Recently, I attended a local franchise opportunity expo. I wanted to see some new brands and meet some old contacts. The show was only a short 30 minute drive from my house and the fee was only $5, with free parking. So I figured it would be a good way to spend a Saturday morning.
Are you ready to be your own boss? Have you outlined your definite purpose, figured out exactly what you want out of your career and found a franchise that corresponds? If so, you have probably considered that fact that this process doesn’t happen overnight. Before you leap into your new role, you will need to be prepared to ensure your transition goes as smooth as possible.
Did you know that mentality and personality type play a huge factor in the success of a franchisee? Think about it. Being a business owner requires a series of personality traits on its own. Now add in the fact that being a franchisee is essentially being a business owner of another person’s business, and you have yourself a whole other set of matters.
Thinking about how to leave your job and starting a business? Believe it or not, you are already half way to reaching your goal! Since you have already begun to “think” about it, you have overcome the biggest hurdle of starting. As Yogi Berra said, "Ninety percent of this game is half mental."
Residential and commercial mid and high-rise window cleaning franchise, Squeegee Squad, has been stirring up a lot of recognition within the franchise world. As a leader and major international player in the window cleaning industry, the franchise experienced a record breaking year in 2013 and is continuing this trend in 2014.
"Sue's no-pressure approach and knowledge of the franchise industry, along with her following up and ability to answer my questions, kept me calm and focused during the entire franchise buying process."