Jeff Dudan is the CEO of Dudan Partners. Dudan Partners focuses on empowering early stage entrepreneurs in the franchise industry. Jeff helps others find freedom through entrepreneurship, and believes franchising is a great avenue for people to do this. In January of 2019, Jeff sold AdvantaClean Systems, a company he founded in 1994 and built to a national franchise brand with over 230 locations in 37 states. Additionally, Jeff recently published his book “Discernment: The Business Athlete’s Regimen for a Great Life Through Better Decisions,” which shows entrepreneurs how to develop their discernment to choose the path most likely to get them where they want to go.
[0:59] Josh introduces today’s guest, Jeff Dudan, the CEO of Dudan Partners.
[2:18] Josh welcomes Jeff to Franchise Euphoria.
[2:52] Jeff self-identifies as a franchisor and gives an overview of the various franchising endeavors he’s been involved with over the years.
[4:41] Josh and Jeff discuss the ins and outs of one of Jeff’s franchising endeavors: Mowbot.
[9:58] Jeff shares how he came up with the idea for AdvantaClean and what ultimately led him to sell all of the company’s locations.
[12:57] Jeff discusses how entrepreneurs can plan for the future while also being flexible and ready for innovation.
[15:36] Jeff decided to write his new book “Discernment: The Business Athlete’s Regimen for a Great Life Through Better Decisions,” to create a model of decision making based on the experiences he’s had in his life.
[22:02] Jeff’s number one piece of advice for the emerging franchisor is not to undervalue the benefit of a mentorship.
[23:52] If you want to learn more about Jeff and his book, visit one of his websites listed below.
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