Franchise Resources | Franchise & Small Business News

Franchise Resources | Franchise & Small Business News

IFA’s information hub provides resources designed to keep you informed on the latest franchise thought leadership.

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You Owe Them Feedback

When I started my software business in my apartment back in 2007, the company had one employee: me. I did a decent job of managing myself, but once the business began to grow, I had to heighten my leadership skills — and fast.
Operations & Training

How Do I Deem My Brand as an “Essential” Business?

IFA and supplier leaders discussed the regulatory and communications components of deeming your business an “essential” business in light of local and state-mandated business closures. IFA’s Jeff Hanscom outlined the CISA guidance on Essential Businesses, which follows DHS guidelines, and the categories of essential businesses. The panelists then discussed various efforts on behalf of industries that supplement these “essential” businesses to maintain their operations. The panelists also discussed best practices to manage employee and customer response to continue business operations and how to navigate their health and safety.
Operations & Training