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16 things successful people do on Monday mornings

“Because you’ve stepped away for a couple days, these back-to-work mornings are the most memorable for the rest of the week,” says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of “Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior

This Is Why You Should Consider Dumping Your Traditional Job

Don’t feel bad for independent workers because they don’t have regular jobs, with benefits, traditional work hours, and such. This broad category of workers, which includes freelancers, independent contractors, and the self-employed, is quite happy with life as it is. Read the full ar

Over 50? Why Now Might be the Perfect Time to Become a Franchise Owner

In today’s economy, many successful business professionals are finding themselves over 50 and out of a job. As companies learn to do more with less, aging executives are being dropped from the bottom line. And it isn’t easy finding a new job in those top pay grades. But there is anoth

How I Became a Franchise Consultant

When people hear I am a franchise consultant, they often ask me how I got into this business. The truth is my road was a long one, and it began when I was a kid. I come from a family of entrepreneurs. My dad and grandfather both owned Ford dealerships, and I grew up helping out around

What Is Franchising?

Most of us can name some well-known franchises off the top of our heads—McDonald’s, Subway, Dunkin’ Donuts—but do you really understand what is franchising? Question: What is franchising? Franchising is a business model. While we tend to think of fast food restaurants when we th

Franchise Consultants: What Do They Look for in a Franchise?

by Pete Gilfillan The job of a franchise consultant is to match qualified candidates with proven franchise opportunities. So what do they look for in a franchise? Proven Systems. That is the backbone of a good franchise business. The business must be repeatable, and that requires soli

Why You Do Not Want to Request Information from Large Franchise Sites

So you think you want to become a franchisee. Likely the first place you will go to gather information is the internet. But visiting large franchise sites could be a mistake. Once you provide your contact information to one of those websites you might be alarmed by the number of phone

The Skill and Expertise of a Franchise Consultant

Most of us are accustomed to enlisting the help of a professional when venturing into something new or outside our own expertise. We hire attorneys to write our wills, realtors to help us buy and sell houses and plumbers to keep our drains clear. So if you are considering launching a

Why use a Franchise Consultant?

Navigating the myriad franchise opportunities available requires considerable time and attention. A franchise consultant has the knowledge to narrow the choices and find the best fit for your needs and interests.