The Bibby Group https://www.bibbygroup.com Excellence in Franchising and Entrepreneurship Sun, 28 Jan 2018 00:22:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 130813010 Practical Facts for Emerging Entrepreneurs https://www.bibbygroup.com/facts-for-emerging-entrepreneurs/ Mon, 03 Jul 2017 15:51:22 +0000 https://www.bibbygroup.com/?p=7888 Facts for Emerging Entrepreneurs Facts for emerging entrepreneurs Business ownership is the most dreamed about career option in North America.  More than one-half of our adult population considers self-employment, but less than one percent will ever make the leap.  Why?  Because they lack the direction, focus, planning skills and quality guidance required to [...]

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Choosing a Franchise https://www.bibbygroup.com/choosing-a-franchise-2/ Thu, 29 Jun 2017 15:09:08 +0000 https://www.bibbygroup.com/?p=7884 Choosing a Franchise is YOUR Decision. This is a recent inquiry that others might find interesting. Choosing a franchise can be confusing "I recently went through an evaluation with a franchise placement company to get help with choosing a franchise. They concluded that my best franchise opportunity exists within something I have little [...]

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True Franchise Due Diligence https://www.bibbygroup.com/true-franchise-due-diligence/ Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:34:08 +0000 https://www.bibbygroup.com/?p=7879  True Franchise Due Diligence True franchise due diligence requires seeing the whole picture Franchise buyers tend to resist full on due diligence not because they are stubborn or because they think they know better, but because they are not experienced in that area. True franchise due diligence is viewed differently buyer to buyer [...]

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Franchisees as Sales People https://www.bibbygroup.com/franchisees-sales-people/ Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:07:02 +0000 https://www.bibbygroup.com/?p=7870 Franchisees as Sales People Using franchisees as sales people is as old as franchising. Franchisors historically have used franchisees to demonstrate the beauty of their systems. And, in pre-disclosure days, those ‘best performers’ were handsomely rewarded for their testimonies. The practice certainly continued into modern franchise times (late 1970’s onward), but even in [...]

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How Much Money Can I Make With This Franchise? https://www.bibbygroup.com/how-much-money-can-i-make-with-this-franchise/ Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:49:58 +0000 https://www.bibbygroup.com/?p=7861 The question asked by every first time franchise buyer With the exception of highly experienced buyers, most franchises are purchased based on salesmanship and dreams of making big money. And anything that smacks of making money, whether subtly weaved into a conversation or stated in some very crafty, almost meaningless earnings claim, is just extra [...]

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DO THE WORK YOU LOVE AND THE MONEY WILL FOLLOW https://www.bibbygroup.com/work-love-money-will-follow/ Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:21:56 +0000 https://www.bibbygroup.com/?p=7858 Successful entrepreneurship truly begins on the inside and ultimately manifests itself as an appropriate personal expression on the outside.  This may sound logical enough, but in practice, few emerging entrepreneurs give themselves permission to be led by their heart.  Instead, when we are unduly influenced by other people’s opinions and supposed hot business opportunities we [...]

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ENTREPRENEUR, KNOW THYSELF https://www.bibbygroup.com/entrepreneur-know-thyself/ Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:37:07 +0000 https://www.bibbygroup.com/?p=7854 “THE FOCUS PROGRAM FOR EMERGING ENTREPRENEURS” is dedicated to providing a creative and powerful method for emerging entrepreneurs to complete a needed self-analysis BEFORE starting a business.  Too many of us who are self-employed begin questioning our decisions AFTER the venture begins and poor choices cannot be reversed. For over three decades, the BIBBY GROUP [...]

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The Truth as to Why Small Businesses Fail – Part Two https://www.bibbygroup.com/why-small-businesses-fail-part-two/ Thu, 11 May 2017 18:08:48 +0000 https://www.bibbygroup.com/?p=7840  The Truth About Why Small Businesses Fail Why small businesses fail - the truth. Part One of this article focused on debunking the idea that inadequate capital was a primary reason why small businesses fail. Here, in Part Two, we'll look at the other popular reason used to explain business failure. Is lack of [...]

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The Truth as to Why Small Businesses Fail – Part One https://www.bibbygroup.com/why-small-businesses-fail-part-one/ Wed, 10 May 2017 21:56:02 +0000 https://www.bibbygroup.com/?p=7828 The Truth About Why Small Businesses Fail Why small businesses fail - the truth. To explain why small business fail, experts often turn to two widely accepted reasons. One is insufficient capital to sustain the venture. The other is inadequate knowledge of the business and how to operate it. While those factors can contribute to [...]

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Real Cost of Small Business Failures Part Two https://www.bibbygroup.com/real-cost-small-business-failures-part-two/ Thu, 04 May 2017 14:44:23 +0000 https://www.bibbygroup.com/?p=7810 THE REAL COST OF SMALL BUSINESS FAILURE – PART TWO Small business failure is an industrial size problem. Part One of this piece stated that it’s time for new thinking concerning the high rate of small business failure. And it’s true. The problem needs examination from a whole new perspective. Aspiring entrepreneurs require [...]

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