Franchise Success Is Having a Friend in High Places

Kathy Hill is a successful business woman who in 2002 founded Tax Tiger, a tax representation firm. I met Kathy when she decided to franchise her business five years ago; her incredibly strong faith was obvious from our first conversation. Kathy … [Read more...]

Franchise Success Is All about Reaching the Franchisee’s Goals

  I was excited to have the opportunity to interview Dave Haglund, founder and CEO of Kitchen Tune-Up. In some ways he is responsible for this study on Franchise Success. I had been thinking about this project for a while, but it wasn’t until … [Read more...]

Franchisors, Franchisees: Are You Grateful?

Gratitude is a positive emotion and a way of looking at the world that engenders a sense of well being. Studies have suggested that grateful people are happier, less stressed, and more satisfied with their lives and relationships. They are able to … [Read more...]

Zors, Zees and other Franchising Lingo

All communities, industries, and companies have their own lingo made up of unique words, terms, acronyms and expressions which are generally understood only by those belonging or related to these organizations. Understanding the language makes us … [Read more...]

3 Simple Ways to Create Strong Relationships with your Franchisees

Franchising is all about relationships; and, like in any other human interaction conflicts may arise from time to time. The stronger the relationship, the better one can handle these times of disagreement. Here are 3 simple ways to strengthen … [Read more...]