business ownership

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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Nov13

Does Your Business Plan Have a Purpose?

Do you know what your business plan really means to you? Do you know what is driving you to be exceptional in your business? You need to know!  
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Sep01

Having an Advisory Board for Your Business

Who do you turn to when you need help in your business? Do you have an advisory board for your business? With the 12 businesses I’ve owned over the last 25 years, I’ve always had an advisory board. Every 3 months we meet for half a day and each of...
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Apr23

Anticipating Customer Expectations

If your business goal is to exceed customer expectations, then you’ve got a problem. Here’s why… About Troy Hazard: I am the founder/owner of 12 businesses over the last 25 years, current CEO of Troy Hazard International, author of...
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