We all choose how we relate to stressful situations: pull your head into your shells like a tortoise, or, strike out with a steady pace and win the race, like another, more famous, tortoise. Which do you choose? The COVID -19 pandemic hit threw us all off balance. It was hard to fathom and understand, but we […]
Every system has one or more sites that are tired. Is that site still optimal for the brand? If a franchisee brought it to you today, would you approve it? If not, consider using this time to relocate.
If your business or office has been closed for the better part of three months, it is time to take a look at everything from top to bottom.
The lending pendulum is swinging and putting extra burdens on franchisees. How can franchisors help and grow the system?
Congratulations! You have made it though one of the country’s most trying times and navigated the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing, restructures, PPP and the rest. But now what? How do you bring your franchise brand back to a changed market effectively? There is so much to reconsider as you prepare to reopen that concerns the […]
Everyone who has ever flown has heard this in every pre-flight announcement, “If you are traveling with someone who needs help with their mask, put yours on first.” If you don’t have the strength to go on, you can’t help others. That was never more applicable than in today’s situation. For many of you, this is the […]
The storms have passed and the damage has been done and your franchisees must be up and running as soon as possible. How do you prepare for the next crisis and interruption to your royalty revenue stream? Our webinar, After the Storm, addresses all these issues that are franchisors are facing today. Franchising is vulnerable […]
Stan Friedman, President FRM Solutions, a twenty seven year franchising veteran. Stan has been recognized as “outside the box” thinker with a passion for franchising and building the business case for diversity through franchising. In fact, in recognition of his work in diversity, Friedman proudly accepted the International Franchise Association’s Ronald E. Harrison Diversity Award […]