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Franchising offering women professional advancement, work-life balance Women are leading the charge of an entrepreneurial revolution, not just in the U.S. but all over the world. Some demographers have labeled this emerging economic movement the “she-conomy.” We’re seeing this trend at FranNet, and it’s a powerful thing to witness. Former female corporate executives and managers [...]
Two years ago, Robin Rapaport was distraught and floundering, realizing that her therapy horse nonprofit wasn’t bringing in enough money and unsure what else she could do to make a living. Her best friend took her overseas for a vacation and, during the trip, made the suggestion that turned Rapaport’s life and career around: Talk [...]
Alan Goldberg has a passion for helping small businesses succeed. After a long career working with some of New York’s biggest advertising and marketing agencies, the 57-year-old New Yorker decided in 2005 that he wanted to work one-on-one with small business owners. Goldberg craved the more personal experience of directly influencing the lives of small [...]
It’s a widespread phenomenon with no end in sight. Technology is driving down the cost of buying a franchise – way down. The avalanche of super-fast and integrated technologies is long and getting longer — smartphones, GPS systems, social networks, the Internet cloud and embedded digital technologies are just a few. These emergent technologies lower [...]
Franchise Industry Experts to Hold Free Workshop for Executive Women Career Changers and New Entrepreneurs
Event reaches out to corporate women, displaced executives It’s a definite trend: women and men are leaving the executive grind and opting for self-employment and new methods of wealth creation. Many now own and manage nationally branded franchises and are successfully using their seasoned business and management experience to create lucrative new careers. Because of [...]