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Houston’s Energy Industry Outlook: A Path Forward for the Downsized

A former O&G client tells it like it is… The most recent monthly employment report from the Greater Houston Partnership verifies what we already suspect. The Energy Sector—which includes exploration and oilfield service companies—continues to lose altitude. Net job losses for March and April combined were 8,500. May and June combined registered an additional 5,200, [...]

By |2020-08-28T17:17:33+00:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Blog|

How I Left the O&G World and Became My Own Boss…

Over the weekend, BP announced plans to slash its worldwide oil and gas production by 40%. That’s approximately a million barrels of oil a day. They also plan to reduce upstream oil and gas by 35-40% and operations by 30-35%. All in the next decade. They plan to be a carbon-neutral outfit by the year [...]

By |2020-08-28T17:13:36+00:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

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 by the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) Network and sponsored by Capital One, the startup community can take advantage of over 100 virtual sessions featuring 200+ [...]

A Franchisee’s Journey: Getting to Know…Mark Potts

Mark Potts owns the CertaPro Painters franchise in Missouri City, a suburb of Houston’s sprawling metroplex, which ranks as the fourth largest city in the U.S. He opened the doors for business in November 2019, the culmination of a multi-year journey to establish more control over his own life, liberty and especially the pursuit of [...]

Franchising Moves Forward Despite Challenge of COVID-19 Pandemic – Canada

Without a doubt, the world is living through a challenging moment in real-time. The root cause of our shared anxiety is in direct proportion to the uncertainties we face as the global pandemic of COVID-19 continues. Will the infection rate slow down and case rates disappear? How long will this health crisis last? Will our [...]

By |2020-08-11T15:13:33+00:00August 10th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Look Who’s Saying ‘Yes’ to Franchising – July 2020 Edition

You may be wondering, who would commit to starting a business in the midst of a pandemic and economic volatility? Our mission at FranNet is to provide you with an uplifting and realistic look at the future of business ownership. By providing you with helpful insights and real-time information, we hope to mitigate any risk [...]

By |2020-07-28T20:20:57+00:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , |

Look Who’s Saying ‘Yes’ to Franchising – June 2020

You may be wondering, who would commit to starting a business in the midst of a pandemic and economic volatility? These FranNet clients (many in career transition) are looking beyond the current state of uncertainty and have said “YES” to franchise ownership in June 2020: 1. Home Cleaning Client Background: Previous business owners with backgrounds in marketing Why Now? Businesses [...]

By |2020-07-06T13:13:20+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , |

Look Who’s Saying ‘Yes’ to Franchising – May 2020

You may be wondering, who would commit to starting a business in the midst of a pandemic and economic volatility? These FranNet clients (many in career transition) are looking beyond the current state of uncertainty and have said “YES” to franchise ownership in May 2020: 1. Childhood Education Client Background: A practicing physician and her husband who has [...]

By |2020-07-02T14:50:22+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , |

Look Who’s Saying ‘Yes’ to Franchising – April 2020

You may be wondering, who would commit to starting a business in the midst of a pandemic and economic volatility? These FranNet clients (many in career transition) are looking beyond the current state of uncertainty and have said “YES” to franchise ownership in April 2020: 1. Pool Care Service Client Background: A banking executive who works for a [...]

By |2020-07-02T14:49:21+00:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , |

Employee to Entrepreneur

I have invited you here to learn more about exploring career opportunities that don’t involve returning to the corporate world. Not everyone has thought about starting their own business as their career path of choice.  For many, following a more traditional career, working up the corporate ladder has been their preference.  With our current economic [...]