Nigel Travis served as Non-Executive Chairman of the holding company for Dunkin’ and Baskin Robbins and previously he served as Chief Executive Officer of Dunkin’ Brands and as Executive Chairman of the Board.

Previously, Nigel served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Papa John’s International and a variety of senior positions with Blockbuster and Burger King.

At present, Nigel serves on the board of directors of Advance Auto Parts and Abercrombie & Fitch Co. He is the author of The Challenge Culture: Why the Most Successful Organizations Run on Pushback. He is also Chairman of Fooda, and Servpro, both private companies and serves as Chairman and Co-Owner of Leyton Orient Football Club, a professional football club in England.

Here are some key insights from this week’s show:

– Avoid the legacy trap.

– Compromise is never a weak term.

– Recognize inherent conflicts and bridge the conflict.

– Alliances start with doing something together.

– Always have a culture and start by making it positive.

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