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Taking Stock of You, Before Entrepreneurship

How well do you know yourself? Wait, don’t answer that yet. Because during this FranNet blog edition, we’re going to take you on a self-discovery session regarding your preparedness to enter the entrepreneurial world. The decision to become your own boss should never be taken lightly. Typically, those willing to begin their entrepreneurial journey have [...]

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Entrepreneurship and Franchising In 2016 — The Facts

Entrepreneurship has become one of the most sought after career choices around the world. Being your own boss could not only have great lucrative benefits, but could also give you more time to do the things you love and enjoy.   Out of approximately 7 billion people worldwide, 400 million are entrepreneurs. This means, 1 in 18 [...]

Is Work and Life Balance Possible?

Is there really a routine we can develop that will devote enough time to our work and family? The discussion involving what you can do to stay organized and learn balance has a wide range of answers and changes week to week. There is a range of factors that weigh in for each individual and balance [...]

Is it still possible to be original?

In a world filled with over 7 billion people, is it still possible to be original when it comes to our own thoughts and creations, especially when it comes to entrepreneurship? Or is every idea we have just a form of stealing, copying or borrowing?   We are told that to accomplish originality, and by [...]

Mentors Are Invaluable

The course of your day is full of problem solving, meetings, spreadsheets and emails. With each passing week, you grow more connected and skilled at what you do, yet there was a time when it was a long way until you reached this level. One thing that builds a solid road to success for anyone [...]

Embrace the Business Setbacks

Because life is so unpredictable, no matter your career or influence, there will always be a point in which things do not go as planned. Curveballs will always be thrown your way, and these surprising moments can actually be the turning point your business has been waiting for. Arguably, the main reason why some thrive when setbacks [...]

Franchise Trends That Are Good for Entrepreneurs

During this FranNet blog installment, we’re excited to talk about franchise trends that are good for entrepreneurs. Trending topics are always a good staple for blog entries, as it keeps our readership on the leading edge of franchise industry news. We’re happy to report that of the franchise trends we’ll be talking about today, the [...]

“Being in Business for Yourself, but Not by Yourself (Benefits of Being a Franchisee)”

A core tenet in the world of franchising is that when you go into business for yourself, you’re never by yourself, in a manner of speaking. Because the essence of a franchise opportunity is that the franchisee has the support and experience of an established brand backing their efforts throughout the process. In this week’s [...]

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 [...]