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  • 00:04

    Starting the New Year with “Calendar Zero” at Shopify

    in Business

    The Workplace Minute powered by H3 HR Advisors
    Sponsored by Paychex - one of the leading providers of HR, payroll, retirement, and software solutions for businesses of all sizes - learn more at www.paychex.com.
    Hosts: Steve Boese
    Welcome to the Workplace Minute powered by H3 HR Advisors. A short, quick version of the popular HR Happy Hour Podcast, where Steve Boese and Trish McFarlane, take on topics on Human Resources, HR technology, work, and the workplace. And more.
    In this episode Steve discusses how Shopify tries to increase productivity and unlock creativity by freeing up employee's calendars.
    To listen to the Workplace Minute powered by H3 HR Advisors - add the Workplace Minute by H3 HR Advisors skill to your Amazon Echo device's Flash Briefing or Daily News Update.
    Learn more at www.h3hr.com and www.hrhappyhour.net

  • 00:42

    P.F. Chang's Rafik Farouk: A Global Look at Franchise Development and Operations

    in Business

    Rafik Farouk began his illustrious career in hospitality in Egypt, right out of culinary school.  Some 30 years later, he's done it all.  From tending bar to International Operations and Franchise Development.  Rafik's depth of experience has seen it all too, from both the franchisee and franchisor side of the equation.  Today, he directs International Global Business Development for P.F. Changs and he is here to tell us all about it.  

  • 00:32

    Radio Show #474: Impact of the Pandemic on Employee Engagement

    in Business

    Special Guests: Sarah Pass, Senior Lecturer at Nottingham Business School Nottingham Trent University, EFS Board Member & James Court-Smith, Director at Stillae and EFS Board Member.
    Sarah Pass
    Dr Sarah Pass is a Senior Lecturer at Nottingham Business School (NBS) Nottingham Trent University, focusing on postgraduate and executive teaching.
    Sarah is an Ambassador for Engage for Success and chairs the following Engage for Success groups; the East Midlands Area Network, the Line Manager Thought and Action Group, the Engagement Champions Thought and Action Group, and the Organisational Purpose Thought and Action Group.
    She is also a member of the Advisory Board, the Steering Group, and the Core Team. Sarah is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), a member of the CIPD, the British Academy of Management, and works closely with the Involvement and Participation Association (IPA) and ACAS.
    Her main research areas focus on issues of employee experiences at work. For example engagement, meaningful work, good work and voice. She has published both academic outputs and practitioner reports in these areas.
    James Court-Smith
    At Stillae, James provides data-based consulting to executive teams -enabling constructive discussion and decision making in complex business situations.
    James has been involved in Engage For Success since contributing several case studies to the original MacLeod Report in 2009.
    In 2016 James wrote the movement’s Further Evidence report. He continues to be involved in several TAGs, serves as Chair of the Steering Group and as a member of the board.
    Join us as we discuss our recent research exploring the impact of the pandemic on employee engagement.
    Host: Jo Moffatt

  • 00:57

    Social Geek Rock Stars: Stay Effing Positive Preview

    in Marketing

    It's a special episode today celebrating the new podcast series called Stay Effing Positive
    Hosts Brett Larimer and Ingrid Schneider bring a refreshing twist on franchise and entrepreneurship podcasts with compelling stories of diversity, equity, and inclusion. And today we’ve got a preview!
     
    Thanks to Tsource, Hughes, Northeast Color, and Serviceminder.
     

  • 00:57

    Moisture Discoloration in showers. .Mystery Solved

    in Business

    Come join me on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 5pm EST / 2pm PST when I will be speaking with Pasha Starykov about his research on moisture discoloration in showers. We will delve into the cause of the problem and possible solutions, including the effectiveness of six-sided sealing. Bring your questions and comments to the discussion at www.blogtalkradio.com/drfred.
     
    For those of you that missed my last podcast with Pasha Starykov about his research on moisture discoloration in showers. Here is the link to the podcast. Also here are the links to his articles that he mentioned. www.blogtalkradio.com/drfred https://www.tileletter.com/marble-moisture-discoloration/#:~:text=Again%2C%20the%20reason%20for%20such,highly%20water%2Drepellent%20as%20epoxy https://www.slipperyrockgazette.net/index.cfm/pageId/4109

  • 00:20

    Robert Lee Milam - President Whitesville State Bank

    in Marketing

    Robert "Lee" Milam startted as a teller in 1985 and Whitesville State Bank https://www.whitesvillesb.com/  Today he is the President. Great conversation with a stone cold banking pro! 

