Even in the exciting world of franchising, there are moments that can get you down. Employees giving you grief. Profits not as high as you expected. Landlord raising your rent. But that doesn’t mean you should give up. Here are a few things to cheer you up.
Remind yourself how far you’ve come
Maybe last year, or two years ago, you were a mere employee. Now, you’re a business owner! That’s a huge step; don’t forget to celebrate it every so often. Treat yourself to something as a reward for taking a chance towards fulfillment. Not everyone is this brave to make such a leap, but you are!
Think of the future
One bad day (or week, or month) doesn’t mean your franchise is falling apart. It’s time to think of the future. We know you have great ideas for your franchise. Perhaps having more than one franchise is on your list. Or finding new ways to motivate employees. Whatever you’re passionate about, focus on it – hard!
Surround yourself with support
Don’t forget that your franchisor is there to help you. Turn to them for support, advice and encouragement when needed. Remember: they’ve seen it all so it’s likely they have solutions for the very problems you’re facing.