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How Franchisees in Canada can Demonstrate Leadership Skills

Being a franchisee in Canada means you must also be a great leader to your employees. In the franchising world today, there is a considerable difference between being just an owner and being a great leader. The owner will simply make sure everyone is doing what they are supposed to and that things get done [...]

Save Time Space and Money On Your Next Business Trip

At first, the thought of an upcoming business trip is one of optimism. This is the time you’ll get to meet the client face-to-face/network/finalize a deal … etc. But then the thought of air travel creeps to the forefront. If you’re like many frequent business travelers, then it’s likely your mind then jumps to thoughts [...]

3 Reasons I Loved “The Big Short”

For movie fans, this is the season when all the good stuff is released. Good stuff means good stories. Stories that move you. Last weekend my wife and I saw “The Big Short”.  The setting is the lead up to the 2008 financial collapse and start of The Great Recession. It is not a win-win [...]

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Why it is Important for franchise owners to a maintain a high degree of emotional intelligence

From the high points of getting your very first customers to the lows of making costly mistakes, year one of owning a Canadian franchise can certainly be an emotional rollercoaster. It is crucial to maintain a high emotional intelligence or EQ throughout all of this. You may be reading this and asking yourself what exactly [...]

Location, location, location: Which spot is right for your franchise in New Jersey?

The need to have a great location in New Jersey varies from franchise to franchise. For some types of franchise, the location is relatively unimportant – these are sales driven, service based franchises such as Sandler. With other franchises, the franchisee doesn’t have to worry about the location because the franchisor chooses it for them [...]

Business Ownership New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year again! As we say goodbye to 2015 and welcome in 2016, many of us are making our list of New Year’s resolutions. If you’re an entrepreneur at heart, perhaps 2016 is the year you’re ready to step out on your own. In addition to those health and wellness goals and [...]