Anne Huntington Sharma is the President and a Board Member of Huntington Learning Center, the leading learning and tutoring center in the country for test preparations. The center was founded in 1977 by Dr. Ray And Eileen Huntington, Anne’s parents. The center currently has over 300 locations and more than 500 part-time and full-time employees.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:
- Anne Huntington Sharma talks about the history of Huntington Learning Center and her current role
- How Huntington Learning Center started franchising and expanding
- Anne explains how the franchise was impacted by the 2008 financial crisis and what they did to improve operations
- Anne’s advice on hiring quality part-time and full-time employees
- The programs Anne started to navigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic
- Why systems and processes are important for businesses looking to grow and scale
- The biggest challenges Anne has faced managing a franchise business
- Which age groups are served at Huntington Learning Center and what do they teach?
In this episode:
How do you run a mission-driven company? How do you adapt to unforeseen changes in the environment you operate in and expand in the process?
Anne Huntington Sharma knows that the secret to growing and scaling a business is investing in good systems and processes. She advises new business owners to be organized, set up systems and processes, prepare well-laid-out goals, and use key performance indicators to evaluate performance.
Anne Huntington Sharma, the President and a Board Member of Huntington Learning Center, joins Adi Klevit in this episode of the Systems Simplified Podcast to talk about systems for growing and scaling a franchise business. Anne explains how Huntington Learning Center was started, how it started franchising, and how it uses systems and processes to scale. Stay tuned.
Resources mentioned in this episode:
- Adi Klevit on LinkedIn
- Business Success Consulting Group
- Huntington Learning Center
- Huntington Franchise
- Huntington Learning Center’s Contacts – 1-800-CAN-LEARN
- Anne Huntington Sharma on LinkedIn
- Training Magazine
- Training APEX Awards
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