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    Feel Good About What You Do: Own The Right Franchise

    It’s unfortunate-the amount of people who don’t love what they do, or seem to be indifferent with their job. It’s almost as if they’ve given up hope in finding the career that’s truly gratifying, motivating, and challenging. Don’t give up just yet; franchising may be the answer.

    At some point in your career, you’ve probably stopped and thought about how important your job or career really is. You may have wondered if you make a difference at all? At times, you may have even doubted your happiness and/or self-satisfaction with your career and its contribution to your community as a whole. While these feelings are perfectly normal, that doesn’t mean you’re supposed to ignore them or push them aside. You may only get one chance to pursue your dreams…don’t let that chance pass you by! Make a difference in your community and in your own life, and love what you do.

    Franchising may be an ideal solution. With dedicated time to research in terms of what industry to pursue, you could be well on your way to a more satisfying career. Let’s lay out all the reasons why franchising should be strongly considered for people who are compelled to achieve more career satisfaction:

    1. A career full of meaning. Your franchise ownership will benefit the local economy as well as the national economy. You’re your own boss in an industry that you are likely passionate about.  The result?  A business that you honestly believe in what you do.
    2. Hit the ground running. Franchise ownership means there’s already a system in place with a proven track record and solid operational processes. You automatically have the support you need, marketing materials, branding, technology, and market research-it’s all there and ready to aid you on your path to prosperity.
    3. Established market. Because franchises are already grounded in a strong system foundation, as an owner, you’re able to build your market, clientele, and target audiences much faster than you would starting your own business from scratch.   Also, some franchise systems have national or regional accounts further enabling you to penetrate your market.
    4. Common passion, goals, and values. Depending on how well you do your research, your franchisor should have goals and values similar to your own. Otherwise, how will you believe in what you do?

    Franchise ownership isn’t for everyone. If you’re serious about turning your career into a passion, keep in mind it doesn’t happen overnight and ultimately, reaching a potentially wealth building operating point takes time, energy, money, and a tremendous amount of patience and hard work. If you’re willing to work and have enough passion for your desired industry, rising to the occasion shouldn’t be too much of a challenge for you.

    FirstLight Home Care is one of the home care industry’s leading and most reputable franchise systems. With owners nationwide and our recent expansion into Canada, the sky is the limit for our owners and potential future owners. If you’ve dreamed of being your own boss in an industry that truly gives back every single day, consider owning a FirstLight Home Care franchise. See what our owners are saying about their own FirstLight Home Care franchise, view our Franchise Information Kit, view available markets, sign up for our free, informational webinar to learn more about franchising as a whole and the home care industry, or simply give us a call: 1.866.985.5348. You can also check out our previous blog post recapping our 2014 semi-annual conference with our owners as well. We’re searching for exceptional people to provide seniors with beyond extraordinary care