Pick a brand that you are passionate about and become a brand ambassador. That is, do everything in your power to help your brand succeed. As a franchisee, you not only represent your business, but you represent the businesses of every other one of your franchises in the world.
Not trusting in my ability and taking on a partner that did not work out. My biggest takeaway: I need to trust myself more.
There are many. During my first few years in business I kept my job and would use my hour-long commuting time to listen to personal development CDs.
We are most proud of sharing the brand and the opportunity to work with our brand to others. We enjoy providing advice and counsel to help them make a decision to expand their businesses and their lives.
It is easy to get complacent once your business is running well, and it is easy to lose motivation. When you are working (to help) others, it provides a better sense of purpose--and for me--motivation. Helping someone brings me more joy than the money I earn.
I was a police officer. I built my first franchise parallel to my career in law enforcement.
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Keeping my team members safe and being a source of information to them was my biggest challenge. We began hosting two mastermind groups a week to keep our team engaged.
It took some time to truly understand that the sky is the limit. Once I did that, I was no longer afraid to expand and invest in other opportunities; but the biggest challenge was to find and invest in the right people to help grow our business.
They are extremely passionate about the brand. You see it everyday in their support services, advertising, and marketing.
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Franchise Business Review CEO Eric Stites sits down with franchise owners from FirstLight Home Care, Wild Birds Unlimited, and FastSigns International to learn their stories of how they got started in franchising, what it is like to be part of an award-winning top franchise brand, and the secrets to their franchise business success.