Franchise Succession Planning Puts You in Control
The face paced and complex world of multi-unit franchising by nature is risky. You have to manage the diversity of franchisor expectations, rely on the strength of the brand and remain competitive in an environment where customers experience is critical to your success. Growing strategically and fulfilling the needs and wants of family/employees are also a few of the many issues franchisees juggle to develop a sustainable business. This is why an experienced franchise succession planning team is vital to your business transition.
As experts in the complex, we advise multi-unit franchisee owners on the 10 interdependent Succession Matrix® perspectives, to position your business for growth, to sell to a third party, or transition to the next generation. We leverage our more than 40 years working with franchise owners to provide clarity and a strong path forward.
Whether you are looking to grow your business and/or looking towards business transition, our meticulous attention to the probable, possible, potential details allow you to prepare and avoid any looming franchise succession planning issues impacting your goals.
What happens when you decide to take the next step towards the future you imagine…now? Business ownership by nature is risky; succession planning however creates strategies and structure to put you in control.
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The Succession Planning Matrix
The Succession Planning Matrix
Many people put off succession planning because they think it means retirement, exit, and the end. However; succession planning is just the beginning. It gives the owner options in terms of what “their next” looks like, whether that be growth, philanthropy, or a new business venture. Our process focuses are addressing 10 key areas of what we call the Succession Matrix.
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