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January 2018

January 2018

Entrepreneur | January 2018
January 2018
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Can Barbara Corcoran Convince the New Generation of Entrepreneurs to Follow Her Lead?

When Barbara Corcoran invests in a startup, founders gain a fully engaged partner with lots of outsize opinions. The only question is: Will they listen?

To Compete Against Other Salons, Sport Clips Made It Easier for Franchisees to Run Their Businesses

It upgraded the point-of-sale systems at all 1,750 locations and introduced online check-in, a service popular with competitors.

From an Olympic Skier to a Nail-Polish Namer, 12 Unconventional Thinkers Share Their Brilliant Tips on Improving Yourself

As every entrepreneur knows, sometimes the greatest advice can come from the most unexpected sources.

How Hardee's Shed Its Bikini-Centric Ad Strategy, and Cleverly Grew Up

The franchise is repositioning itself as forward-thinking.

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How My Grandfather's Watch Gave Me the Life I Always Wanted

An entrepreneur received a watch from his grandfather, which inspired him to open up an ecommerce store.

Should Entrepreneurs Write a Book to Become More Influential?

Founders often think they need to write a book to propel their personal brand -- but does it really make sense?

Taco Bell Is Having a 'Go Big or Go Home' Moment

The company recently announced its plans to expand from 6,500 to 9,000 restaurants globally, and to reach $15 billion in sales by 2022.

The 3 Biggest Lessons in Franchising, According to the Industry's Top Podcasters

We asked three of the industry's chat masters for the most salient lesson they've learned over the years.

How Pokeworks Is Taking Advantage of the Raw Fish Phenomenon

After being in business for only a few years, the company plans on embarking on an expansion program to open another 80 locations.

How Fast-Growing RE/MAX Keeps Attracting New Realtors

Because of solid support, the number of agents in 2017 ballooned to 116,000.

6 Entrepreneurs Share Their Favorite Interview Question to Ask People

Don't waste your time asking job candidates to name their greatest weakness.

After Explosive Growth, the CEO of Orangetheory Explains How He's Moving So Fast

The fitness franchise has increased revenue by 137 percent in the last three years.

Actor Terry Crews Talks About the Exhilarating Terror of Entrepreneurship

What Terry Crews -- former NFL player, artist, actor, author and now celebrated furniture designer -- has learned about taking chances, harnessing creativity and barreling ahead.

Take a Step Inside LinkedIn's Office Space

The secret to the social networking company's vibrant office culture? Never stop thinking about your next job.

How Stressed-Out Parents Are Creating Huge New Opportunities for Franchisors

Parents need a lot of help holding it all together -- and increasingly, they're getting that help from franchises.

Can Your Company Raise Money? Ask These Questions First.

To grow, you've got to spend. But where does the money come from?

Derek Jeter on What Motivates Him

The Yankee great, Miami Marlins CEO and Players' Tribune founder tells us what pushes him.

How 7-Eleven Uses Tech to Stay Ahead of Its Competition

The convenience store is teaming up with delivery partners, Amazon and more.

The Trick to Creating Superstar Employees? Think of Them as Superstar Employees.

Research shows that your attitude towards your employees may become a self-fulfilling prophecy.

Embrace Your Setbacks -- and Use Them to Your Advantage

We're either the sum of our setbacks or the sum of our triumphs. Choose the latter.

Behind Entrepreneur's 39th Annual Franchise 500 Ranking

We've been putting together the world's first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking for almost four decades

How McDonald's Turned Around Its Slumping Sales

When Steve Easterbrook took over as CEO in 2015, he needed to figure out how to get McDonald's back on track.

Our Franchise 500 List: the Definitive Ranking of 2018's Strongest Franchises

Our list reflects a truth: Franchises must innovate to attract new customers while being reliable enough to keep the old ones happy.

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