Franchise Snapshot – Spring 2017 Edition

August has just finished and time for the Spring 2017 Edition of the Franchise Simply Newsletters.

First Things, First

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The Business Improvement Program

Every now and then we see something that we believe complements and supports our commitment to helping you run a great business. We have spent some time with Alec Blacklaw Founder and Creator of The Business Improvement Program and he is putting on a special event in September we think you should take a look at. It highly immersive, practical and proven to help you run a business that is even more profitable, valuable and enjoyable (a much better business that will allow you to live the life your desire). Plus, we have been able to secure a special price for you if you act in the next 5 days, simply go to The Business Improvement Program. And if you attend please do let me know how you found it.

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News from the FCA: August 2017

Here is the Franchise Council of Australia newsletter for August from CEO Damian Paull. A round-up of news and events from the Franchise Industry in Australia


The National Franchise Conference 2017

This is held on the Gold Coast on October 8th, 9th & 10th and I hope to see you there. Dave Jenyns and I are hosting Roundtable sessions on Systems featuring FranchiseSimplySYSTEM.

This is the next big move in franchising and if you’re user or want to learn more we’d love to see you there.

News You Might Enjoy

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This Affects Everyone

The biggest single impact for most guests at our workshops is from Simon Sinek and here he is interviewed 2 weeks ago with Tom Bilyeu – and stay watching – wait for the second topic. This video is a must for business owners, teams and every family member


McCafé US to launch bottled coffee; Burger King France to release Mystery Burgers'; KFC celebrates 30 years in China

Here is the weekly global news wrap of the most interesting news stories of the week from around the world.

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Venture capital firm Tempus Partners is targeting B2B software startups with a new $40 million venture fund

Early-stage B2B-focused software startups will now be able to seek investment from Sydney-based venture capital firm Tempus Partners, which is looking to invest in globally scaleable startups with a new $40 million fund.

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MyFirstGym to open 150 outlets

Early-stage B2B-focused software startups will now be able to seek investment from Sydney-based venture capital firm Tempus Partners, which is looking to invest in globally scaleable startups with a new $40 million fund.


Global watchlist: Sales lead generator, trucking platform and ride-sharing startup secure over $US2 billion

Startups that are trying to help salespeople to find more sales leads, connect truck drivers with loads of freight, and solve ride-sharing problems are among those raising serious funds around the world this week.

Some Tips and Insights You May Find of Value

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What do franchisees want? San Churro spills the beans

Inspired by the chocolaterias of Spain, franchise chain San Churro is serving up delicious desserts and treats to enthusiastic diners across the country. Inside Franchise Business talks with Kim Davies, who heads up recruitment.

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It’s all about the numbers for franchisees so give them the financial tools to succeed

Owning a successful franchise is a numbers game and it is essential that the key financial figures stack up for a sustainable business future.

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Can you build a great company only working four days a week?

When building a company from scratch, two questions will pop up pretty soon into the process: how hard you should work on the idea, and when you should do that work.

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Who Comes First – The Customer Or The Employee?

The age old conundrum, who is more important customers or employees? This question which I’m sure has many different answers, is an interesting one. Without customers we don’t have a business, however the same applies that with no employees we also have no business.

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Amazing Performance Is All About Who You Sit With

It’s the same comment from store managers, Regional managers and CEO’s – “we can’t find the right people.” It’s tough but the right people are out there waiting to be found. We have to be open to changing the way we look for these people if what we are getting is not right.

Something You Might Want To Read

Jump Shift: Shift Your Business Into Hyper Drive

‘Jump Shift’ is a no holds barred biography story of Brumby’s by ex- turn-around CEO Michael Sherlock with heaps of golden tips he generously shares. Highly recommended.

You can grab a copy of the book by clicking on any of the links below:

Through Amazon
Through Booktopia

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For Your Business

Fed up with messy systems?

Let FranchiseSimplySYSTEM propel you into world-class, cloud-based operations manuals. You’ll get brand integrity; improved efficiency; IP security, and added value to your business. Contact me for details of the exciting lifetime launch offer, expiring soon.

For Your Diary

Our next Kickstart Franchise Training Workshop is on November 18th & 19th.

If you’ve not attended one yet make sure you attend this one. IT’S A MUST!

See what members Kevin Scrimshaw, National Drones, Melbourne and Simon & Sandra Allars, Soothe Mobile Massage, Melbourne had to say.

These workshops are internationally accredited and include points towards the FCA’s CFE program.

To your success,


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