Iron sharpens iron – especially when it comes to entrepreneurship. From industry conferences to seminars, podcasts and more, there are hundreds of ways to glean insights about franchising your business. Even in the midst of our fast-paced society, a good book is priceless.
Looking to buy a business or franchise your business, but not sure where to begin? Identify your goals, set your intentions and develop a winning mindset with these great reads:
The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle
Recognized as a #1 New York Times Bestseller, “The Power of Now” captures spiritual guru Eckhart Tolle’s insights on personal growth. The key to successfully franchising your business lies in a grounded view of self and Tolle’s book reveals the mind as our greatest obstacle. Dig into this classic during the earlier stages of your entrepreneurial journey to discover your strengths and visualize your success.
The 100 Best Business Books of All Time: What They Say, Why They Matter, and How They Can Help You, Jack Covert and Todd Sattersten
When you’re looking into buying a business, you can never absorb enough knowledge. Covert and Sattersten have compiled and reviewed 100 books on various topics in business. With categories including everything from “entrepreneurship” to “motivation,” there’s truly something for everyone. Let this creative compilation guide you to the most appropriate resource for where you are in your professional journey.
TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking, Chris Anderson
Eloquence and poise can go a long way in the business world. Chris Anderson, curator of the popular TED Talks movement, shares the keys to effective public speaking within the pages of this informative read. Understand how to light up a room and stir up all the right emotions to trigger interest in your franchise business idea.
As you consider franchising your business, the knowledge of fellow entrepreneurs can be invaluable. Pick up any of these books for a practical, engaging perspective on the business world.