In-N-Out Manager Pay Surprisingly Good

In-N-Out Manager Pay Surprisingly Good QSR managers work hard, but in spite of that are not generally thought to have particularly good wages. That’s not the case for In-N-Out Burger managers. They make substantially more than college graduates with some of the better marketable degrees. A typical architect in California earns about $112,000 a year, […]

What I Wish I Knew Before Buying a Franchise

By Eric Stites Dennis Monroe had worked in operations management for over 30 years when he decided to buy a ColorAll franchise (an on-site auto body repair service) with his business partner. The pair owned and operated their ColorAll franchise in Phoenix, Ariz., for nine years before exiting the business and retiring. Looking back on his […]

Why Blockchain Is Important for Hotel Owners

Why Blockchain Is Important for Hotel Owners Blockchain has been around for ten years now, probably most famously as the technology behind Bitcoin. Specialists say that its qualities make it a natural to generate significant improvements for hotels and their travel industry networks. In 2017, blockchain projects flourished, where ICOs [Initial Coin Offering] managed to […]

Don’t Put Too Much Faith in Learning from Failure

Don’t Put Too Much Faith in Learning from Failure We have heard and most of us believe that we learn from failure. But what’s the evidence that corroborates that? Perhaps our belief on failure followed by success doesn’t rest on a solid foundation, writes Professor Scott Shane, professor of entrepreneurial studies and economics at Case […]

8 Warning Signs You Shouldn’t Buy a Franchise

By Bruce Hakutizwi There’s no doubt that buying into the right franchise at the right time can be a fantastic business opportunity for numerous reasons: Proven, duplicatable systems make startup and growth easy and scalable Established branding and national marketing support enhance your own marketing efforts Support from a parent company and community of fellow […]

5 Valuable Lessons All Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Founder

By Denis Shmidt While technology continues to change and evolve, we are constantly reminded that human nature remains the same. The Founder, the story of the man who took McDonald’s from a single obscure location and turned it into a household name, has the same themes as a modern-day tech startup: high hopes, best intentions, […]