Sara Waskow Articles

The Time Has Come for Mompreneurs

This FranNet of DFW & Oklahoma blog is dedicated to Moms everywhere. No, it’s not Mother’s Day, but a wise soul once observed that every day should be. Today, we’re …

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Should You Stay, or Should You Go?

Back in 1982, the English punk rock band The Clash released an iconic song called, “Should I Stay, or Should I Go?” The fast beat and memorable refrain from this …

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Why Couples Make Great Franchise Owners

According to data compiled by Statista, the percentage of people working from home five days a week jumped from 17% before COVID, to 44% afterward. In many cases, both spouses …

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How to Take Charge of Your Destiny

As we go from one calendar year to the next, it’s only natural to take stock of your life, your goals, your wants and desires. For many, it’s a time …

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Franchise Spotlight: ecomaids

Happy New Year to all of the budding entrepreneurs who want to make 2021 a year to remember. FranNet of Dallas-Fort Worth is excited to help guide you on your …

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4 Things to Look for in a Good Franchise

There’s a reason that budding entrepreneurs sometimes get overwhelmed at the thought of considering franchising as a route to become their own boss. There are literally thousands of concepts to …

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Franchise Spotlight: Kitchen Tune-Up

It’s safe to say that the pandemic has thrown more than a few curveballs our way. Some businesses were adversely affected, while others flourished. The circumstances borne of lockdowns and …

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Franchising Can Provide a Lasting Legacy

There are basically three paths to business ownership. You can start your own venture from scratch and custom-build an operation that suits you. You can also buy an existing business …

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The Power of (Your Own) Essential Business

Back in March, as the pandemic began its rapid spread across the U.S., shelter-in-place and stay-at-home orders were issued. And a new term entered our lexicon—essential businesses. In essence, these …

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DFW is an Entrepreneurial Paradise

8 Facts You Need to Know… The sixth annual “Dallas Startup Week” gets underway next week, so mark your calendars for a five-day extravaganza running from Aug. 30-Sep. 3. Presented …

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The Case As Scary as a Heart Attack

My client opened their franchise on Feb. 1, 2020 The day after the U.S. imposed travel restrictions on China, to halt the spread of the pandemic, my new franchisee held …

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Are You Lucky in Business?

If you own a business, you are probably used to having some ups and downs. The wonderful thing about being independent is that you have more control over your future …

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Three Things I Learned at the Franchise Expo

The Franchise Expo last month was bustling with activity. There’s so much opportunity in this space that it can be completely overwhelming—especially for prospective business owners. As I talked to …

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It’s a Great Era for Women in Business

For women who have an entrepreneurial spirit, this is a fantastic time to explore business ownership. At FranNet, we have seen a marked increase in the number of women who …

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The How of Business Featuring Sara Waskow

On the most recent podcast episode of The How OF Business, FranNet Consultant Sara Waskow talks about the benefits of business ownership, and how franchising can be the best path …

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A Franchise Success Story

Considering starting a business, or buying a franchise, in the Dallas – Ft Worth area? If so, then a success story is just what you need! At FranNet, we love …

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