Dan Tarantin, CEO of the premier wood refinishing franchise, publishes deeply personal article on the steps entrepreneurs need to take in order to succeed
Dan Tarantin has a strong background in growing businesses. As the CEO of Harris Research, Inc., parent company of both Chem-Dry and N-Hance wood refinishing franchise, Dan has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs in realizing their full potential as small business owners.
Now you have a chance to learn more about Dan’s journey to becoming the leader of two of the most forward thinking brands on the market in a self-penned article published by Business News Daily. Entitled, “Family Loss Fueled My Small Business Leadership Success,” the article is a deeply personal and moving reflection on how the tragic loss of his father at a young age instilled his drive and passion for leadership. It includes many thoughtful insights as to the steps entrepreneurs need to take in order to be successful.
“Grief is a powerful beast,” Dan writes in the opening of the article. “While it may have the power to consume you, it also has the rare ability to chew you up and spit you back out as a stronger, more resilient person who is less fearful of the world and emboldened with a new sense of strength.”
The article takes us through Dan’s entire career, from his first leadership role in a local sub shop to his successful tenure as CEO of Jackson Hewitt Tax Services, which doubled in size to 3,600 locations under his direction. Dan’s winning streak continues in his current role as the CEO of Chem-Dry and N-Hance wood refinishing franchise, with both brands far out in front of their respective industries in terms of innovation, growth and franchisee satisfaction.
The franchise industry has continually taken notice of Dan’s leadership. In 2017, both Chem-Dry and N-Hance ranked on Entrepreneur magazine’s, “Franchise 500,” which is the franchise industry’s most prestigious annual list of worthy franchise investment opportunities. While Dan has become of the most respected leaders in the franchise industries, in the article he takes the time to offer insight to entrepreneurs who are trying to establish their own businesses. He provides in-depth advice on topics such as taking advantage of resources, being an active listener, implementing a growth strategy, hiring smart and giving back.
“Whether managing a team of five during busy lunch hours or leading an international franchise system, it all comes down to people – be good to and serve your team, and they’ll be good to you,” Dan writes as the final thought to his article.
To get the full scope of Dan’s personal story and advice to entrepreneurs, we highly encourage you to read the entire article by clicking here.