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EDITOR'S LETTER
SUMMER	2016

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WORTH THE EFFORT!
YOU
KNOW
BETTER
You know
better than anyone
how much
hard work it takes to be successful in the
franchise world. The pressure to keep employees trained and motivated, to meet
changing regulations and execute effective
social media marketing - all of these challenges and more are part of a typical day.
And that day can be long: Franchise Business
Review estimates 34 percent of all franchisees work more than 60 hours per week.
But you also know that it is all worth it.
The independence of being your own boss,
the pride in serving your community and
knowing you are providing jobs all more
than make up for those long hours.
Plus, there's the satisfaction of seeing all
your hard work pay off. As Tafa Jefferson,
CEO of Amada Senior Care tells us, "We
believe we're all entrepreneurs and want
to provide that culture and thinking in
our company so we're building something
unique, and it starts with plowing the field,
watering, casting your seeds and allowing
your product to grow."
Tafa's company, profiled on page 91, is an
example of the wonderful breadth of franchise opportunities today. It seems there

really is a franchise model for virtually every
market segment.
In this issue alone, we profile companies
as diverse as fab'rik (page 38), Critter Control (page 64) and L&L Hawaiian Barbecue
(page 80), to name a few. Some you will have
heard of; others, you should probably get to
know because they are going places and you
might want to join them on their journey.
What they have in common is a firm belief
that hard effort pays off, as you'll see when
you read about the successful franchises on
the pages of Franchising Today.

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