Conversations on Franchising

June 23, 2015
Hosted by Luis Vicente Garcia

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Franchising has been since the 50’s and 60’s one of the fastest ways of growing any business in any industry. Worldwide brands use franchising as their growing formula. We will go from understanding the basics of franchising, what it is and how it works, to understanding what is required to be a successful franchisor and franchisee. Our guest is Abel Calvo, Executive President of PROFRANQUICIAS, the Venezuelan Franchise Chamber and we will be talking about franchising in general, the role of a Franchise Chamber, the current situation of the Franchising development in Venezuelan and other Latin American countries. Other topics will include the stages in franchising that go from the early beginnings when foreign companies enter a local market, to the development of local companies which use franchising as their expansion business format until the final stage when local franchises enter the international arena.

Performing at Your Best: Mindset Evolution with Luis Vicente Garcia

Performing at Your Best: Mindset Evolution with Luis Vicente Garcia

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As a Business Performance Coach I am constantly looking for new ways to help business owners and entrepreneurs. My desire has been to reach out to people who are eager to listen to a message of positive attitude and motivation in today’s busy and changing world mixed with new business ideas and insights to reach higher levels of performance.

When we combine the enthusiasm we all have with the business skills and abilities a person needs to grow, learn, prosper, they become better people and better professionals; and in the way, they are transformed into better managers and leaders.

My goal is to be able to inspire and motivate those who want to learn new managerial skills, increase their level of performance, and have a message of optimism and possibilities to motivate their teams to achieve their goals faster, leading the path to a successful journey.

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Luis Vicente Garcia

Luis Vicente Garcia

Luis Vicente Garcia is a Focal Point Business Performance Coach, founding Member of the Brian Tracy International Trainers, Best-selling Author and an International Speaker. As a highly motivated Speaker and Business Leader, he coaches and trains thousands of people in countries throughout the Americas, focusing on Business Performance, Goals, Success and Leadership.

The 2015 Global Ambassador for the National Association of Experts, Writers and Speakers, Luis Vicente was one of the Executive Producers of the Documentary Film: ARMONIA: A Mission for Good!, filmed in Oaxaca, Mexico with the International Entrepreneur Foundation. As the host of "Performing at Your Best: Mindset Evolution with Luis Vicente Garcia", Luis will also host the TV show "Aprendiendo a Emprender" on MUNDOFOX affiliates.

Luis Vicente is a Member of the Book Review and Advisory Board of the International Best-selling Authors Organization, serves as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Venezuelan Franchise Chamber, and was inducted into the National Academy of Best-Selling Authors in 2013.

A firm believer in continuing education and personal development, Luis has keynoted conferences alongside Steve Forbes and Brian Tracy. He wrote two Spanish language books on franchising and has co-authored seven best-selling books with prominent leaders such as Jack Canfield, Marshal Goldsmith, Carlos Slim, Joe Vitale and Brian Tracy. He lives in Caracas, Venezuela with his wife and sons.

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