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Working on Your Franchise Culture? Don't Make These 3 Mistakes

John Francis on Aug 24, 2021 7:13:00 AM Franchisors, Franchising Help

As we’ve talked about in the past, building a positive organizational culture is critical to the success of your franchise business. And while we all know the BIG mistakes that can spell ruin for the business (obviously don’t lie, cheat or steal), there are subtler, but equally dangerous, issues that often trip up franchisors - and can make it challenging for them to build a strong and long-lasting culture in the organization.

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How to Keep Your Company Out of the Ditch

John Francis on Jun 15, 2021 10:46:58 AM Franchisees, Franchisors, Franchising Help

We’ve all been there. Maybe it’s been a while - but it happens!

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Building a Successful Franchisee-Franchisor Relationship

John Francis on May 18, 2021 6:00:00 AM Franchisees, Franchisors, Franchising Help

How would you describe the relationship between you and your franchisees?

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Capture Your Franchise Culture

John Francis on Apr 20, 2021 6:00:00 AM Franchisors, Franchising Help

Culture is really important to franchising. It goes along with your organization’s values to drive behavior and impact decisions. It’s there in the communication, respect and attitude of everyone in your organization.

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Trust in Your Franchise Business: Why You Can’t Leave it to Chance

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

Trust: It takes years to build and seconds to lose.

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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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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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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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Planting a Tree vs. Building a Franchise Advisory Council or Peer Group: They Aren’t so Different!

I was recently asked to participate in the IFA’s Marketing, Operations & Development (MOD) Virtual Conference as a panel discussion moderator. The topic was Making Peer Groups More Effective to Support Franchisees, While Adding Long-Term Value.

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The Bottom 5 Percent: 5 Options to Give Your Struggling Franchisees

Are you afraid to talk about your failures? Most of us are - but whether in business or in life, that’s how you learn and grow!

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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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