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How the Beall family built Ledo Pizza into a regional franchise empire


Jamie Beall and his brother Rob Beall, who serves as Ledo’s CEO, were born into a restaurant family and grew up in the kitchen. Robert M. Beall, their father, started franchising Ledo Pizza in 1989, and the business has grown by a few locations a year ever since. Rob and Jaime, in more recent years, have taken the reins of the longstanding family brand.

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How to predict the future of your business

Man looking out toward the future of his business

Great investors like Warren Buffett have earned their titles through their ability to predict the future of the market. With a little luck, and a lot of knowledge of what business professors call “value networks,” the future of business is easier to determine. Value networks are a system of businesses and service providers that work together to create value for their customers. ...

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These 3 steps make it easy to build your brand


Our marketplace is changing in ways that nobody could have imagined. New ideas and companies are booming and the average life span of companies in the S&P 500 has declined from 61 years in 1958 to 20 years today. Here are three steps that will help you buid your brand in this new environment.

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