I have a feeling that some of things I write about on this franchise blog get lost in translation.
For example, I just published a post titled “Shut Up Joel.”
If you’re a new subscriber to this franchise blog, you were probably trying to figure out what a title like that has to do with what you had hoped to find here.
But, don’t worry; everything you’re here to learn about is here. My occasional rants about the franchise industry or the franchise brokerage I was with (as a franchisee) are added bonuses. And actually, if you read between the lines, you will find business lessons contained in them.
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Examples That Could Get Lost In Translation
I’ve been known (on occasion) to disagree with association’s.
And with former franchisors that I was with.
- For example, I don’t think it’s necessary for brand-new franchisors to join the International Franchise Association (IFA). As I wrote in this post, I’d much rather see them spend their money on marketing.
- Another thing that really gets me riled up has to do with bogus franchise success and failure rates.
- I really can’t stand it when franchises throw religion into the mix. Like this Clucking one.
- You can always count on me to weigh in on things when food franchise owners like this guy do dumb things.
Sometimes my rants are pure op-eds, as you’ve probably gathered by now. That’s the cool thing about having a blog; you get to call the shots. You can write about…or rant about whatever you want.
You may not yet understand where I’m coming from-or even where I’m going-and that’s okay. I’ve come up with a solution.
A Lost In Translation Translator
For some bizarre reason, my daughter’s friend Sarah completely understands me.
So, when I told her that I was starting to get the feeling that some of my newer franchise blog subscribers were having trouble figuring me out…and where I was coming from, she immediately offered to help.
I just know that you’ll have a much better understanding of me…my business philosophy, and maybe even my run-of-the-mill sense of humor, by the time you’re finished watching a very short video that Sarah was nice enough to do for me…for you, actually.
In the video, Sarah explains-in a refreshingly clear way, how I’m able to help today’s future franchise business owners. She does one heck of a job cutting to the chase.
So, if you don’t have a better understanding of me after you view the video below, you are more than welcome to Unsubscribe from my franchise blog. I won’t be mad. There are several other franchise websites and blogs around. I know that you’ll find one that does the job for you.
Now do you understand where I’m coming from?