exciting journey, and learn how he combined his passions with a successful and profitable business model to find happiness in his life and career.
Art is a franchise executive and small business specialist. He has 20+ years in franchising and small business endeavors. Art is the former CEO of a top 200 franchise brand called Alpha Graphics where he has currently transitioned to a consulting role. He is a specialist at identifying challenges and implementing turn around plans for franchises and small businesses.
Ø What franchises are all about
Ø Knowing the industry you are in
Ø What your franchisor should be really great at
Ø Advantages in franchising
Ø Understanding you can’t do it on your own
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