Top Franchise Influencers

We want to recognize and congratulate Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) Chairman (and multi-unit Dunkin’ franchisee) John Motta on his being named one of the Top 175 Franchise Influencers for 2022. The annual compilation of leaders/influencers in the franchise industry by the online magazine 1851Franchise.com is not considered a ranking per se, but rather an…

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Cresanti Takes Helm at IFA

In the wake of IFA President Steve Caldeira stepping down from his post, the IFA Board of Directors has announced that Executive Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy Robert Cresanti has been named the new President and CEO of the association.  Cresanti was originally named acting interim President upon Caldeira’s resignation two weeks…

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Great leaders inspire through strong purpose

All of us want a clear and driving purpose for our lives. Without a purpose, your employees are just putting in time. Lee J. Colan explains in the Dallas Business Journal that great leaders inspire through strong purpose.

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What Business Success Ultimately Boils Down to is Leadership

Edward Marshall at the Triangle Business Journal writes that over the past 50 years, almost every time a business has a burning platform, the weapon of choice has been a structural solution. Top leaders get terminated. The company is reorganized. There is either centralization or decentralization; re-engineering or de-construction. More recently, the ultimate hammer has been the “Matrix” form of management, ostensibly installed to cope with complexity in our businesses.

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