"The Master value is trust. There are no relationships that can survive for very long without it."
Returning troops, and businesses can benefit greatly by hiring veterans Tens of thousands of veterans are coming home from the Middle East, looking for jobs and support. I’m proud to say that the franchise industry is delivering some of the help they need by hiring veterans — aggressively recruiting them for jobs within franchise systems […]Continue Reading →
When I first wrote Focus on Failure, I did not include a chapter about faith. It was an omission I regretted, and one that I was glad to rectify when the second edition of the book was published. Business leaders often don’t talk much about faith, preferring to talk about sales data, market research and […]Continue Reading →
7 guidelines to help you determine whether franchising is right for your business Ambitious business owners who are eager to grow often ask me for a key piece of advice: “Should I franchise my business?” Thirty years of leading franchise organizations, as well as my experience as chairman of the International Franchise Association, has afforded […]Continue Reading →
When leaders make every decision based on numbers, without concerns for people, relationships and faith, they destroy the trust that makes success possible. How do you stay on the right path? What underpins the success of American business? Anyone who knows me well knows that I have tremendous faith in the power of free people […]Continue Reading →
When Greg Reid asked me to write an article on the secret of happiness I was intrigued. Like Greg, as a writer and wordsmith I am always thinking about descriptions, explanations and understandings of human nature and the way you and I navigate our time on earth. Happiness it appears is a topic that is […]Continue Reading →
Business Speakers Jim Amos and Lauren Miller Discuss How Faith, Attitude Help Leaders Conquer Obstacles, Handle Setbacks
Former IFA chairman, frequent business speaker and commentator, shares thoughts on faith and leadership with Lauren Miller of Stress Solutions University I recently had two wonderful opportunities to speak with Lauren E. Miller, an inspiring woman who has written a series of books on ways to overcome stress and a cancer survivor who found strength […]Continue Reading →