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Make Room for the Unexpected • This year, our greatest opportunities may be the ones we were never looking for.
The Never-Ending Launch • Entrepreneurship is a marathon with no finish line. Are you exhausted? Henry Rose founder Michelle Pfeiffer knows exactly how you feel.
What to Do With ‘No’ • “Never take no for an answer,” people say. But is that really true? We asked six founders: How do you know when to keep pushing and when to move on?
The Audacious Hustle • What does it take to land the biggest clients? A “dentist to the stars” shares how she drilled her way in. (Warning: chutzpah required.)
Yes, You Can Grow Too Fast • As a venture capitalist, I’ve seen how “blitzscaling” damages companies, people, and the planet. Now my money is on “responsible growth.”
When to Launch Something Illegal • Some business ideas are good enough to change the law. But you may never know unless you build it first.
My Secret Growth Hack • Before my startup launched a single product, I made an unlikely play to buy another company. That bet is still paying off today.
Thoughtful Tech That Travels • As in-person meetings become more common, pack this new breed of tech accessories designed to keep up with you.
Recovery Is Part of the Race • Working long hours is part of what leads to burnout, but it’s not the whole picture. Enduring productivity is often about balancing intense output with periods of regeneration.
JIMMY FALLON, AT YOUR SERVICE • He spent years chasing a dream that wasn’t really his. But when the biggest opportunity of his career came knocking, he realized he had to find his “why,” or fail trying.
What Is Meaningful Work? (An Investigation) • Everyone says they want it. But nobody can agree on how to find it, provide it, or even define it. So we set out to try.
HOW TO GO PUBLIC WHILE TAKING CARE OF YOUR PEOPLE • CHIEH HUANG started an e-commerce company in his garage and took it public in eight years. At every step, he prioritized his workers. His dream is to show future generations a “different way to do business.”
The Purple File
WELCOME TO THE FRANCHISE 500
FRANCHISING IS FOR ENTREPRENEURS • Our Franchise 500 list proves it. Here’s why.
FRANCHISE 500 • It was #1 last year. It’s #1 again this year. What is the brand’s secret hot sauce? Everything starts with letting the franchisees push innovation.
THE BIGGEST MOVERS LIST’S • Last year, these five companies didn’t make the Top 500 at all. This year, they all jumped more than 200 spots ahead. Here’s how they became the biggest movers on our list.
10 WAYS THE PANDEMIC CHANGED FRANCHISING • Flexibility has become the gold standard for success. From amped-up benefits and virtual services to home-based businesses and a diversifying pool of franchisees, the franchise industry is shifting along with the culture.
THE CHANGING FACES OF FRANCHISING • A new center at the University of Louisville is working to bring more diversity to franchising. Here who’s taking the classes and what they think about their potential future industry.
MYTH VS. REALITY • Does a cat-focused franchise only want cat lovers? No! Sometimes, people have the wrong idea about what makes a great franchisee—as these three brands can attest to.
5 TRENDS THAT WILL SHAPE FRANCHISING FOREVER • The pandemic set many changes in motion, from the brands that thrive to the people who are becoming new franchisees....