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5/28/2024
It's Time to Shine

Oftentimes we like to compare ourselves to others, however, it has been said that comparison is the thief of joy. Before the whole world was stricken by the 2020 pandemic, many W2 employees were envious of friends and/or family members who were entrepreneurs. To them, they were free and shining brightly among the rest of the W2 employees with little freedom.

I work with everyday individuals to help them realize entrepreneurship through franchise ownership. As a certified franchise ...

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4/17/2024
Don't Force It

As children, we learned how the round pegs fit into the round holes and the square pegs fit into the square holes. But do you remember trying to force the round pegs into the square holes? Maybe you were able to get them to fit but it most likely took a lot of effort, and you may have ended up with some broken pieces.

Sometimes impulsive decisions can lead to wrong decisions and leave you broken. As a certified franchise consultants (CFC) I educate my candidates on how to avoid making ...

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3/12/2024
What is the First Step to Franchising?

The first step to franchising is to partner with a certified franchise consultant (CFC). As a CFC, I will be an invaluable guide to you as you research the details of franchising. I will not only help you discover what type of business model you may want to pursue but will also help you find the perfect franchise that is the right fit.

Understanding the financial, legal, and operational aspects is ...

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2/7/2024
The Opportunist

Sometimes in life we will experience unexpected circumstances. Wait. Always in life we will experience unexpected circumstances. The question is, how do we respond? Are you more of a pessimist, where you see the glass half-empty and focus on the negative stigma? You're an optimist and you see the glass half-full. Or you could be an opportunist and drink the water while the others argue over the glass being half-full or half-empty.

A certified franchise consultant is specifically ...

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1/11/2024
Find your Franchise Fit

It's time to stop procrastinating, get your business plans into shape, and find your best fit in franchising! If you have been thinking about a business for a while, but you're just not sure about the best way to get started, you are not alone. The good news is that franchising is where people turn when they don't want to go into business by themselves. When you invest in a franchise, the franchisor will be your "coach" and there to cheer you on. Franchisors will also guide you to accomplish ...

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12/6/2023
Working with a Certified Franchise Consultant (CFC)

According to the Wall Street Journal, it's true that business ownership has never been this high, and in turn, certified franchise consultants are in high demand as well.

Working with a certified franchise consultant (CFC) offers you the ability to gain a much superior understanding of working through the process of making decisions on franchise ownership. Given there are literally thousands of options for franchise ownership, working with a CFC only makes sense. CFC's introduce ...

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11/2/2023
Don't Do it Alone!

Hundreds of people choose every day to invest in their future and their dreams of becoming their own boss through the franchise ownership option.

Although entrepreneurship isn't for everyone, investing in a franchise is a lot easier than starting a business alone. When you invest in a franchise, you are investing in the concept, materials, plans, systems, brand name and so much more - already in place for you!

As a certified franchise consultant (CFC) – I am trained to help you ...

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10/9/2023
The Mindset of an Entrepreneur

A true entrepreneur thinks differently than other people. It isn't the label of being an "entrepreneur" which makes that so but one's mindset.

Dictionary.com defines an entrepreneur as "a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal risks to do so." In other ...

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8/31/2023
Pillars

When most people think of franchising, they think of big brands or heavy corporate control. What they fail to realize is that franchise owners are pillars in the communities in which they serve. They are local business owners who own and operate a local franchise in their city or town.

As a certified franchise consultant, I help educate people about how local franchise owners are just like you and me. They may own and operate a big brand that’s well-known, but that doesn’t mean they ...

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8/8/2023
Show Me The Money!

Yes, if you're going to become an entrepreneur, it will require money. Where will you get the money to start? I am a certified franchise consultant (CFC) and I help my clients through the process of funding their very own franchise. There are many options available that most people are simply not aware of, and that's where my expertise as a CFC comes in! Not only do I help with funding, but I also help introduce you to many different franchise styles, ...

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7/13/2023
The Best Investment

According to Barbara Corcoran, serial entrepreneur and host of Shark Tank USA, "The best investment you can make is an investment in yourself." Barbara is so right! Your greatest asset is YOU.

As a certified franchise consultant (CFC) I can help you realize that if you want to change your situation, you cannot rely on anyone with a self-motivating agenda other than YOU and your definition of happiness.

Of course, other factors come into play, but at the end of the day if you rely ...

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6/25/2023
Culture Matters!

Do you remember being nervous on your first day of school because you didn't know who your teachers or your classmates were going to be? You were probably unsure about how your classroom would look, where it would be located, and how it would feel. Some classroom cultures (usually set by the teacher) were good, whereas others were not so much.

When you look at culture, you are looking at the customs, attitudes, and achievements of a particular group. Not every group has a good culture, ...

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