31 results for tag: Pete Gilfillan


How Do You Know it’s Time to be an Entrepreneur?

Is it right for me? Is this the right time? How do I even find out? These are common questions people ask themselves when contemplating a move from the corporate world. In this excerpt from a special Career Talk session of ExecuNet Master Class, Pete ...
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Buy a Business or Start One from Scratch?

Build it or buy it? In a special session of ExecuNet Master Class, entrepreneur Pete Gilfillan talks with Tony Vlahos about the pros and cons of the issue, so you can make the best choice for you.
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Pros & Cons of Independent Consulting

Many executives consider independent consulting. It's a natural destination for more senior executives who would like to use all the skills they've developed and essentially "hire themselves." What should be understood about going this route? In a special ...
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The Power of Networking When Marketing Your Business

The power of networking when marketing your business cannot be overstated. "The owner of a business is the face of the business and needs to be out there networking and building exposure every day," said entrepreneur Pete Gilfillan in a special Career ...
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Starting a Business: Where’s the Money Come From, and How Much do I Need?

What are the funding options for someone looking to buy a business or franchise? How much do I need to get started? and How long will it take to start making a profit? Those are some important questions! Never fear. We've got answers for you. Listen ...
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I Invite You to Step Up to the Plate

The 2017 baseball season starts tomorrow, and I for one can't wait. But my enthusiasm pales in comparison to the joy coming from the fantasy baseball players in my office. They have been studying hard: reading articles, watching videos, making list after list ...
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How Independent is a Franchise Owner?

"Do franchise owners suffer from lack of independence because of their obligations to the brand?" This was one of the questions raised during a special Career Talk session of ExecuNet Master Class in which franchise consultant Pete Gilfillan, author of ...
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Exploring Misconceptions of Being an Entrepreneur

During a special Career Talk session of ExecuNet Master Class, Pete Gilfillan, franchise consultant author of the international bestseller Hire Yourself, addressed common misconceptions of being an entrepreneur. Topics discussed in this segment are ...
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The Entrepreneur Option: Career Talk With Entrepreneur Pete Gilfillan

This episode of ExecuNet Master Class is a live Q&A with renowned entrepreneur, author, and consultant, Pete Gilfillan If you're like most corporate executives, you've probably had the inkling, or even outright conviction, that you could be more — ...
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Why and How to Buy a Franchise: An Exciting Alternative to a Corporate Career

Are you in career transition? Unsatisfied with your corporate job?  Tired of letting other people control your life? Dreaming of becoming an entrepreneur? Frustrated with investment options for your available capital that don’t provide you with a solid ...
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What do Wealth Management, Burnout, Entrepreneurship & the Next Big Thing Have in Common?

Answer: It’s YOU! It’s no secret that the life of a Vice President or C-Suite executive is a high-pressure job. Uncovering growth opportunities. Fighting burnout. Dreaming big about your own career. You probably spend so much time at work that you have ...
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Learn to Grow in 2017

With the new year comes new challenges, goals and opportunities. We plan to be right here with you as they come your way. Fundamentally an education brand, we're focused on connecting executives with higher-value thinking from the most trusted minds. We help ...
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