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% Ways to Help a Decision Maker Decide

Hee are 5 tips that can decision makers

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There are Three Times A Franchisor Should Say No!

There are 3 situations that require when a franchisor should say no

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Easy to Follow: 10 Things Great Leaders Know and Do

10 Tips for anyone who manages people

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Memo Finding That Franchisor Is Not Joint Employer

A recent ruling by the NLRB General Counsel just might help franchising

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GOP Senators Ambush NLRB

The NLRB got a grilling from some Republican senators during a budget hearing

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Unhealthy Franchise Systems Threaten Franchising

Dealing with unhealthy franchise systems could be a positive step in forestalling efforts to unionize the franchise industry.

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McDonald's to Speed Refranchising, Cut Costs

Learn how McDonald's plans to cut $300 million in costs.

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Many Units Sold, Far Fewer Open for Many

Learn how some franchisors sell more franchises than those opened

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Why Revenue Growth is the CEO's Job

The CEO should be more active in leading his team towards increased revenues

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Ransomware a Growing Threat to Small Business

Learn how Cybercriminals are going after small businesses

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7-Eleven Franchisee Gets 7 Years for Worker Exploitation

Read about a 7-Eleven Franchisee sentenced to 7 years in prison

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Québec Court Upholds Ruling of Québec Superior Court Against Dunkin

A Canadian Dunkin' franchisor faces a penalty of approximately $10 million

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Non-verbal Cues: The 2 Things Never to be Left Unspoken

Learn what non-verbal; cues can tell us

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Dunkin' Brands up to 750 New Units to Open in 2015

Dunkin Donuts expects to add 750 new locations in 2015

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Franchise Industry Had Better Take Heed of Labor Issues

As more city and state legislators introduce bills that can negatively impact the franchise industry its important that the franchise industry unifies.

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Is Your 'Normalized" P&L Statement Normal?

Learn why your P&L should remain current

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Franchisee Buyers Club is a Real Benefit for Franchisees

The Franchisee Buyers Club is a big plus for franchiaees

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McDonald's Franchisees Express Frustration at Changes

Read why McDonald's franchisees are frustrated over future changes

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Retailers Under Fire for Work Schedules in New York

A recent action by the NY state AG's office could be a warning for some large franchisors.

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12 Signs of UN-Leaders

Here are 12 signs that poor leaders exhibit

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The Multi- Unit Conference Review

After attending my first Multi-Unit Conference in Las Vegas I was impressed

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Franchisor's Mantra L.A.R.

Learn the meaning of the franchisor's mantra LAR

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How To Get Franchisees to Rave About Your Franchise Program

Franchisors can increase the growth of their system by focusing on one key area

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Franchisors Should Ask Lots of Open-Ended Questions

Franchisors can improve their franchisee selection process by asking open-ended questions.

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McDonald's to Test Expanded Breakfast Hours

McDonald's is test marketing extended breakfast hours in San Diego

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The High Cost of Saving a Failing Business

This article explains how costly a bankruptcy filing can be for the small business owner

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Leadership Lessons from Chevron CEO John Watson In Forbes

Learn what The Chevron Way means for one of the largest oil companies

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Three Items in the FDD That can be an Advantage or Disadvantage

Learn why 3 items in the Franchise Disclosure Document can provide a franchise program an edge over competitors.

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Attention Franchisors: Cybercriminals Are Misappropriating Businesses' Web Addresses

Franchisors need to aware of a recent trend in computer hacking where cyber thieves are diverting domain names away from the company and website it belongs to,

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3 SIMPLE KEYS TO REMARKABLE RESULTS

Here are 10 questions that can improve employee results

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Does Outsourcing Franchise Activities Make Sense?

Should franchisors outsource key activities? This blog presents the pros and cons.

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How Do You Grade Out as a Negotiator?

Learn how you can improve your skills as a negotiator using a new app.

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The Simple Truth About Franchising

Do franchisors focus on the simple truth about franchising?

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Papa John's Franchisee To pay Millions for Wage Violations

A New York City Papa John's franchisee has been ordered to pay millions for violating wage law

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Lew Cirne of New Relic: Six Chairs for an Ideal Meeting

Learn why one CEO prefers small meetings with no more than 6 participants

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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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