TEA Chief Executive Featured in Delta Sky Magazine

Delta Airlines Sky Magazine featured a story on the Do’s and Don’ts of Franchising. In the feature article written by Carol Tice, TEA’s Chief Executive Officer, David Omholt, is widely quoted and gave a number of admonitions to prospective franchise owners: 1. Sell Yourself. Realize the franchise company is assessing you just as much as you […]

How to Find the Best Franchise Opportunity

The reason many people are attracted to franchising is to mitigate their risk in starting their own business.  And when you buy a franchise, you are really purchasing a process, one that has already been tested and proven to work. So why wouldn’t you use a process to find the best franchise out there for […]

Live Webinar Feb. 23: Report from International Franchise Association Convention

The Entrepreneur Authority team is in Orlando today at the annual International Franchise Association Convention.  We are learning a lot about what is going on right now in the franchise marketplace and want to share it with you as soon as possible – which is why we have scheduled a live webinar for next Thursday, […]

Look for the Helpers

Remember Mr. Rogers?  He said something that is most appropriate this week as we all struggle with the tragedy at Newtown: “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping’.” Helping people […]

Is Owning Your Own Business the Best Long-Term Play?

Large corporate layoffs like the one that is currently ongoing at American Airlines as part of their Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing have disruptive waves that reach across a broad expanse of the job market. They also have a far reach when it comes to encouraging entrepreneurship, since many people wonder if they aren’t better off […]

How to Identify a Great Franchise Opportunity

Finding a franchise opportunity that makes sense for your own goals and passions is important, but of equal importance is to find a franchisor that reflects your own values and has a real passion for the brand. Here are some things to look for when evaluating a franchisor: Franchisor has a clear direction and strategy […]