10 results for tag: franchise


What is Franchising?

Most of us can name some well-known franchises off the top of our heads—McDonald's, Subway, Dunkin' Donuts—but do you really understand what is franchising? What is franchising? Franchising is a business model. While we tend to think of fast food ...
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Franchise Ownership: The Right Path for Executives

Franchise consultant Pete Gilfillan explains why so many executives are choosing the path of franchise ownership. People who want to be their own boss, become free of worrying about being laid off, see their hard work be for themselves, not some large ...
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How We Assist You on Your Journey

Buying a franchise and gaining career independence does not have to be difficult. Franchise Pete Gilfillan walks executives who are looking to buy a franchise through every step. Similar to what a real estate agent does with homes but with greater depth, ...
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Replacing Corporate Income Through Franchising

A popular question for franchising consultant Pete Gilfillan is, "Can a corporate income be replaced by a franchise?" The simple answer is, "Absolutely!" It depends completely on you, and only you can determine how long it takes you to reach your ...
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Franchising is Booming

Franchising is much more than Subway, McDonald's, and Dunkin Donuts. Franchises employ over 8 million people and there are over 750,000 franchise establishments. They touch almost every aspect of our lives and are become more popular with executives seeking ...
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50+ Year-Old Corporate Executives

It's becoming increasingly popular with 50+ year-old corporate executives to take the path of franchise ownership. With 50% of over 50 executives being pushed out before they are ready, it's no surprise executives are making the choice to work for themsel...
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Investing in a Franchise is Not the Same as Buying a Job

ExecuNet's entrepreneurial coach Pete Gilfillan is on a mission to bust the myths people have about franchise businesses. In this short video Pete explains why investing in a franchise is not the same as buying a job. In most cases franchise owners work ...
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Franchising is Much More Than Fast Food

There are so many myths about franchising that people believe to be true that actually are not true. The #1 franchising myth is franchising is basically just fast food. That is very far from true. There are actually over 3,000 franchise companies in 75 ...
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Trading Corporate Life for Entrepreneurship

Learn how to go from working a corporate job for a paycheck to working for yourself as an entrepreneur – from someone who made The Switch. You've had enough of answering to a boss who doesn't appreciate you, of the extraneous company meetings that go ...
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How Independent is a Franchise Owner?

"Do franchise owners suffer from lack of independence because of their obligations to the brand?" This was one of the questions raised during a special Career Talk session of ExecuNet Master Class in which franchise consultant Pete Gilfillan, author of ...
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