Franchise Advice – What to look for in a franchise

2020-05-05T15:23:03-06:00May 20th, 2016|Blog Feed|

I have written on this topic many times with varying degrees of specific content. This time it is about trust in the franchise system. Not necessarily trust in the business model or trust in the brand although those are also of the utmost importance. Rather, today it is about trust in the Franchisor itself, trust [...]

Hospitality in Franchising is just SMARTICLE.

2020-05-05T15:23:03-06:00April 28th, 2016|Blog Feed|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSMTbF3ZYzY   Yes, Smarticle is a word, another Urban Dictionary find! woot woot! Actually, Smarticle was made famous by Homer Simpson and the irony within is fantastic. Ironic because Homer is a very simple man and the idea of Joy or a.k.a. smarticle is also just so very simple. I recently spoke in one of [...]

ALL IN!

2020-05-05T15:23:03-06:00March 21st, 2016|Blog Feed|

I have a friend who uses this motto, literally religiously. So when I saw a posting about being ALL IN on Linkedin I thought it would be appropriate to use my friend Michael Chiasson as my inspiration for today's blog. Check out his amazing story here All Access Ministries. Franchising to franchisors is about consistency [...]

Entrepreneur – The best franchise advice you’ll get.

2020-05-05T15:23:04-06:00November 23rd, 2015|Blog Feed|

When you are looking into a franchisor the best thing to look at is the success of their partners and how they interact with them. Franchise systems are made to be simple, understandable and certainly, repeatable! I am sharing a great article by Jeff Elgin in Entrepreneur Magazine that dictates everything you should do when [...]

13 Things to Consider when Buying a Franchise in Canada

2020-05-05T15:23:25-06:00September 10th, 2014|Blog Feed|

Great Article by; Tony Wilson Special to The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Sep. 09 2014, 5:00 AM EDT Last updated Tuesday, Sep. 09 2014, 8:30 AM EDT 1. What's a franchise? A franchise is essentially a licence to operate the franchisor’s business system and use its trademark according to the franchisor’s standards. The term [...]

PRIDE.

2020-05-05T15:23:25-06:00March 24th, 2014|Blog Feed|

Our motivation at Joey's Franchise Group, with a little inspiration from Simon Sinek. P – Passion’s R – Required I – IN D – Delivering E – Excellence 1. Take an unconventional perspective 2. Keep it Simple 3. Share 4. Silver line IT 5. Make long term progress The goal is not necessarily to fix [...]

The Success Indicator

2020-05-05T15:23:25-06:00March 17th, 2014|Blog Feed|

People measure success in different ways. Potential franchisees measure it in vastly different ways. For the last few years I have been using this simple categorized system by Mary Ellen Tribby (attached picture). I use these indicators in the picture from each side to ask open ended questions that will show me which side of [...]

Choose your Passion and make franchising Fun.

2020-05-05T15:23:26-06:00March 3rd, 2014|Blog Feed|

Buying a franchise that you will enjoy is the most important factor of all. Most businesses - all types of business, not just franchises - succeed when the owner truly enjoys the products and/or services that the business supplies. If you really enjoy and are interested in the products and services, and the customers and [...]