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Secrets of Top Performing Franchise Owners

Posted on December 3, 2018 Tom Scarda, Certified Franchise Executive

So, you've invested in a franchise, now what? Are you ready for the fun, the money, the freedom and living on easy street? Ok, not so fast. Buying a franchise does not guarantee success, just as joining a gym does not guarantee that you’re going to get in shape. In a franchise business, just like the gym, you have to show up, follow the program and do the work.

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A Twisted Interview, Overcoming Obstacles

Posted on October 23, 2018 Tom Scarda, Certified Franchise Executive

When I was in high school, more than three decades ago, music was my thing, especially heavy metal. Living in Brooklyn, NY, going to Lamour’s nightclub, was a weekly ritual for my friends and me. By 1981, the club was transitioning from a 70’s discotheque to a rock and roll concert hall. Many tribute bands played Lamour’s but every few months the band Twisted Sister would play at the venue and it was always an iconic night. My friends and I would don our Twisted Sister tee shirts and have our SMF (Sick Mother F..ker) fan club membership cards in hand and off to the show we’d go.

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