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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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U.K. Productivity Gap Vs. Other Major Economies Continues to Widen

The U.K. has a productivity gap compared to the large Group of Seven countries

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Why Women Are Better Managers Than Men

Find out why women are better managers than men

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Domino's Falls the Right Way, but FedEx Fails to Deliver

Here are two decisions that impact franchising

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How To Be Efficient: Dan Ariely's 6 New Secrets To Managing Your Time

Learn how to be be more efficient with your time

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Franchisors Need to Manage Their Brokers

How to manage franchise brokers

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How a Lack of Transparency Can Destroy a Team

Learn why leaders should share information and not keep it from their team

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Good News for Home Care Franchises

The Labor Department has announced that it will delay implementing new minimum wage increases for home care workers for 6 months

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Bosses Face Affordable Care Act Deadline

Learn how small business owners are dealing with the upcoming implementation of Obama Care

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California Gov. Jerry Brown Vetoes Franchise Bill

Jerry Brown, Governor of California, has vetoed a franchise bill that would have provided franchisees in California more rights.

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Compassion - A Cornerstone In Today's Leadership

Learn about the four principles of leadership

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Top 4 Qualities of Great Mentors

Here are four qualities that great mentors have

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Susan Story of American Water: A Job Description Is Just the Start

Learn how CEO Susan Story developed and utilizes an effective leadership style.

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