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  • Giving Thanks for Our Veterans Giving Thanks for Our Veterans The ghosts and goblins of Halloween are in the rearview mirror and the winds have gotten cooler this month. November is upon us and that means one thing. No, not Black Friday shopping – bite your tongue. We mean thankfulness. Thanksgiving is the headline every November, but ... Read More
  • Honoring Those Who Paid the Ultimate Price Honoring Those Who Paid the Ultimate Price Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died while in the service of this great country of ours. Originating after the Civil War (1861-1865), it is said that Memorial Day – or Decoration Day – was observed by decorating the gravesites of soldiers who died ... Read More
  • Heroes First: Veteran Innovators and Entrepreneurs in America Heroes First: Veteran Innovators and Entrepreneurs in America Serving our country long after the military. For all they do for our country, we often forget that veterans didn’t just serve to protect us. Very often, they also serve among us. You may not believe it, but 9 percent of all businesses in America are owned or run by veterans. ... Read More
  • Why Franchisees Should Allow For Three Years Until Business ‘Clicks’ Why Franchisees Should Allow For Three Years Until Business ‘Clicks’ Franchise Players is Entrepreneur’s Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you’re a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email ktaylor @entrepreneur.com. Darren Williams became interested in the commercial cleaning industry while working on a ... Read More
  • How the Military Prepares Veterans to Start a Business How the Military Prepares Veterans to Start a Business Dave Povlitz served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army in Korea before beginning his business career. In 1974, Povlitz founded Professional Building Maintenance Inc., a janitorial service company. Povlitz began experimenting with franchising in the early 1990s when he founded ... Read More
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