So you're thinking about buying a franchise? What have you done so far to help you make your decision? Even though franchising has been one of the most successful business models over the years, it is still a big decision to make as running a... (Read More)
You've always dreamed of being your own boss. You are willing to put in the time and effort necessary to succeed. You know the importance of getting your business "out there." And you are working hard to do so. We know that, and it's why we wanted... (Read More)
What if your company were hit with a data breach, struck by a flood or other natural disaster or affected by another crisis? Have you made sure your business has the people, processes and technologies in place to recover from an unexpected... (Read More)
We all know that happier workers are more productive. But did you know that for most people, money can't buy workplace happiness? Research shows that making employees happy is more than just paying them a good — or great — salary.
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One common dream of those who want to be their own boss is working from home. And it can give business professionals the flexibility so many only dream of. No longer are you gone from morning to evening five days or more a week. Instead, you get to... (Read More)
You may have heard that you should find a franchise that you can be passionate about. Something that you love and will have no problem putting your heart and soul into. But how many different options are there really? Some people may only think of... (Read More)
Think businesses that have primarily office workers don't have to worry about workplace safety? Think again! This list of workplace injuries demonstrates that accidents happen in all kinds of U.S. companies. Notice that a number of them apply to... (Read More)
You've made the choice to put your business up for sale. Now you face two more decisions: Selling your company as is or investing significant resources to spruce up the appearance and/or functionality of the enterprise.
Just like when you're... (Read More)
Are you paying enough attention to your competition? Whether a company is B2B or B2C, performing periodic audits on the competition can provide valuable information. Here are a few ways to gather business intelligence:
Look at your competition's... (Read More)