When you buy into a franchise operation, you are investing in your future. You are essentially embracing a proven business model and staking your business life on it.
And, you know what? That's okay. Why? Because franchising is THE way.
There... (Read More)
When it comes to owning a business, you may have some trepidation.
Sure, going it alone can be intimidating. There are so many questions that involve running your own business. Are you ready to answer them?
This is where franchising comes in... (Read More)
If you’ve been investigating opening a franchise, or talking to a franchise consultant much like ourselves, you may have already become acquainted with the concept of a business validation call.
Franchise validation calls are a critical... (Read More)
You think franchising is all business, but have you ever considered that it may be fun, too?
That's right. Imagine not only running your own successful business and turning into a potential franchise empire, but you could be having a total blast... (Read More)
Ever heard of the name Joe Sieve? Probably not. From the college town of Columbia, Missouri, Sieve was a regular at Mr. Goodcents Subs & Pasta.
Since he spent so much time there, he eventually got to know the owner, who shared his business... (Read More)
You've heard the saying: "A fool and his (or her) money often part ways."
No one knows this more than athletes and celebrities. Careers like those have a fickle nature, whether it be because of injury or a single flop.
Many a sports or major... (Read More)
Alright, folks, are you ready to have some fun??
We feel like we've been a little too serious lately, and thought it might be a good time to mix it up. Did you know that franchising can also be FUN? As franchise consultants, what we do is serious... (Read More)
We've been spending a lot of time talking about the business of franchising. And sure, this is serious business. After all, we're talking about a fun, rewarding career.
But franchising isn't all serious all the time. When was the last time you... (Read More)
When you embark on owning your own franchise, it's very likely that you'll be directly interacting with outside vendors. As you navigate these waters, you'll want to know what you are and are not responsible for.
No matter what type of franchise... (Read More)
Have you heard? The Dalai Lama recently stated that more women in leadership would make the world safer. In pointing out that women are more sensitive to others' suffering, the Dalai Lama thinks more female leadership would promote deeper human... (Read More)