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Franchising with SafeSplash

The Entrepreneur's Gut Check - Passion

4/9/16 8:03 AM

Every entrepreneur faces the decision.  The moment of commitment to a new venture.  We strategize, research, analyze the data, interview experts, interview peers, study competition, study alternatives, build sensitivity analysis, build a scenario analysis, develop probability weighted outcomes, etc.  The list of research and analysis goes on seemingly forever…1-entrepeneur.jpg

But at some point in time, every single entrepreneur faces the go/no-go decision.  The point at which they commit to a course to invest their resources and get going.  At this point, no one knows what the outcome of the decision will be.  We’ve done our best at predicting the future based on our research and analysis prior to the decision, but the truth is no one can predict the result.

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Loving What You Do Matters...It Matters a Whole Lot

4/1/16 4:08 PM

I spent my early 20’s wondering what I wanted to be when I grew up, when I was a kid I honestly thought I would be an English teacher or a Veterinarian.  I loved to read and loved dogs, so why shouldn’t I build my passion into a career someday? 

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Step One in Our Journey to Become a Global Brand

3/30/16 2:55 PM

We recently announced a very exciting partnership with Sports World Mexico and are so honored they have partnered with us to create even further reach for our brand and their commitment to spreading the proprietary SafeSplash curriculum into another country! 

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Decision Making Strategies – The Big Picture Matters

3/30/16 11:07 AM

I spent the day yesterday on a college visit / campus tour with my oldest daughter.  It was a near perfect day for both of us.  Great school, incredible excitement, optimism everywhere, great weather.  It was such a good day that it made me want to go back to school (…not really).

It was interesting to talk about the day and the impending decision to attend the school with my daughter, after the dust had settled.  At the core of the conversation we had for the next several hours, she was asking me about how I thought about big decisions.  The conversation helped me talk through some of the key strategies I have used throughout my career to make big decisions, both professionally and personally.

As I talked it through with her, here are some of the things I told her about strategies for big decisions:

1)      The big picture matters.  See big decisions in context.  Big decisions set you down a course.  Often the outcome of this course is unpredictable, but what is very predictable is the general direction that the decision drives you.  The direction you choose is probably the single most important aspect of big decisions in life.  For example, choosing to start your own business with a franchise system sends you down a possible path to personal freedom and personal legacy.  While the success of this path is not guaranteed, it is a very different course than continuing to work for someone else.

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SafeSplash® Swim Schools Expands into Mexico, Increases System Size by Over 50%

3/23/16 1:30 PM

With our new partnership with Sports World in Santa Fe, Mexico City, SafeSplash® Swim School is now the largest brand in North America. This major international expansion really puts us on the map in terms of name recognition and bringing the best in swim instruction to children.

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