Rick Grossmann

Rick Grossmann

Author - Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise Bible - CEO Franchise Hub
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About Rick Grossmann

Rick has been involved in the franchise industry since 1994. He franchised his first company and grew it to 49 locations in 19 states during the mid to late 1990s. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and primary trainer focusing on franchise owner relations and creating tools and technologies to increase franchisee success. Rick developed and launched his second franchise organization in 2003. He led this company as the CEO and CMO growing to over 150 locations in less than three years. He developed the high tech/high touch franchise recruiting and sales system. Both companies achieved ranking on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 List. During this period Rick served as a business and marketing consultant to small business and multimillion dollar enterprises. He also consulted with franchise owners and prospective franchisees, franchisors, and companies seeking to franchise. Rick had the honor of working with his mentor, Erwin Keup as a contributing Author for the 7th edition of Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise Bible published by Entrepreneur Press. Mr. Grossmann has been chosen as the new Author of Franchise Bible and his 8th Edition was released worldwide in January of 2017. He currently serves as an executive coach and strategist for multiple franchise clients.

Areas of Expertise

Franchising a Business
Buying Franchises
Business Marketing and Expanding
Executive Coaching

Books By Rick Grossmann

Franchise Bible

More From Rick Grossmann

Franchise 500

How Franchises Can (and Should) Attract Millennial and Gen Z Franchisees

Young franchisees keep brands relevant with millennial and Gen Z customers, and with decades of career growth ahead of them, they can help bring long-term growth and continuity to franchise companies. So why don't we spend more time courting them?
Training

How to Scale Your Training with Video and Learning Management Systems

Delivering the same content to every new employee increases efficiency, quality and safety.
Franchises

Fight for Your Franchise Challenge, Week 12: Become a Stronger Leader With These Proven Tactics

Leadership-development tips and strategies from your 'Franchise Bible' coach.
Franchises

Fight for Your Franchise Challenge, Week 9: Money-Saving Efficiency Strategies

Operational strategy tips from your 'Franchise Bible' coach.
Franchises

Fight for Your Franchise Challenge, Week 8: No-Nonsense Techniques to Improve Your Cashflow

Take advantage of these financial mastery tips from your 'Franchise Bible' coach.
Franchises

Fight for Your Franchise Challenge, Week 7: Make Better Decisions With the Three Decision Lens Strategy

Every decision made by any leader impacts the overall brand and all of its parts. 
Franchises

Fight for Your Franchise Challenge, Week 6: How to Hire and Manage for Explosive Growth

Delving into servant leadership and the Upside Down Pyramid strategy.
Recovery

Fight for Your Franchise Challenge, Week 5: Implementing the Franchise Equation

When a business is running at its peak in all areas, efficiency and profitability increase exponentially.
Franchise Crisis Management Series

Fight for Your Franchise Challenge, Week 4: Evaluate, Adapt and Overcome

Three important steps can save your business for the future.
Franchise Crisis Management Series

Fight for Your Franchise Challenge, Week 3: Building Your Tribe

Be a decisive and rewarding leader, and you can get through anything.
Franchises

Fight for Your Franchise Challenge, Week 2: Getting in the Mindset for Success

Commitment, perspective and balance are among your most crucial tools.
Franchise Crisis Management Series

Fight for Your Franchise

Introducing a new challenge that will hopefully help us all get through this tough time together.
Franchises

Franchise Owner Gives Back to the Bahamas

The story of how one Canadian Expedia CruiseShipCenters owner helped his home nation after Hurricane Dorian.