2 Lifesavers for Stressed Franchise Owners

Posted by Ashley Jeffery on Nov 23, 2016 8:30:00 AM

You know who you are — the franchise owner who struggles with the conflicts between working “on” or “in” the business. You’re not alone — this happens in franchises of all sizes. Owners may come into a franchise with a lifetime of experience in their industry after working their way up through the ranks. Or maybe they had the urge to take on a new challenge. In either case, the temptation to work the business yourself is a big one.

But whether you own a small franchise and are just beginning to staff up, or have a larger franchise with multiple employees, the fact is that you can’t do it all.

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Topics: Small Business Management, Entrepreneurship

3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Achieve Better Work-Life Balance

Posted by Angie Garcia on Nov 3, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Unless sustaining your status as workaholic business owner is something you wear like a badge of pride, it may be useful to step back and consider ways to strike a sustainable work/life balance. Many entrepreneurs start off resource-strapped and determined to at least keep the lights on, and usually this means long hours and a command-and-control culture. But even if you’re willing to maintain that mode indefinitely, it’s not highly scalable and ultimately will hinder your ability to grow.

Here are some things you can do to achieve a better work-life balance while still enabling your company to grow:

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Topics: Entrepreneurship

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