Eye On Franchising
by Lance Graulich
October 21, 2022 10:00 pm
Are you one of the many people that want to be your own boss? If you are, then You are in the right place! -We are your tour guide on the road to business ownership. Our services are absolutely FREE. Whether you are a 1st time boss or a serial entrepreneur, we can help you find your perfect franchise! Each week we will speak to fascinating folks from the world of franchising. Founders, funders and franchisees will share their journey to franchise success. Franchise tips will be revealed, Myths debunked, Real stories and fun facts will be shared. Welcome to Eye on Franchising…I am your host – Lance Graulich ! I have spent over 30 years in the franchise industry… I am a Franchise broker. I have been a multi-unit, multi-brand franchisee, president of franchise advisory Councils, and I have even created my own brands and sold them. So, you are looking for business opportunities. We represent over 650 franchises and business opportunities. We will help you find your perfect franchise for Free. We even have a free assessment on our website that will help us determine what the best business is for you based on your investment level, mindset, skillset and life experiences. -This is “eye on franchising”!!! “Clarity is currency” and we will help you get crystal clear so you can see your franchise future. Are you looking to find your perfect franchise? We have automotive, pet services, restaurant, retail, commercial cleaning, Home care, Fitness, salon and many other brands. We have brands in every category imaginable, and we will have a brand for you. Franchise brands have proven systems, established brands and franchisees that will confirm how happy they are! Only you can decide if it is your time to pursue your path to profit as your own boss. Businesses starting at just $20,000. We have many franchise finance partners from which you can choose. Or perhaps you are an independent business owner looking to grow & scale your business by setting up a franchise. Either way, our team can help you! Eye on Franchising, where you will learn the “A to Zees of franchising”. Whether you were born an entrepreneur or you are willing to learn to become one, you are in the right place. like share subscribe!
What a story we have for you today as we are joined by Kerry Sawyer. Kerry began her entrepreneurship journey with a goal of leaving the 9-5 and being able to be at home with her daughter. That lead her and her husband at the time to start a tax company and while they kept their day jobs for a while they were able to eventually make enough to replace their income and work for themselves.
Fast forward a little while and Kerry had developed a professional relationship with Gordon Logan, Founder of Sport Clips and he convinced Kerry to become an Area Developer for the Sport Clips brand. With incredible amount of success and being in the right place at the right time a Sport Clips franchise owner had to sell 3 locations and Kerry was able to purchase those stores while still working as an Area Developer. Her ownership grew to 45 locations with Sport Clips and she gained a lifetime of knowledge that Kerry will be able to use for any new venture that comes her way.
Unfortunate circumstances lead to the sale of her Sport Clips franchise and again being in the right place at the right time happened when the previous owner of a specific Painting with a Twist franchise was ready to sell and Kerry was ready to buy.
Now you might be asking how lucky is Kerry and it is very clear that luck has nothing to do with her success. She knows how to foster great relationships everywhere she goes. She knows how to build teams and keep people happy at the various levels of a business and ultimately Kerry knows how to turn around a franchise business into a successful franchise business as she follows the systems and procedures created from the Franchisor.
Listen in this week to hear Kerry Sawyer’s story that lead her to where she is today!
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