FIRST THINGS FIRST

The Oracle

A lesson from a koan is really valuable here. Voices that purport to know the future–whether they are psychics, astrologers, family or the noise in our head–are pretty effective when it’s vague enough, but terrible when it comes to specifics. That’s because when it’s vague, we complete the story on our own, creating our own fact patterns after things happen.

WHATS NEWS AND TRENDING

How to Increase Profit Margin:5 Strategies for Any Business

Increasing your profit margin is, at its core, a matter of improving the key points and processes that might be holding you back. And as you can assume, you can’t do that if you have no idea what those points and processes are…

The Top 3 Sustainable Business Practices for Entrepreneurs

Think about the processes and systems inside your business and ask yourself how you could make each part of your business sustainable. Dreaming of your “perfect” sustainable efforts is the first step. Don’t underestimate them, even if you’re starting your business with a laptop sitting on your couch at home.

10 Ways To Motivate Your Team

You will often hear money isn’t the main factor in people enjoying their work or being motivated. I will tell you this is true. However, you can’t discount the motivation a monetary reward will bring.

Your team is looking to make a difference. They’re also looking to take care of
their family. Without fair pay and fair rewards, they will struggle with this.

4 Benefits Of Remote Work That Impact Your Business

One of the best advantages of remote work is the massive talent pool that it opens up. This is right along the same vein as the fact that e-commerce gives your company access to seven billion consumers around the world.

13 Best Books for Entrepreneurs: A Holiday Gift Guide

You would think business owners/managers would understand the culture their employees experience. But according to authors Mario Moussa, Derek Newberry, and Greg Urban (who are also corporate anthropologists and leadership experts), most don’t quite get it. They write, “Whether you are trying to execute a bold new strategy, make your business more agile and creative…

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Succeed

Increasing your profit margin is, at its core, a matter of improving the key points and processes that might be holding you back. And as you can assume, you can’t do that if you have no idea what those points and processes are…

EMERGING FRANCHISE GUIDE

Multi-unit Franchising Report and lots more fascinating information for you to read.

10 Tips To Turn Your Startup Idea Into A Reality – Guest Blog

It’s not a secret that it is always difficult for us to start something new: how to start? when to start? what to begin with? 10 tips offered by Umbrella company in this article will not only suggest you answers to these questions but will help with setting priorities in the correct way so that you would not miss any significant details in the course of development.

Top 10 Secure Browsers That Protect Your Privacy in 2021

A secure browser that protects your privacy is a critical tool for staying safe online and keeping your data secure from third parties. In this guide we are going to be analyzing the most secure browsers that also protect your privacy online.

The Best Outdoor Security Cameras For Your Home or Office For 2022

If you’ve ever had a package stolen from your porch or had a car broken into while parked in your driveway, there’s a good chance that the perpetrator was long gone before you even found out you had been victimized. There’s an even better chance that you’ll never know who committed …

The Full Potential

Ten ways to bring out the latent potential in your people.
Let’s come roaring out of the gates in this book with a secret.

Being a great coach, helping others achieve their fullest potential, is both a skillset and a mindset.

Boom.

Mind blown.

Or mindset blown, if you aren’t already in the right one (which you likely are since you’re reading this book).

GREG’S TIPS

That’s Totally Inappropriate!

It is easy to judge other people’s behaviour from the sidelines, thinking what a stupid or strange thing to do, but perhaps we are not as different as we imagine. One of my psychology professors used to say that seeing ourselves as others see us is probably the hardest thing in life because our eyes are pointing…

FROM THE FCA

Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship & New Business

This qualification reflects the role of individuals establishing or operating a business providing self-employment, as well as those establishing a new venture as part of a larger organization.

PODCAST CORNER

The Definitive Guide to Franchise Data Strategy, With Gabriella Ferrara of Scorpion

Organizations like Scorpion work with their clients to utilize data in an efficient and effective manner. But this is an area that’s always subject to change, so it’s important to stay updated on best practices and strategic essentials. That’s why we caught up with Gabriella Ferrara, who is the vice president of strategic marketing at Scorpion.

The Crucial Marketing Tactics Most Franchisors Miss!

The marketing world is vast and can be overwhelming–particularly for emerging brands and franchisors. In an ever-changing digital space, how do you navigate the dos and don’ts of marketing?

Have we got a show for you!

Instant Franchise Radio Show now available!

Our famous Franchise Radio Show, #3 on Top 20 Franchise Podcasts is now available on Spotify* – simply Bookmark it for instant access – how easy is that?

If you’re new to our Franchise Radio Shows, we’ve over 120 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

Dates have been announced for the Franchising & Business Opportunities Expos 2022

Grab your free tickets to all expos online here and use the promotion code TXF.

BRISBANE
4-5 March 2022 at Brisbane Convention Centre, Southbank

SYDNEY
27-28 May 2022 at ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour

MELBOURNE
19-20 August 2022 at Melbourne Exhibition Centre, South Wharf

PERTH
13 November 2022 at Crown Perth

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.
Interested?
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,

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