Franchising can be a wonderful, fulfilling experience – but it can also be a depressing, disenchanting experience. Unfortunately, there are a number of franchisees that, much to their discouragement, are faced with the harsh realities of franchising. Why? Take a look at the following mistakes many entrepreneurs attempting to become franchisees make.
1) They’re just not suited for franchising
Sometimes the simplest explanation is the correct one. Before you invest in a franchise, take the time for some good old self-evaluation: are you ready to be a team player in a larger organization and adhere to that organization’s guidelines and structure? If this concept makes you uncomfortable, you might want to stick to being an independent business-owner.