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Five Important Things Every Potential Franchisee Must Know by Manish Patel

  • Posted by: Manish Patel
  • 27th Jun 2016

I entered into my first franchise opportunity with Blimpie many years ago with my dear friend, Pushpak. We were young and inexperienced, but we had drive and motivation, and somehow we improved sales and eventually turned a profit. We sold the franchise, and, short time later, we agreed to take on a Kentucky Fried Chicken … Continue reading Five Important Things Every Potential Franchisee Must Know by Manish Patel

Friendship Is the Key To a Happy and Rewarding Life by Manish Patel

  • Posted by: Manish Patel
  • 20th Jun 2016

The best part of my job as one of the Managing Directors with ChalakMitra Group of Companies is that I get to be around my dearest friends. I look forward to seeing them every day, and I can’t imagine having it any other way. However, calling these men friend doesn’t do justice to how I … Continue reading Friendship Is the Key To a Happy and Rewarding Life by Manish Patel

What My Childhood Taught Me About Time and Money Management by Manish Patel

  • Posted by: Manish Patel
  • 13th Jun 2016

I was born the middle child of a blue collar couple in India. Unfortunately for my parents, I was a typical, difficult middle child. To say that I was a handful is an understatement, I was impossible. I was constantly getting into trouble at home and at school. I had a difficult time staying focused … Continue reading What My Childhood Taught Me About Time and Money Management by Manish Patel

Why I Love Guerilla Marketing and Why You Should Too by Manish Patel

  • Posted by: Manish Patel
  • 06th Jun 2016

One of my personal favorite marketing strategies is Guerilla marketing, which is basically getting the word out about your business using innovative, unconventional means. What’s more, it’s often done on a very small budget when compared to traditional advertising techniques. For example, many Guerilla marketers use homemade fliers and coupons, handed out one at a … Continue reading Why I Love Guerilla Marketing and Why You Should Too by Manish Patel

Why Customer Service Is Vitally Important To Your Success by Manish Patel

  • Posted by: Manish Patel
  • 30th May 2016

If you walk into a restaurant, hotel, or any retail establishment and you aren’t treated well, chances are you won’t go back. That’s just human nature, we frequent places that we feel good about. From the very beginning, we had an inherent knowledge of what customers want. We had it so right, that larger companies … Continue reading Why Customer Service Is Vitally Important To Your Success by Manish Patel