On this week’s episode of the Franchise Freedom Podcast, we speak with special guest, Derek Champagne. Derek is a serial entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience developing effective marketing campaigns for startups to household brands. He is the Founder and CEO of The Artist Evolution, a full-service agency building memorable brands, marketing tools, and campaigns.
Derek is also the author of the best-selling marketing book, Don’t Buy a Duck, endorsed by Seth Godin, and the host of the popular Business Leadership Series Podcast, which also airs as a syndicated weekly business show on ESPN Radio in multiple markets. Lastly, Derek is a published musician, with contributions on soundtracks that have been featured on ABC, MTV, Bravo 2, and Oxygen.
We chat about Derek’s entrepreneurial journey, as well as:
- Overcoming fear around career transitions
- Aligning your career with your ideal lifestyle
- His book, Don’t Buy a Duck
- And more