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  • we'll start by talking about you, why 
             you want to own your own business,
             and what goals you hope to achieve,
             personally, professionally, and 

  • we'll evaluate your skills, interests, 
             lifestyle, and I'll have you complete 
             a confidential questionnaire.

  • we'll choose the business model and characteristics that will suit you and    your lifestyle best, and will help 
             you reach your goals

  • we'll discuss funding, and I will      connect you with experts to help
             you understand all your options

  • we'll identify franchises that meet all 
             of your criteria, we'll talk about how 
             to do a thorough investigation, and 
             I will make the introductions

  • I'll stick with you throughout the investigative process, as you research franchises, compare & contrast, and
             get every last question answered,      
             through weeks of due diligence
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