Special Encore Presentation: Making FRANtastic Career Choices

April 2, 2014
Hosted by Marcia Zidle

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Ever thought of owning your own business? Have you ever browsed through one of those Franchise Lists to see if one “caught your eye?” Do you think you have the drive and skillsets that it takes to be a successful entrepreneur, but don’t know where to start? If you answered yes to ANY of those questions, then you need to listen to this week’s show! David Omholt, is CEO of The Entrepreneur Authority (TEA), the fastest-growing franchise consultancy in the country. His network of consultants provides individualized, no-fee "matchmaking" services to buyers aspiring to own their own business or become investors in new, viable concepts. As one of the few Certified Franchise Executives in his industry, take advantage of this unique opportunity to gain insight from David on the current trends and HOT topics in franchising. As a special bonus, listeners will be given a chance to measure their own eDNA…free of charge…to see if you ‘have what it takes’.

The Business Edge

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Your entrepreneurial vision has taken hold. Your business is growing. It's everything you hoped for and more. Or is it? With growth come bigger headaches: more hiring, more capital, more customers to satisfy, more employees to deal with, more plates to juggle and more demands on your time. Whether you realize it or not, you are experiencing Growing Pains!

On The Business Edge, with host Marcia Zidle, The Smart Moves Coach, you will hear how to make the leap from running a stressful business that is always putting out fires to leading a successful company that operates like a finely tuned management machine. You will meet savvy, street smart entrepreneurs and business leaders who’ll share their stories of success and even missteps as well as practical solutions to the unique challenges faced by growing companies.

Marcia Zidle

Marcia Zidle, The Smart Moves Coach, works with entrepreneurial ventures and small to medium size companies to build and leverage their leadership foundation to move from Start-Up to Scale-Up to Successful Enterprise. In other words, she helps them take the growing pains out of growth.

Coming from a unique entrepreneurial and corporate background, she’s both street smart and strategic as she guides CEO’s and their management teams to focus on the right priorities - the right talent - the right alignment - the right performance to get the right results that will satisfy their investors, customers and other stakeholders.

With 25 years of management, business consulting and international experience, she brings an expertise in executive and team leadership; employee engagement and performance; personal and organization change; emotional and social intelligence. Her clients range from privately owned businesses to mid-market professional firms to divisions of global companies in the following industries: healthcare, financial services, insurance, manufacturing, transportation, high-tech, hospitality as well as governments and nonprofit agencies.

Marcia's "claim to fame" is as a global citizen, living as an expatriate with her family in Scandinavia and Australia. In fact, one of her children is an "Aussie.” She’s traveled in over 30 countries throughout Europe, the Middle East, Far East and South Pacific.

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