• Pick a Role Model

    The days of having a role model are not over. If you have a person that you can look up to and model yourself and your strategies after, you will have a blue-print to success. The following info-graphic has some great examples of people who defeated the odds, led with integrity, and never let others […]

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  • Treating Your People Right

    Be it your employees or your customers, these are the folks that are going to keep your business going, so treating them right should be your main mission. About everyone has had a bad experience at a restaurant, retail store, or on the phone with a cable company where the person handling whatever issue is […]

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  • Problem, Innovation… Solution

    Have you ever found yourself in a rut that you just cannot think of any solution to? Maybe your tried and true ways of doing things are falling through and just not doing the trick anymore. This is a common problem everyone faces in their careers, be it as a small business owner or a […]

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  • Let’s Open a Bar

    As we pass another St. Patty’s day, as you sip on a Guinness in your favorite irish pub, you might be thinking you want to start a bar and grill of your own. While, the fun of owning a food service business might sound appealing, having a deep understanding of the tough work and long […]

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  • Franchises Focus on Health

    The trend to work out more and pay better attention to what foods you eat, is now giving franchises a new aspect to consider in their business platforms. With a unanimous vote by the city Board of Health back in September, restaurants nation-wide with at least fifteen locations will need to inform their customers that […]

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  • Women in Franchising

    As women take their stake in the business world, the franchising industry is seeing a growth in the number of women starting up their own businesses. In 2016, a shift in focus is turning toward more opportunities for women to get involved in franchising and entrepreneurship.  Whether you are a busy mother on-the-go, or a […]

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  • Restaurants and Technology Integration

    As we become more and more advanced in technology, restaurants are beginning to pick up on the trend of “restaurant automation.” Now consumers are able to go to a restaurant and order, pay, and pick up their food without every having to interact with another person. One such business in San Francisco, Eatsa, that specialized […]

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  • Failure vs. Obstacle

    One of the most common qualities entrepreneurs and franchisees share, is the ability to look forward and be persistent.  Sometime in your career, you are going to wake up in the middle of the night worried about something going on with your business that you think might be the end of your business. What will […]

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  • Financing your Franchise

    As much as we would like to push thoughts about money and financing to the back of our minds and stick with our dreams of jumping right into being the big boss with a vacation home in Maui, the sad truth is; that figuring out your finances is the next step to be considering. Luckily, […]

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