Owning a Successful Franchise Business in the Cost-Reduction Space

Scott Swearingen / Podcast / October 5, 2022
Kirk Williamson

Kirk Williamson is a Franchisee at P3 Cost Analysts, an expense reduction consulting franchise specializing in reducing businesses’ telecom, waste, and utility bills. After college, he worked for a department store before working as a banker. Before P3, Kirk worked in the oil and gas industry for four years and later joined the investment industry as a stockbroker, where he worked for 38 years. 

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn: 

  • Kirk Williamson shares his personal and professional background 
  • What inspired Kirk to own a business in the cost reduction industry?
  • Tips for owning a successful business 
  • What are the challenges of starting a business from scratch? 
  • The importance of having tenacity as a business owner 
  • How owning a business and sustaining an injury changed Kirk’s life
  • Kirk’s advice for future entrepreneurs

In this episode…

Owning a business in the financial industry can be challenging. So, what does it take to thrive as an entrepreneur in this space?

With a mission to satisfy his desire to own a business, Kirk Williamson acquired a franchise company in the cost-reduction industry. He has faced many challenges in acquiring clients, maintaining relationships, initiating transactions, and generating strategic growth. Kirk advises other entrepreneurs not to seek motivation by setting and achieving goals. Instead, he maintains the importance of possessing keen determination to obtain partnerships on a consistent basis so you can scale your business. 

On this episode of The Enterprise Builders Podcast, Aaron Stahl welcomes Kirk Williamson, a Franchisee at P3 Cost Analysts, to discuss how to become a successful entrepreneur. Kirk shares his personal and professional background and the inspiration to become an entrepreneur, tips for owning a successful business, the challenges of starting a business from scratch, and advice for future entrepreneurs.

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Sponsor for this episode…

This episode is brought to you by P3 Cost Analysts. 

Since 1991, P3 has been helping franchise offices across the U.S. determine if their non-payroll-related overhead expenses are accurate and cost-effective. 

With a team of the industry’s leading utility, telecom, waste and recycling, and property tax auditors in the nation, we have saved our clients over $300 million. 

Our experienced auditors have helped thousands of clients save hundreds of thousands of dollars, from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.

To learn more, visit us at www.costanalysts.com.

Or, schedule your free expense audit at

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