You are an executive who is being displaced or who is dissatisfied with the way you are being treated by your company. Recently you have been thinking about putting your resume on the street, but more often than not you have found yourself thinking about going into business for yourself.
Whenever you think about going into business for yourself, you think about the horror stories and statistics you read in USA Today and the Wall Street Journal about the failure rate of independent businesses. Those statistics dampen your desire to own your own business.
Yet every week in those same newspapers, magazines, and websites you see ads by companies offering franchise opportunities. If you want to be self employed and are intrigued by the idea of operating a franchise and want to find out more about selecting the right one for you, read on.