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How to Know When it’s Time to Quit Your Corporate Job and Buy a Franchise

A lot of franchisees come from the corporate world. Frustrated with the rat race and tired of working for someone else’s dream, they decide to make the jump into entrepreneurship. With so many success stories of people going from the boardroom to business ownership, it begs the question: How do you know when it’s time [...]

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The Importance of Having Strong Corporate Culture in Franchising

Every business has a culture, whether it is carefully cultivated or whether it forms of its own volition. While it’s virtually impossible to force a culture onto a business, owners and managers can influence the type of culture that develops within their businesses through their actions and how they communicate to and treat employees.  According [...]

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Is It Possible To Own A Franchise After Years In The Workforce?

In a word, yes! However, you’re the only one who can convince your stubborn, scared self that it’s possible. Spending years in corporate America or working for other small/large businesses doesn’t have to cripple your franchise ownership dreams. In fact, the experience and knowledge you’ve gained to this point will prove to be very useful! At FranNet, [...]

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Franchise: Buy New or Used?

BIZBUYSELL.COM | Curtis Kroeker Feb 21, 201   Becoming a franchisee can be a great path to entrepreneurship. You can leverage the benefits of an established brand and a proven operating plan and the franchisor may serve as a source of capital--something that is especially helpful in today's tight financing market. However, what's the best way to become [...]

The 4 Ways to Become Your Own Boss – Which One Fits You?

by Alan Hall of Forbes.com Do you have what it takes to start and grow a company?  I’m asked every day by aspiring business founders, “Should I take the leap of faith and pursue my dreams? Are you ready to become your own boss? Here are your four top alternatives. In response to this question, [...]

6 Habits of Remarkably Likable People

by Jeff Haden from Inc.com They're charming. They're genuine. And they can make an entire room full of people smile. When you meet someone, after, "What do you do?" you're out of things to say. You suck at small talk, and those first five minutes are tough because you're a little shy and a little insecure. But [...]

16 Common Franchise Terms: Explained

BY TRACY STAPP | November 9, 2012 on Entrepreneur.com Before you investigate opening a franchise, you'll need to know the lingo. We put together this cheat sheet of the most common -- and most important -- industry terms. Franchisee: An individual who purchases the right to operate a business under the franchisor's name and system. Franchisor: The parent company that [...]

Bounce Back: The Inspiration Playlists of Multimillionaire Entrepreneurs

BY TERI EVANS on 1/1/13 from Entrepreneur.com Any entrepreneur who has earned blockbuster success has likely faced rejection more times than you can count. They've mastered the ability to take a punch -- then get right back up and keep going. So how do they bounce back so quickly? For some, listening to powerful music can inspire [...]

6 Habits of Remarkably Likeable People

Written by: Jeff Haden Dec 26, 2012 on Inc.com When you meet someone, after, "What do you do?" you're out of things to say. You suck at small talk, and those first five minutes are tough because you're a little shy and a little insecure. But you want to make a good impression. You want people to [...]

The Best Days to Post to Facebook, Based on Industry (Infographic)

BY MICHAEL SEBASTIAN| FROM PR DAILY| January 8, 2013   Switching gears is common for people who work in social media. Among the greatest challenges is determining exactly when to post a given piece of content so it attracts the most “likes,” comments, and retweets. A recent infographic from LinchpinSEO could help crack that code by showing the best [...]