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6 Characteristics of an Ideal Franchise Candidate

Posted by HIRE YOURSELF on Feb 25, 2020 7:30:00 AM

Ford Motor Company founder Henry Ford once said, “The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.” Ford’s own destiny was one that would have a profound impact for generations to come. He brought cars to businesses and families, and in doing so made the world a little more accessible for everyone.

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Topics: Mindset, Franchise

THE RISKS OF BEING A CORPORATE EXECUTIVE AT 50

Posted by HIRE YOURSELF on Feb 18, 2020 7:00:00 AM

What does it mean to be 50 in America—this monumental age where we’re no longer young but not yet old? For some, it means an empty nest (and not coincidentally a raft of tuition bills from the universities hosting our fledglings). For others, it means saying No More Excuses and starting the novel, taking the trip, or making the key career move that’s been a growing dream for years. And other feel it means reaching new heights on the corporate ladder.

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Topics: Franchise, How To Build Wealth, job security

Is a Recession the Best Time for Franchises?

Posted by HIRE YOURSELF on Feb 11, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Some of the things we fear and despise are inevitable.

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Topics: Franchise, recession

The Gig Economy and Franchising: Freedom and Flexibility

Posted by HIRE YOURSELF on Feb 4, 2020 8:03:00 AM

You have decided to follow your dream and own your own business. You opted to buy a franchise concept. Now you have to decide if it is going to be your full-time job or your gig on the side. You know the gig economy is in full swing today with more than a third of Americans working within it.

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Topics: Mindset, Franchise

Five Franchise Funding Mistakes You Should Avoid

Posted by HIRE YOURSELF on Jan 28, 2020 7:00:00 AM

There are many ways to fund a franchise. Using cash is the easiest and most straightforward option, but if you have no other liquidity, that is a bad move. Burdening yourself with an unneeded or incorrectly structured loan can also wreak havoc on your business plan.

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Topics: Funding, Franchise

Choosing the Best Franchise for Me

Posted by HIRE YOURSELF on Jan 21, 2020 6:00:00 AM

Embarking down the path of franchise ownership will change your life. It can also be daunting. With over 4,000 franchise concepts available and 759,236 franchise locations out there, how can you go about choosing the one that fits your personality, wants, business style, and support requirements?

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Topics: Mindset, Franchise

No Sales Experience? Eliminate Your Fears and Doubts About Franchise Ownership

Posted by HIRE YOURSELF on Jan 14, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Mindset, Franchise, entrepreneurship

Hot Franchises for 2020: What You Need to Know

Posted by HIRE YOURSELF on Jan 7, 2020 8:00:00 AM

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Topics: Insider, Franchise

It’s a Franchise Economy

Posted by Nat Truitt on Feb 10, 2019 5:20:08 PM

You hear about franchising every day. Chances are, you spend money in franchised businesses every day as well. Just how big is the franchising way of doing business in 2016 America? In terms of sheer numbers—jobs, revenues, dollars in the economy, people employed—it’s massive.

Podcast Episode: Types of Franchises
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Topics: Mindset, Franchise

5 C’s Of A Great Franchisee

Posted by HIRE YOURSELF on Jan 3, 2019 3:59:53 AM

Once you get past any anxieties about franchise investment, it’s time to do an honest self-assessment about whether you’re suited to business ownership. What do you need to succeed?

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