Podcast: Gary Prenevost Discusses Business Growth, Entrepreneurship, and The Unstoppable Franchisee

February 14, 2024
By   Jen McDonnell
Category   Franchise Marketing
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In this week’s episode, we chat with Gary Prenevost, who is President of FranNet of Southern Ontario and Eastern Canada, as well as an entrepreneur, coach and author. During this session, Gary draws on his immense experience to share his thoughts on franchising, business growth and lifelong learning.

He discusses his book The Unstoppable Franchisee and his approach of “rest-reflect-work” to maintain business growth. Gary shares what franchise companies should be focused on based on his research from talking with a large number of franchise executives and franchisees. This is a must-listen for all franchise leaders!

Watch below, or listen on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

About Gary Prenevost

Gary is a passionate entrepreneur and life-long learner. As a calculated risk-taker who thrives on creating opportunity for others, he is constantly redefining his comfort zone while helping others to redefine theirs in order to unlock their “golden shackles” that are holding them back from achieving their next-level financial and lifestyle goals.

Gary’s more than 30 years of experience in the Canadian franchising industry makes him a much-sought-after consultant and keynote speaker.  Gary delivers content from fresh, relevant perspectives and provides platforms to enable the application of new knowledge in targeted areas.

Connecting great people with proven and viable franchise businesses is Gary’s mission. To achieve this goal, Gary is a multi-unit franchisee with FranNet, which is a consulting company that helps people who are considering self employment as a career option. Gary and his team at FranNet have helped over 2,000 prospective franchisee clients to fully explore their self employment options.

Gary is also the author of The Unstoppable Franchisee, which is a boots-on-the-ground book written for franchisees who are looking to improve their business results. Learn more at https://theunstoppablefranchisee.com/.

About Reshift Media

Reshift Media is an award-winning digital marketing firm that develops digital marketing strategies, processes and technology custom-tailored to the specific needs of franchise organizations. The company’s in-house team provides support to more than 200 clients in 22 countries across all aspects of digital media including software development, social media, search and website/mobile development.

Celebrating 10 years helping the franchise community grow and thrive, Reshift Media has cemented itself as the leading digital marketing agency for franchise companies. Among the company’s many accolades, Reshift Media boasts the creation of two proprietary software platforms: Franify and Brand Amplifier, each designed specifically for franchise businesses. They were also named the world’s best franchise marketing firm by the 2023 Global Franchise Awards.


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Jen McDonnell

Jen is the Vice President of Content and Social Media at Reshift Media, where she manages a team responsible for the social strategies for several national and international brands. She has a strong content background, having previously worked in online journalism for 10 years. Her articles have been published in the National Post, the Ottawa Citizen, the Vancouver Province, the Calgary Herald, Flare, and more.

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