“Do what you love” Ever heard that piece of advice before? Or how about this one? “If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.” Surrrrrrrrrrrrrrrre… I have a friend who is an incredible fly-fisherman. He casts a line like nobody I have ever seen. He ties his own flies.
I was recently at an exclusive, invitation-only conference with executives, founders, and management teams from about one hundred of the top franchise companies in the country (none of which were fast-food franchises) and I wanted to share some of my takeaways with you along with some information on some brands
Ever heard this advice? “Go to school. Get good grades. Go to college. Get a job. Work hard for 40 years, sock away money diligently and you’ll be set for retirement?” It’s the common career advice we’re given time and time again from a young age. How come we’re not
Do you want to buy an existing business? Do you want to build a business from scratch? Or, do you want to invest in and build a franchise? I recently explored these different options on a podcast with a career change guru, Scott Anthony Barlow. Scott helps people figure out
Part of the art of finding the right franchise to invest in is looking in places that most people aren’t looking and getting information that most people don’t have. I mean… Why would a successful real estate investor invest in a certain hair care franchise and open fifteen of them?
Why would a banking executive invest in a boutique fitness franchise (and keep his job)? As you may know, I spend a lot of my time (and my money) researching and finding high-quality franchises. I actually added up the time and money I spend in my research and I figured
Yes, before you start a business, you should think about exiting And by exiting, I mean thinking about the question “What is my long-term objective with my own profitable and successful business?” Are you going to cash out on your hard work by selling the business or pass the business
The short answer is: “It depends.” And what it depends on is largely based around which franchise offers a proven and validated business model that aligns with your skills, goals, ideal role as the owner, and offers you the highest probability to achieve your lifestyle and financial long-term goals. Sorry,
…One is an accountant. One is a corporate executive. And one is an entrepreneur. And you know what? They all invested in the same franchise, FIRST NAME! DUN-DUN-DUNNN! I feel like I have something to work with (but I’m not a very good joke teller). Anyway. Last year I helped
Some say the key to finding great businesses is following opportunities that others don’t see. I believe part of the art of finding great businesses requires keeping an open mind, keeping an ear to the ground for information that others don’t have and then digging in and researching these business