Training

Discover best practices for training and retaining great talent in your organization. Great people are the key to a successful business, and training is a critical element of the onboarding process. As part of your search for a new franchise opportunity, learn how to evaluate the training programs that brands provide as part of their business offering.

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The fitness franchise sector is in a position of strength. Nearly one out of five Americans belongs to a health club.
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Most people reading this article probably are members of several loyalty programs. Some are franchisees whose systems have a loyalty program they and their staff have had to implement.
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The complex challenges of a marriage and business partnership often requires both partners to work hard to maintain harmony and drive business performance.
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You get only one chance to make a first impression. So does the franchisor. That's why, after selecting which franchise brands to investigate, it's so important to evaluate the franchisor's response at every point of contact.
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I have just returned from a three-week trip where I presented programs for a client in India, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore. I then went on to present two additional programs for a client in Australia who has many multi-unit restaurant owners.
  • Rod Bristol
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How do you know which franchise is right for you? With nearly 3,000 franchise brands available in 75 different industries, the choices can be mind-boggling.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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Leaders love to talk about revenue streams by showing graphs and charts with the breakdown of sales categories. It is important to know the percentage of sales generated by products or services and to monitor trends, especially the growth and decline of your business revenue.
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Three successful multi-unit franchisees talk about how they spot, measure, and retain great employees.
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For a very long time, franchisees and franchisors maintained an arm's-length relationship: the franchisee sent the franchisor a sales report and a royalty check each month and the franchisor pretty much left them alone.
  • Rod Bristol
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Multi-Unit Franchisee Mark Molina Acquires His Fourth Orangetheory Fitness Studio In Connecticut. The Award-Winning Franchisee Is Helping The Brand Double the State's Studio Count This Year.
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Creating a Leadership Style and Legacy That Encourages and Empowers Employees and Leads Your Business to a Brighter Future.
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Open a AAMCO Transmissions and Total Car Care Franchise
AAMCO franchisees benefit from joining a brand that has been in business for over 50 years. Our iconic, Double A, Beep Beep, M-C-O mnemonic brings instant recognition & trust from the American consumer.
"If you always do what you've always done..." You know the ending to this old saw, and when it comes to your company's financial results it is absolutely true.
  • Rod Bristol
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As a farm boy I learned common sense through experience. For instance, overloading a wheelbarrow could reduce back-and-forth trips, but at some point the wheelbarrow became too hard to balance and tipped over, defeating my intended purpose of less work.
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Let's begin with three facts: 1) 78.2 million Americans are hourly workers; 2) hourly workers represent 58.5 percent of all jobs in the U.S.; and 3) 80 percent of all hires made in the U.S. each year are for hourly jobs.
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Mara Fortin was the very first franchisee for Nothing Bundt Cakes. She has served as chair of the brand's Franchise Advisory Council and has received the Outstanding Franchisee (Circle of Honor) award. She also loves to serve as a mentor - especially for other women. She has learned quite a few things about hiring and retaining employees during her decade in franchising.
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Pokémon GO, the hot new augmented reality (AR) game is not just another fad or trending game on the market—it is a cultural phenomenon.
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Rob Chinsky has been franchising since he was just 23 years old. Today he has 17 Indianapolis-area Penn Station East Coast Subs stores and will open his 18th location next year. He knows how to run a successful business and has been recognized with the brand's Franchisee of the Year award and served 10 years as president of the brand's Franchise Advisory Committee.
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Since the turn of the century, I would highlight three fundamental trends within the franchise business model. The first is adaptability, which has a wonderful positive attribute but a dark side as well.
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New Study Finds That Multi-Unit Franchisees Have More Satisfaction And Enjoy Operating Their Business More Than Single Unit Operators. And Because They Have More Invested, They Have Higher Expectations For Their Franchisor
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Jeff Davis' United States Beef Corporation (US Beef) operates 333 restaurants in 8 states across the country's midsection (Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Colorado, Idaho, and Wyoming), providing employment and career path opportunities for more than 7,000 employees. The company has an aggressive expansion plan to add 70 new restaurants by 2022 and remodel 123 existing stores along the way.
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Dan Ponder operates 36 Hardee's in three states and is an operations-focused franchisee who likes to own the building and land underneath. A dozen years ago, Ponder scrapped a formal mission statement for a focus on providing employees and various departments with the tools to be the "Best Franchise Group" within the Hardee's chain.
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Open a The Human Bean Franchise
Our commitment to developing the best drive-thru espresso led us to franchising. Unlike nearly all other franchises, we do not charge percentage-of-sales royalty or marketing fees. At The Human Bean, we work as a team with our franchisees.
Durham, North Carolina-based couple Brooke and Les Wilson have figured out how to be married, run a successful franchise business - and be successful at both.
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Whether It's Through Succession In A Family Business Or Taking Over An Existing Business, You Need To Know These Things In Order To Be An Effective And Successful Owner.'
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The fitness industry is on an undeniable tear. In 2014, Entrepreneur magazine singled out the fitness franchise industry as one of the key sectors that showed gains in a sluggish economy.
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Waxing is a fast-growing segment of the ever-expanding salon industry. As it continues to gain in popularity – for women and men, young and old–a business dedicated to waxing is ideally suited for all types of markets in a wide variety of communities.
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I think the two most powerful words employees need to have permeating through their consciousness are "compassion" and "empathy." When you genuinely serve with compassion and empathy, your customer service is on a completely different level.
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Franchising is evolving much faster than most brands can respond. But franchisees that master team, tools, and transparency will be able to adapt, build customer loyalty, and outgrow the competition.
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Building a sustainable multi-generational franchise business means knowing and understanding what is important to all generations of employees who will help you meet your goals and succeed.
  • Dan Schneider
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Don't just tell your employees to be present or to provide genuine hospitality without telling them <how.> Make it black-and-white, and make it measurable.
  • John DiJulius
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Two New DreamMakers Franchisees Join the Brand to Build Their Futures and Their Customers' Remodeling Dreams.
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