Dare to Dream: What's Your Ideal Job?
If you could choose any job – a career to work day-in and day-out – what would it be? In this scenario, money is no option, rather you're choosing your best fit based off interests and personality. What suits you? What do you enjoy? And most of all, how do you want to be spending your time?
This is the dream, right? To completely bypass practical areas of the job search and to look at all the high points instead. Of course, in real life this is completely unrealistic. As adults we have to pay the bills and ensure we are trained and protected in our jobs, and so forth. Therefore we're looking to practical measures. So often so that in the process, we overlook what it is we really want and stick to checking more abstract boxes.
However, it's time to stop being so responsible, that is, within reason. Who says we can't do both? As a franchisee, you can seek your dream job WHILE remaining smart and responsible with your career all at the same time. It's the best of both worlds combined.
As a franchisee, you can choose your industry of choice and create a career in the path that you see best suited for your strengths and interests. And because you're joining a pre-vetted brand, you can be sure that your business comes with a recipe for success. There's no hoops, no guesswork, just a growing company that you can help walk through its beginning stages and into adulthood. All while you're making a living and doing what you love, of course.
Why you Should Create Your Dream Job as a Franchisee
Far too often people settle in a job that happens to find them. Because they're looking for something steady or with benefits, they bypass what they want and go straight toward what works. This option creates a career that's functional, but it doesn't necessarily create happiness. Over time, people in this setup can learn to dislike their career, or even avoid it. That means work quality slacks, and mental health declines … all from working a job that isn't true to one's passions.
This might seem like no big deal, but it can weigh on a person and cause them to be bitter – or at the very least, to not put their full efforts into the job on a daily basis. Then over time, these effects are magnified, weighing more on one's happiness and career outlook.
In contrast, those who enjoy what they do – those who work their dream jobs – are happier, healthier, and they can still check off the boxes of benefits and profits. Why settle when you can achieve what you've always wanted, especially when you don't have to sacrifice in the process?
How to Move Forward with Your Franchising Business
Of course, your first step in achieving your dream career is to identify what it is that you love. What do you like most? What type of job do you want? In what industry do you want to own your franchise? Do you want to work managing a business? Or would you be happier with a partner? Do you want to be hands off altogether? Or to create an empire with multiple locations going forward? There are many options, and none are right or wrong. Rather it's about what it is that's important to you. It's all about identifying your best fit and finding a franchising brand where you can partner together.
Once these logistics have been decided you can move forward in the business ownership process.
That means steps like finding and signing with a company, identifying locations, opening your doors, and of course, running the business itself. Whether you want to be hands-on through the entire experience, or if you'll be acting as a silent partner who's just there to provide support and insight, your dream scenario can be achieved through franchising.
Don't ignore your dream career, make it a reality and love what you do!
By Bethaney Wallace | Aug 16, 2019 | General Franchise Information