Monday, August 31, 2015

[VIEWER QUESTION] How would I make the most of $1,000?

What a great question from Luther! How would I make the most of $1,000?  Of course, I need to make a few assumptions.

Check it out:



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Monday, August 17, 2015

[VIEWER QUESTION] How do I grow a business in a mature market?

This week I take a look at growing a business in a mature market?  Is fast growth really possible? How are companies and businesses different?  How can a company leverage its abilities?

Let's take a look at how I explain the difference between companies and businesses using the Boston Consulting Group Stars and Dogs matrix.



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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

[VIEWER QUESTION] What would I do with $65,000? Save, Invest? So many options...

Rick sends in a question this week about investing money.  What would I do with $65,000?  Well, lets apply the asset classes covered in my book, Invest Local, and see how we might allocate the funds.  Enjoy.


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Saturday, August 8, 2015

[VIDEO] Why do franchisors charge such big franchise fees?

If you've ever wondered why franchisors charge such big up-front franchise fees, watch this video...



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Thursday, August 6, 2015

[PODCAST INTERVIEW] I was recently on Franchisee Connect with Michael Pullman...

Franchisee Connect



I had the pleasure of appearing recently on Franchisee Connect with Michael Pullman.



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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

[VIEWER QUESTION] How do I find financing that acts like equity? Debt:Equity ratio explained.

I answer this question from Sam in Orlando who is contemplating several business acquisitions.  He needs to find sources of financing that act like equity in order to maintain his 'ratios.'  I explain what is meant by 'ratios' and talk about ways to make it happen.



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