Best Recession Proof Franchises

Best Recession Proof Franchises

Best Recession Proof Franchises What are the best recession proof franchises? Since we entered the global pandemic in 2020 and time has passed we have learned to navigate the world… There is an intersection between business and the pandemic as small businesses have...

McDonald’s Franchise Owner Invests in 5 Laundromat Franchises

McDonald’s Franchise Owner Invests in 5 Laundromat Franchises

McDonald’s Franchise Owner Invests in 5 Laundromat Franchises Laundromat franchises are becoming more popular than ever. Clint and Melissa Gulley are seven unit McDonald’s franchisees. They have invested in Laundrolab franchise  Laundromat community's first laundry...

Want To Increase Your Sales? Treat Your Employees Fairly!

Want To Increase Your Sales? Treat Your Employees Fairly!

Small business owners can show appreciation to their employees in ways that do not cost lots of money. According to Harvard Business Review, even a small improvement in retail employees sense that their company treats them fairly yields significant benefits in two...

Live Events are Trending in 2020

Live Events are Trending in 2020

As entrepreneurs, we spend a lot of time in our homes working alone. We are often working in our business but not in our business. Last week I spent an entire week in Ottawa Ontario. I was there for a two-day conference. I went early so that I could meet with my coach...

What Small Business Can Learn From Luxury Brands?

What Small Business Can Learn From Luxury Brands?

Our customer is the boss of us. They determine our profits and how much sales we bring into our business, and that’s the reason customer service is so important. Customer service is the act of taking care of the customer's needs by providing and delivering...

Is Your Accountant Entrepreneurial?

Is Your Accountant Entrepreneurial?

As the saying goes, there are only two things that are certain-death and taxes. As a result, Accountants are highly desired professionals. After all, everyone has to file personal or business taxes. When you think about hiring an accountant, we often look at top level...

7 Reasons to Buy an Existing Franchise

7 Reasons to Buy an Existing Franchise

Entrepreneurs who are looking to getting into a franchise often look at building a new store in a new location. The shiny new store feel and the optimism of being the first owner in a particular area are some of the reasons most people prefer getting into a new...

6 Takeaways From Oprah – Path Made Clear

6 Takeaways From Oprah – Path Made Clear

Last week I had the opportunity to hear Oprah speak live. She was in Edmonton, Alberta as a part of the Canadian tour for her bestseller, “The Path Made Clear”. She spoke about the moments throughout her life that helped direct her on her path.  Here are my top 6...

5 Lessons I Learned From my Entrepreneurial Dad

5 Lessons I Learned From my Entrepreneurial Dad

As father’s Day is approaching, I couldn’t help but reflect on all the things I learnt from my Dad about being an entrepreneur. I have watched him over the years. My Dad Lloyd Bailey has been an entrepreneur my entire life. He started his business almost 50 years ago...

Looking to Grow Your Business? Franchising May be an Option

Looking to Grow Your Business? Franchising May be an Option

When we think about expanding or growing our business, we often look at ways to grow revenues, through sales, promotions and customer incentives. Growth also comes in the form of expansion by adding different locations.  This means more capital from the owner, hiring...

3 KPIs every Entrepreneur Should be Measuring

3 KPIs every Entrepreneur Should be Measuring

KPI’s or Key Performance Indicators are metrics that every business owners should be tracking. A Key Performance Indicator is a measurable value that demonstrates how effectively a company is achieving key business objectives. Organizations use KPIs to evaluate their...

Repeat Customers x Referrals = Business Growth

Repeat Customers x Referrals = Business Growth

Customers are the most important part of any business. In fact they are the lifeline of any business. Millions of dollars are spent every day on customer acquisition.  Once we have acquired new customers, we must put in the work to keep them. Good customer service and...

Entrepreneurial Franchisees Drive Revenue Growth

Entrepreneurial Franchisees Drive Revenue Growth

Franchising represents a unique form of entrepreneurship, mainly because it reduces some of the uncertainty associated with starting your own business from scratch. Franchising involves a firm selling a business model that generally has been tested and proven which...

Is Human Connection the New Luxury Item? 

Is Human Connection the New Luxury Item? 

When we think of luxury items, we often conjure up the image of multi-million dollar homes, Birkin bags, yachts, high-end vehicles, rolex watches - items only to be enjoyed by the super rich. We seldom think of human connection as a luxury item. Things are definitely...

Do You Have an Exit Strategy For Your Business?

Do You Have an Exit Strategy For Your Business?

Not all owners have a happy lucrative exit from their business. Many people have the dream that they will start their business, grow it and sell it for a huge sum - then take that money and ride off into the sunset. The dream of sailing off on a yacht and retiring on...

What You Can Learn from Drake About Measuring Business Success

A few months ago I was relaxing at home watching the Grammy’s and Aubrey Graham, aka Drake, won the award for best rap song for God’s Plan. I am a big music lover and a fan of hip-hop, rap and other genres of music. In his acceptance speech, Drake said he did not...

Five Ways to Increase Profits in Your Business

Most businesses are looking for ways to increase their profits. There are two ways to do this, increase revenues or reduce costs. To increase profits you have to ask yourself the question: “How can we keep doing what we are doing by reducing cost, growing sales or...

Your Most Incredible Business Tool – Your Mind!

1. Goal Setting Asking yourself what you want to accomplish in your business is the first thing. The mind needs to have clear goals set in order to accomplish them. If you want to succeed you need to set SMART goals. Without goals you lack focus and directions. Goal...

The Power of Play in your Business

The models allowed us to see each other’s thoughts and ask questions about them.   We were amazed by the diversity of thinking within our group!   So why LEGO® Serious Play? Your hands are connected to up to 80% of your brain cells, so when you create with...

Don’t do it on your own…hire a dream team!

  They say it takes a village to raise a child…  I also feel the same way about building a profitable business. It takes a dream team to build a profitable business.   In fact I believe Teams are the New Passive Income.   With a dream team you can have...

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