Baby Boomers

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Millennials, the Friendly Cutthroat Generation
Millennials

Millennials, the Friendly Cutthroat Generation

Sixty-eight percent of millennials would sacrifice a work friendship in order to get a promotion, according to a new survey by LinkedIn.
Laura Entis
The Problem With Hiring Millennials Is Their Age, Not Their Generation
Millennials

The Problem With Hiring Millennials Is Their Age, Not Their Generation

Never mind the stereotypes about Gen Y. Young people will at times act young.
Matthew Goldman
Older Workers

Why Being 50 (or Older) Is Just Right for Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs with years of workforce experience and accumulated wisdom launch the businesses of their dreams.
David Nilssen
How to Bridge the Workplace Generation Gap
Employee Management

How to Bridge the Workplace Generation Gap

With skillful leadership, different generations can work together and learn from each other.
Beth Miller
Franchise Players: Finding a Niche in a Crowded Market
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Finding a Niche in a Crowded Market

When this Homewatch CareGivers franchisee entered a crowded local market, he focused on the niche instead of the common.
Kate Taylor
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
Millennials

6 Keys to Developing Millennials Into Managers

Yes, you can mentor and coach Generation Y employees to assume leadership roles.
Patrick Proctor
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