Category: Change Career Path

Business Opportunity or Franchising – Which is Best For You?

There are two effective ways to become a business owner without reinventing the wheel and starting your own business from scratch: buying a business opportunity and being awarded a franchise business. Each has advantages and disadvantages so knowing how each works and how you would fit their model is important before you begin your search …


Be “Passionate” About the Opportunity While Choosing a Business

Has anyone ever told you, “Do something you feel passionate about and then the money will come?”  Under the wrong circumstances, this could be pretty bad advice. I am really passionate about US History, but a boatload of money won’t suddenly come down from the sky if I choose a career as a High School …


Which “Pays” More- A Corporate Job or a Franchise?

Corporate vs franchise – between the two, which pays more? Let’s compare the two career paths and see which is more lucrative. The key difference between a corporate job and franchise ownership is that a job requires no upfront investment. Conversely, owning a franchise requires an initial investment. Hopefully, your franchise business could become profitable quickly. …


How Do I Know if Franchising is a Good Fit for Me?

You are now ready to change your lifestyle. From the stressful work in corporate America, you think of switching to something new – owning a franchise business. But out of the blue, you realized one thing: How do I know if franchising is a good fit for me? Can I make it successful or will …


Ambushes Can Derail Your Dreams of Franchise Ownership

Do You Know How to Prevent Friends and Family from  “Guiding” You to the Wrong Decision of franchise ownership? If there’s one thing most people are good at, at least if you ask them, it’s giving advice. And there’s nothing wrong with asking people for advice – as long as you know when to listen …


Where Do You Fit – Are You Cut Out to Be an Employer or an Employee?

What kind of an individual are you cut out to be an employer or Employee? Usually, it is someone who sees an opportunity and has the commitment and courage to go for what he wants. That opportunity may come with obstacles, but the employer will see around the obstacles to his goal. He knows there …