New Podcast with Our Favorite FranNet Broker

Here is the link to a recent podcast interview we did with our colleague, Pat Deering, Franchise Specialist at

FranNet of Central Florida and Greater Tampa Bay. 

http://www.talkingbusinesspodcasts.com/media/com_podcastmanager/Frannet-Episode-6_mixdown.mp3

Location, Location, Locations!

Always Best Care continues to expand across the country, in Florida, and around Tampa Bay.  Ask, today, how you can become part of an established company in a growing industry supported by astonishing demographics – not to mention outstanding local support and award-winning marketing!!  Opportunities exist in your area!

http://www.alwaysbestcare.com/abc-locations.aspx

Yin and Yang of Planning?

Helping our new owners with their strategic plans for 2015, and couldn’t resist adding the Yogi quote to the much loftier one from Thoreau!

“If you don’t know where you are going,
you’ll end up someplace else.”
Yogi Berra

.. or,

“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.”
Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Hate Networking? Try “NetWeaving”

Late Blooming Entrepreneurs

By Lynne Strang, Late Blooming Entrepreneurs

If you’re someone who doesn’t like schmoozing at cocktail parties to make business contacts, listen up. Bob Littell has a method for meeting other professionals that may suit your style.

Twelve years ago, Littell, principal of Atlanta, Georgia-based Littell Consulting Services, Inc., came up with a concept he calls “NetWeaving.”  It’s a “Golden Rule,” or “Pay It Forward,” form of networking, where people focus on putting others’ needs first.

What Goes Around, Comes Around

Here’s how it works:  You have two contacts who you think would benefit from meeting each other.  Through a virtual or some other type of introduction, you help them exchange bios and arrange to meet in person.  When the two parties get together, synergy occurs and a new partnership forms, or they find other ways to help each other.  They follow up with you later, to let you know the outcome of the meeting.

“People…

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