Free Agent with Meg Schmitz

Free Agent with Meg Schmitz

Inspiring conversations with real people who took the leap into business ownership, franchising, and freedom. Hosted by franchise guru, consultant and trusted small business advisor, Meg Schmitz. If you're looking to make the next phase of your life the best phase, this podcast is for you. From corporate refugees and executives tired of the desk job life, to entrepreneurs and investors looking for more support in their business journey, you'll hear from real people who stepped into the unknown, took control of their destiny and became their own boss.

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December 14, 2023 41 mins

In a moment of unexpected revelation, Karen Abrams found herself embarking on a journey into the world of franchising. Little did she know, this decision would lead to a rollercoaster of emotions, from exhilarating highs to unforeseen challenges. As she shares her captivating story, aspiring entrepreneurs are given a glimpse into the unpredictable nature of ...

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Does this sound familiar? You want to gain control of your financial future but need the courage to live with the uncertainty being an entrepreneur brings. Are you seeking a way to attain the insights necessary to take the leap into business ownership?

Look no further because our guest, Kendall, will share her process of stepping into the unknown. Get read...

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Does this sound familiar? You're considering investing in a franchise, but you're overwhelmed by the sheer amount of information out there. You've been told to research online, read articles, and attend seminars, but despite all your efforts, you still feel uncertain and confused. The pain of not having clear and valuable insights is keeping yo...

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Does this sound familiar? You've been told that in order to achieve success in business, you need to work harder and sacrifice your personal life. But despite putting in the long hours and making sacrifices, you're still not seeing the results you desire. The pain of feeling burnt out and unfulfilled is all too real. It's time to explore a different approach...

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Do you want to unlock the key to thriving in the franchising industry? Are you searching for the ultimate way to achieve financial success and personal fulfillment through owning a franchise? Look no further, because we have the solution you've been seeking. Our guest, Monica, will be sharing invaluable insights that will empower you to attain ...

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Unconventional and determined, free agent Jaime White defies societal expectations as she forges her own path, embracing challenges, seeking validation, and inspiring others to break free from traditional systems in pursuit of their dreams.

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In a world where corporate monotony seemed the only path, Jimmy's journey took an unexpected turn. From a triumphant offseason with the NBA to a newfound passion for startups, he catapulted himself into the entrepreneurial realm. But as Grubhub flourished into a behemoth, Jimmy yearned for something more. Little did he know that a project on the future of aging would ignite a fire within him, lead...

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In a world where resumes and grades often dictate our future, one man dared to challenge the norm. Meet Chad, a visionary who discovered the untapped potential of the millennial generation. As he embarked on a journey to revolutionize the way we hire, Chad stumbled upon an unexpected twist that forever changed his life. This is a story of unconventional meth...

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Have you ever found yourself unexpectedly drawn towards a new path in life? Jeremy Dryer, a successful sales professional, certainly did. After watching HGTV, he and his wife took a leap of faith into the world of real estate, with dreams of flipping homes. Little did they know, this venture would lead them to a surprising twist that would chan...

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Discover how small business owners can break free from personal guarantees and unlock the power of financial independence by strategically separating personal and business credit in this eye-opening episode featuring the insightful and determined Andrew Cervenka from J Galt.

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In the exhilarating world of entrepreneurship, Leighann Lovely's journey took an unexpected turn. From the initial rush of independence to the sobering reality of solopreneurship, she discovered that running a business is not all glitz and glamour. In this captivating podcast, Leighann shares her triumphs and tribulations, shedding light on the...

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Discover how Carey Gille's journey took an unexpected turn, propelling her from the fast-paced world of startups to the structured realm of corporate America. Witness her transformation as she embraces new concepts and strategies, leading to unparalleled success for her company. But what happens when Carey returns home and stumbles upon a franchise opportuni...

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From criminology to the beauty industry, join us as we follow Melanie's incredible journey of determination and passion. But just as her business reaches new heights, a shocking revelation threatens to unravel everything she's worked for. Will Melanie overcome this unexpected obstacle, or will her dreams be shattered? Tune in to find out.

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Step into the extraordinary journey of Jackson Hill, a maverick in the world of commercial real estate. His story will captivate your entrepreneurial spirit and ignite your passion for revitalizing traditional businesses. But beware, the unexpected twist in his tale will leave you craving for more, eagerly awaiting the revelation that will resh...

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Do you want to maximize your income by purchasing a franchise that offers high-profit margins? Are you searching for an investment that not only allows you to earn substantial income but also offers semi-absentee hours? Look no further, because in this discussion, our guest Turp Ricketts will reveal the key to achieving this desired outcome. Di...

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Do you want to make well-informed decisions and discover the perfect franchising partner? Are you searching for a reputable franchise organization that values communication and values your input? Join us as Whit Shepherd shares critical solutions to help you achieve your goal of finding the ideal franchise partner. The answer lies in understand...

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Do you want to achieve significant growth and diversify your income through owning a franchise? Are you looking for a lucrative opportunity that can cater to entrepreneurs and investors like yourself? Join me as I reveal how Heroes Lawn Care can help you attain the success and expansion you desire. Get ready to discover the key to achieving sub...

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Experience the extraordinary journey of Anthony Spagnola as he navigates the franchise world, from the bustling streets of New York City to the heartland of Nebraska. But hold on tight, because this is no ordinary tale. Amidst the twists and turns, Anthony stumbles upon Horsepower Brands, a franchise that astounds him with its unparalleled support system for franchisees. Intrigued? Stay tuned to discover how this unexp...

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Discover the extraordinary journey of Zach, a young entrepreneur who defied expectations and found himself at the helm of a nutrition concept at just 18. His unexpected rise to leadership paved the way for a deep understanding of franchising that would shape his future. But as fate would have it, his path took an unexpected turn, leading to a c...

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In the realm of franchise ownership, Stephanie Ruby's journey took an unexpected turn, leaving her with a bittersweet inheritance that forever changed her path. A financial gift presented an opportunity she couldn't resist - a coffee franchise that aligned perfectly with her passion. But little did she know, the twist awaiting her in the world of Image Studi...

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