Find Time to Create Your Business Vision

How do you have greater vision for your business? How do you take that vision to the streets? That is, how do you execute the vision. In developing a strategy for your business or franchise, I focus on these 3 things: Focus on the things that you CAN...
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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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Business Networking that Makes You Memorable

Do You Network in the Nude? Are you afraid to market yourself? Whether you are interviewing for a job or promotion, starting your own business or just enjoying a social event you don’t have to feel like you are being pushy by networking effectively....
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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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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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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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