Multiply Your Success with Tom DuFore

Multiply Your Success with Tom DuFore

You’ve worked hard to build your business and now it’s time to grow. Join Tom DuFore, CEO of Big Sky Franchise Team, each week as he interviews leading entrepreneurs, executives, and experts who share their misses, makes, and multipliers. If you are a growth-minded entrepreneur, investor, or franchise company, then this is the podcast for you. Big Sky Franchise Team is an award-winning consulting firm and its consultants have advised more than 600 clients, including some of the largest companies in the world. Tom has the unique perspective of the “franchise trifecta,” by being a franchisor, a franchisee, and a franchise supplier.


July 19, 2021 37 min

When is the last time you took a vacation? A real vacation to unplug and get away? If it has been more than a year or two it has been too long. Our guest today, Sarah Groen, shares why you need to make sure you are taking a regular vacation.

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What happens if you don't wake up tomorrow? Do you have a plan for your business and what happens to your staff, your assets, and other business interests? Our guest today, Steve Goodman, gives us incite and practical advice on how to be prepared for that worst-case scenario.

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What would you describe as being unique or different about your business? When is the last time you thought about it or even celebrated it? Today's guests, William Benson and Patrick Ductant are co-Founders of Billionaire's Row and they share their stories about how they differentiate in the highly competitive adult beverage industry.

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Do you know the depth and quality of your company's talent? Did you know this may be the very thing to get you a potential partner or to have your business acquired? Today's guest, Claire Chandler, discusses ideas on how to get your business ready for potential acquisition and shares her misses, makes, and multipliers.

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Do you know how to accept or use Crypto in your business? And how much do you really know about blockchain and cryptocurrency? Our guest on this week's episode shares how a business leader can use crypto and the looming crypto tsunami may be changing how you accept customer payments. 

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Have you ever wondered how to make it in show business? What's the magic to get your hidden talent discovered? This week's guest, Scott Edwards, shares stories, and some secrets, behind one of the most successful comedy clubs in the United States.

As a Business Entrepreneur, Scott Edwards opened over a dozen companies in his lifetime. From a small construction company to owning a Submarine & Beach Shack t...

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Have you ever thought about adding Government contracts into your business strategy? If you have not you will want to listen to this week's episode. Dr. Kizzy Parks shares her stories about how government contracts should be a part of your business growth strategy. 

-P.S. She's a Guinness World Record holder too!

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Have you ever lost it all? What happened? Were you able to bounce back? Today's guest, Jason Zilberbrand shares his highs and lows in building multiple businesses in the aviation industry.

  • Learn more about Jason's company VREF = CLICK HERE
  • If you are ready to franchise your business or take it to the next level = CLICK HERE.

    Jason Zilberbrand is the President of VREF Aircraft Value Reference & Appra...

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    The topic of culture is certainly a hot topic, but what does it mean and how do you create it? Are your company values enough?  Today's guest, David Friedman answers these questions and more!

  • Learn more about David's company CultureWise = CLICK HERE.
  • Get a copy of David's book, "Culture by Design"  = CLICK HERE.
  • If you are ready to franchise your business or take it to the next level = CLICK HERE.

  • Prior ...

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    Are you in business with your spouse? How is your personal relationship? How about your business relationship? Today's guests, Kristen and Justin Deese are business partners and life partners and have figured out a way to have many successful businesses all the while having a successful marriage.

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  • Listen to Justin's and Kristen's 9 part podcast: CLICK HERE.
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    Have you heard of the Enneagram? If you have, how can you use it to improve your business? If not, you need to listen to this episode. Our guest today, Steph Barron Hall, is an expert on the Enneagram and its use in teams and business.

  • Take Steph's free Enneagram Assessment Guide = CLICK HERE.
  • Follow Steph on Instagram and join her community of more than 300,000 followers = CLICK HERE.
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    How is your physical health looking these days? Are you in tip-top shape and ready to head to the beach?  

    Today's guest, Walter Vendel, shares how he has grown from 1 fitness studio to more than 160 locations worldwide by helping busy people get in shape by working out for just 20 minutes per week!

  • Fit20 website = CLICK HERE
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    How are you using technology in your hiring and recruiting process? Has it changed in the last 5 years? What about the last 10 or 20 years? 

    Today's guest, Ira Wolfe, is a globally recognized recruiting and HR expert.

  • Success Performance Solutions Website - CLICK HERE
  • Recruiting in the Age of Googlization - BOOK LINK
  • Geezers, Geeks, and Googlization - BOOK LINK
  • Big Sky Franchise Team - Ready to Franchise Your Business? - CLICK HERE
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    Have you been thinking about starting a podcast, but didn't know where to start? We have the answer this week with our guest. Dr. Jeremy Weisz.

    Links from today's podcast:

  • Multiply Your Success Podcast Interview with John Rayyan
  • Inspired Insider interview with Nolan Bushnell 

  • Today's 3 Key Takeaways:
    1. 5 Steps to start a podcast
    2. Stop helping people who don't want to help themselves
    3. Find great mentors


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    Are you having fun running your business? Is your team having fun? Do you show it? Today's guest, Angela Coté shares how she makes sure her team and clients are having fun while getting things done!

    Today's 3 Key Takeaways:
    1. Have a simple template to enhance your coaching and support.
    2. Gain buy-in with your coaching and support.
    3. Create a brand foundation by clarifying what your company stands for.

    Today's Win-Win: Get...

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    Do you have an organizational chart? When is the last time you looked at it? Chris Lalomia shares with us how this simple tool of an organizational chart made his transition from the zoo to the wild much more effective.

  • Read Chris' book, "From the Zoo to the Wild" - CLICK HERE
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    What are you doing to stand out from your competition? What are you doing to create attention for your business? 

    Today's guest, Jesse Cole, shares his story from buying an expansion league baseball team with literally empty stands and how his team now sells out an entire season in a matter of hours.

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    Do you struggle with delegating? Or maybe you don't have someone you trust to delegate tasks to? In today's episode, our guest, Lisa Zeeveld, shares her success with delegating and how to do it well.

    Lisa Zeeveld is the COO, CFO, and original culture cultivator at BELAY, the leading virtual staffing solutions company. She is also the co-host for our new podcast, One Next Step.

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    Have you thought about making a big career shift? Our guest today, Matt Lavinder, shares how he went from a college professor to a house flipping franchise success story. He also shares with us the difference between being results-oriented and process-oriented.

    You can explore New Again Houses Franchise by going to their website:

    New Again Houses is a growing house flipping franchise designed to...

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    When is the last time you did an assessment on your company's exposure or liability areas? Today's guest, Brett Trembly, talks about The Five Danger Zones for small businesses, and really any business, to review.

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    Brett is a founder of Trembly Law Firm, a franchise and business law firm in Miami. The firm has grown from one attorney in 2011, to ten attorneys...

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