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Prioritizing These Key Variables When Picking a Franchise Could be the Difference Between Success and Failure

How knowing your strengths — and weaknesses — can make or break your business before you even buy your franchise.

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You Can Earn Full-Time Profits With This Part-Time Work — Just Don't Call It a Side Hustle

How this tech sales leader, mom and entrepreneur is building a "poop empire," one customer at a time.

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Guide Fellow Entrepreneurs to Success with an Exit Factor Franchise

Exit Factor franchisees play a vital role in the entrepreneurial community. As a business advisor, franchisees offer valuable guidance, solutions, and expertise to clients seeking to improve their business for a future exit.

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Real Leadership Isn't About Titles — These Are The Keys to Unleashing Your Inner Leader

Many employees think they need to have a formal title to take the lead on a project and don't believe they possess what it takes to be tapped for that management spot. Here's how to change that.

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How to Know If a Local Business Has Franchise Potential, From a Guy Who Built One Into 80 Locations

Wade Brannon had already built and sold one franchise when a kid's hair salon in his area caught his interest.

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