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Why These Young Entrepreneurs Entered the Homecare Industry
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Why These Young Entrepreneurs Entered the Homecare Industry

Jennifer Wilmoth's childhood hospital stays helped inspire her to team up with Yohan Kim to open a BrightStar Care location.
Sometimes the Best Business Opportunities Are Not the Most Obvious Ones
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Sometimes the Best Business Opportunities Are Not the Most Obvious Ones

For this veteran couple, becoming Window Genie franchisees is the perfect post-military career.
I Wanted to Work to Improve My Life – Not My Employer's
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I Wanted to Work to Improve My Life – Not My Employer's

Cindi Garabedian spills on why she decided to become Studio Barre's first franchisee.
Why Franchisees Need to Remember to Think Like True Entrepreneurs
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Why Franchisees Need to Remember to Think Like True Entrepreneurs

Jerry Baltus is not only a business coach for franchisees and other business owners – he's a franchisee himself.
My Franchise Treats Me Like a Member of the Family
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My Franchise Treats Me Like a Member of the Family

When looking for a franchise, Jud Cook wanted a company that recognized the importance of service and family.
How I Proved That Age Is Nothing But a Number as a Franchisee
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How I Proved That Age Is Nothing But a Number as a Franchisee

Critics told UT Patel that he was too young to open his own franchise at age 30. So, he made it his mission to prove them wrong.
Why This Foster Parent of Five Toddlers Left a Career in Education for Franchising
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Why This Foster Parent of Five Toddlers Left a Career in Education for Franchising

Two years ago, Ted Jastemski left his job as a dean for the Art Institute of Tampa to become a Chem-Dry franchisee. Here's why.
Ditching a Desk Job for a Career as a Fitness Franchisee
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Ditching a Desk Job for a Career as a Fitness Franchisee

Wanting to be his own boss, Tim Marshall left his job as an electrical engineer to become a GYMGUYZ franchisee.
Finding a Franchise Where a Banker and a Decorator Can Work Together
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Finding a Franchise Where a Banker and a Decorator Can Work Together

Mike and Janine Callahan didn't realize how their skills could complement each other as business owners until they opened a Showhomes location.
The Need to Understand Why You Do Something, Instead of Just How You Do It
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The Need to Understand Why You Do Something, Instead of Just How You Do It

As a Sylvan Learning Center franchisee, Tony Brogan has learned how to guide an business dedicated to spreading knowledge.
This 21 Year Old Took Over Her Mother's Franchise to Honor Her Memory
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This 21 Year Old Took Over Her Mother's Franchise to Honor Her Memory

After her mother's sudden death, Brittany Nguyen knew she needed to take on the responsibility of running her Children's Orchard franchise.
How This Franchisee Runs More Than 275 Restaurants
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How This Franchisee Runs More Than 275 Restaurants

Aslam Khan is still actively involved in running his Church's Chicken, Long John silvers and Hardees locations across the U.S.
This Former Lingerie Company CEO Is Bringing Hawaiian Fast Casual to Texas
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This Former Lingerie Company CEO Is Bringing Hawaiian Fast Casual to Texas

Tim Brasher, former CEO of La Perla, is teaming up with his son to open 10 Coconut's Fish Cafe locations.
Why This Career Firefighter Opened a Firehouse Subs Restaurant
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Why This Career Firefighter Opened a Firehouse Subs Restaurant

Jeffrey Urbas is a firefighter through and through, working as a fire sergeant with the City of Detroit Fire Department while also running a Firehouse Subs.
How a Customer and a Restauranteur Teamed Up to Bring Amsterdam Falafelshop to Boston
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How a Customer and a Restauranteur Teamed Up to Bring Amsterdam Falafelshop to Boston

After falling in love with the food, Matt D'Alessio partnered with restaurateur Laurence Wintersteen to bring the falafel franchise to his city.
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