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Did You Attend IFA 2021?

The annual IFA convention just came to a close. What an event! #IFA2021

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Onboarding New Talent? Here are 3 Tips to Keep in Mind

John Francis on Feb 23, 2021 8:00:00 AM Franchisors, Franchising Help

People matter - we know that. Nothing has been more obvious in my career than the fact that people make all the difference.

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Are You Ready for IFA 2021?

John Francis on Feb 9, 2021 8:00:00 AM Franchise Conferences

It’s that time of year again.

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4 Signs You’re Ready to Franchise Your Business

John Francis on Jan 26, 2021 7:00:00 AM Franchise Planning, Franchisors

You’ve started a single-unit business and it’s going really well. You have a good team, the business is easy to manage and you feel like you have the secret sauce to branch out and start expanding into additional locations as a franchise system.

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What I Learned From Working at a Manicure Table

John Francis on Jan 12, 2021 7:00:00 AM Franchise Consulting, Franchising Help

What do you remember most about your first job?

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The Importance of Building a Strong Franchise Culture

John Francis on Dec 29, 2020 7:00:00 AM Franchise Planning, Franchisors

A good franchise model is built on some obvious things: a repeatable business model, valuable brand, solid business economics and the quality of your training and marketing. These are tangible things that can be measured - you KNOW if they exist, or not.

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Why Franchising Picks Up When the Economy Slows Down

John Francis on Dec 8, 2020 9:00:00 AM Franchise Planning, Franchisees

The freedom of owning a business and having more control over your economic future - it’s an appealing and ambitious thought for many people. 

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The Collective Horsepower of Franchising: How We Supported Our Own During COVID

John Francis on Nov 24, 2020 7:27:40 AM Franchisees, Franchisors

What a year it’s been.

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Top 3 Ways Franchisors Fail

John Francis on Nov 10, 2020 12:22:00 PM Franchise Planning, Franchisors

A few weeks ago we discussed a few of the top ways that franchisees can fail - most of which come down to not staying connected and following the franchise model. Today, we’re going to dive into a few of the key ways that franchisors can fail and hurt the future success of their business, as well as their franchisees.

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Top 3 Ways Franchisees Fail

John Francis on Oct 27, 2020 9:00:00 AM Franchisees, Franchising Help

When it comes to starting a new business, purchasing a franchise is just about the safest investment you can make. These organizations are built on a proven system and brand that has been improved and refined over time to produce the best results - for both the franchisor and franchisees. Franchising has many advantages over independent start-ups, however nothing is easy or guaranteed! There is still a lot of hard work that goes into running a franchise business - as well as steps that must be followed if you’re going to get the best results.

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About the Franchise Expert

 

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John Francis is an enthusiastic, engaging, and entertaining public speaker because he speaks from experience and he speaks from the heart. Franchising is in his blood, and his parents were true pioneers in the industry, turning their family haircutting business into a 1,000-salon franchise empire. He has been a franchisee and a franchisor, and has a deep understanding of the issues both face. Book John to speak at your event, and you and your franchisees will learn how to look at your business in new, positive, and profitable ways.

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