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You’re interested in purchasing a franchise but are unsure which is the right fit for you. Working with a franchise coach seems like the best idea, but you’ve heard they don’t always have the best intentions. Here’s some things to watch out for.
You’ve been thinking about starting your own business. You and your spouse have talked about it, but it always seemed to end with “maybe someday.” You think the time is now, here’s how to approach the topic.
Getting back to “normal” may mean getting back to the office. But now, getting back to the office doesn’t seem so ideal. You are going to miss seeing the faces of the ones you love throughout the day. Plus, you aren’t sure you are ready to give up your autonomy, get dressed (in work appropriate attire), fight traffic and return to your old self because frankly, you are not your old self anymore.
There were so many personal and professional lessons learned despite the havoc the pandemic wreaked over our lives last year. Perhaps you had to reprioritize or reinvent yourself. Regardless of where you are right now, the New Year brings the hope and the possibility to pursue something new. Something you have longed to do. Something that you thought was out of your reach. Something like being your own boss.
According to Investopedia’s website a franchisee is a small business owner who operates a franchise. The franchisee has purchased the right to use an existing business’s trademarks, associated brands, and other proprietary knowledge to market and sell the same brand, and uphold the same standards as the first business. Franchisees become owners and independent operators of third-party retail outlets called franchises.