Host Andrea Bailey-Brown, MBA is a former teacher turned award- winning entrepreneur. She has been a multi-unit franchise owner with Jiffy Lube for the past 12 years. She has grown those businesses to over 8 figures, and her locations have been used as the training site for new
She is also a Franchise Consultant and Business Growth Strategist at Bailey Brown Business Consulting. She helps franchise and business owners to double sales and increase profitability in their business.
The Franchise Success Show will shed light on how to choose the right franchise for you, how to set your business up so that it can be franchised, how to avoid the most costly and common mistakes that franchisees make. Andrea will share the facts and what it takes to build a multi-million dollar company, and the strategies that are working in the franchise industry.
You will hear from leading franchise and business experts as well as many franchisors and franchisees who are in the process of growing their franchised business.
If you aren’t currently a franchisee or in the franchise industry, but you have dreams of business ownership, this podcast will also give you insights in to the franchise industry that isn’t available anywhere else.
Andrea’s approach to business and the franchise world is authentic and real. She ventured into entrepreneurship when she bought her first business while she was in her third year of University. Since then she has bought, built and scaled businesses in multiple industries.
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Be The Best and Don't Shy Away From Challenges with Megan Allen
In this episode, Andrea talks with Megan Allen about the barriers around franchising and breaking them down, being the best and working hard.
Megan Allen has spent her entire career in the franchise industry. She owned her own business with her father during college in the finance industry, helping franchisees create growth through leasing equipment for property improvement plans.
What it Really Takes to Succeed as a Franchise Owner & Entrepreneur
In this solo episode, Andrea explains how finding success in entrepreneurship is like following a recipe or a formula. Sometimes you have to follow the steps, but sometimes you have to improvise and add your own flair!
Finding Bravery & Standing on Your Own as an Entrepreneur with Shazma Charania
In this episode, Andrea talks with Shazma Charania about coming from a family business to finding her individual entrepreneurial voice in Mexico, to standing on her own as a franchise owner.
Shazma has played a major role in growing the family business, ZS Holdings. Looking to build upon the strong foundation established by her parents, Shazma has steered the growth of her family business from two to seven hotels including Holiday Inn & Suites Red Deer, Holiday Inn Express Red Deer, Holiday Inn Hinton, Holiday Inn & Suites Hinton, and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Edson. The newest addition to the hotel family is the Holiday Inn Express Red Deer North and starting construction of Staybridge Suites in Red Deer. ZS Holdings also has 2 restaurants, including the award-winning Boulevard Restaurant + Lounge in Red Deer and Greentree Restaurant & Fireside Lounge in Hinton.
From Bootstrapping Slowly to Crazy Growth with Chanel Grant
In this episode, Andrea talks with Chanel Grant about creating generational wealth, bringing brands to local communities, proving yourself to lenders and more.
Chanel Grant is a part of the multi-unit family-run franchise business Healthy Living Ventures, LLC. Healthy Living Ventures, LLC formed in 2015 to acquire, develop and operate Tropical Smoothie Cafes in the Maryland and Virginia territories. Additionally, the team formed Healthy Living Ventures II, LLC in 2019 to acquire, develop and operate Hand and Stone Facial and Massages throughout the East Coast territory. They’ve also developed an online course called: “So You Want To Buy A Franchise” which is designed to educate and mentor aspiring entrepreneurs on the franchising process.
Listening to Your Team and Selling Happiness with Cliff Kennedy
In this episode, Andrea talks with Cliff Kennedy about taking over a family business, the ideal franchisee, and more with Frios Gourmet Pops franchiser, Cliff Kennedy.
Cliff Kennedy is the CEO of Frios Gourmet Pops, a family business that he took over in 2018. Frios manufactures gourmet pops for Frios franchise locations and private label for various companies.
Franchises as Assets & the Owner Mindset with Lisa Larter
In this episode, Andrea talks transitioning from the corporate world to entrepreneurship, looking at franchises as a job vs. a sellable asset, and more with Franchise coach and strategy & marketing expert Lisa Larter.
Lisa Larter is a master at integrating modern marketing with effective business strategy to capture leads and revenue growth opportunities.
Lisa Larter: https://lisalarter.com/
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Very informative and great guest. Good takeaways 👍🏾