Cyber attacks are becoming increasingly common at small- and medium-size businesses. The source of many of these attacks? Employees. In many instances, employees unknowingly grant hackers access to their company's system. That's why it's so... (Read More)
We've been spending a lot of time talking about the business of franchising. And sure, this is serious business. After all, we're talking about a fun, rewarding career.
But franchising isn't all serious all the time. When was the last time you... (Read More)
Every evening, it's the same. You are determined to leave on time. Yet again, you find yourself finishing one more thing, answering one more email, or talking to one more co-worker. Or perhaps you spend a few hours every weekend catching up on your... (Read More)
When it comes to being your own boss, you want to know not just how much money you made or how big of a footprint you have, you want to know what kind of legacy you've left. That's what makes franchising so great.
Franchising provides you with a... (Read More)
Have you just sold a family business, recently retired, or are just plain yearning for something new? Perhaps you're sitting on some extra cash and just don't know what to do with it.
We'll tell you. Open a franchise. That's what you should... (Read More)
There are a number of reasons why women looking for a new career or business opportunity might be drawn to franchising. Whether it's for the sense of community, structured setting, or a chance to follow their dreams and passions, there are a number... (Read More)
No matter where you look, chances are there is a franchised business somewhere nearby, and there's a reason why. Franchises don't just work with anybody. They have built a successful model designed to work each and every time.
The fact is... (Read More)
For decades, the top reasons businesses fail have been fairly constant. Research tells us that businesses often fail due to a lack of capital, too much debt, poor leadership or when they expand too fast. Yet in today's high-tech and connected world... (Read More)
What is the temperature in your office? In workplaces nationwide, there is an ongoing debate over where to set the thermostat. Research shows that office temperature can affect mood, productivity and even how well employees get along. Simply put, if... (Read More)