Jeff Dudan is a published author, speaker, and servant leader. He is the Franchise Executive for Dudan Partners, a franchise development consulting company that specializes in helping entrepreneurs build sustainable businesses and franchise systems. He is also the founder and former CEO of AdvantaClean, which started out as a student housing painting business, but evolved into a cleanup company when a natural disaster in South Florida presented the business with an opportunity to embrace a greater purpose. 

In this episode, we talked about business development, franchising, strategic planning and coaching…

Show notes

  • Introducing Jeff Dudan. [1:22]
  • Jeff’s unique journey, and how he got to where he is today. [3:35]
  • Why balance is an overrated fallacy—and what you should strive for, instead. [11:30]
  • Why your purpose in life and where you are in your career should be the primary drivers of your business decisions. [15:01]
  • The two most precious assets in life and business, and your real job as a business owner. [19:01]
  • How to get in front of and hang out with the people you aspire to be like. [26:32]
  • The pros and cons of franchising. [32:10]
  • Jeff’s experience on the Undercover Boss TV show. [39:03]
  • The biggest way to find a lead source that’s universal across the country, based on Jeff’s experience and observations on hundreds of franchises and businesses. [42:42]
  • How the future informs the present, and how you can make more strategic decisions for your business. [45:15]
  • How to build a campaign to get great people. [49:47]
  • Jeff’s advice and pointers for building a business from the ground up, especially in the home service industry. [56:23]
  • Five books on Jeff’s reading list. [1:00:16 ]
  • About Jeff’s upcoming book, Discernment. [1:00:55]
  • How to get more information about Jeff. [1:02:27]
  • Jeff’s most important piece of advice to home service business owners. [1:03:00]

 

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