Franchising is well established in Canada and continues to drive growth for our economy. A  respected name, turn-key system, and solid head office support are not the only elements required for a franchise to be successful. Like in any other business, there are specific traits which will influence whether you will be successful within a franchise system. Yes, you need to connect to the culture, be capable of making timely decisions, and know how to plan a budget. What some people overlook is the importance of attitude in franchising.

FOMO. I must admit that I didn't know this acronym. When a good friend recently used this phrase in an email to me, I had to open a new tab and Google it. Of course. FOMO. Fear OF Missing Out.  You know, that sense that you *should* be going to this event, you *should* be reading this book, you *should be doing something. Coulda, woulda, shoulda.

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