Monday, August 14, 2017

3 New Episodes Released Today

Three new episodes of The How of Business podcast released today...helping you start, run and grow your small business:

Guest: Luni Libes
Host: Henry Lopez
Topic: Business Startup

In this episode we interview Luni Libes, a serial entrepreneur, author and educator. He shares his diverse background including the founding of several successful technology companies, and valuable insights on starting a business.


Guest: Olivia Charlet
Host: Henry Lopez
Topic: Mindset for Success

In this episode we interview Olivia Charlet, an entrepreneur, speaker and business & mindset coach. She shares her background, including her experiences living in different parts of the world, and tips and advice for developing a positive mindset for business success.

Guest: Gila Kurtz
Host: Henry Lopez
Topic: Leading a Life Worth Barking About

In this episode we interview Gila Kurtz, an entrepreneur and author. She shares her interesting journey from school teacher to starting her dog training business. She now also helps small business owners create a life worth “barking” about – living more authentically, efficiently and playing harder.




Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Auto Technology Impact on Carwash Industry

Existing and emerging automotive technologies are impacting how we operate a car wash. From collision detection to auto-park systems, these technologies pose a growing challenge for the carwash industry. 

Derek Kaufman, an automotive and transportation industry veteran and expert, is our latest guest on The How of Carwashing podcast show. He shares information from a recent study conducted for the International Carwash Association, and his insights on automotive technologies and the impact on the car wash industry.

Episode 24
The How of Carwashing Podcast
Guest: Derek Kaufman
Host: David Begin
Topic: Automotive Technology and the impact on the Carwash Industry

Monday, August 7, 2017

Two New Episodes!

Episode 137
The How of Business Podcast
Guest: Lisa Cherry Beaumont
Host: Henry Lopez
Topic: Discover Your Purpose

In this episode we interview Lisa Cherry Beaumont, an entrepreneur, author and Life Purpose Coach. She shares her personal journey, from the corporate world, to giving most of her things away, and then finding her calling as a life coach.
Episode 138
The How of Business Podcast
Guest: Dr. Rachna Jain
Host: Henry Lopez
Topic: Profitable Popularity

In this episode we interview Dr. Rachna Jain, an entrepreneur, author, marketing consultant and speaker. She shares her diverse background, and practical advice to help you grow your small business through profitable online marketing.

Monday, July 31, 2017

New Podcast Episodes

Episode 135
The How of Business Podcast
Guest: Peter Vekselman
Host: Henry Lopez
Topic: Growing a Small Business

In this episode we interview Peter Vekselman, an entrepreneur, real estate investor and business coach. He shares his background, and valuable insights on how to grow a successful small business.


Episode 136
The How of Business Podcast
Guest: Jennifer Martin
Host: Henry Lopez
Topic: Working ON Your Business

In this episode we interview Jennifer Martin, an entrepreneur, business coach, speaker and author. She shares her journey, including her time working for large corporations, to building a successful coaching business.
A critical part of building a sustainable and successful business, and becoming an entrepreneur, is implementing repeatable systems that free you up from the day-to-day activities. This is the concept, popularized by Michael Gerber in his book "The E-Myth", or working ON your business not just IN your business. 


Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Carwash Podcast Episode - Hiring Part 3

The latest in a series of episodes on the topic of hiring new employees for your car wash is now available: Hiring Part 3 - On-Boarding New Carwash Employees:

Episode 23
The How of Carwashing Podcast
Hosts: David Begin & Henry Lopez
Topic: On-Boarding New Carwash Employees

In this episode David Begin and Henry Lopez continue their podcast series on the topic of hiring great employees for your carwash business.
David & Henry focus on the On-Boarding part of the hiring process – from what happens to the first day the new employee shows up at the wash site, to the proper and legal documentation. Having a thorough and systematic process results in better employees, reduced employee turnover, and the ability to deliver remarkable customer service.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Latest Podcast Episodes

Three more episodes of The How of Business podcast released this week...helping you start, run and grow your small business. 

Episode 133
The How of Business Podcast
Guest: Jamie Jay
Host: Henry Lopez
Topic: Small Business & Online Marketing

In this episode we interview Jaime Jay, an entrepreneur, podcaster, website developer, and marketer. He shares his interesting journey, his insights on starting and growing a small business, and tips & advice for marketing your business online.
Episode 132
The How of Business Podcast
Guest: Steven Floyd
Host: Henry Lopez
Topic: Tax Strategies

In this episode we interview Steven Floyd, a business owner, tax expert, author, and Certified Tax Coach. He shares his background, and provides practical tips & advice on tax planning for small business owners.


Episode 134
The How of Business Podcast
Guest: Kevin Nevels
Host: Henry Lopez
Topic: Community Involvement

In this episode we interview Kevin Nevels, a small business owner, a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo, a Taekwondo Certified Instructor, and the founder of Coppell Martial Arts and Taekwondo Training Center in Coppell, Texas. He shares his journey to becoming his own boss, and how his involvement and support of the local community has helped him grow his business.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Entrepreneur Magazine's Top New Franchises of 2017










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Entrepreneur Magazine's Top New Franchises of 2017
New franchise owners have the chance to take advantage of the next big thing.
By Tracy Stapp Herold

Top 20:
  1. Mosquito Joe
  2. Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza
  3. uBreakiFix
  4. Office Evolution
  5. Amada Senior Care
  6. My Salon Suite/Salon Plaza
  7. Realty One Group
  8. Apex Fun Run
  9. iLoveKickboxing
  10. Nekter Juice Bar Inc.
  11. Executive Home Care
  12. velofix Group of Companies
  13. Rock & Brews Franchising LLC
  14. Amazing Lash Studio
  15. The Flying Locksmiths
  16. Go Mini's Franchising LLC
  17. Club Pilates
  18. Fyzical Therapy & Balance Centers
  19. Digital Doc
  20. Super Green Solution
See the rest of the complete article and list here.