  • 00:34

    Anne Phelan - Vice President of Product Management, Publicis Sapient

    in Work

    In this episode of Fairygodboss Radio, Publicis Sapient's Vice President of Product Management, Anne Phelan, shares stories and advice learned over her 20-year career.
    Born and raised in the U.K. as one of eight siblings, Anne broke the mold of what a woman “should” do by venturing into business. Having worked in technology-focused industries that are traditionally male-dominated, Anne talks about the challenges she has faced finding her place and feeling imposter syndrome – plus the critical technique her career coach taught her to overcome it. 
    Listen to the full episode to learn more about how Anne has navigated being a successful working parent and product leader – especially with the support of Publicis Sapient.
    [Recorded on October 26, 2022]
     
    Anne is a VP Product Manager for Publicis Sapient, International Product Lead for Retail & Consumer Products and EMEA Product Management Lead. Anne has 20+ years experience of helping companies to succeed in their ambitions of Digital Transformation, from creating strategies through to delivery and understanding what is needed to be successful for the future.  
    People growth, inclusivity, equity and diversity are paramount to Anne to ensure that the same opportunities are available to all.    
    Outside of her career Anne is a mum to 2 young children and has spent the last 4 years navigating what it means to be a successful working parent, and everything that entails.
    Fairygodboss is proud to partner with Publicis Sapient. Find a job there today!

  • 00:40

    Joshua Tree Franchise Opportunity Meets with Franchise Interviews

    in Entrepreneur

    We are meeting with Joshua Malik- CEO of the Joshua Tree franchise opportunity. Since 2005, Joshua Tree has built a reputation in the Lehigh Valley & Buxmont areas as one of the most trusted names in tree services, lawn care, and pest control. From its humblest beginnings, Joshua Tree has dedicated itself to standing out from our competition with a strong focus on training and professionalism.
    Every Business Has a Story
    The idea of being able to climb trees for a living sounded like a dream job but starting his own business by the time he was 30 years old was still daunting.
    Joshua grew the business slowly and steadily, getting all the right systems and processes for tree pruning, removal, plant health care, and other services. This systematic approach has made Joshua Tree Experts what it is today, a thriving organization with happy team members and thousands of satisfied customers.
    A recognizable and tested brand with 16+ years of experience and multiple branch offices Proven and refined systems/processes for operations, training, sales, and more Proof of recurring revenue streams Excellent gross profit margins across tree pruning and removal, plant health care, and other divisions Key employee retention Excellent client retention rates An established and healthy network of vendors, resources, franchisees, and discount programs In Part Two, we play a clip from Steve Beagleman from our popular Great Quotes in Franchising podcast.
     

  • 00:16

    2023 Real Estate Market Outlook

    in Real Estate

    A number of factors contribute to the overall health of the real estate market including inventory, pricing, and interest rates. After several years featuring dramatic swings in the market, Realtor David Schwabe of The Schwabe Group Compass Real Estate provides his view on what the 2023 market will look like.

  • 01:14

    Junk King – An eco-friendly franchise for those without business experience

    in Business

    Junk King – An eco-friendly franchise for those without previous business experience!
    Broadcast Date: January 12, 2023 at 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST / 3:00p MST /2:00p PST
    Our guest this week is Lisa Merry, President, Junk King.
    Join host Ray Pillar, Owner of Molly Maid Aurora-Naperville and co-host Kristin Selmeczy, CEO of Pillars of Franchising as they discuss how to be successful at finding a franchise, identifying funding solutions, the purchasing process, developing marketing strategies and expanding and selling your franchise. And Ray Pillar continues his new segment, Pillar’s Pillar with Ray.
    Kristin talks with Elizabeth Denham about the Word on the Street in the franchising industry..
    On the Million Dollar Mentor Segment this week Kristin Selmeczy will talk with our million dollar mentor, Karen Kimsey-Sward of Dale Carnegie Chicago, about the topics franchisees encounter on the path to million dollar ownership success.
    Listen live to new episodes on Thursdays at 4p central. Call in on Thursdays at 323-580-5755.
    Interested in buying a franchise? Join the Million Dollar Franchisee Mentor Program
     

  • 00:24

    Living Life and Love with Alicia Roufs: My Opzelura Experience

    in Social Networking

    Welcome to 2023. My 1st guest for the year is Alicia Roufs from Minnesota. Alicia has documented her experience using Opzelura for her Vitiligo. Tune in to hear what she has to say about the effectiveness of the cream and how she was able to get it approved by her insurance company.