Franchising 101 – The Spouse: Your Partner in Franchising, Too – Episode 155

How involved should your spouse be when you’re getting into franchising? In this episode of Franchising 101, Tim Parmeter, the founder and CEO of FranCoach, discusses the importance of involving one's spouse or partner in the process of exploring franchise opportunities, the common challenges and concerns related to including a spouse, and the significance of their input and involvement in the decision-making process. 

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Episode Highlights: 

0:00 – Intro 

6:12 – Spouse's Involvement in the Franchise Search

9:20 – Corporate Mindset vs. Franchise Involvement 

12:02 – Involvement of Spouse in Different Scenarios

15:34 – Narrowing Down Franchise Options with Spouse's Input

17:35 – Spouse's Involvement in Funding Discussions

19:45 – Importance of Spouse's Comfort with Franchisor

22:00 – Reversal of Gender Roles in Franchise Decisions 

23:45 – Addressing a Spouse's Reluctance or Refusal to Get Involved

28:10 – Closing and Getting in Touch with FranCoach 

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