FRANCHISE

Oct04

Are Your Customers Different?

In the 25 years that I’ve worked with franchisees I continue to hear them say, “What you’re saying won’t work for me. You don’t understand. My customers are different in my area.”  I will argue that this isn’t...
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Sep20

Top 3 Questions to Ask When Going into Business

If you’ve ever said to yourself, “I hate my job/boss/career path. I should really get into business and work for myself,” then ask yourself these questions.  Do I REALLY want to be doing that all day? It’s a bit of a romance. But...
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Sep06

Is Your Business Crashing the Party?

What is your business doing to be distinctive, emotive and collaborative? It may be time to crash the party in your business.     About Troy Hazard: I am the founder/owner of 12 businesses over the last 25 years, current CEO of Troy Hazard...
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Apr20

“Spring” Your Business Into Action – How to Refresh your Business (after the Cold Winter)

Is it true that customers go into hibernation in winter? The answer is yes… If you let them. Here are a few tips will “Spring” your business into action: Create a culture of conscious change. Change is not an action, it’s a consciousness....
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Apr20

How to Choose an Accountant for Your Small Business

With the 12 businesses I’ve owned and operated around the world, I’ve come to  understand the importance of finding a good accountant. For example, I have an accountant in Australia for our day-to-day company business, an accountant in the USA...
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Feb06

Thinking of Going into Business with a Family Member?

If you’ve recently spent time with family you may have talked about your job – or desire to change jobs – and the idea of going into business with a family member seems like a good idea. After all, you KNOW them – and TRUST them. As someone...
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