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07/24/2013

Is There an Entrepreneur Inside You?

10 Signs That Point to YES While certain aspects of owning a business can be learned, many entrepreneurial tendencies are innate. Are bosses born, not made? If you’re driven to take charge, love to be challenged, and are comfortable being responsible for your own successes (and failures), you may never be satisfied until you’re the…


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03/04/2013

Grand Opening Tips for Franchisees

Ready to jump-start your franchise business? First things first: open with a bang. A successful grand opening generates what business owners love most: word-of-mouth and loyal customers. Here are a few expert tips for planning your Grand Opening: 1. Fit It Into Your Budget Work the grand opening into your initial budget so you cover…


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11/01/2012

How Government Policies Affect Your Franchise

Election day is right around the corner, and its important that franchise owners have the tools to make informed decisions at the poles. Franchises support nearly 18 million jobs, so maintaining and improving on policies that benefit franchise stability and growth is crucial to our job market. The International Franchise Association (IFA) advocates programs and…


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09/21/2012

Three Franchise Business Superpowers You Need to Enhance

So here’s how it works. The name of the game is improvement. And whether you’re an established business owner or an aspiring entrepreneur, there is always room to sharpen your skills. The truth is if you’re not improving, you’re diminishing. To help you with this, we’ve identified three essential skills that will make the biggest…


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