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November 13, 2018
Here's Why You're Never Too Young (or Too Old!) To Start a Franchise When opening a business, there are many different scenarios that cause self-doubt. That's not to say that doubt is validated, of course, rather that starting something big and new (for instance, a business) makes you second guess …
November 6, 2018
Should You Open a Franchise This Winter? This winter – what are your goals? What will you do professionally? Personally? Traditionally, colder months are taken "off" and folks rest or step back from their work to focus on other things. But why? Nothing about winter says "stop" or "let's hold …
October 30, 2018
How Restaurant Chains are Becoming More Sustainable in the US There's no denying that, as a population, we're learning to be more mindful of Mother Nature. From offering more ways to recycle, to adjusting the way things are made, to using less packaging materials, businesses and citizens alike are …
October 26, 2018
Often-Forgotten Perks of Franchising Franchising as a business model brings in new business owners each month. New entrepreneurs – or entrepreneurs who are looking for new ventures research and find new success in this proven business model. It's a method that isn't new, but is often new to c…
October 22, 2018
Are You Qualified to Be a Business Owner? Before becoming a full-fledged franchisee, this is a common question that you'll hear. Not only from others, but inside your own head. You will wonder if you're good enough, smart enough, qualified enough, rich enough, and any other number of attributes you…
October 19, 2018
When you open your own franchise business, many changes will take place. If you're coming from a more traditional job, you'll see changes in the hours you work or how others relate to your career. As a business owner, suddenly you're not an employee, you're an employer. You aren't punching someone e…
October 12, 2018
Is Franchising Feasible as a Secondary Job? Can you do it all? That is one of the biggest questions of potential franchisees. They want to know if they can start a new business without leaving their current job. This comes up for many reasons – fear, health or financial benefits, the security…
October 9, 2018
Franchise Opportunities Network ran a $2,000 "Scholarship Contest" from November 2017 through July 2018.https://www.franchiseopportunities.com/2018-college-scholarship-future-entrepreneur. The scholarship is for use towards college tuition, books, or other expenses associated with the winning studen…
October 2, 2018
The Early Bird Gets the Worm: What Time Should You Start Work Each Morning? Are you an early riser? Yes? No? What's your definition of "early" anyway? Depending on your career background and personal preference, you likely have a very different idea as to what constitutes as starting before the res…
September 25, 2018
9 Perks to Working Through a Franchise As a business owner, there are many decisions you will need to make in order to steer your brand toward growth. From marketing directions, to initial moves like location and opening dates, it's your job to coordinate and respond toward market changes from day o…
September 21, 2018
Anatomy Of A Fortune 500 CEO The companies which make up the Fortune 500 list are household names creating products and delivering services which are staples in our everyday lives, but what about the CEO’s who shape their direction and run these companies? Here at Franchise Opportunities we wo…
September 18, 2018
How to Utilize Part-Timers in your Franchise Business Part timers and are invaluable asset as a business owner. With flexible workloads and schedules, part timers can pick up slack when you need them. They can fill in a need and ultimately help your business run efficiently. You might need them dur…
September 13, 2018
Why a Franchise is Better Than a Stand-Alone Business Every soon-to-be business owner has considered the idea of opening up their own shop. A stand-alone location that they minted and brought to life – from scratch. Some take this as a fleeting thought and quickly move on, while others get cau…
September 11, 2018
Can You Use Polling Research for Your Future Franchise? One of the best ways to become successful is to reach your customers and address what they most want. From age ranges, to locational needs, to ease of access, there's much to know about your consumer base and how they shop. On any given day (…
September 7, 2018
Pep Talks to Give Yourself After a Bad Day Some days, work isn't all that it's cracked up to be. Things break, people have bad attitudes, and all around, work just didn’t go like it was supposed to. It's enough to put you into a funk – especially when more than one bad thing took place; …
August 31, 2018
7 Ways Franchising Has Changed In the last 60 or so years, business has changed tremendously. Where there were once short days filled with suits and secretaries, 2018 has brought on an entire array of updated company practices. Today there's big business, workers who telecommute (or who travel hours…
August 30, 2018
7 Quotes Explaining What it's Like to be Your Own Boss As an aspiring franchisee, it's likely that one of the biggest perks waiting around the corner is the ability to be your own boss. Not only will you have creative freedom, you'll be able to explore marketing techniques, manage your team as you s…
August 28, 2018
8 Ways to Boost Your Self Confidence When the Startup Process is Rough As a budding entrepreneur, you'll learn quickly just how much skin in the game you hold. Your business is a personal effort. It's your passion, your pride and joy – it's the job you've always wanted. And your franchise is …
August 21, 2018
Why Having Heart Brings On Success   Having heart – it's a structure we know well, most notably from sports teams or underdog movie themes. In these instances, there's a character who's unlikely to win or overcome, but they have the most passion and the biggest drive, therefore, we root f…
August 17, 2018
10 Tips to Improve Your Franchise Through Physical and Mental Health Just how in tune are you with your body? In terms of mental and physical health, there is much to be learned by simply listening to what your body tells you. For instance, when you're tired, what type of foods to drink, when it's t…
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