How to Prevent Failure

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Failure. The word itself invokes intense emotions. For some, that emotion is fear. For others, it’s motivation. I’ve been fortunate to know hundreds of small business owners during my time in franchising. I’ve seen some that were wildly successful who achieved things even they themselves thought were beyond their reach. They grew personally and professionally, … Read More

How is Right at Home Different?

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This is a question that me and my team get on a daily basis from prospective franchisees. As I posted on April 23, often times people are looking for a quick and “easy to understand” answer to that question. Some people assume that all senior care companies are pretty much the same. The reality is … Read More

Helping You Stay At Home As You Age

Articles, News, Podcast, Research Process

Viki Kind, host of Blog Talk Radio, interviewied Allen Hager on September 8, 2009. She covered topics ranging from the services provided by Right at Home to the types of questions a person should ask when looking for a caregiver to provide care to a loved one. Viki also ask Allen about the franchise side … Read More

The Art of Working Backwards

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Do you ever envy those people who always seem to be on a track to achieve something? Do you ever wonder how they do it? The answer is they have a purpose. They know exactly what they want and have figured out what it would take to get it. And they are prepared to do … Read More

You’ve climbed the career ladder. What’s next?

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I’ve spoken with many prospective franchisees over the years. Many of them have been at the proverbial fork in the road. They’ve usually had a good life so far, created their family, and saved a few dollars along the way. But, after successfully climbing the career ladder for several years, sometimes people find themselves wondering, … Read More

Franchise Advice for Evaluating a Franchise

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As you evaluate any franchise, speaking to the existing franchisees is a critical part of the process. There’s simply no substitute for talking directly with them about their day to day activities as a franchisee and their relationship with the people at the corporate office. It’s easy for a franchise company to claim to have … Read More