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Michael Seid

Updated Articles and Resources

By Michael Seid

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Building First-Time Manager Talent: Formalizing management training Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Often, first-time unit managers are managing for the very first time. Formalize their training to set them - and the franchise - up for success.
    • Training New Franchisees Created: Friday, February 21, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Training New Franchisees - Achieving consistency in your franchise system
    • Finding the Right Candidate - Profiling in Franchisee Recruitment, Part One Created: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Selecting franchise candidates purely on financial qualifications is a short-sighted strategy. Learn how to profile franchise candidates to build a thriving franchise system.
    • Finding the Right Candidate - Profiling in Franchisee Recruitment, Part Two Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Learn how to profile franchise candidates with hands-on programs and tools to build a thriving franchise system.
    • What Does a Franchise Consultant Do? Created: Sunday, July 27, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Knowing how to distinguish a qualified franchise consultant from a one-size-fits-all packager can mean the difference between success and failure.
    • Why Franchises Fail Created: Friday, July 25, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Understanding the causes of franchisee failure is essential to achieving a sustainable franchise system.
    • MSA Seminars at 2014 International Franchise Expo, Javits Center, NYC Created: Friday, June 06, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      MSA will conduct several seminars for emerging and established franchisors at the 2014 International Franchise Expo in New York, June 19-21, 2014.
    • Failure Rate: Dealing with Failure in a Franchise System Created: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Regardless of the cause, the loss of any single franchisee-owned location should be viewed with concern by the franchisor, and learned from.
    • What is a Franchise Operations Manual? Created: Saturday, June 07, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      A franchise Operations Manual - often more than one manual - sets out, in detail, the specifications, standards and procedures that franchisees must follow.
    • Essential Tips for Maintaining Franchise System Manuals Created: Thursday, July 24, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Useful tips for keeping franchise system manuals current – and ways to encourage their ongoing use by franchisees
    • Training Execution in Franchising: Problems and Solutions Created: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Franchisors may spend hefty resources on training programs but still find unit-level results falling short, due to problems with training execution.
    • Franchising Your Business, Part One: Overview Created: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      This series of articles looks at the seamless approach MSA takes when designing and developing a franchise system for our clients.
    • Growing Your Franchise Field Support Created: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Growing Your Franchise Field Support - Improving franchise system performace for emerging and mature franchisors
    • The Role of DIY Videos in Franchise Training Created: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      DIY video training is good for the select few who can pull it off. Identifying the critical skills to cover is the place to start.
    • Union Challenges to Franchising in the U.S. Created: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Facing shrinking membership, U.S. labor unions are now challenging the franchising model of independent businesses.
    • Facility Created: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Definition of a Facility in franchising
    • Location Created: Thursday, June 12, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Definition of a Location in franchising
    • Days Created: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Definition of Days in franchising
    • Distributorship Created: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Definition of Distributorships in franchising
    • Internet Sales Created: Thursday, June 12, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Definition of Internet Sales in franchising
    • Footprint Created: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Definition of a Footprint in franchising
    • Net Worth Created: Thursday, June 12, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Definition of Net Worth in franchising
    • Liquid Capital Created: Thursday, June 12, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Definition of Liquid Capital in franchising
    • Arbitration Created: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Definition of Arbitration in franchising
    • Capital Required Created: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Definition of Capital Required in franchising
    • Pro Forma Financial Statement Created: Thursday, June 12, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Definition of Pro Forma Financial Statement in franchising
    • Inquiry Created: Thursday, June 12, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Definition of an Inquiry in franchising
    • Franchise Attorney Created: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Definition of a Franchise Attorney
    • Design Created: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Definition of Design in franchising
    • Agent Created: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Definition of an Agent in franchising
    • Franchisor Created: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Definition of a Franchisor
    • Franchising Created: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Definition of Franchising

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