Career Risk in the Modern Economy

Career Risk in the Modern Economy

I’ve thought a lot about risk lately. Being formerly in the corporate world and finding it more and more perilous, I chose the entrepreneurial path and now believe I should have started sooner. Once we reach a certain stage in our careers, what is riskier—staying in...
Financing Your Franchise

Financing Your Franchise

You have completed all the due diligence, attended Discovery Day and met with the franchise company’s founders and management team. You are excited to take the next step and move forward to start your own franchise business. But how do you finance this investment?...
Franchise Return on Investment

Franchise Return on Investment

Question: I’ve been investigating a number of franchises and they don’t seem to be very consistent in terms of rate of return on investment. In fact it sometimes appears that there is very little correlation between the total investment and the amount of money I can...
Seven Steps to Choosing a Franchise

Seven Steps to Choosing a Franchise

Franchising is a wonderful way to go into business for yourself. So many things have already been established for your benefit: branding, marketing, processes, products, systems, etc. Building a business through franchising has been so successful that franchised...