3 Ways to Add Value to Your Board

Are you getting the most from your Board?

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Board Compensation

John Francis on Nov 20, 2019 1:06:58 PM Advisory Boards, Board of Directors

I just had a call this morning with one of the boards I serve on, and we covered a ton of stuff in 90 minutes. And as we wrapped up the call, I asked...

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A Secret Benefit of Your Board: Running Interference

John Francis on Dec 18, 2018 12:00:11 AM Advisory Boards, Board of Directors


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The Decision to “Unboard”: When and How to Do it

John Francis on Oct 23, 2016 7:00:11 PM Advisory Boards, Board of Directors

From disaster planning to maintaining accountability, there are a number of great reasons why every serious (franchise) company should have a board. But sometimes, despite the best intentions of a company, the board simply isn’t creating the value for the organization that it expects. Whether it’s a lack of time on behalf of the business owner, or irreconcilable differences among its members, there may be only one option that makes sense for everyone involved. It’s an option I like to call “unboarding.”

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About the Franchise Expert


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John Francis is an enthusiastic, engaging business advisor, and an entertaining public speaker for franchise brands 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. Engage John as an advisor or 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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