The Case for Business Ownership in a Down Economy
In the midst of a global economic downturn, rampant inflation, and continued uncertainty across most industries, many members of the workforce are feeling higher levels of job insecurity. Even employees who have been with companies for decades – particularly those in executive roles – are falling victim to restructurings and layoffs as companies realign their…Read More
The Unintentional Business Owner
When you look closely at the profiles of many successful business owners, you will see that they defy the stereotypical image of an entrepreneur. While plenty of hoodie-wearing, big-picture-thinking company founders have made their mark in the business world, many business owners come from more traditional backgrounds. The “Unintentional Business Owner” is an experienced professional…Read More
Work/Life Balance – Where Do I Start?
By Steve Margalit If we learned anything when the Covid-19 pandemic hit our shores in March 2020, it’s that life can change in an instant. A one-hundred-and-eighty-degree shift in our daily lives, both personally and professionally. For the most part, front line workers didn’t skip a beat, but for almost everyone else, work became some…Read More
You Think Hiring Someone Can Be Frustrating? Try Being a Candidate
You’re Intelligent. Experienced. Hungry. You Just Need That One Big Idea to Launch your Own Business, Right?
You’re intelligent. You’ve got experience under your belt. Most important of all, you’re hungry to succeed. You just need to figure out what that one killer idea is that you should pour your entrepreneurial heart intoRead More
6 Reasons to Choose a Franchise Business Rather Than Launch a Startup
If You’re Thinking of Self-Employment, Why Choose a Franchise Business Rather Than Launch a Startup? Lots of people aspire to becoming their own boss one day. All too often, though, things like the fear of failure, anxiety about gaps in knowledge or problems with raising financing get in the way of people ever taking…Read More
The War on Talent – Does Artificial Intelligence Spell The End of Recruitment?
By Steve Margalit, Manager of Growth & Development The ‘War for Talent’ written, by McKinsey in 1998, represented a tectonic shift in thinking regarding the challenges facing companies to find and keep top talent. This War goes on, more intensified than ever, due to low global birth rates, the aging of Western populations and STEM…Read More
Take the Guesswork Out of Franchising with FPC
Are You Ready to Take Control of Your Future?
The corporate life isn’t for everyone, especially those who dream of one day owning their own business. One of the biggest attractions of owning your own business is the ability to control your future. When you’re calling the shots and doing the necessary work, you are in control of your success.Read More
How to Use Your Network to Build the Business You’ve Been Dreaming Of
Part of being a successful businessperson is building a comprehensive business network. This is a compilation of all of the professionals you’ve done business with at different companies. It’s a list of specialized individuals you know you can reach out to for ideas, resources, etc. The power and importance of this list that has taken…Read More