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Looking Forward Our Way - Carol Ventresca and Brett Johnson EPISODE 132, 27th May 2020
The Franchise Educator
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The Franchise Educator

Ever considered owning a franchise? This episode will help you understand the details.

We have Telanda Sidari, The Franchise Educator, is our guest. She is a senior franchise business consultant or coach.

She's been in this industry for a little over 10 years now, from owning two franchises to being on a development firm and representing a franchise, to now a business coach. Franchising and business coaching is definitely her passion.

Fun fact about Telanda - she was an intern on The Late Show with David Letterman!

In this episode we cover...

  • What is a franchise?
  • What business categories do franchises include?
  • What should a potential franchise owner consider before buying a franchise?
  • Why should someone consider buying a franchise before starting their own business?
  • What skills do you need to be a successful franchise owner?
  • Why is this a good option for an adult 50+?
  • How does this process start? At what point in the decision/consideration process should someone contact you?
  • How long can this take to purchase a franchise?
  • Semi-absentee vs owner operator?
  • Can or should owning a franchise be a long-term strategy investment?
  • What are some reasons you shouldn’t look at buying a franchise?

Telanda's contact information is on her website.

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