“Never wait for the alarm clock to wake you up; your passion must wake you up against sluggish lifestyles. Positive passion keeps you hot until the work it finished!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Dream Big!: See Your Bigger Picture!
A massive shift in the U.S. workforce is happening right now. U.S. workers are quitting their jobs at the fastest rate since the internet boom 20 years ago. It’s not surprising. Research shows a staggering 87% of employees worldwide not being engaged at work. They’re not being utilized to their fullest potential. U.S. freelancers jumped by 8.1% over the last three years. Fast Company reports freelancers will be the majority of the U.S. workforce by 2027. Read more.
Franchise locations help drive local economies, according to the 2016 Economic Impact of Franchised Businesses report: “Taking into account the indirect impact of franchised businesses, business format franchises support more than 13.2 million jobs, $1.6 trillion in economic output for the U.S. economy and 5.8 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).”
With ownership that promotes local communities, franchising creates new businesses that bring new or enhanced products into local markets and add new services to local economies. More than 60 percent of all jobs added annually in the U.S. occur in small businesses, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It is not the major employers, the largest companies in the U.S. who are the main job creation engines in the country. It is small businesses like franchises. Read more.
Haven’t we reached the point in our society where we’ve stopped delineating between the capabilities of each gender? Can’t we just focus on the subject of entrepreneurship without breaking it down further? Read more.