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 […]
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.
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 […]
How was your #IFA2014 experience? Was it exactly what you expected? How to integrate change into your franchise system while staying true to your vision.
It is Thanksgiving and a time of reflection. We pause to appreciate the bounty in our lives and express our gratitude. It is my favorite holiday. But this year, it is important to re-examine the history of the holiday and what it meant then and now. The first Thanksgiving was a celebration of welfare. And […]
Last week was historic for franchising: Dealmakers’ Summit was launched. I was privileged to be a part of it and to learn. Dealmakers’ Summit is the brainchild of Susan Black-Beth, COO of Super Wash Car Washes, and it was designed to match equity funds with franchise systems looking to expand, improve or sell. As an […]