Franchise Leadership Secrets
Running a Business

Franchise Leadership Secrets


Originally aired Jun 27, 2019

Whether you're starting a new franchise business or growing an existing organization, you will find these leadership tips and strategies helpful. Franchise Bible author Rick Grossmann serves as an executive coach to franchise CEOs and other executives and support staff. He will unpack his best practices and proprietary strategies that his clients use every day to build their successful franchise organizations.

Rick's clients are among the most successful franchise brands in the country and have implemented his Franchise Bible strategies to grow their franchise communities. You can learn how to apply these leadership strategies to grow your business, improve your bottom line and overall business efficiencies.

Key Takeaways:

  • Identify your leadership style and how to best work with others.
  • Learn what franchise buyers are looking for in a franchise leadership team in today's marketplace.
  • Learn how to grow a leadership team by getting outside fractional leaders to help you bridge the gap.


Franchise Bible Author, Speaker and Coach

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 around the world.

Rick is the Author of Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise Bible series and his 9th Edition was released worldwide in April of 2021.  He also is a contributing author to Entrepreneur Magazine and other industry publications on the subject of franchising and business.

He currently heads up the Entrepreneur Franchise Advisors program, serves as an executive coach and strategist for multiple franchise clients and is the co-host of the Franchise Bible Coach Radio Podcast with Rick and Rob.

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