10Mar 2017

Although there is no “one size fits all” recipe to success, there are some habits that highly successful people like Oprah Winfrey, Mark Zuckerberg, and Bill Gates (to name a few) have in common. Being extremely successful is often based more so on personality, drive, and determination rather than natural… Read More

03Mar 2017

If you’re thinking about starting your own business, chances are, you’ve already attempted some sort of rough business plan. Creating a business plan is not only a crucial step in the planning process, but also helps force yourself to answer some important questions. When it comes to franchises, business plans… Read More

22Feb 2017

The two terms, business owners and entrepreneurs, are often inaccurately coupled together and assumed to be the same thing. But really, business owner and entrepreneur mentalities can differ greatly. As an entrepreneur, you are in fact a business owner too, which is where the confusion likely comes in. However, you… Read More

17Feb 2017

Some of the most common reasons why people are interested in business ownership are flexibility, freedom, being your own boss, and financial benefits. However, these ownership benefits are not immediate, and it takes hard work to reap them. At this point, if you’ve entered the initial stage of becoming, or… Read More

02Feb 2017

Have you considered your retirement plan yet, and is retirement even an option in your foreseeable future? The definition of retirement has certainly altered through the years, and with that, it has not only become less glamorous, but for some, a goal that seems likely unattainable. The word retirement often… Read More

25Jan 2017

For those of you unfamiliar with the franchise television series, Undercover Boss, featured on each episode is a different senior CEO, owner, or executive of a different company/corporation who goes undercover as an entry-level employee within his/her own company. During his or her time “playing” an entry-level employee lacking experience,… Read More

20Jan 2017

food franchising vs. home service franchise With the presence of so many ever-changing fad and elimination diets, it is not easy to know how long a popular diet, or food choice will last. Not only is the popularity of the type of food we eat always changing, but also the way… Read More

11Jan 2017

Because buying patterns continue to change based on who the predominate purchasing generation is, so too will business models and selling methods. Being in tune with the newest trends, behavioral patterns of consumers, and what marketing avenues the purchasing generation responds best to is key in a business owner’s continued… Read More

06Jan 2017

Although Millennials have been, and still are the current dominate workforce, individuals that fall under Generation Z (born within 1995-2012) are officially beginning to enter the working world. With their entrance, will come future business model changes in order to remain relevant and recruit a staff for the future wellness… Read More

30Dec 2016

Recently, we came across an article on called “13 Mistakes New Franchisees Make — And How To Avoid Them”.  We found this article to be particurally interesting because many of the talking points that are addressed within it are common franchising fears that we hear often. This article has… Read More