10 Steps to buying a Franchise Business, Step 10 – The Launch
The hive behaves like a miniature but incredibly successful business; it is an inspirational, ever-present reminder of the natural possibilities of organisational excellence where the queen bee raises the standards, promoting a positive culture with a strong leadership, knowing that each individual makes its own contribution to the Hive and to the higher mission of the Hive.
So, there you are, you have returned home after the training, you are going to be buzzing, literally, you’ll be set to equip your operation, hire and train your staff and open for business, so much to do in so little time, but make sure you are super organised so you don’t miss out anything. Write up a list and prioritise what is urgent and important, Stephen Covey has a very effective Time Management Matrix, check it out and start using it to be more efficient…
Set a date to do a launch event, set out a PR release and get a buzz around your new business, invite local celebs, media, potential customers, suppliers, and of course your friend and family, make a big deal out of the launch, it’s your time to shine and the time to make your name out in your local community.
At this point your future is in your hands, you are ready to buzz, remember the beauty of taking on a Franchise Business is that you will never be alone. Although it is your business, to drive, to grow, to make a success of, lean on your Franchisor for its guidance, connect with other Franchisees, ask questions, this is what creating a community of Franchises is all about, just like the bees, all working together for the higher mission.
But the person with the most to gain, you, is finally in charge of your future and your success, you are the king/queen of your castle, how are you going to inspire people around you and share that burning desire inside of you???