I was recently interviewed on the Entrepreneur Iowa Podcast by Dan Tooker. Dan is with the Des Moines Radio Group and is also the owner of Franchising Done Right. Dan’s franchise related business helps displaced executives and budding entrepreneurs find franchise opportunities. Dan and I discussed franchising, what it takes to be successful in business,

I am pleased to announce that I now have a Rush on Business You Tube Channel where I’ll post short videos on various aspects of business and franchise law. I have a few videos posted so far and I’ll add content weekly.

New videos include:

Should You Include Your Spouse When Forming a Small Business LLC?

Listen and watch the premiere Brick Gentry, P.C. webinar from immigration lawyer Austin Kennedy on our new Brick Gentry Web site. Austin’s presentation is on Achieving Lawful Permanent Residency in the United States Through the Labor Certification Process.

We are currently in the process of developing presentations on franchise and LLC issues. Register for

I had the pleasure of sitting down for an interview with Michael Libbie yesterday. We talked blogging, discrimination cases, franchising and other issues.

If you didn’t catch it live you can watch the podcast here. (The interview begins at about the 30 minute mark).

If you haven’t heard about Des Moines Local Live

Doug Mitchell interviews Steve Reese who is the owner of Fitness Together franchise in Clive, Iowa in his first podcast of the Iowa Small Business Zone.  Listen and you will find that Steve is an enthusiastic proponent of franchising.   I was also impressed with Steve’s impression of the potential benefits of blogging from someone who is new

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Rush on Business Podcast No. 5 is an interview with Mike Colwell.  Mike is the Executive Director of the Business Innovation Zone of Central Iowa (BIZ).  BIZ is a new regional business accelerator through the Greater Des Moines Partnership.  If you are an entrepreneur in Central Iowa you won’t want to

Tomorrow I have a podcast interview with Mike Colwell on my BlogTalkRadio channel page.  Mike is the Executive Director of the Des Moines Partnership’s new business accelerator, BIZ.  The live interview is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. and will be also be available in podcast format on this blog.

Hope you will listen.  If you

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Rush on Business Podcast No. 4 is an interview with Joe Cooney of Frannet.  Joe is a franchise coach in the Iowa / Nebraska region.  Joe and I discussed several basics of buying a franchise including:

  1. What is the franchising model of business?
  2. What different types of franchises are available?
  3. What do franchises cost?

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Rush on Business Podcast No. 3 is an interview with Adam Steen of Transition Capital Management of West Des Moines, Iowa.  Transition Capital Management recently started the Society of Entrepreneurial Minded Executives (SEMEE) event in Des Moines.  I attended the last SEMEE event and believe it offers tremendous opportunities for growth companies to network with