FIRST THINGS FIRST
It’s a shame, because it would help us do a much better job of bringing ideas to people:
“I don’t care enough to do what you’re asking.”
“I don’t trust you enough to hear you out.”
“I don’t believe it’s worth what it will cost in time, money or risk.”
“I’m afraid of the changes it will cause.”
“I don’t believe that I’m the kind of person who can do this.”
WHAT’S NEW AND TRENDING
In working with dozens of franchise brands over the past six years, I have noticed a sharp increase in organic website traffic toward local franchisees’ “About Us” pages. These tend…
With the rising cost of living making value for money more important than ever, local residents can maintain their style and their budget at their new Just Cuts Seven Hills salon.
Prospect resident and veteran hairdresser of over two decades…
The property giant posted a bottom-line loss of $99 million for the full year, but notes that its performance improved dramatically in the second half as core profit jumped from $28 million in the first six month…
As business owners, it can feel like you operate on autopilot a lot of the time. But it was stepping away from the day-to-day grind and embarking on a huge challenge that helped founder of Partnership Mastery and Marketing to Mums…
“I’m Wayne Abbott, National Franchise Manager for Hydraulink Hose and Fittings, we’re here at the Sydney Franchise and Business Opportunities Expo. We’re discussing franchising opportunities with Hydraulink. .
“The Australian Business Book Awards tick every box for us,” said McGrath. “They are supporting, encouraging and acknowledging Australian business authors which is vitally important for our economy and the future of our country. The Awards are not-for-profit, supporting the…
New reforms from the City of Sydney will ensure that applications for the construction of office buildings, hotels, shopping centres and other structures must comply with minimum energy ratings from January 2023 and achieve net-zero energy use from 2026.
Ben &Jerry’s is eager to announce that they are quickly growing throughout Australia with
an extraordinary triple-site franchise deal confirmed in Far North Queensland. This deal
guarantees expansion across Northern QLD with sites planned in Cairns, Palm Cove, and
As per Australian Bureau of Statistics data released today, wages have increased 0.7 per cent from the last three months to 2.6 per cent. While far below the inflation rate of…
The world of personal care franchising is as deep as it is complex. Most simply: they exist in the business-to-consumer (B2C) category and include any business models in which the franchisee provides goods and services in…
Money-making opportunities surround us. Unfortunately, we’re not always trained to see them, even when they are right under our noses. Some of us aren’t as financially educated as we could be. Others tend to think inwardly or have tunnel vision. Whatever the reason, we may not have a mindset that…
The world has completely changed in the last 10-15 years. The digitization and accessibility of information has completely changed how customers behave. We are in the age of the customer and an experience economy. No longer can business leaders and managers rely on the ‘tried and true’ product centric business models that originated in the dawn of the industrial revolution. Today, savvy business leaders have worked out that it is the configuration of the customer portfolio that drives long-term, profitable growth for the business, not products.
Profit by Design provides a unique perspective on how organisations can deliberately…
I promised you I would be back bearing gifts 🙂
So, here I am, delivering the best of the best content that we have to offer!
I promised that I would send you one of our three most popular videos on the importance of discovering the hero within.
…but before I do that I wanted to introduce myself.
WAmbition is refusing to quit on ourselves.
Leadership is refusing to quit on others.
If you run a business, a question you may be asking is “Where have all the people gone?” I’ve certainly been racking my brains as it doesn’t make sense that 20% of the workforce can simply vanish! Looking at the evidence, it seems there are three big drivers, separate from the often discussed reductions in immigration. I was aware of the first two, but the third was a surprise…
FROM THE FCA
The Australian Government has introduced a Franchise Disclosure Register, which franchisors operating in Australia must be compliant with by 14 November, 2022. An Australian-based staff member or director will need to complete the registration process, commencing with…
This week we’re joined by David Weaver, an accomplished consultant for FranChoice and the president of Franchise Your Freedom. As the name of his organization would suggest, David is a lifelong advocate for the power of franchising and the independence that the business model can bring.
Over his career, he has helped over 150 business owners spread their entrepreneurial…
Today, Erik is joined by a long-time friend and fellow entrepreneur and investor, Darcy Harbott.
Darcy shares his story of going from multi-unit franchisee to putting all of his chips in on a massive investment.
If you’re new to our Franchise Radio Shows, we’ve over 100 to choose from. 40 minutes long they feature a huge number of international experts across business and franchising including Michael E Gerber, “The E-Myth Revisited’ called “the World’s #1 Small Business Guru,” he’s the author of the NY Times two-decades mega-bestseller. Simon Reynolds, winner of many international creative and marketing awards, he’s a very rare person in the world of executive and entrepreneur coaching being a teacher and highly successful business person himself and a panel member on Shark Tank.
FOR YOUR DIARY
Franchising & Business Opportunities Expos 2022
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14th-15th October 2022 at Brisbane Convention Centre, Southbank
27-28 May 2022 at ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour
13th November 2022 at Crown Perth
ARE YOU READY?
Strong enquiries are being seen by the switched-on groups according to the franchise community that I hear from.
Whether this is simply due to COVID or wider market realisations and acceptance that franchising is the answer to people wanting to step out and own their own business I don’t know – it doesn’t matter.
What does matter, however, is that the whole business scene has altered immensely in recent months.
The fact is.
Businesses who invest in franchising as a road to their own growth, and do it properly, embracing the new technologies, are going to leave their competitors for the dead.
Give me a call on 0417 211 366 and we can have a confidential chat – you may be surprised how simple and effective franchising your business can be…
I hope you enjoyed this.
To your success,