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An Attitude of Gratitude

I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it. And so it is with you…we are in ...

Creating a Plan for Profit

  Last year at this time, we talked about the importance of budget planning and how to create a 12-month budget to plan and project growth. ...

Economic Darwinism in the franchise industry

Economic Darwinism in Franchising

In franchising, it’s important to remember that it’s not always the biggest or the fastest that survive – it’s those who adapt, take action and grow. ...

The six "P's" of an attractive deal

What Makes a Deal Attractive

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at the 5th Annual “Franchise Capital Exchange” in Chicago. In a presentation titled, “What Makes a Deal ...

Developing the Multi-Unit Franchisee Mindset

For many franchisees, the definition of success isn’t simply to grow a thriving single unit business:  it’s to grow and expand into additional units, as well. And ...

The Currency of Time

Time can be spent or time can be invested – a lot like money in our economy. By investing time, I’m not necessarily talking about ...