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Are You Choosing Unhappiness Over Uncertainty?

Posted by HIRE YOURSELF on Aug 11, 2020 7:45:00 AM

We all love the feeling of a weight being lifted off our shoulders. It usually comes with a sense of relief or accomplishment. Sometimes, we hit a wall. We get fear. Many times that fear is the fear of the unknown—of uncertainty. Franchisees and entrepreneurs experience this like anyone else. Often, that fear of uncertainty means we choose unhappiness instead.

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Topics: Mindset, Franchise, How To Build Wealth, entrepreneurship, recession, job security

Everything You Need to Know About the Franchise Disclosure Document

Posted by HIRE YOURSELF on Jun 15, 2020 8:12:00 AM

The second big step in franchise investigation is receiving and reviewing the franchise disclosure document (FDD). Before you think about owning a particular franchise, you need to review this document. After the introductory call, the franchisor will offer to send you a copy. This document is essential to your investigation process.

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Topics: Franchise

60 Days to Freedom: Your Franchise Investigation

Posted by HIRE YOURSELF on Jun 8, 2020 9:00:00 AM

The first thing you need to keep in mind in your investigation is that it is a process of mutual elimination for both you and the franchisor. It’s like dating. You might find exactly the franchise you’re looking for on the first try, but that is highly unlikely unless you are using a consultant like us to narrow the search for you. 

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Topics: Mindset, Franchise

Nine Franchise Myths Debunked

Posted by HIRE YOURSELF on Jun 1, 2020 10:28:00 AM

People are often surprised to find franchising is a diverse industry. There are a ton of options out there for aspiring franchisees. We encounter franchises all the time, but we often think of them as them roadside businesses sprinkled across the nation. 

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Topics: Funding, Mindset, Franchise, job security

7 Reasons to Invest in a Franchise During a Crisis

Posted by HIRE YOURSELF on Apr 8, 2020 9:31:11 AM

Download:  Now is the Time To Invest Fact Sheet

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9 Sources of Investment Capital for Funding a Franchise

Posted by HIRE YOURSELF on Apr 1, 2020 10:10:36 AM

It takes money to make money, but does it always have to be your money? 

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10 Questions to Find the Right Franchise Consultant

Posted by HIRE YOURSELF on Mar 24, 2020 7:00:00 AM

There are plenty of ways to find your path to franchise investment. You might drill down by way of Google until you find something that speaks to you. You might march yourself straight to the sales department of a business you like. You might be introduced or shepherded by a friend or family member who’s already involved. Or you might work with a franchise consultant.

Podcast Episode: Concierge or Car Salesperson: The Franchise Consultant Dilemma
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Topics: Insider, Mindset, Franchise

I Want to Own a Franchise. Now What?

Posted by HIRE YOURSELF on Mar 10, 2020 7:00:00 AM
Download:  The Next Steps to Franchising Quick Sheet

The idea’s been percolating—the one about leaving the corporate rat race, investing in your own future, taking control of your professional destiny and steering a new path. You don’t want to keep clinging to the corporate ladder because it’s unfulfilling, insecure, and maybe even sucking the life out of you. You don’t want to go the start-up route because it’s complicated and far too risky.

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Franchising Fear Factors—And Why It’s OK to Let Them Go

Posted by HIRE YOURSELF on Mar 3, 2020 6:30:00 AM

Download:  Franchising Fear Factors Quick Sheet

Considering throwing over your corporate career, investing a chunk of your life’s savings, and diving into a business that’s new to you and your family?

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Topics: Mindset, job security

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