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Episode #272 - Showing Your Franchisees The Areas of Awesomeness - with Kate Chastey

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Release Date: 08/04/2023

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In this supercharged episode of ScaleUp Radio, we have the pleasure of hosting the dynamic and passionate entrepreneur, Kate Chastey, the franchisor behind The Passionate PA. Join us as we delve deep into Kate's remarkable journey and uncover the ins and outs of the franchising world.

Kate's infectious enthusiasm for her work shines through as we explore her diverse experiences and the pivotal moments that led her to embrace the franchising model. We uncover the challenges she faced and the lessons she learned while experimenting with various business approaches before finding her calling in franchising.

This episode stands out as an invaluable resource for anyone interested in franchising or considering it as a viable business model. Kate shares her personal insights and expertise, highlighting the advantages and opportunities that franchising can offer. Gain a comprehensive understanding of how franchising works, its potential benefits, and how it may align with your own entrepreneurial aspirations.

Throughout the conversation, we touch upon Kate's journey, highlighting the ups and downs she encountered along the way. Her candid storytelling and the lessons she learned provide valuable takeaways for listeners. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur or a seasoned business owner, this episode offers a wealth of knowledge and inspiration.

Tune in to this exceptional episode of ScaleUp Radio to:

  • Discover the world of franchising and gain insights into its potential as a business model.
  • Learn from Kate Chastey's personal journey and the lessons she acquired through her varied experiences.
  • Uncover the ups and downs of entrepreneurship and extract valuable lessons applicable to your own business endeavors.

Don't miss out on this captivating episode featuring Kate Chastey, a true advocate for franchising and a beacon of passion and success. Listen now to unlock the secrets of franchising and find out if it's the right path for you.

Find Kate here:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/katechastey/?originalSubdomain=uk

https://www.instagram.com/thepassionatepa/?hl=en

https://www.facebook.com/ThePassionatePA/?locale=en_GB 

https://www.thepassionatepa.co.uk/

Resources:

Dare to Lead - Brené Brown: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Dare-Lead-Brave-Conversations-Hearts/dp/1785042149

https://calendly.com/

https://www.canva.com/

https://www.airtable.com/

 

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Drawing on BizSmart’s own research and experiences of working with hundreds of owner-managers, Kevin Brentexplores the key reasons why most organisations do not scale and how the challenges change as they reach different milestones on the ScaleUp Journey. He then details a practical step by step guide to successfully navigate between the milestones in the form of ESUS - a proven system for entrepreneurs to scale up. 

 

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