Will There Be Potholes on the Road to Franchise Freedom? Yes. There Will Be 7, to Be Exact.
Here are the seven points in the franchise due-diligence process that are prone to stopping someone from moving ahead with a franchise -- but you will get past them.
Tom Scarda, CFE
Cerebral Palsy Did Not Stop Me From Starting a Successful Business
My handicap made me face circumstances and get creative with my solution. It gave me my career -- and I wouldn't change it for the world.
4 Reasons You Will Lose Value In Your Startup, and How to Stop It
Here are a few major roadblocks entrepreneurs need to overcome and advice on how to do so.
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What Producer Jerry Zaks Can Teach You About Overcoming Obstacles
To make it in the theater, Zaks needed a tremendous amount of commitment, dedication, motivation and perseverance.
Joe De Sena
How Secondhand Clothing Gave This Woman a Second Chance
Rita Cortese risked everything for her Plato's Closet franchise.
How This Family Rebuilt Their Business After Devastating Losses
A personal tragedy and an economic downturn hit David Ogburn hard, but he staged a comeback.
How This Entrepreneur Coped With Tragedy While Running a Business
Barry Foot turned his passion for cruises into his profession. Then he used his profession to honor his late wife.
How These Entrepreneurs Bounced Back From Unfathomable Loss
Let the stories of these three franchise owners inspire you.
You Are Your Biggest Obstacle in Becoming an Entrepreneur
Here are five steps to get out of your own way on your road to success.
5 Steps to a Sky's-the-Limit Mindset
Follow these tips to master your mind and soar to the success you desire.
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The Hidden Side of Work: 3 Myths That Block Your Navigation
Keep doing your job if you want to tread water, but find your job-within-the-job if you want to really succeed.
How the Word 'And' Can Transform Your Business
Find out how to steamroll your way over business obstacles to get to the next level again and again.
What Keeps You Motivated? 8 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Manage Through the Ups and Downs of Startup Life.
From the founder of Shoptiques to the inventor of Ring, leaders from these fast-growing startups share what keeps them going.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
The 12 Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurship requires a steady approach to ever-shifting markets and customer demands.
Starting a Business
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