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What is franchising?

In the words of Brian Smart director general of the British Franchise Association (BFA), Franchising is a highly specialized and professional business technique that requires detailed and co-coordinated attention to all aspects of running a business – financial, operational, administrative, human resource and legal as well as marketing. If it is done well, franchising is […]

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Four Ways to Develop Your Core Skills

Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish. – Sam Walton One challenge of being a big thinker and having big financial goals is that you have to be in charge; you must be at the forefront. People […]

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Four Strategies To Select Your Next Business Partner

Maybe you have had a bad partnership before, who screwed you over or perhaps you even heard stories of partnerships that have gone totally wrong. Trust me, I have had my fair share of partnership experiences. I have had business partnerships that have lasted 1 year and others going on 10 years strong. So, after […]

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Four Ways To Attract Star Players

Most startups have their backs against the wall when it comes to hiring employees. They don’t have enough money to lure top talent through the salaries which are on offer. Yet, without that talent, entrepreneurs will be hard-pressed to develop an amazing product that customers want to buy. Fortunately, there is a way around this […]