What's Your Industry Passion? And How to Find it
Do you have a work passion? What's your industry of choice? And if you don't have one (or don't know it yet) how do you find what area you should pursue? It's no secret that working within a field you enjoy has added benefits; not only will you be happier professionally, which will carry over into your personal life, but you'll work harder because you genuinely enjoy what you're doing.
Work doesn't feel like work! You've heard people say this, but have you ever actually experienced it for yourself?
Really, there's no downside to working in a field you know. If you're more knowledgeable, you'll obviously be better qualified to take on this type of franchise. People will look to your for your expertise and you will only grow upon your skills of the industry. Meanwhile, you'll enjoy your work on a daily basis, bringing on more and more success, and a recognizable value at your location.
If you know your work passion, great! Go for it! Jump into restaurant ownership. Take the cleaning business by storm. Help train others for better nutrition. Comfort customers while cleaning up after disasters. (This is only a fraction of what's available.) There are so many options; the key is to find the industry that you're most interested in, and that meets your needs and wants. By utilizing your own skills you can better find this match from the get-go.
Do You Have to Stick to What you Know?
Because there are so many benefits to working in a field you know, it's most often recommended for franchisees. However, don’t get too bogged down with this fact, either. There are plenty of franchisees who choose to branch out and learn something new. Of course this is perfectly acceptable. Your main motivation should be running a successful businesses, so it's up to you to pick what will make you most happy.
No matter what the choice, be sure it's something you can learn inside and out in order to best help your customers and yourself.
Other Ways to Narrow Your Choice
You can also look toward quizzes or questionnaires that help you point out your best skills. While no one knows you better than you, it's often most hard to locate your own best traits.
Talk to friends and family members about strong suits and weaknesses. Keep a list of what you do each day, whether for work or as a hobby. Over time, you will begin to notice similarities. This information can then be used to highlight areas where you're most interested or most talented.
Finding an industry to franchise within is one of the big decisions you will make as a business owner. After all, choosing a company will set the standard for how and where you work going forward. Finding the brand you love can keep you professionally happy from there on out, allowing you not only to be your own boss, but to do so with a type of work you readily enjoy.
Finding Your Franchising Industry of Choice
If you need a little help narrowing down the choices, that's ok too! There are several types of industries, and even more brands that sit within them. That means, once you choose your initial category, you can then choose a brand within it. This is an important differentiation as you can determine a right fit based on company policies, and more.
Start by looking at your personal interests. What do you enjoy? What type of work do you like? What skills do you have. > Go to our industry profile page and take a look at available categories. Here you can start making connections between what you like and what's offered in a franchise setting. Click on links to gain further information and narrow the search.