Kat Cole – How to Operate: Lessons in Brand, Distribution, and Leadership – [Invest Like the Best, EP.184]

( 40:50)– How her experience makes her a better investor.

( 52:49)– Attributes of a brand that get Kat most excited.

My visitor today is Kat Cole, the COO and president of North America for Focus Brands, which owns popular companies like Cinnabon, Carvel, Jamba, and more. Kats story and profession trajectory are amazing, as are the lessons shes selected up along the way which she shares with us all in this discussion. We go over settlement, distribution, brand building, brand name extension methods, and management. I constantly take pleasure in have a real operator on the program, so I was really thrilled to discover Kat and her thinking. Please enjoy this fantastic discussion.

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Program Notes.

( 1:10:44)– Balancing gratitude and aspiration.

( 1:05:18)– Most effective concerns in her check-ins.

( 1:14:37)– Kindest thing anyone has done for Kat.

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( 56:34)– Transferring her brand name lessons to software application and tech business.

( 2:16)– Kat Cole on Pomps podcast.

( 5:20)– Her positivity lens.

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( 7:59)– Applying that positivity lens in service.

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( 21:03)– Lessons discovered building brand names.

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( 46:24)– Effectively working out and getting your fair share in a collaboration.

( 13:34)– How to reveal positivity in early interactions with somebody.

( 2:13)– (First concern)– Her call to prayer.

( 27:11)– Changing importance or differentiation within a brand.

( 42:55)– Lessons around circulation.

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( 1:04:13)– Checking In: the power of intent, reflection, and action to be your best and assist others do the same.

( 59:09)– Biggest lessons in leadership shes discovered.

( 36:00)– The power of franchising and shared dedication.

My guest today is Kat Cole, the COO and president of North America for Focus Brands, which owns well-known companies like Cinnabon, Carvel, Jamba, and more. Kats story and career trajectory are exceptional, as are the lessons shes gotten along the way which she shares with us all in this conversation. We go over negotiation, distribution, brand name structure, brand name extension methods, and management. I constantly enjoy have a true operator on the program, so I was extremely thrilled to find Kat and her thinking. Please enjoy this terrific conversation.

( 17:37)– Overview of Kats career.

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( 32:34)– Keeping a brand names dominant position in peoples minds.

( 1:06:29)– Professional check-ins vs personal check-ins.