June 10th, 2020

84: Coaching Success in Your Business and in Life, with Dudan Partners CEO Jeff Dudan

In this episode, Brian talks with Jeff Dudan, the CEO of Dudan Partners. Jeff is a franchise executive with 25 years of experience founding, building, operating, and ultimately exiting a national brand. After the successful sale of AdvantaClean, a light environmental service franchise, Jeff founded Dudan Partners.

Jeff is a published author, Forbes contributor, speaker, and consultant to emerging brands as well as serving YPO as Chapter Chair of the Southeast Regional US Chapter, Novant Health as Advisory Board member, and the IFA Franchisor Forum as a member.

From founding to ultimately exiting a national brand, Jeff generously shares the wisdom he gained from his experience in the franchise world, especially in cultivating a healthy franchisor-franchisee relationship. Building relationship equity is a fundamental part of his story, a standard he holds himself to in business and in life.

Tune in to hear Jeff’s franchise story and learn priceless principles to apply to your journey!

What we talk about:

  • How Jeff got into franchising
  • Nothing great happens until somebody makes a bold declaration.” – Jeff Dudan
  • “Future informs the present what matters… knowing what your future is critical in your decision making.” – Jeff Dudan
  • Biggest lessons learned in going from Concept to Exit
  • The intention of building something enduring, sustainable, and changed people’s lives
  • Getting into the decision to sell
  • The concept of relationship equity – Intentional regular engagement
  • “You teach people how to treat you.”  – Jeff Dudan
  • What happens after selling the business
  • Dudan Partners – a transformational growth company
  • 3 things to look for in a franchisee
  • Being intentional with coaching, consulting, and mentoring
  • Who should reach out to Dudan Partners for help
  • Jeff’s upcoming book, Discernment: The Business Athlete’s Regimen For Great Life Through Better Decisions

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