Baby Boomers

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Franchise Players: What 27 Years in the Franchise Industry Taught Me About Becoming a Franchisee
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: What 27 Years in the Franchise Industry Taught Me About Becoming a Franchisee

Arnie Williams worked in the franchise industry on the corporate level for 27 years before investing in his own franchise.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: Turning to Franchising For Meaning, Not Validation
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Turning to Franchising For Meaning, Not Validation

Dan Roda became a Nurse Next Door franchisee after working in sales for 31 years in an effort to find a job that was fully meaningful.
Kate Taylor
6 Keys to Developing Millennials Into Managers
Leadership

6 Keys to Developing Millennials Into Managers

Yes, you can mentor and coach Generation Y employees to assume leadership roles.
Patrick Proctor
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Franchise Players: How This Popcorn Franchisee Gets Business Popping
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: How This Popcorn Franchisee Gets Business Popping

Melanie Kittrell knows that people love popcorn. So, she's working to find new ways to sell it to eager customers.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: How Electronic Retail Became a Family Business for This Boomer
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: How Electronic Retail Became a Family Business for This Boomer

After working in electronics retail stores for years, Scott Meyers decided it was time to start his own family business.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: These Baby Boomers Got Into Franchising for Their Kids
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: These Baby Boomers Got Into Franchising for Their Kids

When Brian and Karen Bourlier bought a Buffalo Wings & Rings franchise, they did it for their sons – not for themselves.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: There's No One Path to Becoming a Franchisee
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: There's No One Path to Becoming a Franchisee

Prior to becoming an auto care franchisee, Nick Carpinello worked as a CPA, an equity investor and a controller of a software development company. Here's what he's learned.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: Don't Jump at the First Franchise You Like
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Don't Jump at the First Franchise You Like

Daniel Schrodt worked as a consultant on forestry and gardening for 20 years before jumping into the world of franchising.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: Burger Franchisee on How Not to Get Fried
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Burger Franchisee on How Not to Get Fried

A baby boomer with decades of experience in the franchise industry explains what franchisees should look for in a brand.
Kate Taylor
Are Millennials Really the Entrepreneurial Generation?
Starting a Business

Are Millennials Really the Entrepreneurial Generation?

We hear so much about how millennials want to run their own businesses. But recent data suggest the opposite is true.
Scott Shane
4 Ways to Succeed as a Post-Retirement Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

4 Ways to Succeed as a Post-Retirement Entrepreneur

Studies show older entrepreneurs often have more success than their younger counterparts. But you have to approach entrepreneurship with the right strategies.
Lisa Evans
A Chain of Brain-Fitness Stores Gets Big-Time Funding
Finance

A Chain of Brain-Fitness Stores Gets Big-Time Funding

After a false start, Lindsay Gaskin tweaked her business model and gained the attention of major investors.
Michelle Goodman
Employment Trend for 2014: Miserable Millennials
Technology

Employment Trend for 2014: Miserable Millennials

Unemployed and living with their parents, Millennials can't get no satisfaction.
Michelle Juergen
Catering to Boomers, a Cell Phone Company Takes Off
Marketing

Catering to Boomers, a Cell Phone Company Takes Off

Consumer Cellular made the call to target an older audience -- a move that's led to robust growth in revenue.
Sarah Max