Tag Archive: Buy a Franchise

Franchisees As Risk Takers? Think Again.

March 23, 2009 6:17 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Years ago when I interviewed franchisees for Franchising: The Inside Story (published so long ago, I’m embarrassed to say, that it’s out of print!) I always asked them how they felt about taking risks. At the time, I thought franchisees were entrepreneurs and that entrepreneurs were risk takers. But I... View Article

Buy A Franchise And Learn What NOT To Do

March 21, 2009 5:43 am Published by 1 Comment

I’ve often said that you buy a franchise to learn what TO do, but franchise veteran Jim Tatem, speaking at the International Franchise Expo in Washington, DC, put another spin on things when he said, “You buy a franchise to learn what NOT to do.” Excellent point. And it reminded... View Article

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