42 min

S9 E6: How Dinesh Goswami Acquired 125+ Pizza Huts, Popeye’s, and Taco Bells Franchise Empires

    • Entrepreneurship

Did you know when it comes to where your franchise is situated, there’s a breakfast side and a dinner side of the street? 
Dinesh Goswami certainly does, and with 125+ franchise locations open, including Pizza Hut, Popeye’s, , Taco Bell, and Checker’s, he knows why understanding your location is the #1 thing you can do to ensure the longevity of your franchise. 
Dinesh talks with the Wolf about his diversified portfolio and the valuable lessons he’s learned from his extensive franchising career about staying resilient and consistent in the face of economic fluctuations. How have specialized franchise lenders and SBA loans helped Dinesh to scale? Plus, discover his unique approach to acquiring talent and fostering a people-centric business.
From understanding the importance of location selection to leveraging organic growth opportunities, Dinesh provides his incredible insights into the challenges of franchising at a high-level scale. 
 
00:00:48 - From Banker to Popeyes Owner
00:02:12 - Corporate Dropout Opens Successful Franchise
00:05:03 - Considerations for Choosing Restaurant Locations
00:12:39 - Avoid Costly Mistakes When Opening a Restaurant
00:14:03 - How to Convince Someone to Switch Jobs
00:18:41 - Capital Strategy for Business Expansion: SBA Loans or Profit Funneling?
00:21:06 - Specialized Lenders for Franchise Industry
00:29:25 - Diversifying Brands for Steady Growth
00:36:04 - Understand Your Strengths Before Marketing
 
Follow Dinesh:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dinesh-goswami-463547130/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dineshvgoswami/
 
Follow The Wolf: 
Newsletter: https://workweek.com/brand/the-wolf-of-franchises/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thewolfoffranchises
Twitter: https://twitter.com/franchisewolf
Website: https://www.krokit.com
 
And for exclusive insider content, don’t forget to check out my YouTube channel.
 
Are you a future franchise entrepreneur? Find all of the tools you need to launch, operate, and expand your franchise empire with the platform created by The Wolf himself, Krokit.com.
 
And if you’ve enjoyed listening to Franchise Empires, I’d be so grateful if you could drop me a 5-star review on Rate My Podcast. Thank you so much!
 

Did you know when it comes to where your franchise is situated, there’s a breakfast side and a dinner side of the street? 
Dinesh Goswami certainly does, and with 125+ franchise locations open, including Pizza Hut, Popeye’s, , Taco Bell, and Checker’s, he knows why understanding your location is the #1 thing you can do to ensure the longevity of your franchise. 
Dinesh talks with the Wolf about his diversified portfolio and the valuable lessons he’s learned from his extensive franchising career about staying resilient and consistent in the face of economic fluctuations. How have specialized franchise lenders and SBA loans helped Dinesh to scale? Plus, discover his unique approach to acquiring talent and fostering a people-centric business.
From understanding the importance of location selection to leveraging organic growth opportunities, Dinesh provides his incredible insights into the challenges of franchising at a high-level scale. 
 
00:00:48 - From Banker to Popeyes Owner
00:02:12 - Corporate Dropout Opens Successful Franchise
00:05:03 - Considerations for Choosing Restaurant Locations
00:12:39 - Avoid Costly Mistakes When Opening a Restaurant
00:14:03 - How to Convince Someone to Switch Jobs
00:18:41 - Capital Strategy for Business Expansion: SBA Loans or Profit Funneling?
00:21:06 - Specialized Lenders for Franchise Industry
00:29:25 - Diversifying Brands for Steady Growth
00:36:04 - Understand Your Strengths Before Marketing
 
Follow Dinesh:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dinesh-goswami-463547130/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dineshvgoswami/
 
Follow The Wolf: 
Newsletter: https://workweek.com/brand/the-wolf-of-franchises/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thewolfoffranchises
Twitter: https://twitter.com/franchisewolf
Website: https://www.krokit.com
 
And for exclusive insider content, don’t forget to check out my YouTube channel.
 
Are you a future franchise entrepreneur? Find all of the tools you need to launch, operate, and expand your franchise empire with the platform created by The Wolf himself, Krokit.com.
 
And if you’ve enjoyed listening to Franchise Empires, I’d be so grateful if you could drop me a 5-star review on Rate My Podcast. Thank you so much!
 

42 min