Category Archives: Culture

What is FranchisEssentials?

My name is Paul Segreto and FranchisEssentials is my personal blog.  Since 2009, my objective has been to utilize this site to share information, insight and perspective on franchising. My goal remains steadfast, to help individuals on all levels learn … Continue reading

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Culture Is A Work In Progress

Culture is a work in progress! It must be fluid. It must fill in the cracks and gaps, and reach it’s own level. It must be understood by all. It must be allowed to grow. But, it must be managed. The key is whether you do so reactively or proactively! Continue reading

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When Culture is Out of Alignment

In a franchise relationship it takes the franchisor to take the bull by the horns and lead the charge. It takes full commitment to open, honest, transparent communications. Even through difficult scenarios. After all, franchisees have made a significant investment and they do need to understand the good, bad and ugly. The precarious issue is, how much is too much? do franchisees need to know everything? Getting back to square one, a benchmark of sorts is critical as emotions running high will dictate more rather than less.
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Thoughts on Developing Corporate Culture

What are your thoughts on developing corporate culture? Would you be willing to let go of top performers if their management style is detrimental to your culture? Continue reading

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Franchising: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

As I often do on the weekends, I was searching through my personal library seeking out a book or two that might provide me some inspiration for an article or report, and this weekend, I came across a business book … Continue reading

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