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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.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor
Why This Franchisee Does His Research in Las Vegas
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Why This Franchisee Does His Research in Las Vegas

The best place to learn how to host a grand opening? Vegas, baby.
Kate Taylor
This Franchise Attracts Franchisees With Its Pro-Veteran Stance
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This Franchise Attracts Franchisees With Its Pro-Veteran Stance

As two former Air Force officers, Bob and Barb Rusnak were drawn to Dickey's Barbecue Pit's veteran-friendly business model.
Kate Taylor
How This Father-Son Team Discovered a Franchising Opportunity While Trying to Lose Weight
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How This Father-Son Team Discovered a Franchising Opportunity While Trying to Lose Weight

Today, Steve and Dennis Holzwarth are trying to spread the word about a Profile by Sanford location of their own.
Kate Taylor
It Is Not My Goal to be the Biggest, Simply the Best
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It Is Not My Goal to be the Biggest, Simply the Best

Here's what Becky Edgren has learned as a woman in the male-dominated field of emergency restoration.
Kate Taylor
I Had More Entrepreneurial Passion Than Experience. So, I Became a Franchisee.
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I Had More Entrepreneurial Passion Than Experience. So, I Became a Franchisee.

Shashi Patel knew he wanted to open his own business. He also knew it would be easier to do so if he was backed by a franchise.
Kate Taylor
How This Mother-Daughter Duo Decided to Open a Home Building Franchise
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How This Mother-Daughter Duo Decided to Open a Home Building Franchise

Sherri Meyer and Nicole Newkirk spill on opening an Epcon Home Building Franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Why These Two Boxing Club Franchisees Picked Franchising as a Path to Entrepreneurial Success
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Why These Two Boxing Club Franchisees Picked Franchising as a Path to Entrepreneurial Success

Business partners John Jarvis and Mike Confalone spill on the challenges and triumphs of running a TITLE Boxing Club.
Kate Taylor
How Getting Fit Inspired Me to Become a Franchisee
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How Getting Fit Inspired Me to Become a Franchisee

As a Get In Shape For Women franchisee, Leigh Hometh gets to help other women get healthy.
Kate Taylor