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Thought Leader

121 EpisodesProduced by Thought Partner GroupWebsite

We put scare quotes around the term “thought leader.” Don't worry - no hagiographic interviews here. No upsells, no bullshit. We have great conversations with true innovators, thinkers, disrupters, creatives, and a few fools. (You decide.) We ask them all for insights, stories and tools. (You'll la… read more


14. Jeff DeGarmo & The Iron Man of Franchising

🏃‍♂️ Jeff fell in love with triathlons. 02:32

🤹‍♂️ His focus is on veteran mentoring, franchise and business coaching, and fitness and wellness coaching. 04:49 

👨‍🏫 Educational process: Teaching others about franchising. 06:32 

🤔 Some things to be wary of before getting too involved with a franchising company. 08:00

💪 Discipline and determination are crucial to success in sports and business. 09:24

💻 How a Navy mission commander became a web developer. 10:27

😎 Advice from an OG gig worker: Treat your gig work as a business in order to be successful. 12:12

💵 The future of gig work. 13:24

😍 Jeff’s five kids have career aspirations in industries ranging from computer science to business to professional sports. 15:01

🔎 Who is a good fit for franchising? 17:32

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