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Three Reasons Nobody Listens to What You Say

Here are three reasons why people may turn you out.

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Brazilian Unions Sue McDonald's Franchisee

The McDonald's franchisee in Brazil which is among their largest has been sued by a Brazilian labor union.

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What China's "New Normal" Means for Leaders

Franchisor's considering going to China should be aware of changes which can represent an opportunity.

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6 Core Skills of a Leader Who Develops Talent

There are certain core skills that effective leaders possess.

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Franchisee says Wendy's using lawsuit to grab its restaurants

One of Wendy's largest franchisees remains embroiled in a lawsuit with the mega franchisor

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When it comes to Facebook Franchising can be a Mish Mash

Learn how to add structure to a franchise Facebook program by using the parent-child feature

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Franchisee Found Liable for Underpaying Employees

Read about an action by the NY Attorney General against a Papa John's franchisee

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4 Keys to Finding Hidden Leaders in Your Organization

Learn what a hidden leader is and how you can identify one

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Wendy's to Franchise 500 Corporate Owned Locations

Read how Wendy's plans to franchise a number of corporate locations and how much they expect to receive.

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What We Can Learn From DeflateGate

Franchisors can learn a lesson from the recent DeflateGate story surrounding the Super Bowl

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10 McStakes McDonald's Made

Read about the 10 mistakes McDonalds has made

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The New World of Business

Learn why the BRIC countries are not the investment destination they used to be

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What Makes a Good Business Leader?

From World leaders learn what makes a good business leader

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China Economic Growth Is Slowest in Decades

Learn about the downturn in China;s economy which could make it more difficult for franchisors to enter this market

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Marriott Fined $600,000 for Blocking Its Customers' Wi-Fi

Learn why Marriott was fined $600,000 by the FCC

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How's Your Leadership...Positive or Polluted?

Learn how leaders and managers can maintain a positive approach to leading

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Sally Smith of Buffalo Wild Wings, on Patience in Hiring

An interview in the NY Times with the CEO of Franchisor Buffalo Wild Wings

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A Leader in Name Only

Being named a manager isn't a guarantee of success without leadership skills

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3 CEOs Share Tips for Keeping Calm Under Stress

Learn 5 tips on how top CEO's maintain control when under stress

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Wendy's Sues One of Largest Franchisees

What are the implications of Wendy's suing its largest franchisee?

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Women at Work: A Guide for Men

An interesting article from the Wall street journal explains why men need to do a better job working with women

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The NLRB Has Issued a Consolidated Complaint Against McDonald's Franchisees and their Franchisor as Joint Employers

Read about the latest news regarding the NLRB complaint against McDonald's and certain franchisees

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Leaders Initiate Action

Learn why its important for leaders to initiate action when faced with an issue or problem.

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McDonald's To Cut Menu in Bid to Regain 'Burger Leadership'

Learn how McDonald's menu is changing

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10 Tips for Conquering Public Speaking Nerves

This article explains how people can deal with a case of the public speaking nerves.

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N.Y. Labor Official Defends 'Independent' Investigation after Union Linked to Papa John's Case

Franchisees and Franchisors are being targeted by state agencies which in some cases partner with unions and community organizers

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8 WAYS TO ENERGIZE YOUR NEXT MEETING

Here are 8 ways to make meetings more exciting

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New Facebook Rules Will Hurt Entreprenuers

Learn why Facebook could lose its appeal

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Item 19 Disclosure Should Include Useful Information

A franchisor Financial Performance Representation should include at minimum information that is truly useful

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3 Personalities That Help Teams Shine

An article by Shawn Murphy presents the 3 personalities that make a team effective

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Not Sure What Pricing Will Work for your Business? These 6 steps can Help you set your Company's Prices

Learn how to set a successful pricing strategy

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Franchisees Buck Push for Higher Minimum Wage

Franchisees are fighting efforts to increase minimum wages

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Why a 40-Hour Worker Means More to Small Businesses and Franchisees

Franchisees and small businesses would like 40 hour per week employees reclassified. Find out why.

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What People Wished Their Leaders Knew

Here are things people wish their leaders knew about certain issues

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Massage Envy Class Action Lawsuit Proceeding

Read the latest news regarding a class action lawsuit against massage envy

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Small Firms Hit Bumps Test-Driving Health Site

Read about how some small business owners have encountered some problems when testing the revised Obama Care web site.

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Leadership Caffeine--Is that Employee Not Right or Not Ready?

Managers and leaders need to know the difference between the employee not ready for a promotion versus one that's not qualified.

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Study: Facebook dominates social media By Marianne Wilson

Read about Facebook becoming the most dominant social media sites

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Innovation & Creativity

Learn how to inspire creative thinking in your company

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Election Pay Day: Five States Vote to Raise Minimum Wage

5 red States vote to increase minimum wage

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Playing to Your Teams Strengths

Advice from Deborah Harmon a chief executive who offers team building tips.

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Quiznos Accelerates International Expansion

Quiznos is expanding to other countries with successful results

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Art of Managing--Moving Beyond a Failure to Execute

Read this article Art Petty and learn why some companies fail to execute

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Why fear makes you a better leader

Learn why adversity can make stronger leaders

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The Secret World of the Dunkin' Donuts Franchise Kings

Learn how the Dunkin Donuts franchise has changed over the past few years

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Let's Fix It: Kill the Weekly Meeting

Find out why regular weekly meetings are often a waste of time

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Disability Lawsuits Against Small Businesses Soar

Read how small businesses and franchisees are increased targets of disability lawsuits,

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America's Most Elusive Military Hero Finally Gets His Due

An article about George Marshall, the military leader who led Europe from the economic abyss of WW II by designing the Marshall Plan.

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