You never know where life will take you when you embark on a new journey. For Rick Platt, 62, this old adage couldn't be more true.
For many years, Platt owned a scrap metal business in Beverly Hills. Both life and business were good and Platt... (Read More)
There are a number of reasons why women looking for a new career or business opportunity might be drawn to franchising. Whether it's for the sense of community, structured setting, or a chance to follow their dreams and passions, there are a number... (Read More)
Have you decided that you are done with the cube farm life?
Are you tired of languishing under directors who don't value your contribution to the organization?
Are you the enterprising type who loves to create jobs and wealth and see the... (Read More)
If you're a just-released felon, it goes without saying that there isn't a slew of employers lining up to take a chance on you.
But New York-based company Apple-Metro, which owns several Applebee's franchises and two Pizza Studios, is trying to... (Read More)
What is your legacy? It's a question most of us are often too busy to ponder, but it's an important one. What are you leaving behind when you retire?
Franchises offer an incredible opportunity to build a legacy and leave something behind for your... (Read More)
One of the best ways to become a successful entrepreneur is to follow in the footsteps of those who have done it before. Learning from the examples successful entrepreneurs have set is a sure way to find success in your own life.
We've gathered... (Read More)
Franchising offers so many amazing benefits, but one of the very best may be the ability to work from home.
You can wander into your home office — or even your kitchen table — and start going over paperwork while you are still in your... (Read More)
18% of Americans suffer from an anxiety disorder; 44% of people lose sleep every night due to being "stressed-out," and many people, even though they don't know it, let fear keep them from succeeding. Stress, anxiety and fear are a few of the... (Read More)
So you're thinking about buying a franchise? What have you done so far to help you make your decision? Even though franchising has been one of the most successful business models over the years, it is still a big decision to make as running a... (Read More)
According to the International Franchise Association, the franchise industry is set to grow by 1.7% in 2016, resulting in almost 800,000 franchises in the U.S. With the continued growth and success of the franchise sector, opening a franchise is... (Read More)