In the guest chair: 

Leslie Kuban & Dana Barrett

Leslie Kuban & Dana Barrett

Franchise expert and regular show contributor, Leslie Kuban of FranNet joined Dana in the studio today to share three ways to avoid failure when starting your own business.

FranNet offers franchise consulting services, helping entrepreneurs make sound business decisions and guiding them towards business ownership.

In the headlines:

  • Anonymous app Yik Yak had a bug last week that would allow hackers to get into the system and out users’ identities. Um… not anonymous.
  • The fight between Georgia auto dealers and Tesla has had its day in court.
  • The Braves have released images of the new mixed-use development planned for the area surrounding the stadium… it looks really cool… AND apparently the demand is so high they may have to expand the current plans.
  • Atlanta’s business community has rallied around the temporarily out of work employees of OK Cafe following this past weekend’s fire. To donate, go to:
  • Fifth Group is planning a third South City Kitchen restaurant. This time in Buckhead.

Other stuff:

Learn what motivates you, how to work smarter and live better. Join The Dana Barrett Show Business Book Club for a discussion of DRIVE: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink on Monday, January 12th at South City Kitchen in Vinings! Get all the details and sign up to attend here: