John Mattone is the world’s top executive coach and the founder/co-founder of three exceptional coaching and leadership development companies, John Mattone Global, Inc., Intelligent Leadership Executive Coaching (ILEC) Franchise, and Intelligent Leadership Online Academy (ILOA), LLC. John and his companies own 8 registered IP trademarks awarded by the USTPO.
In 2017 and 2018, the research organization, Globalgurus.org recognized John Mattone as one of the top three coaching authorities in the world alongside Tony Robbins and Marshall Goldsmith and, in 2019 and 2020, he was awarded the prestigious world’s #1 coaching authority ranking. John was also a finalist for the 2017 Thinkers50 Leadership Award recognizing the world’s top leadership authority and thinker.
John Mattone is the creator and master of the unique & game-changing Intelligent Leadership Executive Coaching (ILEC) blueprint for success – accredited by the International Coach Federation. Since 2017, John Mattone has personally coached and mentored over 450 global executive coaches from 52 countries in his proprietary ILEC philosophy, process and tools. John Mattone is the former executive coach to the late Steve Jobs and the former legendary CEO of PepsiCo, Roger Enrico.
John has been recognized and featured by the WSJ, Forbes, CNN, Fast Company, Entrepreneurs Magazine, Globalgurus.org, Thinkers50 and many other respected research and news organizations as one of the top leadership & executive coach authorities in the world. He serves on the executive MBA faculty at FAU and is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Hult International School of Business. John has a B.S. Degree in Management & Organizational Behavior from Babson College and a M.S. Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from UCF.
John is the author of nine books, including four best-sellers: Talent Leadership, Intelligent Leadership, Cultural Transformations and The Intelligent Leader (October 2019: Forbes #1 Holiday Book; #1 Amazon Best-Selling New Release; Soundview Best Book of 2020; 64th Best Leadership Book of All Time-Bookauthority.org).
Always wanting to help others and give back, John has created an annual scholarship, the John Mattone Endowed Graduate Scholarship Fund for Executive Coaching and Leadership at the University of Central Florida (UCF).
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About the Show
The Franchise Bible Coach Radio Podcast with Rick and Rob features no-nonsense franchise industry best practices and proprietary strategies that franchisors and franchise owners can implement to improve their profitability and operational efficiencies.
Our show guests are franchise superstars and everyday heroes that share their tips for growth and strategies to survive and thrive during the current challenges.
About Your Hosts
Rick Grossman has been involved in the franchise industry since 1994. He franchised his first company and grew it to 49 locations in 19 states during the mid to late 1990s. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and primary trainer focusing on franchise owner relations and creating tools and technologies to increase franchisee success.
Rick developed and launched his second franchise organization in 2003. He led this company as the CEO and CMO growing to over 150 locations in less than three years. He developed the high tech/high touch franchise recruiting and sales system.
Both companies achieved ranking on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 List. During this period Rick served as a business and marketing consultant to small business and multimillion dollar enterprises. He also consulted with franchise owners and prospective franchisees, franchisors, and companies seeking to franchise.
Rick had the honor of working with his mentor, Erwin Keup as a contributing Author for the 7th edition of Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise Bible published by Entrepreneur Press.
Mr. Grossmann has been chosen as the new Author of Franchise Bible and his 8th Edition was released worldwide in January of 2017. He currently serves as an executive coach and strategist for multiple franchise clients.
Rob Gandley has served as SeoSamba’s Vice President and Strategic Partner since 2015.
With 25 years of experience in entrepreneurship, digital marketing, sales, and technology, he continues to focus on leading the expansion of SeoSamba’s product and service capabilities and US market penetration. SeoSamba specializes in centralized marketing technology built for multi-location business models and continues to win industry awards and grow consistently year over year.
Concurrent with his work at SeoSamba, Gandley is a strategic growth consultant and CEO of FranchiseNow, a digital marketing and sales consulting firm. Gandley consults digital businesses, entrepreneurs, coaches and multi-location businesses across diverse industries. Prior to SeoSamba, he built an Internet Marketing business and platform responsible for generating over 100,000 qualified franchise development leads used by more than 400 US-based franchise brands for rapid business expansion.
Gandley also held various senior sales and management positions with IT and Internet pioneers like PSINet, AT&T, and SunGard Data Systems from (1993-2005) where he set sales records for sales and revenue growth at each company. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University’s Smeal Business School in 92’ with a BS degree in Finance and emphasis on Marketing.
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