Brian Wilson was nominated by the FirstLight Home Care leadership team in the Family-Owned category for a 2021 Franchise Rock Star Award. He was chosen by Franchise Business Review from among 200 nominations for his outstanding achievements as a FirstLight Home Care franchise owner in Lafayette, Co.
Consider the alternatives and talk with friends and family. Make sure you have a support network to help assure your success.
Thinking it was just going to work. All business development, especially when opening in a new market, takes time and serious effort.
Learning more about myself and who my core person really is.
I was a Civil Engineer in geosciences and construction.
We all entered one at a time. I followed my sister as we were raised with great empathy for others and FLHC seemed to be a great calling and was totally different than anything I had ever done; an adventure in something new.
You learn a lot about yourself and about your family when you work together. It takes lots of patience and grace to learn and appreciate the differences and to allow all the voices to be heard.
The pandemic was scary at first, but our business was essential, and it took lots of effort on behalf of our lead staff to make sure all the safeguards and protocols for caregivers and clients were in place. We (went in) early in the vaccination process and that provided the staff confidence to make it all happen for their clients.
The People. The FLHC franchise team is tirelessly supportive and is attentive to your success, but also supports you doing your business your way.