Sunday, December 15, 2013

Who’s in Control of Your Holiday Season? Learn More About Entrepreneurship this Week with 3 Events

It’s that time of year where it may feel like you have to be in three places at once.  Whether it’s Christmas shopping, holiday parties and trying to finish up the year at work on a high note, time is a precious commodity in the month of December.

Does it seem like December is becoming more and more controlled by your job?  Since Corporate America is requiring you to do more and meet that end of year budget, do you feel like you are losing control?

The LA Times reported these characteristics from a study of 1,000 US Workers:

  • 80% of Americans still work when outside the office, putting in an average of eight hours in each week.
  • The average worker starts checking emails in bed at 7:09am. 
  • By 8am, seven in ten workers have gone through their messages.
  • After 10pm, 40% of workers are still checking their email.  Seven in ten says it’s a necessary step before going to bed.
  • More than half of Americans keep tabs on their emails at family outings.
  • 38% of Americans check email at the dinner table.

What if you can take that control back?

You can be the boss and control your Decembers (as well as the rest of the calendar year)!  Entrepreneurship is a way that you can create your own career and create an investment in the future.  Entrepreneurship puts the control in your hands!

You have the control to take part in one of three different events this week.  On Tuesday, 12/17 in Grand Rapids, join me for “Franchising as a Career, an Investment or Both.”  On Wednesday, 12/18, join me for “Business Ownership Options” which looks at different types of business ownership including franchising.  On Thursday, 12/19, join me for “Business Ownership Options for African Americans.”  All you have to do is head over to for more information and to sign up today!

Have questions?  You can contact me at 616-891-1374 or  Please note, all of my services, consultations, and events are FREE to you!

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Why Wait Until January 1st to Get a Fresh Start?

It’s that time of year!  With Christmas fast approaching, then the New Year, it will be 2014 before you know it.  It also means it is time for articles about getting on track in the New Year!  They come earlier every year, don’t they.

So, why wait until an arbitrary date to change your life?

If you’ve ever thought about starting your own business, I want to invite you to my FREE webinar “Business Ownership Options.”  There are many reasons to start a business.  Franchising is one of the ways to achieve your goals, whatever those goals could be:

  • Following a passion.
  • Getting out of unemployment, underemployment, or the wrong employment.
  • Gaining financial independence.
  • Supplementing income to help achieve your children’s college education, retirement, or other financial goals.
  • Being your own boss.
  • Starting your “encore career” as a way to keep busy during retirement.
  • Owning a business as a layer of security and financial protection, while keeping the safety of your current job.

The webinar is on December 18th at 2pm.  All you have to do is turn on your computer and surf over to

Have any questions about franchising?  You can always contact me at 616-891-1374 or  Remember, all of my consultations, webinars and events are FREE to you!