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  • Bouncing your ideas off of others is a strategy that can and should be used before making any major purchase, like the purchase of a franchise business – especially because it’s easy to lose perspective when you’re focused on all of the intricacies that go into choosing and...
    Industry Word - June 16, 2015 - 2 comments
  • Lots of people who are interested in becoming franchise owners think that the way they’re going to find that perfect franchise … the way they’re going to “know,” will involve some type of mystical experience. Seriously, some of the people I’ve worked with over...
    Industry Word - May 19, 2015 - 3 comments
  • I’ve consulted with a lot of prospective franchise owners over the years. Just about every time I ask the question, “Are you ok with following rules?” the answer has been “yes.” That’s a good thing. Have you answered that question yet?Rule-Followers vs. Non-Rule...
    Industry Word - April 21, 2015 - 4 comments
  • If you’re seriously contemplating the purchase of a franchise, there may come a time in the process when you’ll need to consider stepping back for a bit.I’ve found that sometimes (especially when making major life decisions) it’s wise to put things on pause.That’s...
    Industry Word - March 17, 2015 - 6 comments
  • If you’re going to risk some of your hard-earned money and buy a franchise business, you’re going to want to know how much money you’ll potentially make as a franchise owner. I’m going to show you how to do it.Who to askThe best place to go for answers to your money...
    Industry Word - February 17, 2015 - 5 comments
  • Did you ever see the movie “A League of Their Own” with Tom Hanks? If not, you should. There’s a great quote in it, and it pertains to owning a franchise."Of course it's hard. It's supposed to be hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. Hard is what makes it...
    Industry Word - January 20, 2015 - 1 comments
  • Like you don’t have enough to worry about when you’re setting up your franchise business.There are many things you’ll need to do before you can open your doors before the money hopefully starts rolling in.But, this post isn’t about those things.It’s about the things...
    Industry Word - December 16, 2014 - 2 comments
  • Veterans bring lot of great things to the table.They’re trained, disciplined, focused and they already know how to obey rules.The ability to follow the rules goes a long way in franchising. That’s because the franchise business model is a rigid one; there are a lot of rules. There...
    Industry Word - November 18, 2014 - 1 comments
  • Before you sign on the dotted line for that franchise you’ve been investigating, it’s important to make sure you have asked existing franchisees some key questions.Most of the people I talk with focus on earnings; it’s totally natural to want to know how much you’ll make as...
    Industry Word - October 21, 2014 - 5 comments
  • It may end up being the most important phone call you’ll ever have as it relates to your decision to become your own boss.The phone call I’m referring to: your first call with a representative from franchise headquarters of the franchise concept you’re interested in learning about...
    Industry Word - September 16, 2014 - 3 comments

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