Celebrated author Rick Bisio has teamed up with exceptional co-author Britt Schroeter to bring to you The Franchisee Workbook. This is the follow-up to the highly successful The Educated Franchisee: The How-to Book for Choosing a Winning Franchise.
Filled with necessary charts graphs formulas 90+ exercises and resources as well as helpful advice this workbook has everything you need to become a successful franchise entrepreneur.
This workbook offers practical exercises to help you:
• Analyze if franchise ownership fits your skills and personality.
• Identify and target best-in-class franchise systems.
• Confidently approach and interview franchisees.
• Discover if franchisees are making money—and how much.
• Evaluate the best financing alternatives.
• Obtain hidden knowledge from the Franchise Disclosure Document.
• Make a confident decision as to whether the franchise is right for you.
Achieve independence and gain entrepreneurial confidence—start your own business today! Every tool you need is within these pages. You just have to open the toolbox.
In today’s world of “instant experts ” Rick Bisio truly stands apart. Mr. Bisio has dedicated his life to business ownership and franchising.
As an author Mr. Bisio has written the highly acclaimed The Educated Franchisee now in its second edition. This book has been exceptionally helpful to the thousands of people who are currently exploring franchising. The Educated Franchisee is consistently ranked as one of the bestselling franchising books in the country.
As a franchise consultant Mr. Bisio is widely recognized as one of the best having successfully worked with thousands of individuals to help them identify the perfect franchise. Mr. Bisio guides his clients through an eye-opening process of self-discovery. Mr. Bisio’s uncanny ability to identify each person’s unique interests skills and abilities has resulted in thousands of great business decisions across a wide range of industries.
As an entrepreneur Mr. Bisio has owned both franchised and non-franchised businesses. Having owned successful businesses gives Mr. Bisio a unique feet-on-the-street point of view. His breadth of knowledge and experience as an entrepreneur allows him to approach business ownership from a holistic point of view.
As a public speaker Mr. Bisio regularly gives presentations on the subject of franchising. He averages over thirty engagements a year. Mr. Bisio is often quoted by a number of different magazine and newspapers across the country.
When choosing advisors it is important to know whom you are dealing with. Everyone claims to be an expert. Mr. Bisio is the real thing. In addition to the above-mentioned credentials Mr. Bisio has also held Director and Vice President positions in franchising companies. During the 1990s Mr. Bisio was instrumental in growing the brands Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen Church’s Chicken Seattle’s Best Coffee and Cinnabon® into over thirty countries.
Mr. Bisio earned his undergraduate business degree from the Simon School of Business at Washington University St. Louis. He earned his Master in Business Administration and Master in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona.