4 Ideas to Help Your Business Hit the Ground Running

Before opening a new business, you might hear about other companies that failed within the first few years of operation. The reason those companies...

Death and Disability: Is Your Franchise Unit Protected?

It’s hard to consider certain possibilities in our life. Whether it’s creating a will, designing an exit plan, or getting affairs in order, people...

Encore Entrepreneur is the New Baby Boomer Lifestyle

Contrary to what you might guess, the highest rate of entrepreneurial growth over the last few years is not Gen-Y upstarts, but Boomers over...

Do We All Undervalue Bootstrapping?

In business schools, in popular blogs, in business publications, and in general discussion of starting a business, we undervalue bootstrapping. We teach starting a...

Family-Run Franchises: Are They Right for You?

If you’re close to your family, it might seem a natural extension of your personal relationship to move into a business one. Many families...

5 Ways to Start or Buy a Business Without Any Money

What a tragedy that so many great businesses ideas are never executed for want of one critical resource: money. Many would-be entrepreneurs believe it’s impossible...

Evaluating a Franchise Territory

Ultimately, the defining factor when reviewing territory comes down to a single question: “Do you have a large enough customer base to be successful?”...

5 Books That Will Change Your Life (and Business)

What is your big idea? Found it—or still looking? That one idea can be the catalyst to a life imagined. Just one glimmer of inspiration can transform....

4 Reasons Why Women Entrepreneurs Have a Bright Future Ahead

Following President Trump’s inauguration, many people are still struggling to come to terms with the result. Where some businesswomen see new opportunities with a...

Accounting for Franchises: Tips to Help You Grow

Being a successful franchisee means having at least a general grasp on various aspects of running a business. You might not be an expert...

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