Fight for Your Franchise Challenge
Week Number One Monday April 6th 2020
Most business owners feel as if we have collectively driven off a cliff. The economy was great, people were optimistic, and the overall outlook was very good. I am sure that most of you can remember how hard it was to hire good staff members just a few months ago because the job market was so strong. Now, we just had the largest number of single-week unemployment filings in history.
I serve as an executive coach to many franchisors and franchise owners around the world. Usually, tragedies are localized. I have had many conversations over the years where the person on the other end reported a regional disaster like a hurricane or earthquake, and we've offered support and encouragement. But while on a Zoom call with a client in Australia a few days ago, they were suffering the same exact crisis that we are here in Colorado. That is when I realized that we are truly all in this together.
When we get down to real-world fears, the biggest question I'm hearing is, “How do we survive this?” And that's when it's time to deploy hard-hitting coaching strategies that have an immediate impact on operations, people and revenue.
As I'm coaching my clients, they're sharing their entrepreneurial solutions to the current crisis with me, and their stories of perseverance and innovation inspired me to do my part to give back to the franchise industry that I love. Read the entire article - Click Here