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The Biggest Questions • There’s a hidden power in the questions that people ask you. Listen to them closely.
The Rise of Small Cities • Investor (and former America Online CEO) Steve Case has a prediction: The next decade’s most iconic startups won’t come from Silicon Valley. So where will they come from? Everywhere.
How to Be Vulnerable Without Freaking Out Your Team • Leaders should be honest—but if you show too much fear and anxiety, you’ll destabilize people. Here, six leaders share what they’ve learned about finding that balance.
The Power of ‘Quiet Confidence’ • As first-generation immigrants, Kevin Lee and Kevin Chanthasiriphan were raised with a set of values that could conflict with startup culture. But they’re using that to their advantage.
This Ad Sucks. Let’s Fix It! • To show you the power of good advertising, I’m taking one real ad and fixing it up. Behold the power of direct-response strategies!
I Check My Email Every Other Day • I used to do it every other minute. The change took some time, but it’s been transformative for my business—and it’s easier than it sounds.
Do More with Less Stuff • You don’t need more gadgets. You just need practical tech that can pull double duty—helping you stay focused and charged all day.
Prepare for a Changing Economy • As the economy shifts, ask yourself these four questions. They’ll help you prepare for whatever comes next.
THE NEXT GENERATION of INDUSTRY CHANGERS • 15 Founders Who Are Shaping Our Future—From Artificial Intelligence to Climate Change, Philanthrophy, Skincare, Corporate Financing, and… Pizza!
THE 99% THERE PROBLEM • Why is it so hard to adapt to change, or to make something new work? Because sometimes we’re looking at things just 1% wrong.
The Pivot From Hell • Many founders pivoted during the pandemic. But not everyone had the FBI show up at their door with guns, take all their money, run them out of town, and turn them into pariahs while they pulled off said pivot. That’s what happened to AMY NELSON, founder of The Riveter. This is her story in real time.
Trainer, Train Thyself! • When the dog-training franchise Zoom Room stumbled, CEO Mark Van Wye took a step back to assess. Now he has the business standing back on all fours—and leaping.
First in the Country • What’s it like being the first U.S. franchisee of an international brand? Mr Jeff pioneer Sergio Aguirre has an answer: It’s a learning experience for everyone.
Minding the Culture Gap • Why do women, people of color, and young people get rejected for loans when they try to buy a franchise? The brand Junk Chuckers The brand tried to solve the problem—and now every applicant gets approved. Here’s what they did. they did.
All-Star Supporters • Looking for an accountant, lawyer, marketer, or other help running your business? Here are the 134 that franchisors love the most.
ACCOUNTING • FRANCHISORS ARE REQUIRED TO include annual audited financial statements in the Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDDs) that they share with prospective franchisees, so they need a good accounting firm, whether it’s a large, nationally known firm or a smaller one that specializes in the franchise industry.
BANKING/FINANCING • MOST PROSPECTIVE FRANCHISEES will need financing to make their entrepreneurial dreams a reality—and if they can’t get it, franchise systems can’t grow. That’s why franchisors form relationships with the best sources for financing and...