Evan speaks with Hao Lam, CEO and Chairman of Best in Class Education, a tutoring franchise, on ways to make training fun, interactive and memorable. Best in Class is located in 9 states and has 47 locations. Since being founded in 1995, the company has received various awards and recognitions, including “2017 Top Franchises” from Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 List and “America’s Fastest Growing Companies” from Inc. 5000. Hao also serves on three boards for non-profit organizations, and is writing his memoir. You can connect with Hao by emailing him at [email protected] and can learn more about Best in Class Education here.
Evan speaks with Bill Gauthier, Director of Training and Consulting at CCA Global Partners, a retail floor covering company, about ways to increase performance by utilizing a blended learning approach in training efforts. Bill has successfully created and executed training programs that exceed business goals for over a decade. Learn more about Bill’s expertise and connect with him on LinkedIn here.
Evan speaks with Travis Huff, chief social marketer and founder of Real-Time Outsource, a social media management and influencer agency, about how to train employees in an ever-changing industry. Travis has a background of success working at Disney, and started Real-Time Outsource in 2009. He understands the importance of staying up-to-date on industry trends and providing employees with proper training to ensure success. You connect with Travis on LinkedIn here.
Evan speaks with Scott Hoots, president of Pet Wants, a high quality pet food retailer, about steps franchisors can take to ensure franchisees are set up for success through onboarding initiatives. Pet Wants has 100 franchise units across the United States and offers free delivery to your home or office. Scott has 25 years of experience with franchise operations and sales, and recently completed a four year leadership course at American Family Care. Learn more about Pet Wants here, and connect with Scott on LinkedIn.
Cordell speaks with Eric Bloom, president of Manager Mechanics, about info tech executive performance training tactics. Eric is a nationally syndicated columnist and author of various books including The CIO’s Guide to Staff Needs, Growth, and Productivity and Manager Mechanics: Tips and Advice for First-Time Managers. Eric began his career as a software developer and moved through the ranks to CIO. He understands IT management from the bottom up. Find him at ericbloom.com
Evan speaks to his son, Alex Hackel, who is a professional skier, about training tips and approaches used by athletic coaches. Explore how you can use some of the same techniques in your training programs. Click here to see Alex’s Ski Movie and click here to learn more about Alex Hackel. – View Infographic
Evan speaks with Campbell Macpherson, author of the book “The Change Catalyst: Secrets to Successful and Sustainable Business Change.” Change is an important topic that very often ties into training because change without training is like peanut butter without jelly… it’s not going to be much fun. Listen as Evan and Campbell discuss how CEOs and leadership teams can clarify their strategy, lead change, and build cultures that embrace change. – View Infographic
Evan Hackel sits down with Katrina Mitchell, CEO and Chief Match Maker of SPEAK!, to discuss tips on finding the perfect speaker for company events. Learn what to look for when speaking with potential guests, as well as red flags to consider during the selection process. You can connect with Katrina on Twitter at @SpeakFranchise – View Infographic
The Tortal team sits down together and discusses training tips, best practices, and how to set your business up for training success in the new year. – View Infographic