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Why Franchisees Need to Ask Questions Before Signing Any Agreements
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Why Franchisees Need to Ask Questions Before Signing Any Agreements

Don't go into business scared of the unknown, says HealthSource franchisee David Mathias.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor
I'm Not a Risk Seeker – But I Am an Entrepreneur
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I'm Not a Risk Seeker – But I Am an Entrepreneur

For Leslie Kuban, franchising offered a way to be her own boss without taking on the same risks of starting her own business.
Kate Taylor
Taking the Plunge Into a Self-Owned Business
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Taking the Plunge Into a Self-Owned Business

After two decades of running operations for Pizza Hut and Wendy's, this pizza guy is his own boss -- for 42 Donatos locations.
Franchisees Find Their Passion in a Pet Specialty Store
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Franchisees Find Their Passion in a Pet Specialty Store

Wag N' Wash stores, with their unique and fun atmosphere for pet owners and their companion animals, felt like a natural fit for the Kerndts.
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.
Kate Taylor
How My Franchise Went From a Side Gig to a Fulltime Career When I Lost My Job
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How My Franchise Went From a Side Gig to a Fulltime Career When I Lost My Job

Earl Wise opened a Famous Sams Hair Salon as a way to make extra income, but it became much more than that when he lost his job as an auto industry executive.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor
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.
Kate Taylor
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
Why I Upgraded From an Independent Business to an In-Home Care Franchise to Scale Business
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Why I Upgraded From an Independent Business to an In-Home Care Franchise to Scale Business

Naomi Cotrone already had six years of experience in the in-home care industry prior to opening a Right at Home franchise.
Kate Taylor
Becoming a Breakfast Chain's First Ever Franchisee
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Becoming a Breakfast Chain's First Ever Franchisee

Jason and Michele Serkin were fans for Famous Toastery before they became franchisees.
Kate Taylor