State of Franchising 2019

State of Franchising 2019

The IFA’s published “outlook” for 2018 called for the addition of nearly 14,000 new franchises. In the near future, we’ll learn the actuals and get a glimpse of their 2019 “outlook”. Over the past 60 days, I’ve reviewed franchise documentation for 150 franchises,...
Working Moms Are Amazing Leaders

Working Moms Are Amazing Leaders

Spending any amount of quality time with my wife, parents, aunts, sisters, cousins and friends, all of whom understand motherhood far better than I ever will, is a “loving” reminder why motherhood is the most important role in society… period. And...
Discovery Day: Make The Most of It

Discovery Day: Make The Most of It

Synopsis:  The final step in investigating a franchise system is to attend their Discovery Day (DD).  It’s a valuable, make-or-break experience.  To make the most of it, prepare well, consider it a final interview, dress for success, put any open questions on the...