Moving from Corporate America to Entrepreneurship

When it comes to the term “moving”, most people begin to envision empty cardboard boxes, a U-Haul truck, bubble wrap and even packing tape. But these items are associated with physically moving in the civilian world. What images are invoked when one thinks about moving on in the business world? Perhaps the cardboard box is [...]

“Local Job Market Outlook: Why it May Be Good to Invest in Your Own Business”

Is it time to finally take the plunge and invest in your own business? For the past five years, the employment outlook has made steady, if not plodding, progress. While there are multiple gains quarter to quarter across the board, many times the outlook hasn’t matched predicted totals. And a lot of this news needs [...]

“Starting a Business May Be Safer Than Having a Job”

At first glance, does this week’s blog title about starting a business seem to be a little too biased? At FranNet, we’re never inclined to think so, but we do understand a healthy dose of skepticism when we see it. However, if we look at employment in the starkest of terms, there really are two [...]

“What Are the Signs of a True Entrepreneur?”

Have you ever wondered what the signs of a true entrepreneur actually entail? If so, you’ve come to the right place. We’re going to do some research today which takes an in-depth look at some of the common traits and characteristics of the capitalist mindset which makes up all successful business owners. A random search [...]