Through his business career he has owned a diverse range of businesses including a recording studio, an advertising agency, a pizza restaurant franchise, real estate brokerage, property development company, pool and spa service company, leading franchise consulting business, a technology business, and a television production and broadcast facility.
Hazard’s business talents earned him international respect, so much so that he was elected by the worlds foremost business leaders for the role of Global President of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, a role he says was one of his greatest challenges.
Hazard’s experiences in the business world have allowed him valuable insight into the workings of organizations and the minds of customers. His particular area of specialty is in the franchise sector where he has been a leading consultant for nearly 25 years working with over 300 brands in 16 different countries. He has also been a franchisee twice and a franchisor, and host two national network television shows on franchising, ‘Inside Franchising’ and ‘Don’t Come Monday.’
He is also host of his own Cable TV talk show in the USA – ‘Gettin’ Down 2 Business’, on the BizTV Cable Network and TiVo broadcasting into 30 million homes each week, and a regular Co-Host on ‘The Big Biz Show’ on the CBS Talk Radio Network and the Business Talk Radio Network broadcasting to 1.5 Million Radio Listeners, and simulcast the BizTV Cable Network.