Assemble Your Team

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Last September, I wrote about my wife and I hiking up the Manitou Incline in Manitou Springs, Colorado. Fast forward a few months later, and I was at it again….This time I was not only with my wife but also my three kids; Jack (11),  Alex (7), and Kate (4).  We weren’t in Manitou Springs, but rather we were hiking …

Matching Up the Three R’s of a Business Start-Up

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When starting a business, there is an equilibrium that must be struck between what I call the three R’s – risk, reward, and requirements.  I talk with a lot of owners who will use a term such as “I just want to make 25% on my investment” while also asking the question “How much do I actually have to work …

7 Reasons To Franchise – #7 Franchising and the Risk Equation – What is the right amount of risk?

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Offering both the flexibility and independence of being a small business owner, plus the support and infrastructure of a larger corporation, a franchise can be the ideal opportunity for anyone interested in becoming an entrepreneur. However, while many articles will breeze through some of the positives and negatives of owning a franchise, few take the time to actually detail out …

7 Reasons To Franchise – #6 Franchising Can Help You Financing Your Business

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Offering both the flexibility and independence of being a small business owner, plus the support and infrastructure of a larger corporation, a franchise can be the ideal opportunity for anyone interested in becoming an entrepreneur. However, while many articles will breeze through some of the positives and negatives of owning a franchise, few take the time to actually detail out …

7 Reasons To Franchise – #5 Franchising Offers Flexibility

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Offering both the flexibility and independence of being a small business owner, plus the support and infrastructure of a larger corporation, a franchise can be the ideal opportunity for anyone interested in becoming an entrepreneur. However, while many articles will breeze through some of the positives and negatives of owning a franchise, few take the time to actually detail out …

Monkey Bizness Owners

7 Reasons To Franchise – #4 Franchisors Aren’t Selling a Job, Their Selling You a Business

Matt Uncategorized

Offering both the flexibility and independence of being a small business owner, plus the support and infrastructure of a larger corporation, a franchise can be the ideal opportunity for anyone interested in becoming an entrepreneur. However, while many articles will breeze through some of the positives and negatives of owning a franchise, few take the time to actually detail out …

7 Reasons To Franchise – #3 Most Franchisors Offer the Expertise of a Professional Business Team

Matt Uncategorized

Offering both the flexibility and independence of being a small business owner, plus the support and infrastructure of a larger corporation, a franchise can be the ideal opportunity for anyone interested in becoming an entrepreneur. However, while many articles will breeze through some of the positives and negatives of owning a franchise, few take the time to actually detail out …

Monkey Bizness Franchising

7 Reasons To Franchise – #2 Experience of a Franchisor Translates into Dollars

Matt Uncategorized

Offering both the flexibility and independence of being a small business owner, plus the support and infrastructure of a larger corporation, a franchise can be the ideal opportunity for anyone interested in becoming an entrepreneur. However, while many articles will breeze through some of the positives and negatives of owning a franchise, few take the time to actually detail out …

Monkey Bizness Franchsiing

7 Reasons To Franchise – #1 The Franchisor is Your “Business Partner”

Matt Uncategorized

Offering both the flexibility and independence of being a small business owner, plus the support and infrastructure of a larger corporation, a franchise can be the ideal opportunity for anyone interested in becoming an entrepreneur. However, while many articles will breeze through some of the positives and negatives of owning a franchise, few take the time to actually detail out …

A Family Bizness

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“Behind the success of every small business, there is a family” Family businesses are extraordinary.  In a time where the popular media and press push the next big thing, family businesses often don’t get discussed.  But the statistics don’t lie and they are eye popping…….78% of new job creation comes from family businesses…..over 50% of U.S. GDP is generated from …